Top Attractions of Tokyo
Tokyo is Japan’s industrious capital clamoring with activity and busy people. It is ultra modern, yet it figures out how to hold on to its inherent culture. One of Tokyo’s top attractions is the Meiji Shrine. Tokyo is the best holiday destination and is filled with museums, gardens and skyscrapers.
Have a look at few amazing Tokyo top attractions:
Tokyo National Museum
This Tokyo top attraction is the 6th largest museum on the planet. It isn’t just the biggest yet in addition one the most excellent museums with tons of artifacts. If you don’t have time to visit all the museums in Tokyo, skip all others and make sure to visit this one.
It houses some of the ravishing kimonos, astonishing samurai swords, woodblock prints, scriptures and scrolls, sculptures and much more. Visitors are allowed to enter on purchasing a ticket of 620 yen. Be sure to visit the main building Honkan, which is also considered as another Tokyo top attraction.
This is also a Tokyo top attraction to lay back and relax or to take a hike. They rent out bikes upward of 100 yen for visitors to ride. Also, there are small restaurants that sell ice-cream and beer.
This park is famous for its fluttery of activity as opposed to its scenic beauty. They also have a special dog walk area, so be prepared to run into dogs.
This is Tokyo’s top tourist attraction for shopping. It consists of various shopping complexes and restaurants. What makes this place so special is that it is built on top of the man-made island. One of the perks of it being on an island is that you can enjoy the entire day at the water-fronts.
Another Tokyo top attraction, where you can also hop into a water-bike or water-bus and take a ride in the chill. Shop at the Venus fort to get a feel of medieval Europe and be sure to ride the Ferris wheel. Car enthusiasts should visit the Mega Web who promotes ‘‘See, Ride, Feel the cars.’
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
This skyscraper is a Tokyo top attraction and immensely well known with the sightseers. Climb up to get a panoramic view of the city. The best part of this skyscraper is that admission here is free of cost. Also, some other perks are speedy elevators, helpful staff and short queues.
If you get hungry, there are restaurants upstairs to appease your appetites. This 243-meter tall skyscraper has two towers and two observation points – the north observation point and south observation point.
If you are lucky enough that the weather favours you and are clear, you can see various popular sites such as Mt. Fuji, the Tokyo Tower and the Tokyo Dome. Be sure to get a souvenir from one of the gifts shops upstairs.Tags: East Asia, Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo top Attractions