I’d like to wrap up my Japan series by providing some itineraries based on my experience. There is so much to see and do, so please note that these are just suggestions. So many things can change your plans: getting on the wrong train (never happened to us in Tokyo, but happened a dismaying amount throughout Osaka and Kyoto),…
What’s the food scene like in Tokyo? One word: delicious.
There’s a lot to see and do in Tokyo. Here are some snippets of a few things you don’t want to miss!
Whenever I visit a new place, I like to find a good vantage point from which to look out over the city. This desire is shared by many travelers, and cities know that–many of them designate a specific tower as an attraction.
If Senso-ji was the Buddhist temple to visit in Tokyo, Meiji Jingu is the Shinto shrine you shouldn’t miss.
If you only have time for one temple in Tokyo, this is it, no question. Senso-ji is grand, and if you time it well, you can see its dramatic beauty both during the day and at night.
When visiting Tokyo in the spring, Ueno Park is a great spot for sakura viewing. Even outside of the cherry blossom season, this popular city park is full of interesting sights.
You can’t visit Tokyo without checking out the most famous fish market in the world.