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The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the Sumida City Ward, not far away from Asakusa. With a height of 634 meters (634 can be read as "Musashi", a historic name of the Tokyo Region), it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. A large shopping complex with the aquarium is located at its base.
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Tokyo Skytree
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The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the Sumida City Ward, not far away from Asakusa. With a height of 634 meters (634 can be read as "Musashi", a historic name of the Tokyo Region), it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. A large shopping complex with the aquarium is located at its base.
Sensoji (浅草寺, Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo's most colorful and popular temples. Various events are held throughout the year in the Sensoji Temple area. The biggest of them is the Sanja Matsuri, the annual festival of the Asakusa Shrine, held in May. Other events are the Asakusa Samba Carnival in August and the Hagoita-ichi (Hagoita Market) at which decorated wooden paddles used in the traditional game of hanetsuki are sold. Hours: 6:00 to 17:00 (from 6:30 October to March) Admission: Free
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Sensō-ji
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Sensoji (浅草寺, Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo's most colorful and popular temples. Various events are held throughout the year in the Sensoji Temple area. The biggest of them is the Sanja Matsuri, the annual festival of the Asakusa Shrine, held in May. Other events are the Asakusa Samba Carnival in August and the Hagoita-ichi (Hagoita Market) at which decorated wooden paddles used in the traditional game of hanetsuki are sold. Hours: 6:00 to 17:00 (from 6:30 October to March) Admission: Free
Asakusa Shrine, also known as Sanja-sama, was built during the Edo Period and survived the air raids of 1945. The shrine's festival, the Sanja Matsuri, is one of Tokyo's most spectacular and popular. It is held every year on a weekend (Friday to Sunday) in mid May. Hours: Always open Admission: Free
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Asakusa Shrine
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Asakusa Shrine, also known as Sanja-sama, was built during the Edo Period and survived the air raids of 1945. The shrine's festival, the Sanja Matsuri, is one of Tokyo's most spectacular and popular. It is held every year on a weekend (Friday to Sunday) in mid May. Hours: Always open Admission: Free
Edo Tokyo Museum has permanent exhibitions about almost every aspect of Tokyo life through the ages, as well as special exhibitions held periodically. This is an outstanding, modern, English-friendly museum with over 2,500 original prints, scrolls, kimonos, and maps. The displays and exhibits take advantage of modern technology -much of it interactive - to deliver their message memorably. Take the JR Sobu Line (local train) to Ryogoku Station. From the west exit of the station follow the signs. The massive six-story Edo-Tokyo Museum is about a 3-minute walk. Admission: 600 yen for adults, 480 yen for college students, 300 yen for junior high school & high school students and seniors.
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Edo-Tokyo Museum
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Edo Tokyo Museum has permanent exhibitions about almost every aspect of Tokyo life through the ages, as well as special exhibitions held periodically. This is an outstanding, modern, English-friendly museum with over 2,500 original prints, scrolls, kimonos, and maps. The displays and exhibits take advantage of modern technology -much of it interactive - to deliver their message memorably. Take the JR Sobu Line (local train) to Ryogoku Station. From the west exit of the station follow the signs. The massive six-story Edo-Tokyo Museum is about a 3-minute walk. Admission: 600 yen for adults, 480 yen for college students, 300 yen for junior high school & high school students and seniors.
The Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館, Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest of Japan's top-level national museums. The Tokyo National Museum features one of the largest and best collections of art and archeological artifacts in Japan, made up of over 110,000 individual items including nearly a hundred national treasures. At any one time, about 4000 different items from the permanent museum collection are on display. In addition, visiting temporary exhibitions are also held regularly. Good English information and audio guides are available. The Tokyo National Museum is located in Ueno Park about a 5-10 minute walk from Ueno Station.
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Nationaal museum van Tokio
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The Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館, Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest of Japan's top-level national museums. The Tokyo National Museum features one of the largest and best collections of art and archeological artifacts in Japan, made up of over 110,000 individual items including nearly a hundred national treasures. At any one time, about 4000 different items from the permanent museum collection are on display. In addition, visiting temporary exhibitions are also held regularly. Good English information and audio guides are available. The Tokyo National Museum is located in Ueno Park about a 5-10 minute walk from Ueno Station.
