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Quick & Easy Tokyo 东京自由行 PART 2

Tokyo prior to 1968 was known as Edo, a small castle town in the 16th century but today it is the world’s most populous metropolis and one of Asia’s must visit destinations for unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture, art and dining. Not to mention the rich history offered by this city to visitors is beyond words can describe. If one only have a few days in Tokyo then…

1968年之前,东京被称为江户,是一个16世纪的小城堡。但是,今天东京是世界上人口最多的大都市,亚洲必访的选择无限之购物、娱乐、文化、艺术和餐饮旅游胜地。暂且不提深厚的历史背景,这个城市给予游客的感觉笔墨难以形容。如果一个人在东京只有几天的时间…

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ueno Park 上野公园

Ueno is a good choice for those who seek a walk in the park and a chance to visit a few museums at close proximity. Ueno Park is famous for its cherry blossoms that bloom in Spring and lotuses that flower in Summer. Nearby are the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum and the Tokyo Cultural Hall. Children will love the zoo in the park. Next to the Ueno station is the Ameyayokocho Market where one can again wander around shopping for miscellaneous that include clothes, bags, shoes, etc.

对于喜欢在公园散步,参观博物馆的人而言,上野是一个好地方。上野公园因春季樱花和夏天莲花盛开而闻名。附近有国立西方艺术博物馆、东京国立博物馆、东京都市博物馆和东京文化会馆,而孩子们最喜欢公园里的动物园。上野站的下一站是阿美横町市场,你可在这里购买服装、箱包、鞋子等等。

 

 

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Kabukichō 歌舞伎町

Shinjuku is one of the busiest place in Tokyo where the JR train station here serves more than 3.5 million passengers a day. There are large scale shopping stores such as Time Square, Keio department store, Isetan and many more. It is almost impossible to tell one how to walk around Shijuku as it is a big area with too many shopping and entertainment. Stamina and deep pockets are very much needed in this area.

When the sun sets, then that is the time when Kabukicho comes alive and the dancers strip. The place is relatively safe at night but visitors should be careful of scams and pick pockets. There are a few good Ramen stores around where one can request another two extra ramen noodle free of charge if you have such big stomach.

新宿是东京最繁华的地方,JR火车站每天进出的人次超过350万人。这里有大型购物商场如时代广场、庆应义塾百货、伊势丹等等。由于新宿范围太大,购物及娱乐场所太多,你难以教人如何在那儿逛街。脚力和雄厚的财力,在这里都很重要。夕阳西下时,则是歌舞伎町开始活跃,舞者开始赤裸的时候。虽然这个地方晚上相对比较安全,但游客也要小心提防骗子和扒手。这里有几家不错的拉面店,如果你胃口够大,还可以额外吃两碗免费的拉面。

 

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Akibahara 秋叶

Akibahara or Akiba in short is well known for being the world leading electronic place. Not only this is the place for those looking for the latest electronic gadgets, it is also the mecca for otakus. Visiting anime or idol fans from near and far will visit this place especially on Sundays where many be in their manga, anime and Japan cosplay. Some may consider this culture twisted especially for those with traditional up-bringing or conservative mind-set but to others, it is an opportunity where the virtual world comes alive.

秋叶是世界领先的电子产品圣地,这不仅是寻觅最新电子产品的地方,它也是御宅族的圣地。来自各地的动漫迷都会前来此地参观,特别在星期日,许多人会以漫画、动画和日本角色扮演的形象出现。对于比较传统保守的人士而言,这种文化显得扭曲,但对其他人而言,这是虚拟世界变成真实的机会。

 

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Tokyo Sky tree 东京天空树

Tokyo Sky Tree is the venue for those who prefer an indoor, more relaxing and cooler shopping experience. It is the world’s tallest ‘free-standing tower’ at 634m with two observation decks overlooking Tokyo with a spectacular panoramic view. A large shopping complex and an aquarium are located on the base.

东京天空树特别为喜欢室内轻松和超酷购物体验的人而设立,它是世界上最高的“自由独立塔”,高634米,具有两个观景台,可俯瞰东京壮观的全景,底层是一个大型购物中心和水族馆。

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Sensoji Temple 浅草寺

If you only have time to visit one temple then the Sensoji Temple located in Asakusa will be the perfect choice. This is Tokyo’s oldest and one of the most popular yet most colourful temples. It is hard to miss this temple as it has a big red lantern with Japanese wordings written in black hanging in front of the main entrance. Upon entering, visitors will be greeted with a 200 meters shopping street called Nakamise that have interesting small shops selling from typical Japanese souvenirs such as folding fans, chopsticks, etc., to local traditional hand made snacks. Only after walking through the centuries old shopping street then one will approach the main hall and the five starred pagoda. There are many events held throughout the year here and the annual festival of the Asakusa Shrine, the Sanjay Matsui held in May is the biggest.

