Offering up an intoxicating mix of old and new, Japan’s capital is a fascinating place to visit, full of futuristic technology, flamboyant fashionistas and centuries-old traditions. Here’s what you just have to see and do when in Tokyo!
Toyusu Fish Market
A visit to the teeming fish market is a must when in Tokyo but you’ll have to get there early if you want to watch the famous tuna auctions. Make sure to try out some of the delicious fresh sushi!
Another site that offers up a look at Tokyo’s captivating history, the Asakusa-jinja Shrine is one of the most important Shinto shrines in the city and was founded all the way back in 1649.
With bright colourful signs everywhere you look, Shibuya Crossing is a taste of modern Tokyo and at night the surrounding area is bathed in a neon glow. The famous crossing teems with people during the day and there are loads of great shops for you to check out.
Head to the trendy Harajuku for a glimpse at some amazing fashion that really pushes the boundaries!
A great way to end a busy day in Tokyo is to head to the robot restaurant to catch a glimpse of what the future may look like as robots perfom while you eat!