What to Expect
Tokyo has many fantastic sightseeing spots. Please let me know which Zone you are interested so that I could combine those places and make a itinerary for you!
Zone 1: Asakusa - Senso-ji Temple famous for its main Kaminari-mon Gate ( Thunder Gate ), where a huge red lantern is welcoming you. Nakamise street is the oldest shopping arcade in Japan, best place to buy traditional Japanese souvenirs and sweets. Asakusa Shrine is located in the same compound of Senso-ji Temple. You could learn the difference between Buddism and Shintoim there.
Zone 2: Tokyo Skytree - The tallest freestanding broadcasting tower in the world boasting 634 meters high. Panoramic view from 350 and 450 meters above the ground can be enjoyed.
Zone 3: Ueno Park - Famous for its cherry blossoms viewing . Tokyo National Museum, Shitamachi Museum, Ueno Toshogu Shrine and Ameyoko Shopping Streets etc. Zone 4: Akihabara - Famous for electronics stores and manga & anime related subculture goods. Maid cafe, Animal cafes.
Zone 5: Ginza - Most high-end shopping district in Japan. World famous designers' boutiques and casual fast fashion stores.
Zone 6: Tsukiji Outer Market - Just next to Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market that is the largest market in Japan. You could find anything from foods such as fresh fish, fresh meats, fresh vegetables, and dried foods, to food-related products such as knives and tableware. Many famous restaurants for your breakfast, brunch and lunch.
Zone 7: Imperial Palace - The Nijubashi Bridge in front of the main entrance is the photo taken place. East Gardens of the Imperial Palace is also very beatiful.
Zone 8: Shibuya - Famous for Shibuya scramble crossing in front of the Shibuya Station, Hachiko dog statue is loved by not only Japanese but foreigners too.
Zone 9: Meiji Jingu Shrine - Shinto shrine where the spirits of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken are enshrined. It was built in 1920. The surrounding forest was created by the plantation of 100,000 trees donated from all over Japan.
Zone 10: Harajuku - Just next to Meiji Jingu Shrine, here famous Takeshita Dori Street that has a lot of shops of " Kawaii ( cute ) " fashion. Also Oriental Bazaar ( traditional Japanese souvenirs ).
Zone 11: Shinjuku - Japan's greatest entertainment district where high-rise buildings are lined up next to each other. Let's visit Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories ( Free of charge ), Never-sleep Kabukicho twon. Golden-gai ( 1950's nostalgic narrow drinking streets ) and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden famous for its cherry blossoms viewing.
Zone X: And much more,
Ikebukuro, Tokyo Tower, Zojo-ji Temple, Hama-rikyu Garden, Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, Rikugien Garden, Roppongi (Entertainment), Odaiba(Waterfront futuristic area), Yanaka, Shibamata and so on.