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Time Travel Tokyo: The City’s Best Old-World Districts

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Tokyo is nothing if not a city of extremes and hidden delights, and while the slick inner-city neighborhoods—like Shibuya and Akihabara—are a lot of fun, they make up just half of the town. Tokyo is a metropolis that’s been through more than its fair share of structural destruction.
The bombings of WWII and the Great Kanko Earthquake of 1923 did a great job of demolishing the older buildings which occupied the city center. If you head a little farther out though, you’ll find plenty of traditional pockets standing proud in their ramshackle glory. These areas are the real, authentic Tokyo, and one that’s a whole lot of fun to explore.
Yanaka
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Positioned just northeast of Ueno Station, Yanaka is a hybrid neighborhood. These


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