A red and white web of sky-high steel by day, a breathtaking beacon of lights by night, Tokyo Tower is the most prominent and distinctive feature of Tokyo's cityscape. Tokyo Tower is situated near the city's port in the elegant Minato (i.e. 'Harbor') ward of the city, and is located on the edge of Shiba Park, one of Japan's oldest parks. The closest subway stations to Tokyo Tower are Onarimon Station on the Mita Subway Line, Akabanebashi Station on the Oedo Subway Line and Kamiyacho on the Hibiya Subway Line, which are all about a 5-10 minute walk from the tower. Alternatively, you can reach the tower in about a 15-20 minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line or Daimon Station on the Asakusa or Oedo subway lines.
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Tokyo Tower
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A red and white web of sky-high steel by day, a breathtaking beacon of lights by night, Tokyo Tower is the most prominent and distinctive feature of Tokyo's cityscape. Tokyo Tower is situated near the city's port in the elegant Minato (i.e. 'Harbor') ward of the city, and is located on the edge of Shiba Park, one of Japan's oldest parks. The closest subway stations to Tokyo Tower are Onarimon Station on the Mita Subway Line, Akabanebashi Station on the Oedo Subway Line and Kamiyacho on the Hibiya Subway Line, which are all about a 5-10 minute walk from the tower. Alternatively, you can reach the tower in about a 15-20 minute walk from Hamamatsucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line or Daimon Station on the Asakusa or Oedo subway lines.
Tokyo Disneyland is a theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney. It was opened in 1983 as the first Disney theme park outside of the United States. Modeled after Disneyland in California and the Magic Kingdom in Florida, Tokyo Disneyland is made up of seven themed lands and features seasonal decorations and parades. Tokyo Disneyland is a five minute walk from JR Maihama Station. It can also be reached in a few steps from the Tokyo Disneyland Station along the Disney Resort Monorail.
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Tokyo Disneyland
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Tokyo Disneyland is a theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney. It was opened in 1983 as the first Disney theme park outside of the United States. Modeled after Disneyland in California and the Magic Kingdom in Florida, Tokyo Disneyland is made up of seven themed lands and features seasonal decorations and parades. Tokyo Disneyland is a five minute walk from JR Maihama Station. It can also be reached in a few steps from the Tokyo Disneyland Station along the Disney Resort Monorail.
Roppongi Hills is one of the best examples of a city within the city. Opened in 2003 in the heart of Tokyo's Roppongi district, the building complex features offices, apartments, shops, restaurants, a hotel, art museum, observation deck and more. The office floors are home to leading companies from the IT and financial sectors, and Roppongi Hills has become a symbol of the Japanese IT industry. At the center of Roppongi Hills stands the 238 meter Mori Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the city. While most of the building is occupied by office space, the first few floors have restaurants and shops and the top few floors house an observation deck and modern art museum that are open to the public. The Tokyo City View observation deck is one of Tokyo's best. When the weather permits, views can also be enjoyed from an open-air deck on the rooftop. Also located on Mori Tower's top floors is the Mori Art Museum, a modern art museum with a focus on new artistic ideas from all over the world. Other areas of interest in Roppongi Hills include the Mori Garden just behind the tower and the Grand Hyatt luxury hotel. Numerous shopping and dining options can be found all across the complex, and there is also a large Toho Cinemas movie theater that plays both Japanese and international movies. The headquarters of TV Asahi are also located on the grounds. Roppongi Hills is about a five minute walk from the Hibiya Line platform of Roppongi Station and a ten minute walk from the Oedo Line platform of Roppongi Station. From Tokyo Station 15 minutes, 170 yen by Marunouchi and Hibiya Subway Lines via Kasumigaseki Station. From Shinjuku Station 10 minutes, 220 yen by direct Oedo Subway Line.
