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Tokyo was once a small fishing village named Edo and now has become the capital city of Japan. It has the largest metropolitan economy all over the world. Wrapped in history and tradition, Tokyo comprises many temples, shrines, monuments and museums. It also holds annual festivals and observes traditional events.
Considered as one of the world’s most exciting places and tourist destinations, Tokyo is not just more of a traditional haven but has also been modernized.It is a cosmopolitan city that constitutes large shopping establishments, tall buildings, numerous clubs and bars, luxurious hotels and first-class restaurants.
The Imperial Palace is the most fascinating sight in the heart of Tokyo. It is a large park area which is the main residence of the Emperor of Japan and the Imperial family. It contains a number of buildings, museum, large garden and administrative offices. It gives access to the Nijubashi Bridge – two bridges that serve as entrance to the inner palace grounds. Tokyo also features a large wholesale market for fish, fruits and vegetables, the Tsukiji Market, one of the busiest markets in the city. Shinjuku is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tokyo. A busy and crowded high rise district that is composed of administrative offices, shopping complexes and lively nightlife. It houses the famous Park Hyatt Tokyo Hotel. In addition to the list of Tokyo’s attractions are Ginza district – one of the most luxurious shopping districts in the world; the twin centers Shibuya and Harajuku; various parks and more.
While Tokyo is known as an expensive city, you will be delighted of how affordable most of the things are in Tokyo such as bars, casual cafes, metro and other amusement shows. A relaxing stroll in the city is already indeed a marvelous experience.