Tokyo – the capital of the east
The capital of Japan, Tokyo, occupies part of the island of Honshu and several smaller nearby islands. In this city you can find many reasons to admire: ultramodern buildings and ancient palaces of emperors, restaurants with molecular cuisine or traditional teahouses, noisy entertaining establishments and centres for spiritual practices. Many of them are marked on the map, so finding them will not be difficult.
For many centuries the city has been the cultural and political capital of Japan, therefore there are many places of interest, including Edo Castle, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokugawa Ienobu, and the Tokugawa homestead. Modern Tokyo – these streets are built up with skyscrapers, all kinds of shops, Internet entertainment centres. Other popular places include the national parks: Meiji Shrine, Ogasawara National Park and Ueno, on the territory of which there are 4 national museums.\r\ nThe main transport arteries of the city: Roads, railways and the Tokyo Metro. A complex underground scheme and very high numbers and intense user ship of this type of transport causes some problems for ordinary tourists. Every day, the Tokyo Metro carries millions of passengers. Therefore, it is better to prepare in advance and have your city guide with you.
|Population, m people||13.61|