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Roppongi Hills
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Roppongi Hills is one of the best examples of a city within the city. Opened in 2003 in the heart of Tokyo's Roppongi district, the building complex features offices, apartments, shops, restaurants, a hotel, art museum, observation deck and more. The office floors are home to leading companies from the IT and financial sectors, and Roppongi Hills has become a symbol of the Japanese IT industry. At the center of Roppongi Hills stands the 238 meter Mori Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the city. While most of the building is occupied by office space, the first few floors have restaurants and shops and the top few floors house an observation deck and modern art museum that are open to the public. The Tokyo City View observation deck is one of Tokyo's best. When the weather permits, views can also be enjoyed from an open-air deck on the rooftop. Also located on Mori Tower's top floors is the Mori Art Museum, a modern art museum with a focus on new artistic ideas from all over the world. Other areas of interest in Roppongi Hills include the Mori Garden just behind the tower and the Grand Hyatt luxury hotel. Numerous shopping and dining options can be found all across the complex, and there is also a large Toho Cinemas movie theater that plays both Japanese and international movies. The headquarters of TV Asahi are also located on the grounds. Roppongi Hills is about a five minute walk from the Hibiya Line platform of Roppongi Station and a ten minute walk from the Oedo Line platform of Roppongi Station. From Tokyo Station 15 minutes, 170 yen by Marunouchi and Hibiya Subway Lines via Kasumigaseki Station. From Shinjuku Station 10 minutes, 220 yen by direct Oedo Subway Line.
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The Nakamise shopping street stretches over approximately 250 meters from Kaminarimon to the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. It is lined by more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs. Openging hours depend on the individual shops; typically daily from 9:00 to 18:00
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Nakamise Shopping Street
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The Nakamise shopping street stretches over approximately 250 meters from Kaminarimon to the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. It is lined by more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs. Openging hours depend on the individual shops; typically daily from 9:00 to 18:00
Ameyoko (アメ横) is a busy market street along the Yamanote Line tracks between Okachimachi and Ueno Stations. The name "Ameyoko" is a short form for "Ameya Yokocho" (candy store alley), as candies were traditionally sold there. Alternatively, "Ame" also stands for "America", because a lot of American products used to be available there when the street was the site of a black market in the years following World War Two. Today, various products such as clothes, bags, cosmetics, fresh fish, dried food and spices are sold along Ameyoko. Opening hours and closing days depend on individual stores, but stores typically open around 10:00 and close around 20:00. Many stores remain closed on selected Wednesdays. The Ameyoko shopping street runs from Ueno to Okachimachi Station along the train tracks of the JR Yamanote Line and JR Keihin-Tohoku Line. It can also be accessed in a short walk from Ueno-Okachimachi Station along the Oedo Subway Line.
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Ameyayokocho Market
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Ameyoko (アメ横) is a busy market street along the Yamanote Line tracks between Okachimachi and Ueno Stations. The name "Ameyoko" is a short form for "Ameya Yokocho" (candy store alley), as candies were traditionally sold there. Alternatively, "Ame" also stands for "America", because a lot of American products used to be available there when the street was the site of a black market in the years following World War Two. Today, various products such as clothes, bags, cosmetics, fresh fish, dried food and spices are sold along Ameyoko. Opening hours and closing days depend on individual stores, but stores typically open around 10:00 and close around 20:00. Many stores remain closed on selected Wednesdays. The Ameyoko shopping street runs from Ueno to Okachimachi Station along the train tracks of the JR Yamanote Line and JR Keihin-Tohoku Line. It can also be accessed in a short walk from Ueno-Okachimachi Station along the Oedo Subway Line.
Shibuya Center Gai, the iconic street in Shibuya, is one of the most visited tourist site in Shibuya, and Tokyo. There are countless things to do at Center Gai from shopping clothings and cosmetics to eating ramen and sushi.
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Shibuya Center-gai Shopping Street
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Shibuya Center Gai, the iconic street in Shibuya, is one of the most visited tourist site in Shibuya, and Tokyo. There are countless things to do at Center Gai from shopping clothings and cosmetics to eating ramen and sushi.
