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Top 15 of Tokyo Attractions on Traveler List

1. Tokyo Tower

One of the most iconic attractions in Tokyo and gives you a towering view over the city.

Address: 4-2-8 Shiba-koen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3433-5111
Admission Fee:
Adult: ¥900
Primary – Junior High Students: ¥500
Children below 4 years old: ¥400
Directions: 5 minute walk from the Onarimon and Akabanebashi Stations

2. Asakusa and the Sensō-ji Temple

Sensō-ji is a very famous Buddhist temple in Tokyo that was built around the 17th century.

Various events are held within the temple area like the Sanja Matsuri and the Asakusa Samba Carnival.

Address: 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tokyo
Telephone Number: +81 3-3842-0181
Admission Fee: Free
Directions:5 minute walk from the Asakusa Station

3. Tokyo Sky Tree

Towering at 634 meters, Tokyo Sky Tree is the country’s tallest structure that was opened to the public Since 2012.

It became the most popular tourist attraction, because of the restaurants inside the tower that offer panoramic views of the city.

Address: 1 Chome-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan
Telephone Number:+81 570-550-634
Admission Fee:
Fist Observatory: ¥2,060 (regular). ¥2,820 (fast ticket)
Second Observatory: ¥1030
Directions: Direct access from the Tokyo Metro/Toei Subway/Keisei Line Oshiage Station (SKYTREE) (Z14)

4. The Kabuki-za Theatre

Kabuki Performances has played a major role in entertaining the masses during the Edo Period.

It is a unique performance that rely on exaggerated actions, props and music that the actors use to portray their roles and tell their story.

Address: 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-3545-6800
Admission Fee:¥800 – ¥2,000
Directions: 5 minute walk from Ginza Station

5. Ueno Park

A place to relax, which surrounded by trees and nature, amidst the hustle and bustle of the city.

It is also home to many Museums like the National Museum for Western Art, National Science Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

Address: Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3828-5644
Admission Fee:
Adult: ¥520
University Students: ¥310
Under 18 and over 70 of Age: Free
Directions:5 minute walk from JR Ueno Station

6. Tokyo Imperial Palace

This is where the Imperial family resides. Unfortunately, the Inner Palace grounds are not accessible to the public.

Address: 1-1 Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-8111, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-3213-1111
Admission Fee: Free
Directions: a 10 minute walk from Tokyo Station

7. Odaiba

Big Gundam and Liberty statue is what you can find in Odaiba.

Labeled as an entertainment and shopping district by the locals, Odaiba is one of the places that is a “Must Visit” when you are in Japan.

Address: 1-7-1 Daiba, Minato, Tokyo 135-0091, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-3599-4700
Admission Fee: Free
Directions:
You can reach Odaiba by Riding a train via Rinkai Line (¥500)
You can reach Odaiba by boat at Hinode Pier (¥480)

8. Meiji Shrine

A shrine that is dedicate to Emperor Meiji and his Empress. The shrine grounds are vast and is a perfect place to take a stroll.

Feel free to write your wishes and tie them up on the temple’s wall!

Address: 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8557, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-3379-5511
Admission Fee: Free
Directions: 5 minute walk from Harajuku Station

9. Akihabara

Is also locally known as Akiba (derived from the diety that controls fire) and is the home of the “Otaku Culture” in Japan.

From high tech gadgets, household electronics, anime, manga’s you will find them all here in Akiba.

Address: Akihabara, Taito, Tokyo 110-0006, Japan
Telephone Number: none
Admission Fee: Free
Directions: Direct access after you exit Akihabara Station

10. Tsukiji Fish Market

Why would you visit a fish market? The answer is simple, FRESH seafood! If you want to taste some of the best sushi’s in Tokyo for breakfast, while doing your food shopping then the Tsukiji Fish Market is the place to be.

Address: 5 Chome-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-3542-1111
Admission Fee: Free
Directions:a 5 minute walk from the Tsukiji Station

11. Ueno Zoo

Is the oldest zoo in Japan and home to over 400 species of animals. If you have kids with you then head for the Petting Zoo.

Let them enjoy some “skinship” with friendly animals like Goats and Sheep’s and Panda!

Address: Ueno Park, Taito 110-8711, Tokyo Prefecture
Telephone Number: +81 3-3828-517
Admission Fee: ¥600
Directions:Can be accessed directly from within Ueno Park

12. Ghibli Museum

A museum that is designed by Hayao Miyazaki, the man behind Studio Ghibli. A place where you can relive your childhood and experience what it’s like to let your imagination run wild and free.

Address: 1 Chome-1-83 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0013, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 570-055-7
Admission Fee:
Ages 19 and Older: ¥1,000
Ages 13 to 18: ¥700
Ages 7 to 12: ¥400
Ages 4 to 6: ¥100
Directions: a 15 minute walk from the Mitaka Station South Exit.

13. Tokyo Disneyland

Play with your favorite Disney characters in Tokyo Disneyland. Enjoy the rides and have a great day with your family and friends!

Address:1 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0031, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 45-330-5211
Admission Fee:
Adult: ¥6,900
Junior (age 12-17): ¥6,000
Ages 11 and below: ¥4,500
Directions: Get off at Maihama Station and walk towards Tokyo Disneyland

14. Institute for Nature Study

Escape the city life and surround yourself with nature in this sanctuary within the heart of Tokyo. The Institute for Nature Study is maintained to preserve the forest and marshlands of Tokyo.

A perfect place to take a relaxing stroll and take a breather from the accumulated stress of the city.

Address: 5-21-5, Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071
Telephone Number: +81-(0)3-3441-7176
Admission Fee: ¥310
Directions: a 10 minute walk along Meguro-dori Street from Shirokanedai Station.

15. Sumida Aquarium

Can be found at the base of the Tokyo Sky Tree and one of its main attractions.

It houses over 10,000 sea creatures and one of the largest indoor tank aquarium in Japan.

Address: 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan
Telephone Number: +81 3-5619-1821
Admission Fee: ¥2,050
Directions: Can be seen after you exit the Tokyo Sky Tree Station.

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