Tokyo Attractions - Things to See

There is a wealth of Tokyo attractions that one is able to enjoy whilst visiting this very beautiful city. In fact there are so many things to see in Tokyo, so it might be hard to decide where to go first. So we have compiled a list of the most popular Tokyo attractions and things to see in Tokyo. From interesting places, spectacular buildings and famous Tokyo landmarks to parks, gardens, museums, temples and shrines. Whatever your interest, it can be satisfied by one or more Tokyo attractions.
 

Parks and Gardens

Yoyogi Park, Tokyo Parks and Garden, Japan Tokyo boasts a number of parks and gardens that are located in different areas of the city. These spots of greenery and fresh air make the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the hectic city life. Tokyo's gardens and parks are splendid places for a stroll, combining scenic vistas with people-watching. Check out our guide to the top Tokyo parks and gardens, including Hama Rikyu Park, Imperial Palace East Garden, Shinjuku-gyoen National Garden and Ueno Park.

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Temples and Shrines

Asakusa, Tokyo Temples and Shrines, Japan Tokyo has a wealth of religious monuments, which include both temples and shrines. A visit to some of these impressive places of worship is the best way to learn more about Tokyo's rich history and ancient traditions. Temples are places of worship for the followers of Buddhism, while shrines are for the followers of Shinto faith. Meiji Shrine, Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa Shrine are some of Tokyo's most popular attractions and should not be missed when visiting Tokyo.

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Museums and Galleries

National Art Center, Tokyo Museums and Galleries, Japan Tokyo has some of the best museums and galleries in Japan, and there are plenty for you to choose from, so be sure to visit at least a few of them during your stay in Tokyo. Apart from traditional museums and art galleries, such as Tokyo National Museum and The National Art Center, we have also included some interesting exhibitions such as Amlux - the world's largest car showroom, Tokyo Anime Center and NHK Studio Park.

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Places and Landmarks

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Places and Landmarks, Japan Explore Tokyo's most interesting places and famous landmarks. Did you know that Tokyo Tower is actually taller than the Eiffel Tower, and that Shibuya Crossing is the world's busiest pedestrian crossing? Here you will also find information on the nightlife area of Golden Gai in Shinjuku, Tokyo Imperial Palace, and perhaps Tokyo's most famous landmark - the Hachiko Statue in Shibuya.

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Buildings

Shinjuku Park Tower, Tokyo Buildings, Japan Tokyo's dramatic, ever-changing cityscape is one of the world's most famous. Tokyo boasts more high-rise buildings than just about any other city in Asia - possibly even the world. A recent trend has seen numerous super-high-rise residential towers erected, and this looks set to increase as land becomes ever more scarce and engineering ever more advanced. Tokyo is also host to numerous projects from some of Japan's, and the worlds, most well known architects.

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Amusement Parks

Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Amusement Parks, Japan Tokyo attractions provide fun for the whole family. Find out all the essential information about the different amusement parks and theme parks Tokyo has to offer, including: Hanayashiki Amusement Park in Asakusa, the indoor theme park Sunshine Namja Town in Ikebukuro, and last but not least the children's favourite - Tokyo Disneyland, located just 15 minutes by train from Tokyo Station.

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Other Attractions

Sumo Wrestling, Things to See in Tokyo Tokyo offers a huge range of tourist attractions. Here we list some of Tokyo's most popular things to see and things to do. A visit to Tokyo is not complete without a visit to one of Tokyo's hot springs (onsen). If you happen to be in Tokyo in January, May or September, don't miss the opportunity to watch the sumo wrestling tournament held at Kokugikan Stadium in Ryogoku. Tsukiji Market in Ginza - the world's largest fish market, is another must-see attraction in Tokyo.

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