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First founded in 1889, this retro restaurant serves tempura over rice in three types, all with different toppings: the choices are I (¥1,500), Ro (¥2,000), and Ha (¥2,500). On your first visit, we recommend the Ro or Ha, which include eel and toppings like two jumbo prawns, vegetables and kakiage, cooked with a mixture of sardines, prawns and shellfish. The batter is crispy but fluffy, and the sauce offers a good balance of sweet and salty. Long queues are to be expected during the weekends, so going early on a weekday is recommended. Address: 1 Chome-9-2 Nihonzutsumi, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0021, Japan Phone: +81 3-3872-4886 Transport: Minowa Station (Hibiya line), exit 1a Opening hours: 11am-2.30pm / closed Wed, 4th Tue of every month
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Dote no Iseya
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First founded in 1889, this retro restaurant serves tempura over rice in three types, all with different toppings: the choices are I (¥1,500), Ro (¥2,000), and Ha (¥2,500). On your first visit, we recommend the Ro or Ha, which include eel and toppings like two jumbo prawns, vegetables and kakiage, cooked with a mixture of sardines, prawns and shellfish. The batter is crispy but fluffy, and the sauce offers a good balance of sweet and salty. Long queues are to be expected during the weekends, so going early on a weekday is recommended. Address: 1 Chome-9-2 Nihonzutsumi, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0021, Japan Phone: +81 3-3872-4886 Transport: Minowa Station (Hibiya line), exit 1a Opening hours: 11am-2.30pm / closed Wed, 4th Tue of every month
[ 9 mins walk from Iriya Station ] Fucha ryori Bon is a distinctive tradition within Shojin Ryori, the vegetarian cuisine of Zen Buddhist monks in China and Japan. Guests will be surprised by the delicated taste and relaxed atmosphere. Keep in mind last orders are usually taken two hours before closing as it is a multi-course menu which takes time to prepare and serve. Address: 1-chōme-2-11 Ryūsen, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 110-0012, Japan Opening hours: Weekdays: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - 9pm, Saturdays: 12pm - 9pm, Sundays: 12pm - 8pm
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[ 9 mins walk from Iriya Station ] Fucha ryori Bon is a distinctive tradition within Shojin Ryori, the vegetarian cuisine of Zen Buddhist monks in China and Japan. Guests will be surprised by the delicated taste and relaxed atmosphere. Keep in mind last orders are usually taken two hours before closing as it is a multi-course menu which takes time to prepare and serve. Address: 1-chōme-2-11 Ryūsen, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 110-0012, Japan Opening hours: Weekdays: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - 9pm, Saturdays: 12pm - 9pm, Sundays: 12pm - 8pm
Asakusa Imahan (浅草 今半) is a long-established Japanese restaurant located in Asakusa area, Tokyo since 1895. The restaurant serves traditional Japanese hot pot dishes: Shabu Shabu and Skiyaki at its finest. Their quality dishes are made with the finest ingredients including Black hair Wagyu and Kobe Beef and carefully selected vegetable, cooked in their original sauce simmered in an iron pot. If you are on budget, try to visit there in lunch time since the starting price on their lunch menu is 1,500 yen. Asakusa Imahan is located very near the famous temple in Asakusa, Sensoji, and it’s easy to access along with your visit in the area. Since the restaurant is highly popular, it’s recommended to make a reservation in advance! How to reach: 10 mins walk from Asakusa station Exit 6 Hours: 11:30~21:30 (Lunch menu available till 3pm) Budget: Lunch 2,000 JPY~/Dinner 10,000 JPY~ Genre: Sukiyaki
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Asakusa Imahan
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Asakusa Imahan (浅草 今半) is a long-established Japanese restaurant located in Asakusa area, Tokyo since 1895. The restaurant serves traditional Japanese hot pot dishes: Shabu Shabu and Skiyaki at its finest. Their quality dishes are made with the finest ingredients including Black hair Wagyu and Kobe Beef and carefully selected vegetable, cooked in their original sauce simmered in an iron pot. If you are on budget, try to visit there in lunch time since the starting price on their lunch menu is 1,500 yen. Asakusa Imahan is located very near the famous temple in Asakusa, Sensoji, and it’s easy to access along with your visit in the area. Since the restaurant is highly popular, it’s recommended to make a reservation in advance! How to reach: 10 mins walk from Asakusa station Exit 6 Hours: 11:30~21:30 (Lunch menu available till 3pm) Budget: Lunch 2,000 JPY~/Dinner 10,000 JPY~ Genre: Sukiyaki
