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Tokyo: Capital of Cool

Tokyo: Capital of Cool
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Author Rob Goss
Price JPY 1,900
ISBN 978-4-8053-1467-8
Format 203x203mm 120pages hardcover
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Take a colorful tour of Japan's capital with this alternative Japan travel guide that explores Tokyo's distinctive architecture, fashion, food, and so much more.

Tokyo - Capital of Cool delves into Tokyo's Edo-era roots, its thirst to modernize while retaining its traditions, its amazing culinary heritage, and the impact of its creative youth population.

From the chic streets of Omotesando to the Tosho-gu shrine complex in Nikko, award-winning travel and fiction writer Rob Goss takes readers to the patchwork of districts and sights that comprise Tokyo and its neighboring towns.

You will be amazed and enthralled at the vivid photographs and the in-depth discussion of Japanese history and culture that exceed the boundaries of a traditional guidebook in offering insights into one of the world's most significant and most innovative cities.


From the chic streets of Omotesando to the Tosho-gu shrine complex in Nikko, built to consecrate the Edo-era shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu, award-winning author Rob Goss takes readers through the patchwork of varied districts and sights that make up Tokyo and its neighboring towns.Tokyo: Capital of Cool delves into Tokyo's defining traits including the city's Edo-era roots; its thirst to both modernize and yet retain its traditions; its culinary heritage; and the impact of its vibrant youth.

You'll be amazed at the vivid photographs and the in-depth language that goes far beyond the boundaries of a normal guidebook in offering insights into one of the world's greatest cities. In Tokyo: Capital of Cool, you'll discover ideas and inspiration for places to visit, a window onto this unique location, and a deeper understanding of its people and Japanese culture.

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