The Pulse of Japan
Japan’s capital is a non-stop, buzzing 24-hour megapolis and a must for first-timers and repeat aficionados on the hunt for the city’s best and lesser-known perks and quirks.
A fusion of next-generation modernity grounded in traditional heritage is the real lure of this enigmatic city, which promises to entertain and enthrall all. While the iconic Scramble Crossing in Shibuya is a testament to the city’s exacting, engineered chaos and nearby Omote-sando and Harajuku shopping meccas lead all, Yoyogi Park, just a stone’s throw away, is a tranquil, urban-based antidote. The kaleidoscopic blaze of nighttime neon constantly dazzles and promises unrivaled nocturnal thrills, but numerous hidden gems of archaic serenity are always on hand to provide respite from Tokyo’s pulsating hullabaloo. And then, of course, there’s Akihabara — feel free to explore your inner “otaku,” although it might cost you. Get it?
Places to visit in Tokyo
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Tokyo City View
Tokyo City View is an observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower,Roppongi.
Showa Kinen Park
Showa Kinen is a beautiful park best enjoyed during the cherry blossom season in spring, or during autumn when the leaves are turning red.
Asukayama Park is a public park, and is one of the major cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo.
T.Y. Harbor Brewery
T.Y. Harbor is an American-style restaurant and micro-brewery located along the waterfront at Tennoz Isle.
The B Hachioji
Just a 1-minute walk from Keio-Hachioji Station, The B Hachioji offers air-conditioned rooms with free wired internet. The hotel features a fitness centre, massages and a launderette.
Just a 5-minute walk from Akasaka Station, Kaisu offers cosy and quiet accommodation with a cafe bar in the heart of Tokyo. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Shinjuku Prince Hotel
Right next to the lively Kabukicho area, Shinjuku Prince Hotel is 400 metres from JR Shinjuku Station. It features massage services, video-on-demand movies and a Japanese restaurant with panoramic city views.
GRIDS AKIHABARA HOTEL & HOSTEL
Located a 10-minute walk from the lively Akihabara Station, GRIDS AKIHABARA HOTEL & HOSTEL offers dormitory-type rooms. Free WiFi access is available throughout this new property which opened in April 2015.
APA Hotel Roppongi Ekimae
Conveniently located a 1-minute walk from Roppongi Subway Station on the Hibiya and Oedo lines, APA Hotel Roppongi Ekimae offers simply furnished yet functional rooms with free WiFi. Roppongi Hills is a 5-minute walk away from the
Best Western Rembrandt Hotel Tokyo-Machida
Located a 2-minute walk from JR Machida Station, Best Western Rembrandt Hotel Tokyo-Machida offers simply furnished rooms with free WiFi access.
Spa Resort President
Located just a 1-minute walk from Ueno-Hirokoji Subway Station on Ginza Line and JR Okachimachi Station, Spa Resort President offers unique capsule rooms for male guests. It features a public bathing area with hot tubs and saunas.
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