Located behind Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, an area alive with traditional downtown culture, this is the oldest onigiri (rice ball) specialty shop in Tokyo. From high-quality ingredients arranged on their showcase – such as ume plums from Wakayama, shirasu (whitebait) from Hyogo and cod roe from Hokkaido – the rice balls are made to order right in front of your eyes. Wrapped in kyougi (a finely shaved sheet of pinewood) just like in the old days, they can be taken away to eat as you stroll around Asakusa. Or if you prefer, you can stay in the stylish shop and enjoy one of five specially selected varieties of Japanese tea. Address: 3 Chome-9-10 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan Phone Number: 03-3874-1615 Nearest station: Asakusa Station
Onigiri Asakusa Yadoroku
Located behind Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, an area alive with traditional downtown culture, this is the oldest onigiri (rice ball) specialty shop in Tokyo. From high-quality ingredients arranged on their showcase – such as ume plums from Wakayama, shirasu (whitebait) from Hyogo and cod roe from Hokkaido – the rice balls are made to order right in front of your eyes. Wrapped in kyougi (a finely shaved sheet of pinewood) just like in the old days, they can be taken away to eat as you stroll around Asakusa. Or if you prefer, you can stay in the stylish shop and enjoy one of five specially selected varieties of Japanese tea. Address: 3 Chome-9-10 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan Phone Number: 03-3874-1615 Nearest station: Asakusa Station
Ninja bar is a great little place underground that has great vibes for everyone, and anyone in the world. They welcome people with open arms. Great drinks and great music. Opening at 5:00 PM Address: 1 Chome-1-12 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan Contact: 03-6231-6372 東京メトロ銀座線、浅草駅の6番出口付近にあるスタンディングバーです。 入場無料でチャージ等ございません。ハイボール1杯380円(税込410円)です。 日本酒カップ酒も沢山ご用意してお待ちしております。 ここNINJABARで世界中の方々が出会って仲良くなることで、 世界平和に少しでも貢献できるよう 毎日笑顔で皆様のご来店お待ちしておりまーす。
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Ninja bar is a great little place underground that has great vibes for everyone, and anyone in the world. They welcome people with open arms. Great drinks and great music. Opening at 5:00 PM Address: 1 Chome-1-12 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan Contact: 03-6231-6372 東京メトロ銀座線、浅草駅の6番出口付近にあるスタンディングバーです。 入場無料でチャージ等ございません。ハイボール1杯380円(税込410円)です。 日本酒カップ酒も沢山ご用意してお待ちしております。 ここNINJABARで世界中の方々が出会って仲良くなることで、 世界平和に少しでも貢献できるよう 毎日笑顔で皆様のご来店お待ちしておりまーす。
邻近地区
The Ginza (銀座) is Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Most shops in the Ginza district are open every day of the week. A visit is most pleasant on weekend afternoons when the central Chuo Dori street is closed to automobile traffic and become a large pedestrian zone. The road closure takes place from 12:00 to 17:00 (until 18:00 from April through September).
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Ginza
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The Ginza (銀座) is Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Most shops in the Ginza district are open every day of the week. A visit is most pleasant on weekend afternoons when the central Chuo Dori street is closed to automobile traffic and become a large pedestrian zone. The road closure takes place from 12:00 to 17:00 (until 18:00 from April through September).
Akihabara (秋葉原), also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. In more recent years, Akihabara has gained recognition as the center of Japan's otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops and establishments devoted to anime and manga are now dispersed among the electronic stores in the district. On Sundays, Chuo Dori, the main street through the district, is closed to car traffic from 13:00 to 18:00 (until 17:00 from October through March). Akihabara has been undergoing major redevelopment over the years, including the renovation and expansion of Akihabara Station and the construction of new buildings in its proximity. Among these newly opened buildings were a huge Yodobashi electronics store and the Akihabara Crossfield, a business complex with the aim of promoting Akihabara as a center for global electronics technology and trade.
