Tokyo Attractions: Over 550 Tokyo attractions including Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo Disneyland, Meiji Shrine, Senso-ji and more Tokyo attractions.
Tokyo attractions interactive map.
Tokyo is packed with attractions for tourists and visitors
to Tokyo. You can go on some of the organised
Tokyo Tours to see many of
these Tokyo attractions or explore them yourself. It is best to workout an
itinerary before you arrive in Tokyo, we have some sample
for you to use.
Tokyo Attractions: Nijubashi Bridge at Tokyo Imperial Palace.
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Edo Tokyo Museum
Edo Tokyo Museum is a museum of the history of Tokyo in Sumida . The main features of the permanent exhibitions are the life-size replica of the Nihonbashi, which was the bridge leading into...
Harajuku is a significant fashion and shopping district, but it also includes Tokyo's most popular shine, Meiji Jingu Shrine and one of the most signficant parks in Tokyo, Yoyogi Park. Haraj...
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic Japanese garden close to Tokyo University, who now owns the park, in the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo. Yorifusa Mito, a Daimyo, started constructio...
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu Shrine is one of the most popular shines in Tokyo. Meiji Jingu Shrine is in the middle of large evergreen forest of 120,000 trees which is surprising given it is in Harajuku. Mei...
Sensoji Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple also known as Asakusa Temple. Sensoji Temple is Tokyo's oldest, and one of its most significant, temples. Sensoji Temple is in Asakusa District o...
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park and one of the most beautiful in
Tokyo featuring Japanese, French and English styles. With 1,500 cherry trees, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden...
Tokyo Disneyland is one of the most popular theme parks in the world. Tokyo Disneyland, which opened in 1983, is part of the Tokyo Disney Resort complex, which includes Tokyo DisneySea, Iksp
Tokyo Imperial Palace
Tokyo Imperial Palace is the home of the Emperor of Japan (the Japanese head of state). Tokyo Imperial Palace is surrounded by a moat and a high wall and occupies the most expensive square k...
Tokyo National Museum
Tokyo National Museum, frequently referred to as TNM, is the top museum in Japan and exhibits fine Japanese artefacts including pre-historical ones, plus other artefacts from Asia. The colle...
Tokyo Tower is a Japanese icon and famous site in Tokyo. Tokyo Tower features public observation deck and cafe. The Tokyo Tower design is based on the Eiffel Tower, but is 333 meters tall (9...
SURROUNDING TOKYO ATTRACTIONS
There are many great locations to visit while in Tokyo.
Most of these are day trips from Tokyo.
Mt Fuji, one of the main icons of Japan. Mt Fuji is a near symmectrical volcanic cone and Japan's tallest mountain at 3776 metres.
Hakone is resort town in the mountains close to Tokyo and thus very popular with foreigners and Japanese alike. Hakone features many onsen, ropeways, museums, mountain forrest views, lake cruises and a historic shrine.
Kamakura is famous for its many beautiful temples and shrines including the statue of the Great Buddha. Kamakura is a very popular tourist destination for both Japanese and foreigners as it located 50 km south-west of Tokyo.
Nikko is famous for its temples and shrines including three which are World Heritage sites. The township of Nikko is surrounded by beautiful forrest. Located nearby is Nikko National Park with its famous waterfalls.
Yokohama is a fashionable port town with much of Western influence. Yokohama used to be a small fishing village until 1859, when Japan abolished the policy of national seclusion which had been in place for over 200 years. This policy change resulted in Yokohama opening its port for trading with foreigners. Since then, many Western influence first reached Japan via Yokohama, such as daily newspapers and railway. Nowadays, Yokohama is deemed to be a fashionable city for shopping and outings.
Author: Craig Fryer