See the old temple district and pagodas in Asakus, hidden among the skyscrapers. Visit the best electronics stores and innovation centers. Feel the modern youth life in Shinjuku district. Walk through the fashionable streets of the Ginza district. To see the world of cartoon characters in Disneyland. Plunge into the atmosphere of nightlife, jazz clubs and theatres in the capital. Visit the Toyota exhibition complex and other museums of technology. Try the freshest seafood in the best Tokyo restaurants. To meet the Imperial Palace. .
The huge metropolis of Tokyo, the capital of the world's only island empire, Japan, can be described as much as you like! And each time in this city you can emphasize something new and unusual.
This ancient city combines harmoniously, complementing each other, futuristic, ultramodern and ancient Japanese traditions and customs.
Here reigns a frenzied rhythm of the capital's inhabitants, so extraordinary and even strange.
Tokyo will show you all the brightest contrasts: from ancient shrines and temples to the latest technology, inimitable inventions and exclusive exhibits of modern exhibitions.
On this route you will visit the ancient district of Asakusa, immerse yourself in the youth life of Shinjuku, enjoy fresh seafood in the elite district of Ginza, as well as visit the island of Odaiba, make shopping in the best Tokyo shopping malls and electronics stores in the area of Akihabara and much more!
The contrasts of Tokyo life
6 days itinerary by Viktoria Afanaseva - History and Culture, Active Leisure - Car, 1 Hotel
Road Trip Categories: History and Culture, Active Leisure
Day 1: Tokyo is a city of powerful technologies and achievements, high skyscrapers and unusual hobbies
The city of Tokyo is the capital of Japan. It is a huge ultramodern metropolis with more than 37 million inhabitants. There's a crazy rhythm of life here, and the hi-tech novelties neighbor the ancient districts of Tokyo.
The capital surprises tourists with its countless districts and incredibly complex urban layout.
A huge part of the city is the mountains of skyscrapers, endless lines of roads and wires, illuminated by bright neon light and filled with the noise of urban life.
Day 2: Asakusa is an area of ancient temples and pagodas
If you want to feel yourself in the East, start the day with Asakusa district - it has preserved the customs and traditions of old Japan more than others. In ancient times it was famous for its "houses of tolerance" and was considered the most elite place in the city.
Visiting several temples and shrines of the Old Town, you will witness the era of the Shoguns, who for a long time were the rulers of the Land of the Rising Sun.
In addition to diving into history, you'll also have to see and even climb the popular Skytree TV Tower, walk down Tokyo's oldest shopping street and relax in the spa complex at the end of the evening.
Day 3: Odaiba Technology Island and Tokyo Disneyland
Tonight you're going to the fairytale world of Disney cartoons - Disneyland amusement park.
And then you'll find Odaiba Island, a separate small world of innovative technology.
You will get acquainted with the legendary Toyota cars - vintage and modern, visit the Miraikan Science Museum, and then ride the Ferris wheel with chic views. At the end of the day, one of the best spas is waiting for you.
Day 4: The colorful Shinjuku neighborhood
Shinjuku is an office and entertainment district located in southwest Tokyo around Shinjuku station. This is one of Tokyo's busiest neighborhoods. It's always crowded, day and night.
Here you'll get to know Tokyo's tallest skyscrapers and experience the nightlife on the neighborhood's main dynamic street, Kabuki Tho.
At the end of the evening, you'll find the chicest restaurant and bar at the Hyatt Hotel with live music, dress code and magnificent panoramic views.
Day 5: Imperial Palace, Kabuki Theatre and Akihabara Electronics District
Today will begin with a visit to the Imperial Palace and a walk on its territory. Next you'll find the famous Japanese Kabuki Dza Theatre with its history.
The next point is Akihabara, an area in downtown Tokyo famous for its shops and electronics stores.
At the end of the day, there's an elite area of foreigners called Roppongi and a trendy jazz club in it.
Day 6: The last morning in the country's capital of the Rising Sun
On the last day of your trip, enjoy the beauty of Tokyo's landscapes in the gardens of Hamarikyu and be sure to visit the main fish market of Ginza.