With their staggering array of sights and sounds, Tokyo’s entertainment districts are special places to be; locations where the possibilities are arguably endless, and the only real limits are money and imagination.
Yet now and again, it’s nice to get away. A long way away. And amazingly that is still achievable in the city itself. Head west, way out west, and along with the capital’s only village, there are views that are as far from ‘typical’ Tokyo as it’s feasible to get.
No neon. No people. Not even a vending machine. Just nature.