The Rough Guide to Tokyo 4

The Rough Guide to Tokyo 4


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The Rough Guide to Tokyo 4 by Jan Dodd, Simon Richmond, Rough Guides

The Rough Guide to Tokyo is the ultimate insiders guide to accessing Japan''s dazzling capital, with comprehensive coverage of all the sights, from beautiful traditional gardens to start-of-the-art museums and the iconic new Tokyo Midtown development. It tracks down the latest and best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop and gives detailed accounts of day-trips to Mount Fuji, the tranquil temples of Kamakura, and other nearby attractions. Full-colour sections introduce Tokyo''s highlights, its stunning modern architecture and design and its shrines and temples, and two new colour sections cover the city''s eye-opening contemporary art galleries and refreshing onsen and spas. You’ll find detailed information of Japanese cuisine and expanded coverage of shopping in the city. There are maps for the whole of the city and the recommended day-trips, plus a Tokyo subway map.

The Rough Guide to Tokyo is like having a local friend plan your trip!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843539087
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 01/07/2008
Series: Rough Guides Travel Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jan Dodd and Simon have both lived and worked in Tokyo and are also co-authors of The Rough Guide to Japan.

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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