The list of books written about Tokyo down the years seems almost endless. However, the number of good quality tourist guides which are right up to date and available today, is considerably smaller.
If you’re heading for Tokyo, you’ll be in need of a good book to read on the plane and a great guide to use when you get there.
Here is a selection of recommended guide books.
Lonely Planet Tokyo
Very popular guide book from the Lonely Planet team.
Tokyo on Foot
A great guide for anyone who wants to get to know Tokyo by walking around.
Tokyo for Kids
This book is a must for anyone visiting Tokyo as a family.
Tokyo can be tricky to find anything and sometimes even having the full address to a place, can still be difficult. This book helps to solve this problem and is a must for tourists and new expats to Tokyo.
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