Featuring on every traveller's wishlist, there are many tourist attractions in Tokyo that could keep a visitor busy for at least a couple of weeks! On your visit, you can explore places such as the Meiji Jingu Shrine, the lovely Ueno Park, the shopping and entertainment area of Roppongi, the Tsukiji Fish Market which is one of the largest fish markets in the world, the fascinating Tokyo National Museum and the opulent Tokyo Imperial Palace.
One of the things to do in Tokyo is going up the Tokyo Tower to its observation deck from where you will get to see stunning panoramic views of the city. And who can forget Disneyland?! If you are visiting the city with your kids, a visit to Tokyo Disneyland is a must. If museums intrigue you, the city plays host to a lot of them. You can plan a visit to either or all of the following museums- Edo- Tokyo Museum, Ghibli Museum, Subway Museum, National Museum of Nature And Science and the Mori Art Museum.
Other places of interest in Tokyo include the Ueno Zoo, the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, the Rainbow Bridge, the Sony Building shopping complex, the Asakusa District, the Sensoji Temple and the Zojo-ji temple.
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#1 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 203549 times in trip plans
Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids
1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8557, Japan
05:00 am - 06:00 pm
Japan has a very special relationship with its royal family. The Japanese Diet (governing body) commemorated Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken by enshrining them at the Meiji Jingu Shrine. Emperor Meiji brought about wide-spread change in Japanese society and politics by opening up of trade and policies with other nations of the western world. The M...
#2 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 197388 times in trip plans
Park, Leisure, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
110-0007 Tokyo Ueno Park, Taito-ku, 5-20
05:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Ueno park is officially called the “Ueno Imperial Gift Park “ because it was a gift from Emperor Taisho to Tokyo city as a place of public recreation. The park is rich with greenery and birds during winter. This park also includes many other attractions in it. A number of famous museums like the Tokyo National Museum, the National M...
#3 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 177146 times in trip plans
Hotel, Bar, Dance Club, Pubs, Restaurant, Shopping Center, Neighborhoods , Stree...
Roppongi is one of Tokyo's high end shopping and nightlife areas. The name literally means "6 trees" and legend has it that 6 old, large trees were at the center of this area but have long been destroyed in World War II. Post-World War II, this area was inhabited by foreigners and business catering to them but Japanese customers followed soon after...
#4 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 175032 times in trip plans
Market, Family And Kids
5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
05:00 am - 03:00 pm
One of the largest fish markets in the world is the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. This market has it's unique method of operation and is a must visit. The market starts early work very early- around 4 am and works till 8 am. They have a unique way of bidding for prices that is like an auction. The cutting of fresh fish from around the world takes p...
#5 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 149837 times in trip plans
Art Museum, Museum, Garden, Waterfall, Historical Site, Palace, Performance, Fam...
1-1 Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-8111, Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The sprawling three kilometer campus of the Imperial palace is at the heart of this old capital. With the resident royal family of Japan, the Tokyo Imperial palace is a piece of living history in Japan. The Eastern gardens are free to visit and have flowers blooming at all times of the year. This was the original location of the Edo castle but it w...
#6 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 179932 times in trip plans
Family And Kids, Tower, Observation Deck
4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato, Tokyo 105-0011, Japan
09:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tokyo Tower is the beacon of hope and a symbol that is instantly synonyms with the city of Tokyo. The tower is a transmission tower with observational decks with views of the cityscape. Modeled after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, this orange and white tower was built in 1958. This is the second tallest structure in the country and you can get a view r...
#7 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 115161 times in trip plans
Bridge, Family And Kids, Architecture
105-0000, Minato-ku, Tokyo Rainbow Bridge
The Rainbow Bridge is a suspension bridge joining Odaiba to the mainland. The bridge is 798 meters long and was completed in 1993.
This bridge is 2 tiered- the upper tier carries an expressway while the lower tier holds an express train! It is an Engineering marvel. There is a walkway provided on the lower level to enjoy a stroll along the bridge. ...
#8 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 53543 times in trip plans
Outdoors, Mountain, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Rock Climbing, Nature
Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka Prefecture,Japan.
Mount Fuji is the symbol of Japan and is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. The near perfect conical shape of the volcanic cone and the climb to the top is a journey that is sure to change your life. The climb can be started off during the latter part of the day, camping on the mountain and then continuing to catch the sunrise at the pe...
#9 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 83198 times in trip plans
Outdoors, Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Rides
1-1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0031, Japan
08:00 am - 10:30 pm
Who doesn't love the mouse with the black and white suit and his cute girlfriend with the polka dots? For Disney fans one and all, Tokyo Disneyland is sure to fill you up with fun up to your gills. Not only do you get to enjoy the fun rides and meet and greet with characters from your favorite animation films but you also get to see the Disney Sea ...
#10 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 53184 times in trip plans
Family And Kids, Observation Deck
1-1 Furugome, Narita-shi, Chiba-ken 282-0004, Japan
06:30 am - 09:00 pm
The Observation Deck at Narita Airport Terminal 2 is another one of the attractions in the city loved for its relaxed feel and to simply spend some time watching airplanes come and go. This deck is smaller than the observation deck at Terminal 1 but is worth the pit-stop- especially if you love planes or simply want to take a break from shopping fo...
#11 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 127224 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Art Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids, Sculpture
13-9 Uenokoen, Taito, Tokyo 110-8712, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest museum in Japan. It was built in 1872 in the Ueno Garden. This museum has a vast breadth of artifacts from different periods of history in Japan. From Buddhism to Samurai to Noh (traditional theater), they have art and sculpture to leave you mesmerized. Not just history but modern art also has a special place...
#12 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 93836 times in trip plans
Art And Culture, Family And Kids, Architecture , Specialty Museum
1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Edo Museum in Tokyo is a window into the lives of the people who resided in the old capital from 1600s to late 1800s. The architecture, the culture and the rush of urbanization is visible in the exhibits at the museum. A replica of the Nihonbashi (literally meaning Japan Bridge) is placed at the entrance and this permanent exhibit is itself 400...
#13 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 60163 times in trip plans
Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
1-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0013, Japan
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
A Ghibli studio is the home of Totoro- a character that is associated with nature and nostalgia that can only be the sweetness of our childhoods. Based on the movie “Tonari no Totoro” (the English title is My neighbor Totoro) has a world-wide fan following over a wide age-group. This museum has art and figurines inspired by the movies f...
#14 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 127557 times in trip plans
Garden, Leisure, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
11 Naito-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0014, Japan
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Originally the residence of a royal family during the Edo era, Shinjuku Gyoen is one of the most beautiful gardens in the country. The lawns are lush green and with trees that are changing color in fall or pink during spring. The garden is a blend of 3 landscaping styles of the French Formal Garden, English Landscape Garden and Japanese Traditional...
#15 of 142 Things to do in Tokyo | Added 56015 times in trip plans
Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
Edogawa-ku, Higashi-Kasai 6-3-1.located underneath Kasai station (Tozai line)
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Tokyo runs on tracks. The Edogawa Subway Museum gives you the ins- and outs of this fascinating mode of transport. It tell you about the when, where and how of subways in the capital. They also go into detailed explanations of tunnelling and safety measures of trains and building procedures. What most people will find best though is the train...