Tokyo - Korakuen & Akihabara (PDF Chapter)
This is the Korakuen & Akihabara chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tokyo guide-book.
This swath of Tokyo runs alongside the former outer moat of Edo Castle and the Kandagawa, from the dazzling traditional garden Koishikawa Korakuen to the electronic and pop culture em-poriums of Akihabara.
- slip into the beautiful verdant world of Koishikawa Korakuen, a classic traditional garden with a central pond, charming bridges and seasonal flowerings
- say a prayer at Kanda Myojin, a venerable Shinto shrine in Akiba
- encounter dinosaurs made from old plastic toys among the contemporary art galleries in 3331 Arts Chiyoda, a former school turned arts-and-culture centre
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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