Tokyo city is an amazing, mind-expanding urban oasis that mixes tradition and the latest trends so well.
If you’re looking for even more fun things to do in Tokyo and something even more adventurous, why not check out these 12 Reasons to Love Tokyo.

From its incredible trends, culture and amazingly welcoming and polite people, to irresistible food, we really think it is impossible not to fall in love with Tokyo city. For those who are already fans, let’s take a moment in time to reminisce Tokyo Attractions.

For New-comers, here’s a list that will make you book that flight already.


The atmosphere in Asakusa, especially on Kannonura Street is quite unique. Woman in traditional garb and make-up abound, as does dancing, singing and music. Performances are everywhere, anytime. Teahouses and restaurants are traditional; you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. Come prepared to spend, as an evening can cost as much as 20,000 yen.
See More: Asakusa Tokyo’s Geisha District

Japanese Sweets and Cakes – Mochi, Wagashi, Taiyaki

tokyo-city-1 You won’t believe what you are eating – too delicious to be true. These luscious gorgeous treats are much healthier than their Western counterparts, as they are gluten free, and less sweet. Made with traditional recipes from rice flour, you will be tempted to bring some home.

See more: Top 10 Japanese Desserts

Palette Town-Venus Fort

Ever been to Vegas? This medieval replica mall is a must see. The attention to detail is outstanding, with Rome-inspired fountains, Skies that go darker to imitate sunset, and hand-painted clouds in the cieling. Take in the scenic views, and pick up some amazing finds in the avant-garde mall.

Best Tours in Japan – What to Book now!

Day Tours in Tokyo: Best of Tokyo
Day Tours in Kyoto: The Best of Kyoto
Day Tours in Kyoto: Cherry Blossoms, Shrines and Geisha
Private VIP Tours
Our Cultural Tours
Nara Day tour
Nikko Day tour
Hakone Day tour

Tokyo Disney Sea

best-things-to-do-in-tokyo-june-4-3 Keeping in step with the modern and ultra-futuristic aspect of Japan, Tokyo DisneySea Park is a state of the art. Here you will find unique rides and attractions that you have not created in any other Disney park in the world. As you approach Disney Sea, the view will enchant you – it duplicates an entire Italian Tuscan village, complete with the verandas and the fishing boats in the little Mediterranean harbor. No corners were cut in creating this extravaganza; make sure you plan for at least one full day for this part of your trip. You’ll wish you had planned for more.

See More: Disney Sea 7 Theme Parks

Tokyo Sky Tree

Japan’s tallest tower – Tokyo Skytree, a 634-meter edifice, has become the first stop for many tourists. No wonder: The best view of Tokyo city, heart-stopping viewpoints to sit and watch the sunset, and malls, restaurants and shops galore.

See More: 3 Reasons you’ll Love Sky Tree Tokyo

Tokyo Fish Market – Tsukiji Fish Market

Truly the world’s prime seafood market, you can show up at the crack of dawn and enjoy fresh sushi and other related specialties. A taste you will always treasure!

Read: 5 reasons to visit Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market

French-Maids and Masters

maids Check out these truly unique Japanese Maid Cafés in Tokyo, inspired by Manga and Anime culture (Japanese cartoons). Instead of waitresses, employees dressed in French maids costumes serve the customers. Lately, some ‘Butler Cafes’ for the ladies have opened too.

See more: Tokyo’s Maid Café in Akihabara.

Sumo Wrestling

Wrestling is a competition that has attracted and entertained crowds in Japan for thousands of years. Watch oversized men, dressed in bare minimum, take on one opponent after another.
More details: Sumo Tournaments, Tokyo

Shibuya Crossing

Start your tour of Shibuya with a fresh coffee at Starbucks. This will give you a fantastic view of the myriads of people shopping, walking, and most riveting, crossing the square. Traffic lights coordinate to allow crossing in all directions, and thousands of pedestrians cross at once. Drink it all in – pun intended – then go down stairs and be part of the action. You’ll find the latest in everything, with neon signs sparkling throughout. One of the most exciting outings in incredible Tokyo. See More: Fun Things to Do in Shibuya

Love, Revenge And Secrets: Kabuki Theater In Tokyo

The Kabuki play is another glimpse into Japanese culture. This play pulls at all of our emotions – love, retaliation, treachery. Although it is long – three hours – thirty minute versions are available, which will give you a good dose of what it is all about. This production started thousands of years ago during the Edo era, so you will gain an historic perspective. English headphones can be rented, and is advisable – unless you understand Japanese very well.
See More: Kabuki Theater In Tokyo

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Tokyo Trip Checklist

  • To make sure you have all the important things covered see my first-time-in-Tokyo guide
  • Get your 1,2 or 3-day Tokyo Unlimited Subway Pass to easily get around Tokyo
  • If you want to travel on bullet trains you can save big with a Japan Rail Pass. Here’s why is worth it.
  • You’ll need a prepaid sim or Portable WIFI to stay connected in Tokyo.
  • Check out my detailed Tokyo packing list to make sure you’re prepared.
  • The best site to book hotels in Tokyo is almost always And remember to book early, especially during busy times.
  • For travel insurance (which you need) Word Nomads offer great coverage in Japan and are highly recommended.

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