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Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo is no other place but the celebrated capital city of Japan. It is the economic and political hub of Japan and indeed considered as the world’s largest mega-city. It is Japan’s most popular travel destination that provides diverse facilities and services – making it the ideal place to visit.

Tokyo Travel Guide
Tokyo Travel Guide

In Tokyo, you can find just about anything, and the city has a public transportation system that is just outstanding and incredibly convenient to use. As a traveller, you will find Tokyo as a place that has some of the world’s most amazing tourist sights and attractions.

What is the best time to visit Tokyo?

tokyo seasons
tokyo seasons

The city has sunny days and rainy days; and most visitors like to visit during spring time. It occasionally snows, and this usually causes delays within the transportation system. If there is huge snow fall and accumulation, the system can be temporarily shut down to prevent hazards.

Visiting in January, February, March, come with good jackets to handle the cold as temperature fluctuates between 1.8℃ and 15.5℃.

In April, you can go with not too heavy clothing like jacket or cardigan. And from May through September – the weather is a bit warmer hence light clothing will do.

In October, November, get on with some light winter coats and in December go full with winter clothing.

 

How to come to Tokyo?

tokyo airport
tokyo airport

As a visitor from overseas, it is likely that you will be traveling from the airports to Tokyo, and if this is the case – it is vital to plan your journey based on many factors, including if there would be availability of transfers or not, fare, service frequency, and much more. Knowing these can help you enjoy some services with discounted fares.

Tokyo Transportation System

Tokyo Transportation System
Tokyo Transportation System

Tokyo has one of the world’s best public transportation systems that make it easy and possible to reach almost every sightseeing location in the city either through train or subway. You can as well move around the city with buses and taxis, as this can help you travel about and really enjoy your sightseeing.

 

What are the best tourist places in Tokyo?

 

Check out Asakusa & SkyTree Area

 SkyTree Area
SkyTree Area

The Asakusa location is a widely known sightseeing spot where visitors can fully experience Japanese traditions, culture and history. With a location known as the famous shopping street in Tokyo i.e. the Nakamise-dori; you will find the beautiful street that exhibits historical Japanese sweet and souvenir stores.

It is within this location that you will find the ultra-modern SkyTree. Here is the perfect location to experience the best of both new & old in Tokyo.

 

Check out Ueno and Akihabara Spots

Akihabara Japan
Akihabara Japan

At Ueno – this is the place of art galleries. You will be able to experience the rich culture and history of the city by visiting places like the National Museum of Western Art, Ueno Zoo, Ueno Royal Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science, Shitamachi Museum, International Library of Children’s Literature, and several other fascinating spots.

Where to stay in Kyoto?

Japan Hotels
Japan Hotels

As a tourist, you will need the ideal accommodation where you can feel at home. Below are 12 recommended hotels to consider.

Washington Hotel

Address: Shinjuku, Shinjuku 3-2-9 and price starting from 11,980 – 25,380 yen

Kadoya Hotel

Address: Shinjuku, Minami Shinjuku 1-23-1 and price starting from 9980 – 20,400 yen

Hilton Tokyo

Address: Shinjuku, Minami Shinjuku 6-6-2 1F and price starting from 26,920 – 69,730 yen

Hotel Sun Members Shinjuku

Address: Shinjuku, Minami Shinjuku 3-5-13 and price starting from 9532 – 23,220 yen

Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

Address: Shibuya, Yoyogi 2-3-1 and price starting from 14,703 – 25,248 yen

Anshin Oyado

Address: Shinjuku, Shinjuku 4-2-10 and price starting from 4352 – 10,323 yen

Tokyo Hikari Guesthouse

Address: Taito, Kuramae 2-1-29 and price staring from 2800 – 12,000 yen

Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Address: Taito, Asakusa 2-24-2 and price starting from 3000 – 25,000 yen

Dormy Inn Ueno Okachimachi

Address: Taito, Ueno 6-7-22 and price staring from 7990 – 22,000 yen

Hotel Villa Fontaine Ueno

Address: Taito, Kojima 2-4-4 and price starting from 8619 – 15,007 yen

Oak Hotel

Address: Taito, Higashi Ueno 6-1-2 and price starting from 3039 – 9725 yen

Candeo Hotels Ueno Park

Address: Taito, Negishi 1-2-13 and price starting from 10,000 – 28,000 yen

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