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Aqua Park Shinagawa
Aqua Park Shinagawa offers you with an aquarium, adventure park and display space are all set into one space. In this place, you will see the sound, light and video shows along with the marine animal displays in order to create the unique experience that you never have seen before. Outside of the tank, Aqua Park also held the live performance. You are able to visit the Stadium room to witness an amazing dolphin show which been set into the music and visuals in a great harmony together. This park provides you with different 11 zones to be explored. For something more relaxed, you are able to visit the Jellyfish Ramble, seeing the floating jellyfish along with the moody lighting and soundtrack.
Chiba Mother Farm
Chiba Mother Farm is the sightseeing farm in the Kano Mount which faces out the mountains of the Boso Peninsula along with the great view of Tokyo Bay and Fuji Mount as well. It has a huge ground like a house of a vast range of cute animals here, such as horses, cattle, alpacas. Sheep and capybaras. While you go to the Mother Farm Tour, you are also able to ride the tractor train to the Makiba Farm tour as well, there are many events where you are able to get close and personal with the animals, such as milking by hand or you can experience the pig races as well. There are many good ways for children or adults to enjoy their entire days there, including of witness the seasonal flowers, farm treats and so on.
Tokyo Disneyland is a Disney-themed park brimming with magic and fairytales, attracting thousand visitors each year. Dubbed as 'The Happiest Place on Earth' you'll get to fulfill your childhood dreams of exploring the Disney world lands, meet and interact with your favorite Disney characters, and watch interesting drama plays and Disney parades.
Tokyo DisneySea is simply an outstanding place that covers an area of 176 acres. With it's numerous amazing rides and well designed theme park, be prepared to be amazed and whipped away into the Disney World.
Fuji-Q Highland is the most popular amusement park in Japan and located in Fuji Five Lake region in the amount of Fuji Foot. This place is best known for the thrilling rollercoaster and also elaborated theme with anime and attractions.
Fujiko F. Fujio Museum
The Fujiko F Fujio Museum was also known as the Doraemon Museum, this is the art museum that you can find un the residential area of Kawasaki. This is based on the work of Fujiko F. Fujio as the manga artist Fujimoto Hiroshi as the creator of Doraemon – this is the influential series tell you about the robotic cat come from the 22nd century to travel back at the time to befriend with a few kids. Keep in mind that this museum requires you to get advanced reservations.
Ghibli Museum was placed in the Mikata and Tokyo was very popular among the movie fans as well. There are many things to know if you want to visit this place. Firstly, Ghibli is the famous Japanese animation studio which been created My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke and so on. There are many great things here and it's worth visit attraction in Tokyo. The creator does not want to make it into its history and an inventory of Ghibli's films. Then, he just wants to create the museum with the hope that all of the visitors who come to the museum can use their sense in order to feel the nuance of Ghibli movies. He also believes that the experience in the museum will stay with you as the heart-warming experience.
With the most luxurious streets in the world and the most upscale shopping destinations, Ginza, a district of Chuo, Tokyo, has become a sensation in the world of tourism.
Imperial Palace is the official residence of the Imperial family of Japan built on the site where the Edo Castle is which was the seat of Tokugawa Shogun. It was in 1867 that Tokugawa Shogun was overthrown, and the country's capital was shifted to Tokyo.
Meiji Jingu Shrine
Meiji Jingu is a Shinto shrine that was built in 1920 after the death of the Emperor and the Empress. It is one of the largest Shinto shrines of Japan and is visited by millions of worshippers on new year who visit the shrine to offer their first prayer of the year. Also, it is the place to witness the traditional Shinto weddings.
Mount Fuji, locally referred to as Fuji-san, is easily the most famous landmark in Japan.
The Tokyo Skytree was originally built as an observatory tower as well as a structure for radio broadcasting and digital television. It remains the tallest structure in Japan and many call it a must-see tourist attraction when one is in the city.
Tokyo Legoland Discovery Center
Don't say that you are the biggest fan of LEGO, if you haven't visited Tokyo LEGOLAND Discovery Center. It is the perfect place to admire many creations made of LEGO. Check out the highlight of Tokyo's skyline set that can blow your mind away!
