Guide

The Tokyo that you see today is a truly modern megacity with the modern office towers, one of the best train/subway systems in world and is the most populous metropolitan area in the world at 39 million. Tokyo is however a very old city and was at one stage a castle town centred around Edo Castle, part of which is now the Tokyo Imperial Palace and the centre of the city. The location of the Tokyo Imperial Palace determined the location of many of the key parts of modern Tokyo, such as Tokyo Station, being in walking distance to the palace.

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    Sensoji Temple

    Sensoji Temple, also known as Asakusa Temple, is Tokyo‘s oldest and most popular temple. Sensoji Temple features a pair grand gates with large red paper lanterns, a pagoda and a large main hall. Sensoji Temple (金龍山浅草寺, Kinryū-zan Sensōji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa district, hence why it is sometimes referred to as Asakusa read more

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    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Deck

    Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Deck is one of the best value Tokyo Observation Decks as it is free to enter and provides excellent views. There are actually two Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories, one in Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building No 1 and the other in Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building No 2. The southern observatory read more

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    Akihabara

    Akihabara is famous for its high tech shopping (electric town), entertainment and meido cafe. Akihabara district is home to hundreds of shops selling every technological gadget you can imagine, from cameras, to robots and wifi just about everything. Akihabara built its reputation as the place to go in Tokyo for very technically advanced hobbyist style parts and read more

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    Daiso Harajuku

    Daiso Harajuku is a flagship store for Daiso, Japan’s largest chain of 100 Yen (discount) stores, with around 2,500 stores in Japan and over 500 overseas. Since 2004 Daiso has been selling products in multiples of 100 Yen including 200, 300, 400 and 500 Yen. Unlike most other 100 Yen stores Daiso does not sell read more

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    Harajuku

    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 significant parks in Tokyo, Yoyogi Park. Harajuku is located in the central Tokyo Special Ward of Shibuya and normally refers to the area around Harajuku Station and down Omotesando (street leading to read more

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    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic traditional Japanese garden in the Kaiyu-shiki-teien or promenade style with a pond and a pair of hills which represent Mount Lu in China. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is one of only seven sites in Japan that is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and Special Historic Site. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is read more

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Tours

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    1-Day Amazing Tokyo Bus Tour

    On this full-day tour you will have the chance to stop and look out at great number of must-see landmarks in Tokyo with your guide such as, the Imperial Palace, the Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, the Tsukiji fish market along with going on a Tokyo Bay Cruise. Explore the famous spots in Tokyo on this read more

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    1-Day Mt Fuji Bus Tour and Fuji Airways 4D Experience

    Discover the World Heritage listed Mt. Fuji, Japan’s highest and majestic mountain.  During your 9 hour tour by air-conditioned coach, you’ll have the chance to visit Kawaguchi-ko Lake, Oshino Hakkai and meet a ninja at the Oshino Ninja Village. The trips up to Mt Fuji’s 5th station at an elevation of 2,300 meters and the flight read more