A sprawling metropolis where the past and future collide.
Whether you want to watch traditional Japanese theatre, sample Michelin-starred cuisine or take an unforgettable trip to Mount Fuji, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Tokyo has to offer.
A city that blends tradition seamlessly with the ultra-modern, visitors to Tokyo can be strolling amidst serene shrines and peaceful zen gardens one minute and surrounded by futuristic skyscrapers, rowdy karaoke bars and neon-lit arcades the next.
Our newly updated guide brings Tokyo to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our trademark illustrations.
• our pick of Tokyo’s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems • the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay • detailed maps and walks which make navigating the city easy • easy-to-follow itineraries • expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe • color-coded chapters to every part of Tokyo, from Western Tokyo to Northern Tokyo, Central Tokyo to further afield • our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go
Want the best of Tokyo in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Tokyo.
From the Publisher
Welcome to Tokyo
Explore Tokyo’s incredible culinary offerings, cutting-edge music scene, tranquil gardens, timeless traditions, and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a quick visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you navigate the very best this spectacular region has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling around Tokyo easy, whether you want to splurge on Michelin-starred sushi, peruse anime shops, sing your heart out at karaoke, watch a sumo wrestling match or soak in the city’s world-class architecture —we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time—whether you’re staying for two weeks or just a few days.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features that show how to experience Tokyo your way. Across detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to explore amazing landscapes, relax in zen gardens, experience the best entertainment, visit art museums and galleries, sample delicious food and drink, marvel at fascinating architecture, and celebrate ancient and modern traditions in Japan’s intoxicating capital.
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Finding your way across Japan’s ultramodern capital for a few days
Those planning for a trip to Japan or wanting to discover the art of Japanese living
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