Japan, Tokyo City Guide

Tokyo is an enormous City with many attractions, you can also find many travel hotel deals. One of these attractions would be the Imperial Palace it has beautiful 17th-century parks surrounded by walls and moats.

The Imperial Palace is still in use by the imperial family. Let us show you, how to travel to Japan and what is worth to see there.

To stay in Imperial Palace: Shinjuku Washington Hotel Tokyo Main, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Imperial Palace

 

Shimbashi performances

For all the shopping lovers the biggest shopping area in Tokyo is called the Ginza District: Shop till you Drop. It is as iconic as Times Square in New York.

It is a great place to just walk about or even better to sit in one of the many tea and coffee shops or restaurants while watching the rest of the people just rush past.

During weekends when everything open traffic gets barred which makes it one huge pedestrian zones. When night comes huge advertising panels light up with neon advertisements light up the whole place.

It is also where you’ll find the famous Kabuki-za Theater, home to traditional Kabuki performances, as well as Shimbashi and Bunraku performances are staged.

 

Shimbashi performances, Tokyo, Japan
Shimbashi performances

Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo, Japan
Senso-ji Temple

 

In the Asakusa district of Tokyo, the Senso-Ji Temple the city’s most famous shrine which is at the end of a long street of shops where masks, carvings, toys, kimonos, fabrics and precious paper goods are on sale. Dedicated to Kannon, the Buddist goddess of compassion, the temple was established in AD 645 and retains in its original appearance even though it has been rebuilt numerous times.

 

The Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan
The Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine was dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. The construction of the Shrine began in 1915 and was completed in 1926.
Although the original structure was destroyed during World War II it was rebuilt in 1958 it still is considered one of Tokyo’s most important religious sites.

 

Tokyo Sky-tree

Tokyo Sky-tree, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Sky-tree

 

 

The Tokyo Skytree it is a 634-meter tall communication and obsevation tower which raises out of the city like a rocket.

The country’s tallest structure and worlds tallest freestanding tower the Tokyo Sky-tree opened in 2012 and has quickly become one of the city’s most visited tourist attractions thanks to the panoramic views from its restaurant and observation decks with a base designed to for a giant tripod.

Ueno Park – Museum of Nature and Science

Ueno Park - Museum of Nature and Science
Ueno Park

One of Tokyo’s oldest museums is the Ueno Park which is a museum of Nature and Science. It displays traditional Japanese outfits it also features many excellent scientific and technology displays, includes robotics and vintage vehicles.

Harajuku

Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan
Harajuku

Harajuku is the home of Japan’s most extreme teenage cultures and fashion styles, but also offers shopping for adults and some historic attractions.
The side streets are lined with many trendy shops, fashion boutiques, used clothing stores and also crepe stands and fast food outlets.

 

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