Top Things to do in Tokyo

Tokyo is a fascinating city worth exploring top experience and hidden gems! MyProGuide tour guide helps you organize the information on popular attractions in tokyo. Whether you want to visit Japanese culture and Tokyo food, authentic Meiji Jingu Shrine, Sensoji Temple, or prepare for a shopping.
Top experience from the young Shibuya, Omotesando to more mature Ginza and Roppongi, the rich Tokyo attractions will make you feel satisfied! In the evening, you can go to Roppongi City View to enjoy the night view of Tokyo.

Following in this article, we will go over the must-see Tokyo attractions for every first-timers to visit in  Tokyo. The well-known Tsukiji market is also located in Tokyo’s sea side. The fresh and lively Tsukiji seafood will definitely make your Tokyo travel colorful! In the suburbs of Tokyo, such as Hakone and Karuizawa, it is also worth a visit, where you could find those can’t be found in cities.

Tokyo Downtown Sites

Must-Visit Attraction No.1-Kaminarimon Sensoji

Centered on the oldest Sensoji, Asakusa was once the most prosperous street in Tokyo during the Edo period, and it retains the little atmosphere of this period. This place could be the most popular tourist attraction in Tokyo! After having photos in kimono with Kaminarimon, you could stroll all the way to the Asakusa Nakamise in front of Sensoji.

There are a variety of retro toys, Japanese dessert, souvenirs and delicious Tokyo food. Next, go to the Sensoji to worship and have a fortune stick, then you complete the most famous stroll line of Sensoji that many tourists love.

Must-Visit Attraction No. 2- Tokyo Disneyland

When it comes to Tokyo’s amusement park, Tokyo Disneyland is definitely the first one to be mentioned! You would never be bored in Tokyo Disneyland and its joyful atmosphere. Plan your customized tour to Tokyo Disneyland with family to build your own top experience!

Must-Visit Attraction No. 3- Tokyo Tower


Tokyo Tower, which has always been Tokyo’s authentic classic landmark. Apart from its recognizable appearance,  now there is a whole new “Tokyo One Piece Tower”, come to Tokyo Tower and find your favorite top experience with Lufu and Nami!

Tokyo One Piece Tower’s open time and ticket fare: see website

Must-Visit Attration No. 4- Tokyo Skytree


Tokyo Skytree could be the top one landmark in Tokyo today. The tower is 634 meters high, and is the second tallest tower in the world by now. In addition to the viewing platform overlooking the entire city of Tokyo, the Skytree is full of places selling Japanese gifts and Tokyo food restaurants, even there is a Pokemon store. Tokyo Skytree is definitely one of the top experiences for tourists coming to Tokyo.

Tokyo Suburban Sites

Must-Visit Attraction No.1- Karuizawa

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Karuizawa has become one of the most popular suburban tourist site in Tokyo in many tourists’ minds. As long as you actually visit here in your customized tour, you will find it such a beautiful fairyland with fresh air, beautiful natural environment, and lovely European style cabins, all of which make visitors fall in love with this place.

The best time to enjoy the maple of Karuizawa is about early November each year before snow season. If you visit here in season of maple leaves or snow season, you might never leave here!

Must-Visit Attraction No.2- Lake Kawaguchi

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Lake Kawaguchi is located in towns of Fujikawaguchiko, which is one of the Fuji Five Lakes. The reflection of Mount Fuji in the lake is a superb view in good weather. There are many art galleries and parks around Lake Kawaguchi, and Mori Art Museum is one of them. It is designed as a music box, the Dashi Park and Yagisaki Park who have Lavender Season in the middle of June.

Fujikyu Paradise is less than five-minute drive from Lake Kawaguchi. It is a must-experience customized tour for young people who like excitement to go to.

Suggested Tokyo itinerary

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Tokyo Itinerary 1 — Asakusa, Ueno, Ami-cho, Skytree

[Morning] Visit Sensoji Temple → Visit Nakamishi to buy souvenirs → [Afternoon] Have a nice stroll in Ueno Grace Park, Do some shopping in Ameya-Yokochō drug stores →
[Night] Evening stolll along the Sumida River riverbank park and see the clear bright Skytree

Tokyo itinerary 2 — Tokyo Imperial Palace,Tokyo Station, Akihabara

[Morning] Visit the Tokyo Imperial Palace →
[Lunch] Tokyo Station Ramen Street →
[Afternoon] Tokyo Ichiban Street in Tokyo station to buy a handful of gifts →
[Night] Akihabara anime, maid, electrical experience

If it is a long customized tour, apart from the mentioned sites above, it is suggested to arrange only one attraction in Tokyo itinerary. For outdoor trips lovers can change the shopping itinerary in the urban area to Kawagoe or Takaoyama in the suburbs. You can visit Odawara Hakone Hot Spring, Nikko Kinugawa Hot Spring, and Fujiyama Kawaguchi Lake.

These are all highly recommended Tokyo itinerary for two-day customized tour!

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