Travel Guide to the 2016 Olympic Bid Cities
Even though the International Olympic Committee chose Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics, all the cities that were vying for the honor are worth a visit. CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg offers his guide to travel in each world-class city.
By Peter Greenberg
Original Content | September 29, 2009
This ultramodern metropolis is one of the most exciting cities on the planet—something is always happening in Tokyo.
Seasoned travelers know that a trip to the Tsukiji Central Fish Market is an absolute must to experience traditional Japanese culture—the only downside is that this wholesale auction is best at 5 a.m., so be prepared!
Another rather touristy but necessary stop is Tokyo Tower, but the trick is to go just before dusk. That way you're granted two spectacular views: the Tokyo skyline at sunset and then the sparkling city at night.