What to Expect
Tokyo has so many attracting tourists spots. You can visit only 4 or 5 spots in a day. If you tell me your preferences and your starting area: near your hotel, I will make your own itinerary.
1. Tokyo Tower:Just backside of Zojo-ji temple, stands the tower. 300 meter high Tokyo Tower is one of the symbols of Tokyo. At the Main Observatory Deck you can enjoy panoramic views of Tokyo.
2. Zojou-ji temple : Zojo-ji is an old temple founded in 14th century. The second Shogun appointed it as the Tokugawa Shogunate family temple. Its contrast with Tokyo Tower shows Tokyo Now & Then.
3.Imperial Palace:The resident of the Emperor family. It used to be an old castle called Edo-jou, where Tokugawa Shogunate family had been living for almost 300 years until 1868.
4. Asakusa area: A big red paper lantern welcomes you at an entrance gate for Senso-ji temple. The souvenir shop street called Nakamise-Dori is so amusing to visit. Senso-ji itself is the oldest temple in Tokyo, which is said to have been built about 1400 years ago.
5. Ueno Park:The largest park in Tokyo, covering an area of 53 ha(131 ac). Originaly it was a garden of Kan-eiji Temple. In spring it is also famous for its Hanami party.
6. Shibuya crossing:Shibuya station is one of the busiest station in Japan. In front of the station, this crossing is always crowded with people.
7.Meiji Shrine: Meiji Emperor is enshrined here. Even in the middle of Tokyo city, you can feel calm and sacred atmosphere with rich nature.
8. Takeshita-dori shopping street: Located near Meiji Shrine, it is famous for its "Kawaii" goods.
9. Tsukiji fish market:A largest fish market in Japan. You can enjoy an authentic sushi lunch and other traditional Japanese foods here.
10. Hama-rikyu garden: Japanese style garden by the sea. It used to be a resort villa for Tokugawa Shogunate family. You can reach Asakusa by boat from here.