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Travel Tips for Japan: 15 of Tokyo's top attractions.

We have a number of lucky clients heading out to Japan this year and Tokyo is high on the list of places to visit. Why? Because Tokyo is simply one of the most alluring places on this planet.

The high energy of the city and its attractions are enough to add Tokyo to your bucket list.

So when you finally take action to visit the capital of Japan, make sure you have an itinerary so you can visit as many of the city's most significant locations and landmarks as possible.

  • Check Out Themed Cafes

Cute food at Tokyo's themed cafes

Japan is known for its exciting niche cafes. Dine with monkeys or get served by your favorite cartoon characters.

If you can fathom it, there's likely a cafe for it.

  • Relax in a Shrine

Japanese shrine

Not only can you relax in a shrine, but you can spend the night in one too.

  • Attend a Sumo Match

Sumo wrestlers about to start a match

Sumo is an admired sport in Japan. If you can, go to a match or watch the Sumo wrestlers practice in the mornings.

  • Partake in a Tea Ceremony

A woman leading a Japanese tea ceremony

Tea ceremonies, especially Matcha tea ceremonies, are insanely popular.

  • Go to an Anime Convention

People dressed as Anime characters on the steps of a shrine in Japan

Manga and anime are huge in Japan. On the island of Odaiba from August to December, you can attend the largest convention in the country, Comiket.

  • Shop in Asakusa

Shopping in Akasuka, Tokyo, Japan

The Asakusa District is the best place to find a traditional kimono and to enjoy a little shopping.

  • Sleep at a Ryokan

Traditional Japanese Ryokan with tatami mats

Staying at one of these inns is one of the most magnificent and intimate ways to experience Japanese hospitality.

  • Experience a Festival

People dancing in traditional dress at Japanese festival

Matsuris (festivals) are extremely exciting and a fantastic way to indulge in the Japanese culture.

Enjoy street food, geishas, parades, dancing, music, and lots of bright colors.

  • Soak in Natural Spring Water

Natural hot spring in Japan surrounded by fall foliage

An onsen is a natural hot spring that many come to soak and relax in.

  • Visit Izakaya Alleys

Izakaya alley in Tokyo with many restaurants

Izakaya alleys are Japanese gastropubs where the residents go to have drinks and snacks in the afternoon.

  • Check Out an Art Museum

Art exhibit in Tokyo

There are dozens of art museums in Tokyo. Try to visit a few, including the Mori Art Museum.

  • Experience Hanami

People enjoying the cherry blossoms in Japan

It is a tradition to picnic under the cherry blossoms after they bloom in the spring.

  • Wander Through the Sensoji Temple

Sensoji temple in Tokyo

Nestled in the Asakusa district, the Sensoji Temple is undoubtedly an ancient sight to behold.

  • Enjoy City Views from the Tokyo Tower

Tokyo observation tower with mirrors sculptural accents

Go to the main observation deck of the Tokyo Tower for a breathtaking sight of the city.

  • Join a Mario Kart Race

People preparing to MarioKart race in Tokyo

Go-karting is popular in Tokyo and mainly if it includes dressing up as your favorite Mario character.

With so many spectacular places to experience in Tokyo, there's no end to the diversity of adventures to be had!

So, if you just added or have had Tokyo on your life itinerary, let's get started planning your vacation! Just click the link below to set up your initial consultation.


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