Top 10 Places to Visit in Tokyo
Vacationing in Tokyo can be great excitement and great fun if you’ve a list of best places to visit in Tokyo. If you don’t know the best places in Tokyo, you may waste lot of your time and huge money. Knowing the importance of list, we brought you a detailed list of top 10 places to visit in Tokyo. Though there’re much more places in Tokyo that you should visit, but we suggest you the best ones. Check out the list and make sure you don’t miss any one of top places when you’re there in Tokyo.
Tokyo Tower is a communications and observations tower, is a ward in central Tokyo. Tower is located in the middle of a city block and it is the second tallest artificial structure in Japan. Tokyo Tower is famous and popular for its appearance in many movies and cartoons. The tower has an aquarium, which contains 50,000 fish, wax museum, Mysterious Walking Zone, Trick Art Gallery.
Tokyo Dome City
Tokyo Dome City some time known as Big Egg City, seating 55,000, is the home stadium with variety of entertainment and events are being staged throughout the year. Tokyo Dome, the symbol of Tokyo Dome City, also arranges baseball games, domestic and international sporting events, exhibitions and concerts. There you will also explore an amusement park, a variety of shops and restaurants, took Dome hotel are the best places to visit in.
Sensoji is a Buddhist temple that was located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. The temple is historic place that was built in 1649; Nakamise in Asakusa Shrine has a famous shopping street of over 200 meters that have its own attraction for the visitors.
Shinjuku Gyoen is Tokyo’s Largest Park that covers 58 hectares, it was built in 1949. More than 20,000 trees from all over the world occupy some 144 acres, Cherry Trees, Great open spaces, forested areas, plum trees, Japanese garden that features carp swimming below a long bridge that stretches over a pond, and has two teahouses that serve tea and snacks.
Sony Building has a variety of shops, showrooms and restaurants. The Sony Building, designed by Japanese architect and it was opened in 1966. Other places near Sony Building includes Nakajin Capsule Apartment Building, Tsukiji Fish Market, Tsukiji Honganji, Kabuki-za Theatre, Apple Store Ginza, Mistsukoshi Departent Store etc
Meiji Jingu Garden is considered to be a “stroll garden”. Meiji Jingu is the largest Shinto shrine in Tokyo, the grounds includes 70 hectares of lush green forest with more than 100,000 trees from hundreds of species collected from all over Japan. Treasure Museum, Shiseikan are also the attractive places at Meiji Jingu.
Meiji Shrine is located in Shibuya, Tokyo; it is located in a forest that covers an area of 700,000 square-meters of evergreen trees, donated from all parts of Japan. The shrine was dedicated to the Emperor. Meiji Naien is the inner precinct that includes a treasure museum while Gaien is the outer precinct which includes the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, A peaceful oasis in the heart of modern Tokyo is the major attraction of the tourists.
Ueno Park is a large public park located in central Tokyo. This is a nice park to visit and it was opened to the public in 1903.The park has a music halls, Tokyo’s most famous cherry trees, art galleries, museums, temples, a zoo, the Hibiya public hall show, beautiful flowers all the year around in the center of Marunouchi are the attractive places in Ueno Park. Ueno Zoological Gardens is the oldest zoo in Japan.
National Museum of Modern Art-Crafts Gallery
The Tokyo National Museum of Modern is also called as MOMAT. This museum was established in 1952. The National Museum of Modern Art was the first Art museum in Japan. It has famous Crafts Gallery National Film Center, it holds about 40,000 films, and numerous other materials. Other collection contains lacquer, metal and glass work, textiles, ceramics and of course, bamboo.
Museums in Tokyo
The city of Tokyo is home to a large number of tourist attractions, which are worth paying a visit. The Edo Tokyo Museum, Fukagawa Edo Museum, Tokyo National Museum, Studio Ghibli Museum, The Mori Art Museum, National Science Museum, Japanese Sumo Wrestling Museum are the famosus and popular museum in Tokyo to visit.