|Above, a view of Tokyo from the Skytree. Tokyo Tower can be seen in the distance. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
For the first time visitor to Tokyo, the city may seem intimidating. But, if you are up to the challenge, there are many places and things to see and do in the city.
Fortunately, you won't have to go in blindly as there are plenty of guides and maps available (many of them are free).
CNN.com has posted a new article on Tokyo, "Insider Guide: The Best of Tokyo" with plenty of recommendations of things to see and do. Also, it has recommendations on hotels and restaurants.
They begin it with:
(CNN)Tokyo is a city that can roar one moment and whisper at the next, a place where almost anything seems possible.
And sometimes is.
After all, 13 million people share this 2,188-square-kilometer piece of the planet, which is home to some of the world's top restaurants, stores and cafés.
It's also a one-stop center for the best of Japan -- culture, quality products and impeccable service.
For the visitor wondering what to do in Tokyo, the choices are limitless.To read more, go here.