Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your Tokyo Encounter Be?
...playing paparazzo to Harajuku's famed and outrageously clad cosplay zoku (costume-play gang) (p12)
...sinking sake in the down'n'dirty alleys of the Golden Gai (p14)
...waking at dawn for the freshest sushi breakfast at Tsukiji Market (p13)
...strutting down Ginza's boulevard lined with fashion straight off the catwalk (p18)
...blowing off steam the traditional way, in a popular neighborhood onsen (p176)
...getting your geek out in Akihabara's bargain bins of electronics, games, and manga (p19)
Discover Twice the City in Half The Time...
...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
...our experienced author recommends the top neighborhoods, shops, restaurants, sights and entertainment
...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short break
...locals reveal Tokyo's secrets: from a fashion designer's favorite places to shop to the restaurant recommendations of an organic foods chef
, April 2007
'...Encounter guides...discreet in size, but generous enough on page count to provide a fuller city experience minus the hefty guidebook load.'
From well-loved highlights to hidden treasures, this new guide captures the fun and eccentric spirit of Tokyo and offers clever tips for saving money in the most expensive city on Earth. Full color. 19 maps.
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