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Tokyo is all about contrasts. Its irresistible charm comes from the clash between its cutting-edge style and traditional culture. From the organized chaos of Shibuya to the serenity of Ueno Park, the obsession of Akihabara to the elegance of Ginza, – there’s truly something here for everyone.

There’s never a bad time to visit Tokyo – each of its four distinct seasons brings its own charming sights and festivities. Whether you’re enjoying the sakura blossoms in spring or the resplendent fireworks displays in summer, Tokyo has unique experiences to offer all throughout the year.

Guides

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    On your first visit to Tokyo, you might go to Tokyo Tower to enjoy the views, Shibuya to experience the world's busiest intersection, Shinjuku’s Kabukicho to indulge in the nightlife, and head to Sensō-ji temple for a photo in front of the renowned “Kaminarimon”.

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    Tokyo has four distinctive seasons, all of which are suitable for travel. Instead of figuring out the best season to go to Tokyo, it may be better to choose the season that meets most of your expectations.

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    The classic itinerary for a first trip to Tokyo usually takes around three to five days-with three days allotted for sightseeing and shopping, and another one or two days for visiting Tokyo Disney Resort or surrounding areas such as Kamakura, Hakone Hot Springs, and Mount Fuji.

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    Tokyo’s two major airports are Narita and Haneda International Airports. Both are easily accessible by train, limousine bus and taxi, but Haneda is the more convenient choice being only 20 minutes to downtown Tokyo instead of Narita’s 50.

    Tokyo Narita International Airport Access Guide

    Tokyo Haneda International Airport Access Guide

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    Tokyo is one of the best cities for food in Japan. You’ll be able to experience gourmet foods from every prefecture in the country, as well as world-class sashimi, yakiniku and all the best Japan has to offer. It is also home to the greatest number of Michelin restaurants in Japan.

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Senso-ji Temple

The symbol of Asakusa, Sensoji Temple is known as the oldest temple in Tokyo, founded in 628 after two fishermen hauled up a small golden statue of...Read more

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Higashi Gyoen

The sprawling Kokyo Higashi Gyoen Garden, or the Imperial Palace East Garden, covers 21 hectares and the 16km moat surrounding the garden and palac...Read more

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Gundam Front Tokyo

Gundam Front Tokyo is an anime theme shop and theme park located inside Diver City Mall in Odaiba. Just outside is a life-sized Gundam statue that ...Read more

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Odaiba

Located on a man-made island in Tokyo Bay, Odaiba is a spacious and modern district that is excellent for shopping and entertainment. Due to its ne...Read more

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Tokyo Tower

Located in central Tokyo, the 333m-high Tokyo Tower was built in 1958 and provides a great bird’s eye view of Tokyo, Mt Fuji, and its sky-soaring c...Read more

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Meiji-Jingu Shrine

This is one of the most popular Shinto shrines for tourists and locals alike that is dedicated to the deified spirits of the Meiji Emperor and his ...Read more

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Kabuki-za

Dedicated to Kabuki performances, this theater is the fifth incarnation of a building originally built around 1899. Subsequently destroyed after fi...Read more

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Tsukiji Fish Market

Formerly scheduled to move to Toyosu this November, 2016, the world’s largest wholesale fish market is set to remain at Tsukiji for another two yea...Read more

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