Tokyo - Iidabashi & Northwest Tokyo (Chapter)
This is the Iidabashi & Northwest Tokyo chapter from Lonely Planet's Tokyo guidebook.
Encompassing the great Yasukuni-jinja shrine, the controversial tribute to Japan's war dead, this area also has an atmospheric hill (Kagurazaka) with old-world alleys. Baseball's Yomiuri Giants and traditional gardens are nearby.
- Passing under the giant torii (gates) at the controversial Yasukuni-jinja and viewing the fascinating armaments at its war museum
- Wandering the old-world alleys of Kagurazaka, an old geisha quarter with enticing shops and bars
- Relaxing in the splendour of a classic Japanese garden at Koishikawa Kōrakuen
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore Iidabashi & Northwest Tokyo, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Sleeping, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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