Tokyo – What to see? Travel Guide

Tokyo – What to see? Travel Guide

The Japanese capital received its name in the second half of the nineteenth century ( Tōkyō – means “eastern capital”). The original name was – Edo, which has evolved over 2.5 thousand years – transforming from a fishing village, first into a shogun seat, then an emperor. Destroyed in 1923 by an earthquake and almost razed during the air raids during World War II, Tokyo was reborn even more wonderful. Now it is a multi-million metropolis called Big Tokyo. Imagine that the Tokyo downtown is bigger than the of Krakow. Traveling from one end to the other (about 150 km) can take several hours despite a […]

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