Tokyo, Japan, is a city where sumo wrestling is a popular sport and Ryogoku is the best suburb of the city to watch this. The Imperial Palace, home to the Japanese Imperial Family, is in Tokyo and is a popular attraction. Tokyo Tower has two observation levels offering views over the city and Mount Fuji. American Airlines and Northwest Airlines fly direct to Tokyo from cities including Seattle, Minneapolis and Detroit. www.japan-guide.com.
As a modern city Tokyo, capital of Japan, could
be described as too good to be true. People dress in the latest
gear, excellent restaurants serve up delicious food of all
varieties, and the trendiest nightclubs keep things hopping. The
public transport system is punctual and one of the most efficient
in the world; and shops and vending machines provide necessities
and luxuries both day and night. Best of all, experiencing the best
of what this city has to offer is inexpensive and often free. All
this is achieved in a city that is home to 12 million people, amid
the confusion of bumper-to-bumper traffic, flickering neon signs
and a crush of humanity packing subways and sidewalks.
Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo
To the north of the Imperial Palace lies the
controversial Yasukuni Shrine, built to commemorate Japanese war
dead and now regarded as home to the souls of about two and a half
million who perished in conflict, mostly in the Pacific War of
World War II.
Edo-Tokyo Museum Tokyo
Tokyo's museum dedicated to detailing the
city's history, art, culture and architecture through the medium of
visual displays is an impressive, not to be missed attraction.
Tokyo's electronic wonderland has become
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