Tokyo Sky Tree
Tokyo Sky Tree is the tallest structure in Japan and offers breathtaking views that extend as far as the eye can see. On a clear day Mount Fuji seems so close that you could almost reach out and touch it.
Just So You Know…
- Tokyo has more neon signs than any other city in the world.
- Tokyo is one of the safest cities to travel to. Crimes against tourists are very rare.
- Tokyo has the most Mechelin starred restaurants worldwide.
- The greater Tokyo area is the most densely populated metropolitan area in the world.
- Railways in Tokyo have the most extensive urban railway network in the whole world.
- Don’t Tip – Tipping isn’t expected in taxis, at hair salons, for doormen or bartenders.
- Favorite Ramen – The Ramen noodle is found in various forms and It’s at the core of Japanese cuisine. There are over 20,000 ramen restaurants in Tokyo. Check out: Saikoro by Koitani-san, one of the ramen legends. Fuuunji with the best Tsukemen. Konjiki Hototogisu with special ‘Gokunibo’ ramen made with dried sardine stock.
- Go Shopping – The Ginza precinct has a well-deserved reputation as the power play for serious shoppers in Tokyo, but locals generally prefer the Ometesando neighbourhood.
- Favorite Onsen: An onsen is a traditional Japanese public bathing facility, and they are a major part of Japanese culture. Go to one of those: Yukemuri no Sato Susukino with massages where the masseuse uses his/her feet and 6 types of rock sauna. Matsugashita Miyabi-yu located right next to the port. Saya no Yu Dokoro is one of the most famous in the city. Yunohama Rotenburo known for its white-sand beaches and great surf breaks.
- Get Some Culture: Museum of Contemporary Art unexpected, Neat and Cool museum. Mori Art Museum with top contemporary art in a futuristic location. Metropolitan Museum of Photography great place to see photo exhibitions. Tokyo Sea Life Park with huge population of marine creatures representing more than 600 species. Shinagawa Aquarium. with a real “walk under water” experience. D47 with Japanese culture exhibitions on the eighth floor of the towering Hikarie building in Shibuya. National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation for high-tech and technology lovers. Joypolis a crazy complex of arcade games and interactive technology. Japan Folk Crafts Museum dedicated to the hand-crafted art of ordinary people. Shitamachi Museum lets you walk through the homes and businesses of old downtown Tokyo. Ghibli Museum with animation and art by Miyazaki Hayao’s Studio Ghibli. Toshiba Science Museum explains how their technology is changing and shaping the way we live through entertaining workshops and interactive exhibits. Sony Museum hosts a variety of fun and interactive exhibits.