Sanctuaire Meiji Jingu

Meiji Jingu Shrine

Considered one of the largest Shinto shrines in Tokyo, the Meiji Jingu is dedicated to Emperor Jingu and his wife. Its construction was completed in 1920, but the shrine was destroyed by the Second World War and subsequently rebuilt. The shrine and its buildings are close to Harajuku Station and are located in the middle …

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Senso-ji Temple Asakusa Shrine

The Sensoji (also known as the Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, one of the most colorful and popular temples in Tokyo. History Legend has it that in the year 628, two brothers caught a statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, in the Sumida River and that, although they put …

Parc Yoyogi

Yoyogi Park

This pleasant green space is located between the lively urban centers of Shibuya and Shinjuku and constitutes one of the largest parks in Tokyo. It became a park in 1967 after serving as an Olympic village for athletes during the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The large open green area in the middle is just …

Parc Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen Park

Shinjuku Gyoen is one of Tokyo’s largest and most popular parks. Just a short walk from Shinjuku station, the park’s vast lawns, cobbled paths and serene landscape provide a relaxing escape from the bustling urban center that surrounds it. In spring, Shinjuku Gyoen becomes one of the best places in the city to see the …

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Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is a fantastic theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort that is unique in Japan. Inspired by the myths and legends of the sea, Tokyo DisneySea consists of seven themed ports: Mediterranean Port, Mysterious Island, Mermaid Lagoon, Arabian Coast, Lost River Delta, Port Discovery and American Waterfront. Although suitable for all ages, Tokyo …

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Tokyo Subway Museum

The Tokyo Metro Museum (地下鉄博物館, chikatetsu hakubutsukan) is a museum that will delight all Japanese train enthusiasts. The museum is owned by Tokyo Metro and is located in the Kasai district in the east of the city. It is known for its historical cars as well as for its dioramas, simulators and collections of objects. …

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Tokyo Dome

Tokyo Dome City is a huge entertainment complex, as the Japanese like to call it, located in the Bunkyo district. Located in the center of Tokyo, it is a must-see place, especially if you travel to Japan with children, because they have a lot of fun here. Because of its location, it has as curious …

Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum

The largest and oldest museum in Japan, the Tokyo National Museum has an impressive collection of 89,000 objects! Art and archaeology are the two main themes and the treasures have been collected from all over Asia. Four buildings house the exhibits. The Japanese objects are in the “Honkan” building. This is the building in the …

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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree opened in May 2012 and has become a major symbol of Tokyo, which is the center of Tokyo Skytree Town, which also includes Tokyo Solamachi, a complex with many stores and restaurants, as well as an aquarium and planetarium. Panoramic viewpoint The Tembo Deck, located 350 meters above ground, is spacious and offers …

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Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station or Tokyo eki (東京駅) is the main rail transportation interchange in the capital of Japan. In addition, it also serves as a departure point for a number of bus and coach lines that serve other cities in Kanto Prefecture and other parts of Japan. But it is not only interesting because it is …