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America’s #1 bestselling travel series
Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.
- More annually updated guides than any other series
- 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides
- Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries
- Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!
Tokyo is a whirlwind of traffic and people, a fast-paced gateway to the 21st century. It's one of the world's great cities, but it can be overwhelming. Frommer's makes it easy for you to find your way and discover the best of Tokyo, from business hotels to traditional Japanese inns, from restaurants serving exquisite kaiseki feasts to stand-up noodle houses, from tranquil gardens and temples to the incredible swirl of nightlife in Shinjuku and Roppongi.
Whether it's business or pleasure, Frommer's Tokyo will take you there in style. You'll rely on us for a handy glossary of everyday expressions and menu terms, and our unique and indispensable Japanese character key that makes recognizing establishment signs as easy as ABC. With step-by-step directions, exact prices, detailed neighborhood maps, and valuable cultural insights, Frommer's Tokyo puts Japan's premier city at your fingertips.
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Discover Tokyo's rich and diverse cultural life with detailed walking tours of the city's most fascinating neighborhoods.
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Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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About the Author
Long before she could read, Beth Reiber spent hours pouring over her grandparents’ latest National Geographic magazines. After living several years in Germany, first as a university student and then as a freelance travel writer writing for major U.S. newspapers, and in Tokyo as editor of Far East Traveler, she authored several Frommer’s guides, including Frommer’s Japan and Frommer’s Hong Kong. She also contributes to several other Frommer’s guides, including Frommer’s Europe by Rail, Frommer’s USA, and Frommer’s China. Online, she writes a blog for www.japantravelinfo.com. When not on the road, she resides in an 1890 Victorian home in Lawrence, Kansas, with her two sons, a dog, and a cat.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What’s New in Tokyo.
1. The Best of Tokyo.
2. Planning Your Trip to Tokyo.
3. Suggested Itineraries.
4. Getting to Know Tokyo.
5. Where to Stay.
6. Where to Dine.
7. What to See & Do in Tokyo.
8. Tokyo Strolls.
10. Tokyo After Dark.
11. Side Trips from Tokyo.
Appendix A: Tokyo in Depth.
Appendix B: Glossary of Japanese Terms.
Appendix C: A Japanese-Character Index.