Tokyo (EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE)

This fascinating city; the world's largest metropolis, is becoming increasingly popular with and accessible to foreign visitors. Few people today are not affected by the creativity, culture and economy of Tokyo, yet this megacity remains an enigma for many.



Tokyo is the seat of the Japanese government and an economic powerhouse in the global financial market as well as a city at the cutting edge of fashion trends and modern architecture.



This DK Eyewitness Travel Guide provides in-depth coverage of the city, from the looming skyscrapers, neon-bathed streets and flashing video screens of the labyrinthine Shinjuku district to the traditional shrine complex of Meiji Jingu and the arresting mix of contemporary building developments found throughout the city.

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By Trena (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · August 10, 2009
I am a huge fan of the Eyewitness Guides and the Tokyo edition was no exception. There are plenty of sightseeing options given, but it is well-edited so the information is not overwhelming. If one were to do an extended (monthlong or more) visit to Tokyo you'd want a more comprehensive book, but... ...more
By David · ★★☆☆☆ · December 13, 2014
Useful on our trip. ...more
By James (London, The United Kingdom) · ★★★★☆ · September 02, 2011
Good pocket guide to Tokyo with fantastic colour illustrations as expected from Eyewitness guides. Used to explore Tokyo in 2011. ...more
By Kelsey (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · May 04, 2012


I usually love the DK guides, yet this one didn't have that much info considering the size of Tokyo. ...more
By 2bnallegory · ★★★★☆ · November 08, 2010
Not all inclusive but lots of nice pictures. ...more
By Idil (Vancouver, Canada) · July 28, 2008
Very good .... Tokyo, here I come ;) ...more