Perched on the head of Tokyo Bay in the Pacific coast, Tokyo is an attractive city brimming with historical monuments, museums, state of the art skyscraper and enriched with cultural and historical landscape.
Visit Tokyo’s oldest temple at Sensoji located at Asakusa. Before you arrive at the famous Kaminarimon gate, stroll through Nakamise Street lined with traditional street food. For contemporary digital art filled with mesmerising lights, visit the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless showcasing interactive art experience.
Drop by Shibuya for Tokyo’s trendiest district featuring unique fashion, massive malls, boutique shops, restaurants and fantastic eats. Make sure to witness the well known Shibuya Crossing where the busiest crossings intersects to create a chaotic but intriguing scene as pedestrians weave through the crowds. For more unique and cute Japanese fashion, head to Harajuku where the streets are lined with stylish boutique shops, malls and cafes.
If you’re a Ghibli fan, gather around the Ghibli Museum discovering the legendary animation studio by Hayao Miyazaki exhibiting the history and techniques of animation, smaller special exhibitions, children’s play area, rooftop garden, gift shop and café. Look up and above at the emblematic Tokyo Tower and head inside to admire the sweeping city landscape at the observation deck. For a new perspective of Tokyo Tower, walk to Zojoji Temple, which is the leading temple of the Jodo sect of Japanese Buddhism.
Relax at a peaceful garden retreat in the city’s heart at Ueno Park enabling close access to Tokyo Metropolitan art Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science, Ueno Royal Museum, amphitheatre, pond and cherry blossoms. Regardless where your journey starts, a city rendezvous in Tokyo would make your day endless.
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