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Tokyo, Japan – The Ultimate Travel Guide

Actualizado: 11 de nov de 2018

Tokyo is Japan's capital and the world's most populous metropolis. Tokyo offers a seemingly unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture and dining to its visitors. is famous because Cherry Blossoms, the season of this is late March and Early April.



ARRIVING TO TOKYO

AIRPORT

  • Narita Airport

  • Haneda Airport

CURRENCY

  • Tokyo uses the Japanese Yen. 111 yen per 1 US dollar. (It can vary, but its around that)


LANGUAGE

  • Most people in Tokyo speak limited English, but you can find some english signs around the city.

Things To Do


PARKS & TEMPLES

  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden – Visit the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden to see the major gardens: English Landscape, French Formal, and Japanese Traditional.


  • Meiji Jingu – The main shrine in Tokyo, Make sure to see the famous wishing tree, it is a sacred tree surrounded by a wishing Wall, people write their wishes and they hang it on the wishing Wall.


  • Kinkaku-ji Temple – Kinkaku-ji is a very important sight, there you can see the “Golden Pavilion” is set on a lake.


NEIGHBORHOODS

  • Nakameguro – Here you will find lots of shops and places to eat, this neighborhood is a tiny town located in the middle of Tokyo and has a canal running through it.


  • Golden Gai A good place if you are looking for nightlife come here if you are looking for a drink. This place gives you an idea of what the city looked like in the 1950s.


  • OmotesandoTokyo’s heart of major luxury shopping and modern architecture.


  • Asakusa – This is a famous neighborhood for turist, this is located in the old part of tokyo, is a good place to walk around and here you can find a night market.


  • Akihabara – District for electronic and otaku goods.


  • Sensoji: Here you will find the Tokyo’s largest Buddhist temple .is a cultural center worth getting to know.


  • Ebisu: For a view of modern life, you need to visit Tokyo’s most expensive neighborhood.


EAT AND DRINK

Tokyo is the food capital of the world, their food has been awarded more Michelin stars than any other city in the whole world.

Breakfast

  • Good Town Doughnuts – sweet treats

Eat

  • Tsukiji Fish Market Here is where the famous Tuna Auction takes place but also you can eat in the market! Keep your eyes open because you can easily get lost in a market like this!

  • Bird Land Ginza – one Michelin Star, Bird Land Ginza serves up the famous Yakitori.

  • Ichiran Ramen – This is a chain restaurant and they serve one of the best ramen in town

  • Harajuku Gyozaro – specializes in gyoza, steamed and pan fried.

  • Katsuzen – Katsuzen is fairly small, offering only a communal bar that seats eight and a private tatami room big enough for a small group

Drinks

  • New York bar – Good Cocktails

  • Bar High Five – Beautiful bar with an amazing bartender.



CHECK IN

  • Park Hyatt Tokyo

  • The Capitol hotel Tokyu - chic and comfortable spot in the middle of all the action

  • The Gate Hotel by Hulic

  • Ritz Carlton Tokyo Hotel – 5-star hotel on the top floors of Tokyo Midtown.

  • Shangri-La Hotel – 5 star hotel next to Tokyo Station

  • The Peninsula, TokyoLuxury Hotel in the Marunouchi district.



TOURS SERVICES


  • Tokyo Private Tours (Triple Lights) – Hire a local Guide – Plan your trip with your local tour guide, you can book premade tours of request your Tokyo itinerary!

  • Tokyo Tours – You can find many tour packages around Tokyo.





KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • A taxi from the airport into Tokyo will be very expensive, so take the train so you save your money!

  • Tip is already included in the check

  • Many shops use the QR to access free Wi-Fi!! you can scan it with your camera on the phone.

  • Lots of places don’t take credit cards, so carry cash with you. 7-Eleven is always a sure spot to find an ATM.

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