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Tokyo: in pictures

With Tokyo set to host the Olympic Games in 2020, we take you on a photographic tour of 10 of the city's must-sees.

With the announcement that Tokyo will host the Olympic Games in 2020, we take you on a photographic tour of 10 must-see sights in this exciting city. Maybe you’ll want to check it out before the crowds? You’ve got a few years yet!

1. Shinjuku

Shinjuku © PKOM / Shutterstock.com

2. The Bullet train

Bullet train, Tokyo © Vacclav / Shutterstock.com

3. Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower

4. Sensō-ji

Sensō-ji, Tokyo

5. Daigo-ji

Koishikawa Kōrakuen Garden, Tokyo

6. Tokyo Metro

Subway, Tokyo

7. Harajuku

Harajuku punk band © jarvis gray / Shutterstock.com

8. Asahi

Asahi Breweries, Tokyo © SeanPavonePhoto / Shutterstock.com

9. Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market, Tokyo © bluehand / Shutterstock.com

10. Tradition

Japanese women in traditional costume, Tokyo