Tokyo Itinerary 3 Days

What to Do in Tokyo in 3 Days Tour

This is a glimpse of what to do in Tokyo in 3 days. We have mentioned some of the frequently added attractions in Tokyo that range from historical to natural, from fun-filled to the most popular. Explore more travel ideas for a perfect 3-day Tokyo itinerary.

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3 Days in Tokyo - Perfect 72 Hours Guide

As the capital of Japan, Tokyo is impressive with a perfect fusion of traditional aesthetics and bold innovations. The city is a delight for those looking to explore newer territories. Its exceptionally designed spaces, busy train stations, impressive gardens, sky-high hotels, and an absorbing vibe will charm every visitor to the core!

If you have 3 days in Tokyo, here are some of the top attractions that you can visit in Tokyo.

What to see in 3 days in Tokyo?

Get spooked at the Aokigahara Forest 

The eerie looking Aokigahara Forest has long been mentioned in many Japanese stories and mythology and is known as a place of evil, demons, and paranormal activities.

Shop at Akihabara 

For those looking to buy some electronics, Akihabara is your go-to shopping district. Right from electronics to anime and manga products, the hundreds of shops here will leave you spoilt for choice!

Relax at the Beni Fuji no Yu Onsen 

Offering great views of Mt. Fuji, the Beni Fuji no Yu Onsen is best known for its natural hot water springs.

Step back in time at the Edo Wonderland 

One of Japan’s most intriguing eras – the Edo period lasted from 1603 to 1857. The Edo Wonderland theme park has recreated history through the means of period costumes, ninja demonstrations, architecture, and theatre performances.

Be charmed at the Ginza Shopping District 

Known for its line of chic and cosmopolitan shops, the Ginza Shopping District is a place to see some of the city’s best neon lights. Towering department stores and nightclubs are just an added bonus.

Revisit history at the Imperial Palace 

Tokyo's Imperial Palace has been the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan and the imperial family. While the insides of the palace are closed to the public, a photo op here is a must!

Visit the dramatic Hakone National Park 

Perfect for a day trip from Tokyo, the Hakone National Park offers plenty of activities apart from being a vantage point to view the spectacular Mt. Fuji.

Enjoy the bizarre nightlife at Kabukicho 

One of the city’s busiest nightlife and red-light districts, Kabukicho is a must visit.

Watch a match at the Kokugikan Sumo Stadium & Museum

Join more than 10000 sumo fans to watch your favourite sumo wrestle it out!

Visit the second tallest Buddha in Japan

At the Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura), this 47-foot (14-meter) tall bronze Buddha statue is one of the top things to do in Tokyo.

Take a train to Mt. Fuji

The country’s tallest mountain is a train ride away from Tokyo. And if you are up for it, you can even go hiking on Mt. Fuji.

Buy souvenirs at Nakamise Street

Every traveller needs this! A dedicated shopping space for kitschy souvenirs and trinkets to bring home, the Nakamise Street must not be missed.

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With More Days in Hand

Spend your days like a local when you are for more than 3 days in Tokyo. Visit famous sightseeing places, plan day trips to nearby cities, and enjoy touring with family and friends. Be part of the events happening in the city. Check what to do in Tokyo in 4 days or 5 days.

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