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Fodor's Tokyo (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's, 2014

Tokyo is a vast metropolis that can confound and delight with its complexity. With everything from fabulous shrines, historic temples, and traditional gardens to cutting-edge modern fashion boutiques, karaoke bars, ramen shops, and sushi dens, it would take a lifetime to fully explore and experience this city. Fodor's Tokyo is the guidebook that will help make sure that you have the trip of a lifetime.   Expanded Coverage: This edition ...


Streetwise Tokyo Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Tokyo, Japan
Streetwise Maps

Streetwise Maps, 2014

Streetwise Tokyo Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Tokyo, Japan - Folding pocket size travel map with integrated subway map including lines & stations - JR lines This map covers the following areas: Tokyo Area Map 1:50,000 Marunouchi / Ginza Map 1:15,000 Shibuya / Harajuku / Akasaka / Aoyama / Roppongi / Azabu Map 1:15,000 Shinjuku Map 1:12,000 Ueno Map 1:8,000 Asakusa Map 1:7,400 Tokyo is no place to be stuck with an inferior map. If ...


Lonely Planet Tokyo (Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet, Timothy N Hornyak, ...

Lonely Planet, 2012

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Tokyo is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the artistry of a Kabuki performance, sing karaoke amid the neon lights of Shinjuku, or treat yourself to some of the world's freshest sushi; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tokyo and begin your ...


Tokyo: 29 Walks in the World's Most Exciting City
John H. Martin, Phyllis G. Martin

Tuttle Publishing, 2012

The only guide you'll need for walking around Tokyo! Everything you need is in this one convenient package—including a large pull-out map! Tokyo: 29 Walks in the World's Most Exciting City is the only guide to the city that is exclusively a walking guide, with lively text full of facts and stories that emphasize the history, culture, architecture and spirit of the city and its neighborhoods. On foot and by train or subway, it takes you ...


Tokyo Megacity
Donald Richie

Tuttle Publishing, 2014

It has been said that "every city has its high points, but Tokyo is all exclamation points!" The largest and most populous city in the world, Tokyo must be experienced in person to truly be understood. The next best thing? Tokyo Megacity —a visual and descriptive exploration of a city that combines old with new and traditional with trendy, like no other city in the world. This extraordinary book explores Tokyo through 250 revealing ...


Tokyo Travel Guide - 3-Day Highlights Itinerary, 2013

* This itinerary is the perfect introduction to Tokyo – an amazing city that can be both exciting and challenging, especially for the first-time visitor. * It includes 3-days of the best sights to see in the city, within close proximity to each other, helping you to avoid getting lost and to get the most out of the areas you visit. * See the city from a local’s point of view and get to know some of the best parts of this massive ...



DK Travel, 2012

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Tokyo will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists — from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with ...


Tokyo on Foot: Travels in the City's Most Colorful Neighborhoods
Florent Chavouet

Tuttle Publishing, 2011

This prize-winning book is both an illustrated tour of a Tokyo rarely seen in travel guides and an artist's warm, funny, visually rich, and always entertaining graphic memoir. Florent Chavouet, a young graphic artist, spent six months exploring Tokyo while his girlfriend interned at a company there. Each day he would set forth with a pouch full of color pencils and a sketchpad, and visit different neighborhoods. This stunning book records the ...


Cool Japan: A Guide to Tokyo, Kyoto, Tohoku and Japanese Culture Past and Present (Museyon Guides)
Sumiko Kajiyama

Museyon Inc, 2013

Written by local expert Sumiko Kajiyama, Cool Japan is a three-part travel guide that explores the heart of Japanese culture and must-see places from a uniquely Japanese perspective. First, visit Kyoto, where you will discover 1,000 years of history from the ancient love story the Tale of Genji to the traditional tea ceremony. Then head to Tokyo to experience Japan’s cutting-edge capital, where the 21st-century kawaii culture collides with ...


DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tokyo

DK Travel, 2013

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tokyo will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. The guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the Tokyo's stunning architecture, along with 3-D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this fully updated guide, plus insider tips on ...


Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries
Tim Anderson

Lake Union Publishing, 2011

Everyone wants to escape their boring, stagnant lives full of inertia and regret. But so few people actually have the bravery to run -- run away from everything and selflessly seek out personal fulfillment on the other side of the world where they don't understand anything and won't be expected to. The world is full of cowards. Tim Anderson was pushing thirty and working a string of dead-end jobs when he made the spontaneous decision to pack his ...


Tokyo: A Certain Style
Kyoichi Tsuzuki

Chronicle Books, 1999

Ah, think of the serene gardens, tatami mats, Zen-inspired de cor, sliding doors, and shoji screens of the typical Japanese home. Think again. Tokyo: A Certain Style , the mini-sized decor book with a difference, shows how, for those living in one of the worlds most expensive and densely packed metropolises, closet-sized apartments stacked to the ceiling with gadgetry and CDs are the norm. Photographer Kyoichi Tsuzuki rode his scooter all over ...


The Rough Guide to Tokyo
Martin Zatko

Rough Guides, 2014

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 ...


I Live in Tokyo
Mari Takabayashi

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004

Have you ever been to Tokyo, Japan? Far away, in the Pacific Ocean, Tokyo is a busy city of color, activity, celebrations, gigantic buildings, and much more. Seven-year-old Mimiko lives in Tokyo, and here you can follow a year’s worth of fun, food and festivities in Mimiko’s life, month by month. Learn the right way to put on a kimono and see Mimiko’s top ten favorite meals—just try not to eat the pages featuring delicious wagashi!


Pretty Good Number One: An American Family Eats Tokyo
Matthew Amster-Burton

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Includes a new afterword by the author featuring Christmas in Tokyo, fried UFOs, a robotic sushi restaurant, and more.   Everyone knows how to live the good life in Paris, Provence, or Tuscany. Now, Matthew Amster-Burton makes you fall in love with Tokyo. Experience this exciting and misunderstood city through the eyes of three Americans living in a tiny Tokyo apartment. Follow 8-year-old Iris on a solo errand to the world's greatest ...


The Light of Tokyo
Ito Seiko

Assouline Publishing, 2008

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Tokyo City Atlas: A Bilingual Guide
Kodansha International

Kodansha USA, 2012

This is the updated third edition of an atlas first published in 1998. During the past six years, the transportation network of the metropolitan area of Tokyo has changed a good deal. In the case of the subway system, lines have been extended, and some rapid-transit lines have been added, so code numbers for each station are given in our atlas for foreign travelers to identify them easily. In addition, as a result of urban development in areas ...


My Tokyo Weekend: Best 3 Day Guide from My 10 Years in Tokyo, 2014

"Tokyo is busy, crowded and expensive!" These might be the typical images of Tokyo and yes, they are true! However, Tokyo for me is delightful and relaxing as it is not just a business area and flavorless tourist resort. Beautiful gardens, traditional culture, historical buildings, tasty dishes and many other attractions are spotted around the Tokyo area. The beautiful sunsets and the city views during the hours are pretty fascinating as ...


Tokyo (City Guide)
Rob Goss

Insight Guides, 2013

City Guide Tokyo offers comprehensive travel advice for what to do and where to go in one of Asia’s most fast-paced cities. Engaging and inspirational History and Culture chapters explain the city’s intriguing and proud past, and the factors influencing contemporary society. The fashion scene, architectural treasures and local cuisine are fully explored so that visitors can gain a sense of how Tokyo’s distinctive character and culture ...


Tiny Tokyo: The Big City Made Mini
Ben Thomas

Chronicle Books, 2014

Anyone who has ever set foot in Tokyo or dreamed of seeing its kaleidoscopic wonders will fall in love with this totally unique tour of the beautiful megalopolis. Here are all the spectacular sights of the great big Japanese capital, made tiny enough to fit in a pocket! This teeny tome collects incredible bird's-eye views of the bustling cityscape, all shot using a distinctive photographic technique known as "tilt-shift" that has the effect of ...



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