If you are planning a vacation to Japan, then it would be wise to plan ahead by doing a little research on the various things to do in Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan is a fast-paced, technologically advanced and colorful destination. Tokio is a cosmopolitan hub of business and shopping, where a range of cultural events take place.
Every year, in late October or early November, visitors in Tokyo go shopping. It is a great place to go shopping as the prices are low and you will find a wide variety of items including electronic gadgets, souvenirs, clothes, books, furniture etc. Many of these attractions are open every day from Sunday to Friday. Some of the popular places to go shopping in Tokyo are Shibuya, Gyoen Imperial Gardens, Sankei Building, Kabukicho, Kyudo Nipponji Temple and Sumitomo Department Store.
The Imperial Palace is one of the best places to visit in Tokyo. It was established in the 17th century and is one of the most important administrative buildings in Japan. The palace consists of three parts namely the Imperial Home, the Imperial castle and the Imperial Palace Museum. Visiting the Imperial palace is considered to be one of the top attractions in Tokyo.
Also one of the best places to do in Tokyo is to visit one of the many shrines in the area. Among the popular shrines in Tokyo are the Tokyo Dome Flowers Garden, Inamori Park and Cherry blossom trees. The cherry blossom trees are situated on top of a Tokyo tower. Besides shrines there are also a lot of other attractions in the city of Tokyo.
During the cherry blossom season you can head to several local attractions around Tokyo. Among the popular ones is Koishikawa Korakuen (The National Garden), Meiji Shrine, Meiji Statue, Mount Mitake, Ogasawara Islands, Tochijima-Dome, Golden Gai, Meiji Shrine, Kyu Ogasawara-Fi, Golden Tower, Meiji Gate, Meiji Castle, Aoba Castle, Golden Gai, Gyoen Imperial City, Kyudo City, Daisetsuzan, Sankei Building, Setsubun shrine, Tancho Temple, Tenran-jutsu Temple, Kichijouka Temple, Tenran-chomachi Temple, Hachijojima-Ginseng Temple, sake house, Shichi-Go-Sanctu-ryou in the Ogasawara Mountains, Mount Mitake, Ozaki Sugarmill, Horizon Fall, Shiodaeng House, Tancho Castle, Rainbow Mountain, Shioda Bridge, and Tai Chi Temple. You can also travel to other parts of Japan like Ogasawara, Oshima, Kochi, Odawara, Numata, Tochijima, Tomohazu, Hyakumei, Toyama, Kanbai, Izu, Toyotomi, Niijima, Gunma, Mikurajima, Ogasawara, and Setsubun for more cherry blossom viewing.
Sushi is one of the most popular foods in Japan. It is one of the best things to do in Tokyo for people who love eating. You can spend time at some of the wonderful sushi bars in Tokyo. If you want to be near to the popular sushi bars then you can rent a houseboat that stops by frequently at some of the best spots in Tokyo.
If you are looking for a nice and peaceful place to spend time then you should go to the cherry blossom tree in the Aomori National Park. This park is located in Ogasawara area. In order to get to this park you will need a ride from the Ogasawara Station or a rented car. The park has a lot of beautiful trees with some amazing cherry blossom tree. The best time to visit this park is during the spring season when the cherry trees are blooming and you can see them for real.
One of the best places to do in Tokyo in spring time is to go to Harajuku. This district of Tokyo is filled with many beautiful and exciting places to see. You can spend time seeing the cherry blossoms from the Tokyo dome. In the morning you can also take a train ride to the Minari Museum. This famous museum was once owned by the Japanese Emperor Kamehameha II.
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