9780764565526

Frommer's® Tokyo , 7th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780764565526

  • ISBN10:

    0764565524

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-06-01
  • Publisher: Frommers
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Summary

You2ll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer2s. It2s 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--they2ve done the legwork for you, and they2re 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 Frommer2s Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You2d be lost without us! Tokyo is a whirlwind of traffic and people, a fast-paced gateway to the 21st century. It2s one of the world2s great cities, but it can be overwhelming. Frommers 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 it2s business or pleasure, Frommer2s Tokyo will take you there in style. You2ll 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, Frommer2s Tokyo puts Japan2s premier city at your fingertips.

Table of Contents

What's New in Tokyo 1(2)
The Best of Tokyo
3(10)
Frommer's Favorite Tokyo Experiences
4(4)
Best Bets for Accommodations
8(2)
Best Bets for Dining
10(3)
Planning Your Trip to Tokyo
13(26)
Visitor Information
13(1)
Entry Requirements & Customs
13(2)
Money
15(3)
The Japanese Yen
16(1)
What Things Cost in Tokyo
17(1)
When to Go
18(6)
Tokyo Calendar of Events
20(4)
Health & Insurance
24(2)
The Masterless Samurai
25(1)
Tips for Travelers with Special Needs
26(3)
Social Skills 101
29(3)
Flying to Japan
32(5)
Flying for Less: Tips for Getting the Best Airfares
34(1)
Flying in Comfort
35(2)
Organized Tours
37(2)
Arriving in Tokyo by Train
38(1)
Getting to Know Tokyo
39(23)
Orientation
39(8)
Neighborhoods in Brief
44(3)
Getting Around
47(15)
Transfers on the Subway and Train
51(1)
Fast Facts: Tokyo
52(10)
Accommodations
62(38)
Japanese & Western-Style Accommodations
63(6)
Love Hotels
65(4)
Very Expensive
69(8)
Family-Friendly Hotels
76(1)
Expensive
77(7)
Moderate
84(10)
Inexpensive
94(6)
Dining
100(53)
How to Dine in Tokyo Without Spending a Fortune
100(2)
Tips on Dining, Japanese Style
102(8)
Restaurants by Cuisine
110(3)
Ginza & Hibiya
113(5)
Nihombashi & Around Tokyo Station
118(1)
Tsukiji
119(2)
Asakusa
121(3)
Family-Friendly Restaurants
123(1)
Ueno
124(1)
Shinjuku
124(4)
Harajuku & Aoyama
128(8)
Shibuya
136(1)
Ebisu & Meguro
137(2)
Roppongi & Nishi Azabu
139(9)
Akasaka
148(3)
Other Neighborhoods
151(2)
What to See & Do in Tokyo
153(28)
Did You Know?
154(1)
Suggested Itineraries
154(2)
The Top Attractions
156(5)
Five Unforgettable Ways to Immerse Yourself in Japanese Culture
161(3)
Pachinko Parlors
163(1)
Parks & Gardens
164(2)
Shrines & Temples
166(2)
Cherry-Blossom Viewing in Ueno Park
167(1)
More Museums
168(8)
Spectacular City Views
176(1)
Especially for Kids
176(3)
Spectator Sports
179(2)
Tokyo Strolls
181(20)
Walking Tour 1: Asakusa
181(4)
The Floating World of Yoshiwara
185(1)
Walking Tour 2: Harajuku & Aoyama
186(4)
Walking Tour 3: Ueno
190(4)
Walking Tour 4: Yanaka
194(7)
Shopping in Tokyo
201(19)
The Shopping Scene
201(1)
Shopping A to Z
202(18)
Tokyo After Dark
220(19)
The Performing Arts
221(3)
The Club & Music Scence
224(6)
A Guide to Tokyo Maps
227(3)
The Bar Scene
230(6)
Gay & Lesbian Bars
236(1)
Beer Gardens
237(1)
Films
238(1)
Side Trips from Tokyo
239(34)
Kamakura
239(7)
Nikko
246(7)
Mashiko
253(1)
Yokohama
254(7)
Hakone
261(9)
Mount Fuji
270(3)
Appendix A: Tokyo in Depth 273(12)
1 Tokyo Today
273(2)
2 A Look at the Past
275(5)
Dateline
275(5)
3 Dealing with the Language Barrier
280(2)
4 Shrines & Temples: Religion in Japan
282(1)
5 Recommended Reading
283(2)
Appendix B: The Japanese Language 285(9)
1 A Glossary of Useful Japanese Terms
285(6)
2 A Japanese-Character Index of Establishment Names
291(3)
Index 294(1)
General Index
294(10)
Accommodations Index
304(1)
Restaurant Index
304

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