Lonely Planet Tokyo (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Rebecca Milner

Lonely Planet: The world's prime go back and forth advisor publisher

Lonely Planet Tokyo is your passport to the main appropriate, updated recommendation on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries look forward to you. surprise on the artistry of a Kabuki functionality, sing karaoke amid the neon lighting of Shinjuku, or deal with your self to a couple of the world's hottest sushi; all together with your depended on commute better half. Get to the guts of Tokyo and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet Tokyo trip Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and pictures all through
  • Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey on your own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips to avoid wasting money and time and get round like a neighborhood, keeping off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobilephone numbers, web content, transit tips, costs
  • Honest experiences for all budgets - consuming, sound asleep, sight-seeing, going out, procuring, hidden gemstones that the majority guidebooks pass over
  • Cultural insights provide you with a richer, extra lucrative go back and forth adventure - together with customs, heritage, paintings, literature, style, track, structure, politics, nutrients, drink, and more
  • Free, handy pull-out Tokyo map (included in print version), plus over 37 color maps
  • Covers Iidabashi, Shinjuku, Ueno, Akihabara, Asakusa, Sumida River, Marunouchi, Harajuku, Aoyama, Shibuya, Roppongi, Ginza, Tsukiji, Ebisu, Meguro, Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet Tokyo, our such a lot entire advisor to Tokyo, is ideal for either exploring most sensible attractions and taking roads much less travelled.

  • Looking for simply the highlights of Tokyo? try out Pocket Tokyo, a handy-sized advisor taken with the can't-miss points of interest for a fast journey.
  • Looking for extra large assurance? try out Lonely Planet's Japan guide for a finished examine all of the state has to supply.

Authors: Written and researched through Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's best go back and forth media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning web site, cellular and electronic go back and forth items, and a devoted traveler neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition permits curious travelers to get off overwhelmed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

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Sakura. ne. jp; 4-2-15 Ginza, Chūō-ku; dishes ¥150-1200, set nutrition ¥6000-8000; h5-9. 30pm Tue-Sat; E; bGinza line to Ginza, go out C6) As sauve because it will get for gourmand grilled fowl. cooks in whites at the back of a U-shaped counter dispense yakitori in all shapes, sizes, colors and organs – don’t cross up the dainty serves of liver pâté or the tiny cup of bird soup. input underneath swimsuit corporation. Reservations are suggested. within the related basement hall is Sukiyabashi Jiro of Jiro desires of Sushi status. Nakagin tablet Tower, Kurokawa Kishō’s futuristic Nineteen Seventies condominium construction beneficial properties self-contained, detachable pods. THOMAS VOLSTORF / GETTY photos © Retail treatment in Ginza, This well-known purchasing district is domestic to a few of Tokyo’s so much specific boutiques and best shops. GARY CONNER / GETTY photos © Hama-rikyū Onshi-teien, as soon as the positioning of a shogunal palace, now an unlimited backyard with skyscraper perspectives. MARTIN HLADIK / GETTY photographs © eating in Ginza, buyers take pleasure in a meal at a yakitori eating place. GREG ELMS / GETTY pictures © 5Tsukiji & Shiodome Kimagure-yaSANDWICHES (気まぐれ屋 MAP GOOGLE MAP ; 6-21-6 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku; sandwiches from ¥140; h5am-10am; bHibiya line to Tsukiji, go out 1) Tsukiji industry staff and locals adore the ebi-katsu sando (deep-fried prawn sandwiches) made by way of genial Matsubara-san out of a stall in his grandfather's outdated barber store – and so will you. He additionally serves one of many most cost-effective coffees (¥140) you can find in Tokyo. oTrattoria Tsukiji Paradiso! ITALIAN ( MAP GOOGLE MAP ; %03-3545-5550; www. tsukiji-paradiso. com; 6-27-3 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku; mains ¥1500-3600; h11am-2pm, 6-10pm; bHibiya line to Tsukiji, go out 2) Paradise for meals fans, certainly. This captivating, aqua-painted trattoria performs on its proximity to Tsukiji with seafood pasta dishes that might make you need to lick the plate fresh. Its signature linguine is choked with shellfish in a delicious tomato, chilli and garlic sauce. Lunch (from ¥980) is a discount; publication for dinner. oDaiwa SushiSUSHI (大和寿司 MAP GOOGLE MAP ; %3547-6807; Bldg 6, 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku; sushi set ¥3500; h5am-1. 30pm Mon-Sat, closed occasional Wed; n; bŌedo line to Tsukijishijomae, go out A1) Waits of over one hour are average at Tsukiji’s most renowned sushi bar, and then you will be anticipated to consume and run. yet it’s all worthy it as soon as your first piece of delectable sushi hits the counter. except you’re cozy ordering in jap, the traditional set (seven nigiri, plus maki and miso soup) is an effective guess; there’s an image menu. Daiwa Sushi is found in the jōnai-shijō (inner industry) of Tsukiji industry. 6Drinking & Nightlife oKagayaIZAKAYA (加賀屋 MAP GOOGLE MAP ; %03-3591-2347; www1. ocn. ne. jp/~kagayayy/index. html; B1 flr, Hanasada Bldg, 2-15-12 Shimbashi, Minato-ku; h7pm-midnight Mon-Sat; dJR Yamanote line to Shimbashi, Shimbashi go out) it's secure to assert that there's no different bar proprietor in Tokyo who can fit Mark Kagaya for great lunacy. His side-splitting antics are this humble izakaya's big name allure, even supposing his mum's nourishing home-cooking additionally hits the spot.

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