|Above, the Tokyo Skytree at night. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
If one finds themselves in Tokyo but haven't a clue on what to see and do, this will be "right up their alley".
The Independent (U.K.) has posed a Tokyo city guide on where to eat, shop, drink and stay in Japan's capital city.
They begin with:
The must-do experiences on a trip to Tokyo
It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafés, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, the city is always buzzing, always moving, and catching one’s breath requires some effort. But beneath the ultra-modern façade there are also old traditional neighbourhoods and shops, green spaces, and beautiful temples and shrines. Tokyo is a city of contrasts, where cutting edge modernity meets ancient Japanese culture.
To read the guide, go here.