Discover Tokyo, where ancient and modern meet
Tokyois one of the most attractive cities in the world offering a variety of experiences from historic shrines to the latest technology. On the one hand, Tokyo has long been a hypermodern hub for technological and cultural innovation. On the other hand, tradicionalism and nature coexist in Tokyo today.
As this time, due to COVID-19, the country’s borders remain closed to international tourists. We recommend you keep reading to explore the city and begin with our list of the top thingsto visit.
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1. Senso-ji Temple
In the Asakusa district, you will find Senso-ji Temple, the most popular temple to visit in Tokyo. You will fall in love with the Kaminari-mon Gate with its big red paper lantern. It is the best place to enjoy the most traditional Japan.
2. Ginza Street
If you like luxury, you can visit a lot of shops in Ginza. It is the top shopping district of Tokyo, with shopping malls, shopping streets and high-end fashion.
3. Ueno Park
It is a Paradise in the center of Tokyo’s old dowtown district. The park also boasts numerous temples and museums to explore. It is popular place to visit during cherry blossom season. In addition to its lovely grounds, you will find the Japan’s oldest zoo and is famous for the pandas.
4. Tokyo Tower
The Tokyo Tower is the tallest steel tower in the world (1,092 feet). It is a symbol of Japan’s post-war rebirth as a major economic power. There is an observation deck where you can see and impressive Tokyo’s landmark.
5. The Scramble
Shubiya Crossing is also known as the world’s busiest pedestrian scramble. There are many people who get excitement from watching the flow of people crossing it. Would you dare to cross it?
This pedestrian is located next to Hachiko Square, another of the city’s attractions. The tale goes that Hachiko, an Akita dog, used to wait at Shibuya Station at the same time and place every evening for his master to return home.
Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay. You can access via the Rainbow Bridge. It is dedicated to entertainment. You can visit a little beach where stands a small replica of the Statue of Liberty.
Harajuku is the center of teenage and Tokyo’s pop culture. This area is one of the best places in the world to indulge your love of an anime character through cosplay. A real urban show!
This area is best known for electronic and tecnologic products. In addition, it is the place to know the Otaku culture: underground idols, gaming, anime and manga figures.
9. Tsukiji Market
Tsukiji Market was knowns as the world biggest wholesale market. From 2018, the tuna auction cannot be seen at this market. Although, the Tsukiji Market remains same as before! This place is where hundreds of long-established restaurants including Sushi restaurants, with the lively and authentic market atmosphere. The best to eat sushi!
10. Hamarikyu Gardens
Hamarikyu Gardens is a great place to relax in central Tokyo, located alongside Tokyo Bay. The traditionally styled garden stands in stark contrast to the skycrapers.
Be patient! As you have less left to travel to one of the most energetic and incredible destination of the world.