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Tokyo Bucket List: 10 Things You Can't Miss in Tokyo
Take off to Tokyo for the adventure of a lifetime! Tokyo is full of amazing natural wonders, delicious food, and unique neighborhoods!
If you're not sure where to start don't worry we've got you covered! We've put together a Tokyo Bucket List consisting of the most fun, most accessible, and most affordable things for you to do during you time in Japan!
1. Mt. Takao
The 2,000ft tall Mt. Takao makes a fantastic half day or full day trip! There are multiple hiking trails beginning in Takosan-guchi, a village at the bottom of the mountain, that lead you a picturesque Buddhist Temple! Throughout your hike you will get amazing views of Tokyo and you'll on a clear day you can even see Mt Fuji!
2. Miura Peninsula
You'll find the exciting Miura Peninsula south of Tokyo. Here you'll be able to explore some of the only rural villages surrounding the metropolitan area. You can visit Miura Kaingan Beach and discover some of Japan's traditional fishing villages. Day trip to Jogashima Island, or enjoy amazing views from Misaki Harbor.
3. Sensō-ji Temple
Visit Tokyo's most famous Buddhist temple! The street leading up to the temple is lined with a variety of colorful stalls selling different trinkets, handmade crafts, and food! Although the temple can be very busy during peak times it definitely has the wow factor and is a must see in Tokyo!
4. Meiji Jingu Shrine
Walk through the impressive 40-foot-high gate guarding Tokyo's most visited Shinto Shrine! The grounds of the shrine are beautiful to walk around, there are 100,000 trees, a teahouse, a pond, and other plenty of places to relax and take a break from the city.
5. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Head to the observation deck on the 45 floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building for some of the best views in Tokyo! It's recommended to go just before sunset so you can watch the city transform into a neon lit wonderland! The observation deck is open everyday from 9:30am to 10:30pm and is 100% free!
Explore the incredibly unique neighborhood of Harajuku! Take in the contemporary architecture, quirky shops, and the incredible fashion! If you are interested in learning more about Japanese sub-cultures, then this is the place for you!
8. Tsukiji Fish Market Tokyo
Visit the world's largest fish market and immerse yourself with locals and tourists alike! If you're a morning person, head to the live Tuna Auctions at 5am! If you like your beauty sleep, there is still plenty to do at a reasonable hour, visit one of the many sushi counters and start off your day with a delicious sushi breakfast!
9. Akihabara in Tokyo
Akihabara is an unmissable unique neighborhood in Tokyo! Known as the electronic capital of Tokyo, it's the perfect place to pick up some new gadgets. If you love anime and manga then Akihabara is a must for you! Along with the abundance of anime stores you will also be able to visit the Tokyo Anime Center!