What to Expect
In the morning
1. Tsukiji Fish Market (outer market): Sushi, donburi (rice bawl dish), fresh fruit, and various set meal are available. Various kinds of Japanese kitchen knives are also popular among tourists.
2. Hama-rikyu Gardens: Originally built as the family garden of Tokugawa Shogun, this garden still attracts people as an oasis in urban center. You can enjoy powdered green tea and Japanese sweets at Nakajima-no-ochaya.
3. Waterbus from Hama-rikyu Gardens to Asakusa: Enjoy the view of very unique bridges across the Sumida River.
In the afternoon
4. Asakusa: You can learn coexistence of Buddhism and Shintoism by visiting Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa-jinja shrine. How about buying traditional Japanese souvenirs at the shopping arcade called Nakamise?
Asakusa also offers various gourmet dining. I’d recommend you have quality wa-gyu (Japanese beef) sukiyaki, beautiful tempura, or any other Japanese cuisine.
5. Ginza: Several new landmarks has emerged. You must be impressed by the state-of the art architectures in this district. The streets are lined with long established specialty shops and high-end boutiques.
Enjoy feeling the amazing combination of good-old things and the latest stuff through my tour.