Tokyo Things to Do

  • Ninomaru Garden in East Garden
    Ninomaru Garden in East Garden
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  • East Garden: Donjon Base of Edo Castle
    East Garden: Donjon Base of Edo Castle
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    Viewing Budokan Arena from Donjon Base
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  • 26. Roppongi

    Roppongi gets a bad rap for being a sleazy area that draws Westerners to its bars, strip clubs and dance clubs. People talk about the high crime rates in Roppongi, rare for Japan. In the past few...

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  • 27. Yoyogi Park

    Yoyogi Park, one of Tokyo's most popular gathering places also has a unique history. This was the site of the first powered airplane flight in Japanese history by Orville and Wilbur Wright's long lost...

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  • 28. Tokyo Station

    Tokyo Station's redevelopment is complete, and it makes for an impressive site. I was in the area a few months ago for a meeting actually, but it is hard not to be impressed by the results of the...

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  • 29. Roppongi Hills

    Brand new sprawling complex with more than 200 stores. It also includes a Hyatt hotel, a private club, residences in the tower, a arena, a Virgin Cinema, an art center and even a TV studio. Walk...

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  • 30. Sumida River

    On the first day of the group tour most of us joined our leader Andrew for a day out exploring some different facets of Tokyo. We started with a trip on the Sumida River from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu...

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  • 31. Cherry Blossoms (SAKURA) Viewing

    During the build-up to the actual blooming of the cherry trees, the weather was a little quixotic and there were dire predictions that the blossoms would be affected. I'm sure that wasn't what...

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  • 32. Edo-Tokyo Museum

    This modern museum, which opened in 1993 in a rather striking building, is devoted to the history of Tokyo from the Edo Period which started at the end of the 16th century) to the post World War Two...

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  • 33. Nikko - Day Trip

    On the way to National Park Nikko to see Rin-No-Ji Temples we stop for a moment to take photos of the vermillion lacquered bridge. The sacred Shinkyo Bridge looks down over the clear water of the...

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  • 34. PACHINKO PARLORS

    Since Japanese cannot enjoy gambling in casinos due to government regulations, they have pachinko parlors as a solution. There are many game machines here and you are awarded with small pinballs which...

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  • 35. Kokugikan (National Sumo Stadium)

    No guarantees of course that a tournament will be going while you are in town, but if there is a tournament in progress, it is well worth catching the sumo. There are 6 tournaments a year, 3 of which...

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  • 36. Ghibli Museum - Day Trip

    If you are a big fan of Ghibli's movies, you should go to there immediately! Ghibli museum was amazing. I became a child again and enjoyed everything, when I went to there. One of exhibits is "How to...

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  • 37. Sengaku-ji Temple

    Sengakuji Temple was originally built as one of the main temples of Edo, but over time has become known as the temple of the 47 Ronin. The current hondo dates back to the 1950s, as the original was...

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  • 38. Yokohama - Day Trip

    Yokohama offers many special sights and is worth a day trip from Tokyo. As Japan's second most populous city after Tokyo it contributes to the Greater Tokyo area. Being one of Japan's most important...

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  • 39. Hibiya Park

    Hibiya Park is the first western-styled park in Japan opened in 1903. The park has some monuments(such as The Statue of Jose Rizal, a national hero of the Phillippines), Japanese garden styled ponds,...

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  • 40. The Diet Building

    the main house of the Japanese Congress and the main administrative and political center of Japan. Japan is a monarchy/ parliamentary system where the emperor is the head of state but actual political...

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  • 41. Kabuki-za Theatre

    a center of the ancient japanese stage play of kabuki. Kabuki is a traditional Japanese form of theater with its origins in the Edo period. In contrast to the older Japanese art forms such as Noh,...

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  • 42. Yasukuni-Jinja Shrine

    Yasukuni Shrine was established in 1869 to enshrine those that died for the Emperor to restore his power in the Boshin Wars. As Japan began to wage wars outside its territory, the shrine became a...

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  • 43. Marunouchi

    Walk down Marunochi Naka Dori (nice atmosphere with famous brand shops) and check Marunouchi Building and Shin-Marunouchi Building which are great retail complex. Check the top floor observatory of...

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  • 44. Tokyo National Museum

    Where would you go if you want to see the National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties of Japan? Start from Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park. Particularly Main Building specializing Japanese...

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  • 45. Ikebukuro

    i'm not sure what to call namja town... it was kind of a food court, an arcade, and a haunted house all rolled into one. it's located off the ikebukuro subway stop in sunshine city (a kind of indoor...

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  • 46. Day Trip out of Tokyo

    A farm-like place for kids and adults to visit. Animals, park and amusement park suitable for young children. Events include milking a cow, pig race (children can get chosen to participate), sheep...

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  • 47. Shinjuku Gyoen

    Shinjuku National Garden was completed in 1906 as an imperial garden. It is a beautiful landscaped garden of 150 acres of land. The highlights of the garden are the Kyu-Goryo-Tei (Taiwan Pavilion),...

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  • 48. Yanaka district

    Another itinery which can easily occupy a whole day is a trip to Ueno Park and the nearby old Tokyo areas of Yanaka, Nippori and Nezu. To reach Ueno Park take the train to Ueno Station. Ueno Park...

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  • 49. Sanrio Puroland - Day Trip

    Want to see your kids jump with joy? This man-made attraction Sanrio Puroland is an action packed family day. This indoor theme park has many activities for children of all age groups. The park has...

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  • 50. Shimbashi & Shiodome

    Hope off the train at Shimbashi station (shiodome area is directly connected) and take a walk around the shiodome area. Its a fairly new area with a lot of skyscrapers, so many infact that you do not...

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Tokyo Things to Do

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Tokyo is made up of fifty or more popular areas. Knowing the names of key areas will make your Tokyo trip a lot easier. Here we have 65 popular areas or attractions but there are lots more. To...

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