A must-see place if you want to see the latest fashion trends for Japanese teenagers! The nation's iconic building constitutes a fashion-oriented mall for consumers in their 10s and 20s. It is a popular tourist attraction along with the Scramble crossing in nearby Shibuya. Sometimes events take place at the entrance with idols and TV personalities. Shibuya 109 mainly targets women and girls. Across the street, 109 Men’s houses many men's brand shops.
This area attracts numerous tourists with its many commercial facilities and shopping malls. The night view of the illuminated Rainbow Bridge and buildings seen from the deck is a breathtakingly beautiful landscape.
Beginning in front of Harajuku Station, Takeshita Street attracts youngsters from all over Japan as the well-known showcase of the latest youth culture trends. There are many clothes retailers and sweets shops where you can freely and casually enjoy.
A symbol of Roppongi. At night, Roppongi Hills is very enjoyable because you can overlook the Tokyo nightscape from the observatory. In winter, the tree-lined streets are illuminated. Mori Art Museum, on the 53rd floor, holds various exhibitions. The lower floors have many charming restaurants and shops.
The facilities convey the cutting-edge fashion and culture of Japan as an Omotesando landmark. There are over 100 shops and restaurants that you can enjoy.
Japan's historic first zoo. Located at the center of Tokyo, the zoo features many animal species that are popular among children, such as elephants, lions and pandas.
Japan's largest market handling seafood, vegetables and fruits. The nearby restaurants are as busy as the market, providing tourists with such specialties as sushi and seafood rice bowls.
Meet many different types of marine life even in the center of Tokyo. See astounding shows featuring dolphins and sea lions. A free shuttle bus is available between Oimachi Station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line and the aquarium.
Take a hot spring bath to relieve travel fatigue. First, choose your favorite yukata. Then enjoy the different baths, followed by a meal. The facilities include attractions for children and a foot bath for all family members.
Tokyo Skytree, Japan's tallest radio tower with a height of 634 m, also serves as a sightseeing facility, completed in 2012. Tokyo Solamachi consists of restaurants, cafes, shops, and even an aquarium to entertain visitors throughout the day.
There are many places to visit, such as Nakamise Street, Kaminarimon, and the main hall of Sensoji temple. Kaminarimon is a popularly photographed location, featuring Fujin (god of wind) and Raijin (god of lightning) on both sides.
The national park near Shinjuku combines Japanese, English, and French styles of gardening. It is well known as a cherry blossom viewing site with 1,300 cherry trees in 65 varieties that impress numerous tourists in spring.
The palace serves as a residence of the Emperor. The premises contain the ruins of Edo Castle, inhabited during the Tokugawa shogunate. Foliage within the palace grounds helps to make the district very green and leafy. Many joggers enjoy running along the castle moat.
A Tokyo landmark. The red tower looks charming against the blue sky on a sunny day. The tower is illuminated at night for a stunning view. There are many parks near Tokyo Tower where cherry blossoms can be viewed in early spring.
Nikko Toshogu is the main Toshogu shrine in Japan, devoted to Ieyasu Tokugawa, the first shogun in the Edo period. Its eye-catching appearance is the result of the recent large-scale renovation. There are many photogenic spots including Nakiryu (the ceiling painting of a crying dragon), Shinkyusha (a sacred stable with Three Wise Monkeys), and Nemuri-neko (a sleeping cat).
Visit the hot spring resort as a day trip from Tokyo. In addition, tourists can ride a ropeway and eat delicious meals. People of all ages can enjoy the numerous art museums in Hakone.
The resorts allow visitors to enjoy the park, attractions and aquarium in the same place. Visit the park on a sunny day and feel the breeze from the sea. The aquarium is the largest in Japan where your children can see dolphin or sea lion shows that can be enjoyed even if you don't understand Japanese.
Kamakura is the town where the beauty of nature, the magnificence of temples and shrines, and the liveliness of the path to the shrines are in harmony. Many domestic and international tourists visit Kamakura during the hydrangea season.
More than 2,600,000 climbers scale Mt. Takao annually. It is said to welcome the most climbers in the world, with easy access from the center of Tokyo. Mt. Fuji can be seen from the summit on a clear day. There are multiple climbing routes for beginners or experienced climbers.