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Tokyo: Capital of Cool

ISBN: 9784805313176 | 480531317X
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Pub. Date: 6/16/2015

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Take a photo tour of Japan's capital of cool with this alternative Tokyo guidebook!

From the chic streets of Omotesando to the Tosho-gu shrine complex in Nikko, built to consecrate the Edo-era shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, award-winning author Rob Goss takes readers through the patchwork of varied districts and sights that make up Tokyo and its neighboring towns.Tokyo: Capital of Cool delves into Tokyo's defining traits including the city's Edo-era roots; its thirst to both modernize and yet retain its traditions; its culinary heritage; and the impact of its vibrant youth.

You'll be amazed at the vivid photographs and the in-depth language that goes far beyond the boundaries of a normal guidebook in offering insights into one of the world's greatest cities. In Tokyo: Capital of Cool, you'll discover ideas and inspiration for places to visit, a window onto this unique location, and a deeper understanding of its people and Japanese culture.

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