Tokyo - Marunouchi & Nihombashi (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Marunouchi & Nihombashi chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tokyo guidebook.

Tokyo’s geographical centre is the Imperial Palace, home of Japan’s emperor. Nearby, Marunouchi has blossomed with new and revamped buildings. Tree-lined Naka-dōri has morphed into one of Tokyo’s most pleasant thoroughfares. Also having undergone a recent architectural facelift is Nihombashi.

  • stroll through the manicured gardens at the Imperial Palace - once only for the emperor and his family - and climb the base of the keep that was at the centre of Edo Castle.
  • maps
  • be blown away by the beautiful displays at the fascinating Intermediatheque, crafted from the eclectic collection of Tokyo University.
  • transport
  • gaze up at the vast atrium at the Tokyo International Forum, which also hosts a great antiques market twice a month.
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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