The Yamanote Line is the most familiar in Tokyo. Surprising architectural masterpieces may lie dormant around it. This compact guidebook allows you to walk around all 30 stations on the Yamanote Line while appreciating the architecture of the surrounding area.
The guidebook includes more than 100 entries, including historic mansions, classical Western-style buildings, showrooms of long-established furniture makers, the library of a French writer who survived an air raid, retro buildings reflecting the history of the Showa period, etc. Every two stations are introduced with photos and text to make it easy to understand what to see. This is a perfect book for architecture lovers and for walking around town.
・Dining at historical buildings in Kanda
・The Unique Architect Von Jour Caux
・Artist’s residence and studio
・The Tokyo Toilet: 16 Creators in Competition
and many more columns!
- Release Date:
- September, 2022