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The Rough Guide to Tokyo

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The Rough Guide to Tokyo is the definitive guide to Japan's hyperactive capital. With clear maps of every neighborhood and detailed coverage of city attractions, this fully updated guidebook will help you discover the best Tokyo has to offer. Detailed practical advice covers great places to eat and drink, inspiring accommodation, and the most exciting places to party.

Dozens of photographs in The Rough Guide to Tokyo illustrate the city's highlights — from the soaring Tokyo Sky ...

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Overview

The Rough Guide to Tokyo is the definitive guide to Japan's hyperactive capital. With clear maps of every neighborhood and detailed coverage of city attractions, this fully updated guidebook will help you discover the best Tokyo has to offer. Detailed practical advice covers great places to eat and drink, inspiring accommodation, and the most exciting places to party.

Dozens of photographs in The Rough Guide to Tokyo illustrate the city's highlights — from the soaring Tokyo Sky Tree to the exciting new contemporary art complex 3331 Arts Chiyoda and the reborn architectural treasure Mitsubishi Ichigokan. Plus, the guide includes all you need to know for great day-trips to, among other places, the onsens of Hakone, the tranquil temples of Kamakura, and Yokohama's Chinatown. Easy-to-use maps and expert advice make The Rough Guide to Tokyo your ultimate travelling companion. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Tokyo.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781409343110
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/21/2014
  • Series: Rough Guide to... Series
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 295,280
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Dodd lived in Tokyo in the early nineties and has been searching for the perfect rotembro (hot spring pool) ever since. Simon Richmond also lived and worked in Tokyo, as an editor and writer, and continues to return regularly. Simon and Jan are also the co-authors of the Rough Guide to Japan.

Jan Dodd lived in Tokyo in the early nineties and has been searching for the perfect rotembro (hot spring pool) ever since. Simon Richmond also lived and worked in Tokyo, as an editor and writer, and continues to return regularly. Simon and Jan are also the co-authors of the Rough Guide to Japan.

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Table of Contents

Colour section     1
Introduction     4
What to see     6
When to visit     9
Things not to miss     11
Basics     17
Guide     49
The Imperial Palace and around     51
Ginza and around     58
Kanda, Akihabara and around     66
Ryogoku and around     71
Akasaka and Roppongi     75
Asakusa     84
Ueno and around     90
Ikebukuro and northern Tokyo     98
Shinjuku and western Tokyo     104
Harajuku and Aoyama     113
Shibuya     121
Ebisu to Shinagawa     126
Bayside Tokyo     134
Listings     143
Accommodation     145
Restaurants     159
Cafes and teahouses     180
Bars     187
Clubs and live music     196
Gay and lesbian Tokyo     202
Theatre and cinema     205
Sports and martial arts     213
Shopping     218
Art galleries     235
Public baths, onsen and spas     238
Directory     240
Beyond the city     243
Nikko and around     245
Fuji Five Lakes     256
Hakone     261
Mount Takao and around     268
Kawagoe and around     271
Kamakura and around     276
Yokohama     288
Contexts     301
Language     313
Travel store     331
Small print & Index     335
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