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"If you can only go to one city..." Japan Things to Do Tip by CubsIn4

Japan Things to Do: 736 reviews and 1,308 photos

If you can only go to one city in Japan it should definitely be Tokyo.
While its detractors claim it's overcrowded, overpriced and over-Westernized, Tokyo is by far the most important city in Japan and one of the most important in the world. Its importance to Japan can be compared to the importance of New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. combined to the United States. In short, if you want to understand anything of modern-day Japan, Tokyo is a must-see.

Directions: Since the majority of international flights come in through Tokyo, you'll most likely see it even if you don't want to. Besides that, it's one of the most accessible cities in the world and is easy to

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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