Tokyo Travels

One of the most desirable places to visit - and one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in, Tokyo, Japan practically needs no further introduction given how well-known it is in all sides of the world. Also one of the home of one of our gallery stores, let's take a peek at some of the things that make Tokyo so cool.

Offering an awe-inspiring mix of modern and traditional elements, Tokyo definitely has something interesting for everyone. From old-world ramen shops to towering skyscrapers, to funky street fashion, anyone who pays it a visit will definitely have a grand time taking photos – lots of it.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, according to community member shooooter is the Tokyo Tower, and with a height of 333m…they tried to get a bit creative in trying to shoot it in its full glory.

Photo by shooooter

Another popular city landmark is the Tokyo Sky Tree, which is also the largest tower in Tokyo. Housing restaurants and retail outlets, the Tokyo Sky Tree is also targeted for tourists who want to enjoy the best of modern Tokyo. Community member kyonn was able to take some photos of this well-known tower while it was still being constructed a couple of years back.

Photo by kyonn

Among this bustling city’s 20+ districts, two of the most popular ones are Shinjuku and Shibuya, which is where you can find office buildings and places where the cool kids hang out, respectively.

Shooting at Shinjuku by shooooter
Shibuya street scene by wil6ka

Aside from its popular skyscrapers, another tourist attraction not to be missed are Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea, which showcase all sorts of fun things for kids and the young at heart. Even the locals can’t get enough of it!

Taken at Tokyo Disneyland by ndroo

However, with so many things to see, do, and photograph in Tokyo, one city guide article simply isn’t enough. So make sure to watch out for another Tokyo city guide article roundup here at the Locations section to see more of what’s in store in one of the world’s most fascinating cities.

Talk shop, stock up on films or get a new camera while you’re in Taiwan! Visit the Taipei Lomography Gallery Store at:
6-23-6 Jingumae
1500001 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
tel: +81 3 6427 5434
fax: 81 3 6427 5434
info@lomography.jp
shop@lomography.jp
Tokyo store homepage
www.lomography.jp
Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 12:00pm – 8:00pm

written by ungrumpy on 2012-03-26 in #world #locations #tokyo #locations #city-guide

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