The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Tokyo has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Tokyo by concisely highlighting the city's 'must see' areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar city is compacted into useful and practical 'At-a-Glance' sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of Tokyo is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Tokyo City Centre, it features 3 detailed area maps, 4 town plans and a transport map of Tokyo.
Table of Contents
Around the Imperial Palace; Old Tokyo; From Marunouchi to Ginza; Tokyo Bay and South Tokyo; Cool Tokyo; From Shinjuku to Ikebukuro
Sue Thompson has specialized in Japan for 25 years. After taking 1st Class honours in Japanese studies at Cambridge, she went on to pursue an investment banking career in Tokyo. Now a professional translator and freelance writer based in London, she is particularly well versed in Japanese linguistics, history and decorative arts.