THE WORLD'S MOST POPULOUS METROPOLIS
Tokyo is a city of contrasts.
Ancient-looking temples nestle alongside slick, modern buildings.The buzz of cracking neon + busy city traffic lie just streets away from seemingly deserted alleyways. Hi-tech innovations share the spotlight with historic traditions + customs. Despite being the world's most populous metropolis, Tokyo's streets often feel eerily quiet.
It's this interplay between opposites - old + new, bold + subtle, modernity + tradition - that makes the place so special. This is a city that will continually surprise you...
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F1FTY City Guide // Tokyo
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