9784805309179

Tokyo: 29 Walks in the World's Most Exciting City

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  • ISBN13:

    9784805309179

  • ISBN10:

    4805309172

  • Edition: Map
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/10/2012
  • Publisher: Tuttle Pub
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Summary

Tokyo: 33 Walks in the World's Most Exciting Cityis the only guide to the city that is exclusively a walking guide, with lively text full of facts and stories that emphasize the history, culture, architecture and spirit of the city and its neighborhoods. On foot and by train or subway, it takes you through the most fascinating parts of the modern megalopolis, while making the shogun's citythe Edo of samurai and geishas, merchants and artisansand the outlines of old Tokyo come alive. From famous historical sites like the Imperial Palace to unique attractions like the Tsukiji Fish Market, this book offers something for every visitor.

Author Biography

John H. Martin was a professor of Chinese and Japanese Civilization at the University of Richmond. Dr. Martin and his wife, Phyllis G. Martin, have been directors of museums in New York and have traveled extensively in Japan. They previously wrote Kyoto: A Cultural Guide, Tokyo: A Cultural Guide, and Nara: A Cultural Guide.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Tokyo and Its Heritage
Central Tokyo
Marunouchi, The Imperial Palace, And Hibiya Park
Otemachi, The Imperial Palace East Garden, And The Yasukuni Shrine
Kasumgaseki And Akasaka
The Tsukiji Market, Dutch Learning, The Hama Detached Palace Garden, And Shiodome
Ginza, Yurakachi, And Nihombashi #1
Nihombashi, Fukagawa, And Ningyocho
Eastern And Northern Tokyo
Yanagibashi, Asakusabashi, Kuramae, And Ryogoku
Asakusa, Senso-Ji Temple, Kappabashi, Yoshiwara, The Tsubouchi Theater Museum
Shitamachi, Ueno Park, And The Nezu Shrine
Yushima, Kanda, Akihabara, Jimbocho, Korakuen, And Tokyo University
Southern Tokyo
The Atago Shrine, The Zojo-Ji Temple, Tokyo Tower, The Tokaido Road, The Shiba Detached Palace Gardens, And The Sengaku-Ji Temple
Roppongi And Azabu
Ebisu, Meguro, And Shinagawa
Odaiba - Rinkai Fukutoshin
Western Tokyo
Yoyogi Park, The Meiji Shrine, Harajuku, And Omotesando
Shibuya And Aoyama
Shinjuku
Ikebukuro
Yokohama And Points South, Including Kamakura And Yokosuka
Old Yokohama: Within The Checkpoint
Minato Mirai 21 And Western Yokohama
Yamate-Machi (The Bluff)
The Sankei-En Garden And Hassei-Den (Hall Of The Sages)
Central Kamakura: From Wakamiya-Oji To The Kamakura Shri
North Kamakura (Kita Kamakura)
Kencho-ji Temple, Enno-ji Temple and the Walking Tour 25
The Great Buddha At Hase; Katase And Enoshima
Yokosuka, Uraga, And Kurihama
Atami
Points West Of Tokyo
The Hakone Region
The Izu Islands
MT. FUJI
Points North Of Tokyo
Narita
Kawagoe
Nikko
Appendix
Tokyo General Information:Getting to Tokyo, Transportation from Narita, Transportation within TokyoGeneral Tourist Information
Holidays and Festivals in Tokyo
Day Trips from Tokyo
Index
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