Tokyo New City Guide

Tokyo New City Guide

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The Tokyo New City Guide goes far beyond the well-worn tourist itineraries and deep into the complex, highly contrasted heart of one of the world's largest and most exciting cities. This lively, up-to-the-minute city guide covers modern Tokyo like no other. Here's where you will find the ideal balance between the still-extant traditional Japan with its temples, way of life, arts and crafts, kimono, festivals, customs and cuisine and the crowded futuristic technopolis of electronics, high fashion, contemporary art and architecture, and gastronomic experiences from the four corners of the globe. Bewildering at times, the coexistence of such contrasts is precisely what makes Tokyo tick. More than just a perfunctory guide, this is a handbook for life in contemporary Tokyo. The style is informative, absorbing and witty and, where due, refreshingly frank and critical. Bursting at the seams with information, it is not only invaluable for the short term visitor or the newcomer, but likely to send even the most jaded long-term residents off to explore some new horizons of their many-faceted adopted home.Most tables in this atmospheric country-ster restaurant have tatami seating and a charcoal grill. The cooking ... Dinner courses from Ay5, 000. Oyako-donburi is ... and vegetables, vegetarian restaurants were never really necessary. But with the anbsp;...

Title:Tokyo New City Guide
Author:Mayumi Barakan, Judith Greer
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing - 2012-07-17


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