如果你只有时间参观一所庙宇,那么浅草寺将是你完美的选择。这是东京最古老和最受欢迎,也最丰富多彩的寺庙。你很难错过这个寺庙,因为它有一个写上黑色日文的大红灯笼挂在大门前。步入其间,将有200米长的仲见世购物街欢迎你。这里有许多有趣的小店铺,售卖典型的日本纪念品如折扇、筷子、当地传统的精致点心等等。走过了这条拥有百年历史的商业街,你就会来到正殿和五宝塔。这里整年活动不断,浅草寺每年5月举办的一年一度三社祭是最大型的节庆。

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Quick & Easy Tokyo 快速及简易的游览东京

Tokyo prior to 1968 was known as Edo, a small castle town in the 16th century but today it is the world’s most populous metropolis and one of Asia’s must visit destinations for unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture, art and dining. Not to mention the rich history offered by this city to visitors is beyond words can describe. If one only have a few days in Tokyo then…

在1968年前,东京被称为江户。若追溯回更早以前的历史,东京在16世纪时只是一个小镇,不过,如今已演变为亚洲着名及必游的大都市,不管是购物、娱乐、文化、艺术及食物,都有着繁多的选择,还有其丰富历史,往往让到访游客目不暇给。如果只能在东京待个几天,建议如下:


It is highly recommended that short stay visitors should purchase a daily travel pass that can be used on all JR, subways and bus lines within the Tokyo district. Trains run from 5am till midnight. Transportation here can be very expensive if one does not plan properly.

推荐打算短程旅游的游客购买一日游车券,这样就可在一天内无限量乘搭东京的地铁及巴士。地铁系统是从早上5时至凌晨运作,若没提早规划行程,东京的交通费是蛮高的。


Tokyo DisneySea is a good choice for those who have been to a few Disneyland around the world and wanted to experience something different but still within the magical Disney. A fantasy theme park inspired by myths and legends of the sea, many reviews have stated that this park is more suitable for the grown up audience but personally I feel that there is no such thing as adults when it comes to the world of Disney. It is the place that even the elderly feel as if they were kids as it just brings back so many memories.

若曾到其他国家的迪斯尼乐园游玩的人士,来东京时不妨到访全球唯一以海洋为主题的迪斯尼海洋乐园,既能带来全新感受,也能继续保有迪斯尼乐园梦幻及童话般的氛围。虽然经常有人会说,迪斯尼海洋乐园是适合成人游玩的园地,可是我还是觉得,既然来到迪斯尼乐园,就再没有小孩及成人之分了。这是一个让成人也能返老还童的乐园,伴随的还有很多年幼时期的美好回忆。

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Odaiba is a man-made island in Tokyo Bay where shopping and entertainment are plenty for those who love to explore. Besides the Fuji Building and the Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Joypolis is a fun and exciting play station for those with strong hearts whereas the National Museum of Emerging Science or also known as Miraikan offers visitors an insight to how far technology has progressed and if you are lucky, Asimo will sing for you. Palette Town is a large shopping and entertainment centre that consists of Venus Fort shopping centre, the Ferris Wheel, Zepp Tokyo, Toyota Mega Web and Tokyo Leisureland. There is no doubt that one will feel the ‘pain’ especially on the legs after a long day’s walk so remember to save some time to visit Oedo Onsen, the hot spring theme park that offers baths, scrubs and massages. Guests are expected to be naked.

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台场是日本东京湾内一座以填海造陆方式製造出来的巨大人工岛,修筑了许多採用现代规划造景的商场与娱乐设施,供游客探索其中。

位于富士电视台建筑物及彩虹大桥旁的世嘉电子游戏玩乐城,适合追求刺激感的游客。若是来到日本科学未来馆,则可见识科技的进步,幸运的话,还可看到机器人Asimo的演唱。五彩城(Palette Town)是一个大型的娱乐商城,由维纳斯广场、摩天轮、Zepp  Tokyo体育馆、丰田汽车Mega   Web展示场及东京休闲乐园组成。

要在一天内游览这麽多地方,脚板会一定很痛呢!因此,别忘了预留一些时间到访大江户温泉馆,享受温泉泡澡及按摩。值得一提的是,客人在享受温泉泡澡时必须祼体。

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