Tag Archive: Things to do in Tokyo

Places to go in Tokyo: Asakusa (Just My Travel Notes)

Asakusa is an interesting blend of traditional and modern Tokyo. Lovely old temples and shrines, amazing food and also vibrant new age sights.

Things to see in Tokyo: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Just My Travel Notes)

Standing over 240m tall the two towers of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building provide an amazing observation deck which is open to the public for FREE.

Just My Travel Notes: Things to do in Tokyo (Akihabara)

Tokyo’s Electronic Town – Akihabara – is an amazing experience. So many stores selling an eclectic range of products.

Just My Travel Notes: Things to do in Tokyo: Harajuku

Located just a short train journey from Shinjuku is the area of Harajuku. Right next door to the serene and peaceful Meiji Shrine is the centre of Japan’s teenage culture and fashion.

Just My Travel Notes: Things to see in Tokyo: Meiji Jingu (Meiji Shrine)

The Meiji Jingu is a Shinto Shrine dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The shrine was established in 1920 and covers an area of around 240 acres.