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Oedo Antique Market 2024

Oedo Antique Market 2024

Wednesday - Apr 17th

Considered the largest outdoor antique market in Japan, selling a variety of both Japanese and foreign goods, here's all you..

Free Entry
Naked Sakura Aquarium 2024

Naked Sakura Aquarium 2024

Mar 2nd - Apr 19th

Since 2015, the digital art collective NAKED have hosted a variety of seasonal collaborative events at Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa...

Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2024

Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2024

Apr 19th - Apr 21st

Every year, Yoyogi Park transforms for one week into a rainbow of colors as diversified as the people it represents.

2 Free Entry

Where to eat in Tokyo

Kirby Cafe Tokyo

Kirby Cafe Tokyo

Serena Ogawa

This new permanent cafe is located on the 4th floor of Solamachi, Tokyo Skytree, and is sure to bring a smile to any Kirby fan.


Places to stay in Tokyo

The Okura Tokyo 9

The Okura Tokyo

Peter Lin

The Okura Tokyo is a beautiful modern hotel in quiet Toranomon. It has a retro feel but is modern in amenities and with excellent...

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About Tokyo

Okinawa Nagasaki Fukuoka Saga Kumamoto Kagoshima Miyazaki Oita Ehime Kochi Tokushima Kagawa Yamaguchi Hiroshima Okayama Tottori Shimane Hyogo Kyoto Osaka Wakayama Nara Shiga Mie Fukui Ishikawa Toyama Gifu Aichi Nagano Shizuoka Niigata Yamanashi Kanagawa Tokyo Saitama Gunma Tochigi Chiba Ibaraki Fukushima Miyagi Yamagata Iwate Akita Aomori Hokkaido
Region Kanto
Island Honshu
Capital Tokyo (Shinjuku)
Population 13,839,910
Area 2190.90 km²

Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō) is the nation’s capital, the site of the 2020 Summer Olympics and the most populous city in the world – there’s no shortage of places to see and things to do in Tokyo. While that means you’ll inevitably have to leave some things off your itinerary, it also means that there’s something for everyone.

Tokyo’s center, the 23 wards, combine some of the world’s busiest areas with remnants of old Japan; not far from Shibuya is the holy Meiji Jingu, while the 634-meter tall Tokyo Skytree and the iconic Senso-ji in Asakusa are within walking distance of each other. Shinjuku and Roppongi are two vibrant nightlife spots, yet they’re a short train ride away from Ueno Zoo and the Tsukiji Fish Market.

Right in the middle of it all is the Imperial Palace, a popular jogging route. Beautiful nature in the Okutama area and the Izu and Ogasawara Islands will make you forget that you’re still in Tokyo.

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