Tokyo One Piece Tower
Tokyo One Piece Tower is the only indoor theme park in Japan for popular Manga series, One Piece. This place opens in 2015 the inside of Tokyo Tower.
Tokyo Sanrio Puroland
This theme park was opened on December 7, 1990 and run by the Sanrio Company. Many people have come to this park for its rides using famous characters, such as Hello Kitty, Jewelpet, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, etc. It hosts many kinds of attractions, musicals, theme rides, and restaurants. To make it more interesting to visit, it has a big gift shop selling merchandises of Sanrio characters.
As the capital city of Japan and one of the biggest cities, there's sure a lot of things to do in Tokyo. It often appears in pop cultures like in anime and Japanese dramas. Being one of the biggest and busiest metropolitan cities in the world, Tokyo never sleep. You’ll always find lives in this city even at midnight until the break of dawn. And let’s not forget that the cultural sides of Tokyo are worth to explore. You’ll get to see traditional dances and drama in various theatre, diving deep into the history of this city in museums & shrines, and of course taste local delicacies. So here are 6 tourist attractions in Tokyo you should totally visit.
How to Get Tickets?
In weekdays or non-holiday days, it's okay to purchase tickets directly from ticket booth. However it will be meddlesome especially if you're visiting popular Tokyo attractions during holidays. The most convenient way is to purchase tickets online. There are discounts that enable you to purchase ticket with cheaper price. You will also be able to skip the long lines.
How To Get Around?
JR Metro lines and subways are considered to be the most convenient way to go around Tokyo. It will be much more helpful if you own a prepaid Suica or Pasmo card for payment (can be bought through vending machines). If you're not too comfortable taking public transportations, you can also take a taxi which is the best way although it's rather expensive. You'll still have to do a lot of walking to reach most attractions.
What Should I Wear?
You might have known that Japanese pay close attention on what they wear. They are always stylish, and for travelers like you it's a perfect chance to dress as fashionable AND as comfortable as you want too. Avoid too flashy colored clothes especially if you're a young adult, as it is only wore by teenagers in Japan and it will makes you look stand out. Since you'll do a lot of walking, always opt for something more comfortable but still neat. Don't forget to wear comfortable walking shoes too.
Best Time to Visit
From March to May are the best time to visit Tokyo. Not only the temperatures are friendly, you will get to enjoy all the attractions without being bothered by overwhelming crowds. It is also recommended because youâ€™ll get to see cherry blossoms, and also attend festivals being held. Such as Bunkyo Ume Matsuri (Plum Festival), Fire-walking Festival (Hiwatari-sai), Edo Nagashibina (Floating Ceremony of Paper Hina Dolls), and many others.
Will I Need a Guide?
Traveling in Tokyo without a guide is not impossible since Tokyo is city full of tourists. Most Japanese in big and popular cities such as Tokyo can speak English. The road signs, restaurant menus, and announcements in public transports are also available in English. The travel brochures and pamphlets also provide enough information for you, available in English. If they're not enough, you can buy a guidebook before departing to Tokyo. This is usually very helpful. However, it's common that first-timers can meet some difficulties because of the language barrier and culture differences. So if this is your first time, you're not sure of going by yourself, a guidebook isn't giving you enough information, and you want to enhance your experience in Japan, a guide might be a good choice.
How To Get There?
If you're planning to go to Tokyo from any cities in Japan, you can simply reach there by taking a Metro trains or buses. If you depart from Narita Station, take the JR Narita Express called NEX that will takes you to the Tokyo Station in 60-90 minutes. For the easiest way (but also the most expensive) is by taking a taxi. It will costs you from 170 JPY to 25,000 JPY. Choose whichever suits your schedule and budget.
Bigger and more modern shops usually accept credit card, but some smaller souvenir and local shops only accept cash, so make sure you bring enough cash just in case. If you run out of cash, head to a 7-eleven or other convenience store to use their ATM, as most of them are open 24/7. Please be aware of these 3 things that considerate to be very rude in Japan: pointing at people with fingers, eating in public, talking loudly in public, especially on the phone, and taking candid pictures. The plug type in Tokyo and Japan is type A and B. They both have two parallel pins but type B has an extra prong for grounding at the bottom.