Tokyo, Japan

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This dazzling city is an exciting mix of traditional and modern culture. It is also the house of the Imperial Palace and the seat of the current government. Tokyo holds the title of the most expensive city and is famous for its internationally ranked cuisines, museums, festivals, technological gadgets, sports clubs, drama, symphony, theatre and music.

If you are thinking of heading over to Tokyo for a holiday or a tour than be assured that the best day in Tokyo always starts with the sushi breakfast brought at the Tsukiji Fish Market. Once you get done with this tasty delight there are several other things for you to explore, such as:

Tokyo National Museum

If you are interested in knowing the history of Japan, or only just striking poses and snapping selfies with the various Japanese sculptures than the Tokyo National Museum is your place to go. The museum houses more than 116,000 artifacts that record the history of Japan to date.

Opening Hours: Tues-Sun 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: 13-9 Uenokoen Taito, Tokyo, Japan

The Imperial Palace

The palace is a chief attraction of Tokyo is the Imperial Palace with its surrounding royal gardens and the double bridge. The palace still houses the imperial family therefore pre-registration is required for visitors who want to visit the visitor’s house of the palace.

Meiji Shrine

This is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The people of Tokyo donated 100,000 trees for the Shrine as a result this architectural wonder is standing in the middle of a forest of tall trees.

Opening Hours: Sunrise-sunset daily

Location: 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Sensoji Temple

This exquisite temple is Tokyo’s oldest, most famous and most visited shrine. The temple is dedicated to the Buddhist Goddess of compassion, Kannon. The temple is world famous for its red paper lanterns (a specialty of Tokyo), messenger doves and Incense Vat (known for driving away evil and curing ailments).

Opening Hours: Temple grounds open 24/7 daily. Main hall: 6 or 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Location: Taito, Tokyo, Japan

Ueno Park and Zoo

This is a green Oasis in the heart of Tokyo. The park houses many museums and temples, a lake accessible by boat, a zoo (famous for Pandas) and one of the largest aquariums of Asia (Aqua-Zoo). It is a very popular tourist attraction.

Location: 9-83, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Kanto 110-8711

Ginza

Ginza is the commercial center of Tokyo which is as iconic as the times square of New York. This district has something of everything for you to buy. It is a shopper’s paradise in Tokyo with all the best brands available within a reasonable range. Other famous shopping areas of Tokyo include Akihabara (A tech geek’s nirvana)

Top tourist attractions of Tokyo also include; The Miraikan and Edo-Tokyo Museums, National Museum of Western Art, National Museum of Nature and Science, The Tokyo Skytree, The National Art Center and The Kabuki-za Theatre, Ginza.

Top traditional Cuisines of Tokyo

  • Sushi
  • Ramen
  • Tempura
  • Monjayaki
  • Kaminari Okoshi
  • Edomae-zushi (Edo-style Sushi)

To visit all these locations, eat all the traditional cuisines and enjoy a trip the first thing needed is a comfortable place where you can stay and its best to book a hotel prior to your trip so you would now what to expect.

Best Hotel Booking in Tokyo

  • The Millennials Shibuya
  • Park Hotel Tokyo
  • Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo
  • Hiyori Hotel Maihama
  • Richmond Hotel Premier Asakusa International

If you are interested in watching the falling leaves and the famed autumn colours of Tokyo than now would be the best time to book your hotels with best booking in Tokyo. But if you are interested in seeing the trees in bloom than spring is a good time to visit Tokyo, Japan.

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