Whether a journey to McDonald’s or a bowl of the world’s best ramen, every culinary conquest is a new adventure. Palettes in Japan have developed differently than the Western world’s, but that doesn’t mean the options are less delicious.
Nearly 3,000 miles of track and 2,000 stations create the infrastructure for Tokyo’s public transportation system. Regarded as one of the most utilized and extensive networks, the train system efficiently moves the commuter from A to B in no time.
In a city of this magnitude, it’s impossible to see it all. With each turn of a new corner, fresh surprises await the sojourner as Tokyo hides a wealth of restaurants, cafes and other eclectic gems within its lively labyrinth.
From BC to AD, culture throughout the ages is preserved and revered. One might look to the right and gaze upon an ancient temple, when to the left stands a state-of-the-art high rise worthy of a sci-fi sequel to the prequel of the franchise reboot adopted from the novel.
Tokyo takes special care to blend the sprawling metropolis with the tranquility Mother Earth has to offer. In the same district as one of the largest, most densely populated squares in the city, the Meiji Shrine houses an evergreen forest and iris gardens in honor of the late emperor.
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