Tokyo (City Guide, 9th Edition)

By Timothy N. Hornyak, Rebecca Milner

“Yoking earlier and destiny, Tokyo dazzles with its conventional tradition and keenness for every thing new. From structure to delicacies, it is a capital of superlatives.” – Timothy Hornyak, Lonely Planet Writer

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Inside This Book…
Full Color
Pull-out urban Map
125 of the city’s most sensible restaurants
67 museums & galleries
20 soothing sizzling springs
2 areas to work out sumo
19-page colour map section
Feature insurance of best sights
Range of making plans tools
In-depth background

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The doorway is on Namiki-dōri. different destinations contain Akasaka ( 3581-2166; Akasaka Excel Tōkyū Hotel). chicken Land Yakitori ¥¥ Offline map Google map ( バードランド ; 5250-1081; 4-2-15 Ginza, Chūō-ku; dishes ¥150-1200, set nutrients ¥6000-8000; five. 30-10pm Tue-Sat; ; Ginza, Hibiya or Marunouchi Line to Ginza, go out C6) This kindly basement bar is a vacation spot for gourmand grilled bird. cooks in whites at the back of a U-shaped counter dispense yakitori in all shapes, sizes, shades and organs – don’t cross up the dainty serves of liver pâté or the tiny cup of poultry soup. Order a collection menu for the main kind, and you'll test sansho-yaki (like teriyaki) or oyako-don (chicken and egg on rice) in addition. input underneath go well with corporation. Nataraj Indian ¥¥ Offline map Google map ( ナタラジ ; 5537-1515; 7th-9th fl, 6-9-4 Ginza, Chūō-ku; mains ¥1000-1450, units ¥2100-3850; eleven. 30am-11pm; ; Ginza, Hibiya or Marunouchi Line to Ginza, go out A2) Herbivores don’t have it effortless in Tokyo, notwithstanding fortunately there's cause to celebrate at this Indian-influenced vegetarian spot. Nataraj brings its hot colors, low-key splendor and animal-friendly food to this huge, immense three-storey department store within the center of Ginza. huge set nutrients comprise attractive offerings resembling pumpkin curry and chickpea pakora, which move down good with an intensive wine and beer record of family and overseas favourites. Tsukiji & Shiodome Daiwa Sushi Sushi, Sashimi ¥¥ Offline map Google map ( 大和寿司 ; 3547-6807; Bldg 6, 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku; sushi set ¥3500; 5am-1. 30pm Mon-Sat, closed occasional Wed; Ōedo Line to Tsukijishijō, go out A2) Waits of over one hour are usual at Tsukiji’s most famed sushi bar, yet it’s all worthy it as soon as you’re earlier the noren (curtains) and your first piece of sushi hits the counter. except you’re cozy ordering in eastern, the traditional set (seven nigiri, plus maki and miso soup) is an efficient guess; there’s an image menu. even though the workers will be too well mannered to claim so, you’re anticipated to devour and run so others can partake during this necessary Tsukiji event. Edogin Sushi, Sashimi ¥ Offline map Google map ( 江戸銀 ; 4-5-1 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku; sushi units ¥1000-4300; 11am-9. 30pm Mon-Sat, to 8pm solar; Hibiya Line to Tsukiji, go out 2) fats items of superfresh sashimi and sushi draw the crowds at this little hole-in-the-wall spot simply up the way in which from Tsukiji imperative Fish marketplace. The lunchtime teishoku ( 定食 ; set meal) is a thieve at ¥1000, specifically because the fish comes from up the road. even though there’s not anything within the means of surroundings, the locals who come right here to consume give you the color you would like. Cruising the Sumida River although the seriously built Sumida-gawa is not any longer a old fashioned river, it's nonetheless recognized for its 12 bridges, and a visit through suijō bus (water bus) is a superb approach to survey Tokyo’s outdated geography and spot town from a distinct standpoint. Hinode Pier, the most pier for Tokyo Cruise ( 東京クルーズ ; 0120-977-311; www. suijobus. co. jp ) is within the Tsukiji/Shiodome quarter. there's a moment pier by way of Hama Rikyū Onshi-teien (Click right here ).

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