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What a great surprise this was to me. I had promised myself for years that this was a place I forever wanted to visit. Such is the joy I experienced in this city this is another place I am desperate to go back to. It seriously a place that you could never can get tired of. Tokyo has everything you can ask of a city, and has it in spades: a rich, cosmopolitan dining scene, more cafes and bars than you could visit in a lifetime, fantastic public transport and grassy parks – plus it's clean and safe and if you are a music fan as I am then even that is well catered for in this forever moving city.
Tokyo is a modern city built on old patterns, and in the shadows of skyscrapers you can find wooden shanty bars and quiet alleys, raucous traditional festivals and lantern-lit food stands. In the older neighbourhoods you can shop for handicrafts made just as they have been for centuries, or wander down cobblestone lanes where the geishas once trod. Tokyo is the country's pop-culture factory, where new trends are created. Go and see the latest looks out of the backstreets of Harajuku, as well as the hottest pop stars projected on the giant video screens in Shibuya, all very captivating.
Tokyo's neon-lit streetscapes make you feel like you are on a sci-fi film set – and that was the vision of the city from the 1980s. Tokyo has continued building ever since, pushing the boundaries of what's possible on densely populated, earthquake-prone land, adding ever taller, sleeker structures. Go and see the mega-malls, the edgy designer boutiques from Japan's award-winning architects and marvel at their creativity. I really have to go back. #photography #nofilter #moments #aroundtheworld #capture #seetheworld #aroundtheworld #wanderlust #travel #traveling #holiday #trav #destination #asia #travelling #instatravel #tourist #traveler #beautiful #instagood #photopftheday #picoftheday #bestpicture #love #people #awesomeness