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Akihabara
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Akihabara (秋葉原), also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. In more recent years, Akihabara has gained recognition as the center of Japan's otaku (diehard fan) culture, and many shops and establishments devoted to anime and manga are now dispersed among the electronic stores in the district. On Sundays, Chuo Dori, the main street through the district, is closed to car traffic from 13:00 to 18:00 (until 17:00 from October through March). Akihabara has been undergoing major redevelopment over the years, including the renovation and expansion of Akihabara Station and the construction of new buildings in its proximity. Among these newly opened buildings were a huge Yodobashi electronics store and the Akihabara Crossfield, a business complex with the aim of promoting Akihabara as a center for global electronics technology and trade.

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Buy a Pasmo or Suica card
Suica and Pasmo can almost be used interchangeably. The only difference is that they are sold by different companies. Pasmo are sold at any ticket vending machine at Tokyo subway stations whereas Suica are only available at JR EAST stations. Both machines have English instructions. But if you’re taking a train from the airport to Tokyo city center, you can buy either card at Narita and Haneda airports. You can even use them to make small purchases in convenience stores and vending machines! One card costs as little as 1000 yen (500 yen for deposit, 500 yen credit). You can top up as you go.
Vervoersmogelijkheden
Use Google Maps and HyperDia to plan your trip
To navigate within Tokyo city, Google Maps is super useful. It displays the best route with price and travel time. HyperDia is another great tool you can use, especially for train travel. It displays detailed timetable and compares routes and prices. Besides the web-based version, it also has an app for iOS and Android.
Gebruiken en cultuur
No tipping
One of the things you need to know about Japan is that tipping is not a common practice. Actually, leaving a tip can be seen as demeaning and disrespectful to the server.
Gebruiken en cultuur
Enjoy the incredible wonder of Japanese electronic toilets
The very first thing you’ll notice when you arrive in Japan is the electronic toilets. These hi-tech toilets are EVERYWHERE and will amaze you with their remarkable functionality! What exactly can they do? The sophisticated toilets come equipped with an array of smart functions, including a heated seat (super great for winter!), water sprays for front and posterior wash (with adjustable position and water strength), noise maker (for privacy), and air-drying.
Gebruiken en cultuur
Stay on the left side
In Tokyo, people walk on the left-hand side, just like road traffic. On escalators, it is a common, unspoken rule to stand on the left and leave the right side for those who want to climb the steps. Exceptions exist in some metro stations though. To avoid running into other pedestrians, always check the signs!
Gebruiken en cultuur
Tap water is safe to drink
It’s perfectly safe to drink from the tap!
Manieren om te besparen
Skip the taxis
Since cabs can be expensive (they have a 475 JPY starting fare), use the public transportation to save money. It goes everywhere and late into the night!
Manieren om te besparen
Eat at 7-Eleven
The 7-Eleven, Family Mart, and other corner stores have a lot of pre-set meals for 120-370 JPY that make for a cheap lunch option. Additionally, supermarkets also have many set meals at similar prices. You can also find a lot of cheap meals at the major bus/train stations, as well (such as curry, ramen, and donburi). Even the locals eat here.
Vervoersmogelijkheden
Luggage storage options
Coin lockers are everywhere and can always be found at train stations. They come in Small (¥300), Medium (¥400), and Large size (¥500-¥800), though the per-day prices may vary. Unfortunately, large-wheeled suitcases won’t fit inside these lockers, and this is why we always recommend traveling light.
Gebruiken en cultuur
There are very few trashcans in Tokyo
Carry a plastic bag to gather your trash while exploring.
Mis dit niet
Shop at Akihabara Electric Town
This is the Tsukiji Market of the electronics world. You can find pretty much anything you’ve ever imagined, as well as all the things you’ve never even dreamed of. Many up-and-coming electronics are tested here. The area has a very futuristic feel to it, with tons of bright lights and huge billboards. It looks like something out of a sci-fi movie. There are also lots of local artists selling their music here too.
Nuttige zinnen
Learn some basic Japanese
Below is a list of useful words and phrases for your survival in Japan: Hello = [konnichiwa] Yes = [hai] No = [ie] Thank you = [arigato gozaimasu] Excuse me = [sumimasen] Pro tip: Download Google Translate app – it is a handy tool to have when you need instant translation between Japanese and English.