The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

Articles Nov 23, 2019 12:04

There is a harmonious combination of modernity and tradition in Tokyo, giving it a special beauty in the eyes of international visitors.

Here are 7 famous destinations in Tokyo that you should not forget when arriving in Japan.

Top places to visit in Tokyo

1. Tokyo Skytree 

Tokyo Skytree was inaugurated in 2012, is a television tower in Tokyo. With a height of 634m, it is considered the tallest building in Japan as well as the tallest TV tower in the world. The tower includes a large shopping complex and an aquarium designed in the basement as well as the most popular tourist attraction in Tokyo.

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

The highlight of the Tokyo Skytree is that there are two observatories located at 350 meters and 450 meters with spectacular views over Tokyo. It is considered the highest observatory in Japan and one of the highest observatories in the world. At the top of the spiral passage is an observation deck with an outstretched area with tall windows that can be viewed all over Tokyo. This floor is officially located at an altitude of 451.2 meters and forms the highest point of the observatory.

2. Senso-ji Temple

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

Senso-ji Temple, also known as Asakusa Kannon, was built in 645 and is considered the oldest temple in Tokyo, Japan. Especially in front of the gate there is a big red lantern, 4m high, 3.4m circumference weighing up to 670 kg. On either side of the gate are the gods of Raijin (the god of thunder) and the god of Fujin (the god of wind). Over the centuries, Senso-ji Temple still preserves many ancient ruins, which is one of the reasons that attracts countless people as well as Japanese tourists to Japan.

3. Ancient Yanaka

Tokyo is often known as a city with skyscrapers and modern facilities. But exploring these inner historical aspects is truly a great thing that Japanese Tokyo tourists should do. And the ancient town of Yanaka is a hidden gem in the heart of Tokyo, which still retains the pristine looks of the old years.

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

Walk in the old town, eat local dishes, watch the temples of traditional architecture or wooden houses preserved from the 20th century, you will see a very different face, very quiet of Tokyo.

4. Nezu Temple

If you are a fan of Japanese culture and travel, you will surely know the legendary thousand-gate temple of Fushimi Inari in Kyoto. And did you know that in Tokyo there is a tunnel of torii gates like that?

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

Come to the Nezu Shrine! This temple located near Ueno park owns one of the fascinating landscapes in the city. When you come here, you will see many torii gates lined up in a long line, creating a beautiful red road. If you do not have the opportunity to fly south to Kyoto to check-in Fushimi Inari, you can still replace the torii gate at Nezu Shrine in Tokyo.

5. Akihabara 

Akihabara is Tokyo's leading famous electronics neighborhood with hundreds of small and large electronics shops clustered together on the streets of Chuo-dori. There are many electronic items, from computers, cameras, televisions, mobile phones and other electronic devices, from the latest to the old ones for sale at cheap prices.

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

However, you should note that some types of electronic devices can only be used in Japan, besides there are also some stores selling international electronic equipment for Japanese tourists in Japan to use in the country. outside, and duty-free for travelers on purchases of over 10,000 yen.

6. Odaiba 

In Tokyo Bay, there is an artificial island extremely popular with locals and visitors. It is Odaiba - a huge amusement park, and a large commercial center with many interesting activities that you can spend the whole day to explore.

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

For example, you will experience walking on the Rainbow Bridge, the symbol of Tokyo as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. The bridge with beautiful architecture, when at night more and more shimmering by the colorful lighting. Or you have the opportunity to take photos with the Statue of Liberty without having to travel to America far away. This version is as beautiful and authentic as the original statue. Or if your childhood was fascinated by super warriors Gao, Odaiba will give you a childhood ticket with a giant robot model, Gundam, in front of a commercial center.

7. Shibuya

Shibuya is one of the most famous places in Tokyo with colorful fashion trends and Japanese entertainment. Referring to Shibuya, you will probably remember the touching story of the faithful dog named Hachiko, who sat at the door of Shibuya station and waited for his owner for more than 9 years.

The best places to travel in Tokyo: Top 7 tourist attractions in Tokyo

Another highlight of Shibuya is a large crossroads with lots of colorful billboards and giant video screens. It is always bustling here, people are busy.

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Source: intertour.vn

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