TOKYO ARTRIP is a bilingual (Japanese-English) Tokyo guidebook series that introduces various cultures in Japan from art and design enthusiasts' perspectives.
This book, one of the series, focuses on Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in Tokyo.
It introduces 23 places based on the advice of specialists in each of the following four categories.
- See Buddhist Statues and Japanese Art
- View from the perspective of architecture and urbanism
- Experience the history and customs of Tokyo
- Enjoying the worship
This book also includes informative articles on festivals, holidays, and annual events, as well as Omamori (talismans) and other gifts from shrines and temples.