|Above, Asakusa's Nakamise Street during the late evening. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Suppose you are in Tokyo but only have 48 hours available to enjoy the city. What can you do in Tokyo in 48 hours?
Inside Japan Blog has some suggestions.
They begin their article with:
Almost every visitor to Japan will spend at least a couple of days in Tokyo, the country’s vast, gleaming & utterly bewitching capital. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve rhapsodised in print about Tokyo (no, seriously – you can’t even imagine), and with good reason – it is an amazing place.
The Greater Tokyo Metropolitan Area covers an area of 13,500 square kilometres, and is by far and away the most populous metropolitan area in the world – with an estimated 37,883,000 inhabitants (according to a 2014 UN report). The city itself, meanwhile, is nothing short of enormous – with a multitude of centres, each with its own unique character. It is a well-worn travel cliché, but you could spend literally years here and never see it all.
So, given just 48 hours in the capital, what should you do?To find out, go here.