Where should you go in Tokyo?
- #1. Tokyo National Museum. Tokyo National Museum.
- #2. Meiji Shrine. Meiji Shrine.
- #3. Sensoji Temple. Sensoji Temple.
- #4. Odaiba. Odaiba.
- #5. Imperial Palace. Imperial Palace.
- #6. National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
- #7. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.
- #8. Ginza.
Where should I go in Japan for the first time?
The majority of first time visitors to Japan will typically visit Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka with many also visiting Hiroshima. The four cities can be visualised as a straight west to east line as you can catch a single train line which stops in all 4 cities.
What should you not miss in Tokyo?
5 Places Not to Miss in Tokyo
- Tsukiji Market. Metro stop: Tsukiji.
- Meiji Shrine. JR stop: Harajuku.
- Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Metro stop: Shinjuku-gyoemmae.
- Harajuku. JR stop: Harajuku.
- The Arcades of Ikebukuro. Metro and JR stop: Ikebukuro.
- Bonus: Park Hyatt Tokyo. Metro and JR stop: Shinjuku.
Where can I go for free in Tokyo?
25 Things To Do In Tokyo For Free
- Hanabi – Japanese Fireworks. Picture from 1000 Fireworks In 5 Seconds!
- Matsuri – Japanese Festivals. Picture from Sanja Matsuri – Asakusa’s Greatest Festival!
- Watch a Sumo Practice.
- Suntory Musashino Free Brewery Tour.
- Toyosu Fish Market.
- Visit Public Parks.
- The Imperial Palace East Garden.
- Meiji Shrine and Harajuku.
How many days is enough in Tokyo?
But, for most mortals with jobs and limited budgets, I’d suggest spending three or four days in Tokyo. For example, if you have a week to spend in Japan, I’d recommend three days in Tokyo and four in Kyoto. If you need help deciding how much time to spend in Tokyo versus Kyoto, see my Tokyo or Kyoto page.
What Tokyo is famous for?
7 Things Tokyo is Famous For
- Harajuku. Harajuku refers to a region in Tokyo known for extreme fashion and youth culture.
- Tsukiji Fish Market. This is the largest and busiest fish market in the world.
- Akihabara. Tokyo is famous for Anime, electronics, manga, and video games.
- Sensoji Temple.
- Cherry Blossoms.
- Meiji Shrine.
- Shibuya Crossing.
How much money do I need for a 2 week trip to Japan?
Based on the average amount of days a person has to travel, a month can be impossible for many. The most common question is: how much does a trip to Japan cost for two weeks? To which I would say you need to budget at least $1,200. Note that around one-third of that will be spent on a Japan Rail Pass.
How much would a 2 week trip to Japan cost?
Japan budget for 2 weeks
|JR Rail Pass||$435|
|Accommodations||$1,750 ($125 per day)|
How much would a week trip to Japan cost?
The average price of a 7-day trip to Japan is $1,659 for a solo traveler, $2,690 for a couple, and $1,913 for a family of 4. Japan hotels range from $62 to $304 per night with an average of $105, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $520 per night for the entire home.
Is it rude to leave food on your plate in Japan?
The Japanese consider it rude to leave food on your plate, whether at home or at a restaurant. If you don’t want to eat more food, consider leaving a little behind to let the host know you have had enough.
What must eat in Tokyo?
Top best foods to eat when you visit Tokyo:
- Sushi 寿司 Tokyo, the world capital of sushi, is where you get next-level sushi that sets them apart from sushi in the rest of the world.
- Ramen ラーメン
- Tempura 天ぷら
- Yakitori 焼き鳥
- 5. Japanese Curry カレー
- Soba そば
- Gyukatsu (Beef Katsu) 牛カツ
Is Japan expensive?
The truth is, Japan is probably not as expensive as you think! While it may be pricier than countries like China, Thailand, and Vietnam, to the surprise of many travelers, it’s generally less expensive than places such as Singapore, the U.K., Australia, and Scandinavia.
What is there to do in Tokyo on a budget?
13 Free Things to Do in Tokyo for the Budget Traveller
- Visit Hachiko’s statue and see him reunite with Professor Ueno.
- Join the crowd in Shibuya Crossing.
- Meet the Humans of Yoyogi Park.
- Bring out your lenses in Harajuku.
- Enjoy the view from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku.
- Take a picture with the Statue of Liberty replica in Odaiba.
What can you do on a Sunday in Tokyo?
Here are my top three best things to do on any given Sunday in Japan:
- Shrine Sales. My favorite way to start a Sunday in Tokyo is at Yasukuni shrine.
- Gaienmae. On the opposite side of the Imperial Palace from Yasukuni Shrine is my next stop on a Sunday, and that’s Gaienmae.
- Harajuku/Yoyogi Koen.
Where can I go chilling in Tokyo?
- Yanaka. Yuyake Dan Dan: the popular photo spot of Yanaka Ginza.
- Nezu Shrine. You can see tens of torii in the site of Nezu Shrine.
- Hiroo. This is the unique building of Hiroo Complex.
- Yayoi Kusama Museum. ©YAYOI KUSAMA.
- Tsukishima Monja Street.
- Sumo Practice Viewing.
- Tsukiji Honganji Temple.