25 December, 2011

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is Japan's capital and the world's most populous metropolis. It is also one of Japan's 47 prefectures, consisting of 23 central city wards and multiple cities, towns and villages west of the city center. The Izu and Ogasawara Islands are also part of Tokyo.

Tokyo's Akasaka district with the Ginza area in the foreground and Shinjuku's high rise buildings in the distance.

Tokyo is not only the political and economical center of Japan, it has also emerged as a center of the world economy and culture. There are a number of attractions in Tokyo that should not be missed. There are large-scale downtown areas, including Ginza where famous shops from around the world stand side by side, the sleepless Shinjuku that has become the "new city center of Tokyo,"

Asakusa which is reminiscent of the traditional Edo (the former name of Tokyo), and Shibuya that starts the trends for the young people. Other unique areas include the computer town Akihabara, a dense retail area where numerous electronic shops compete against each other, attracting many shoppers from Japan and overseas, and Tsukiji, an open-air wholesale food market catering to shops and consumers everywhere in Japan.

At over 12 million people in the official metropolitan area alone, Tokyo is the core of the most populated urban area in the world, Greater Tokyo (which has a population of 35 million people). This huge, wealthy and fascinating metropolis brings high-tech visions of the future side by side with glimpses of old Japan, and has something for everyone.

Masa kecil-kecil dulu BR teringin sangat hendak ke Jepun, hendak jumpa Ultraman.. hehe..

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6 Any comments?:

Mr. Rocco said...

jepun mmg salah satu destinasi impian dalam list sya.. bila la dapat pi ni..hahaha

iaryylr said...

dulu ada juga dapat poskad dari jepun pakcik kirim masa kecik kecik, tapi dah terbuang entah dimana....

amirahyusoff said...

Kan best kalau dapat gi sana.Nak beli merchandise anime XD

eita said...

teringin nak tengok gunung fuji n bunga sakura....

Shah said...

bestnya duk sana.. tp tula, skang ni bahaya pg sana..

Blues Riders said...

BR to Mr. Rocco:
destinasi impian BR juga.. nak jumpa dengan ultraman.. hehe..

BR to bro ia:
sayang bro.. cari sampai jumpa..

BR to amirahyusoff:
kalau dah sampai sana, nak beli apa2 pun boleh.. hehe..

BR to eita:
gunung fuji macam kat bedak holiday on ice.. bunga sakura pun lawa juga..

BR to Shah:
memang best kalau dapat duk sana.. bahaya gempa bumi?

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