Akihabara

This nonstop “electric town” is a must-see for manga and anime fans and has a great new arts centre.

Roppongi

The hedonists’ playground has evolved into a forum for major art exhibitions and sophisticated urban living.

Asakusa

Bustling Sensō-ji temple is at the heart of Tokyo’s most colourful and evocative district, packed with craft shops, traditional inns and restaurants.

Shinjuku

Tokyo in a microcosm, from the tiny bars of Golden Gai to the Gotham-City-like Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.

Meiji-jingū

Escape the urban clamour amid the verdant grounds of the city’s most venerable Shinto shrine.

Tsukiji

Rise early to see the nation’s top fish market in full flight and to enjoy a fresh sushi breakfast.

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