The capital ofJapan with its futuristic landscapes seems like a city from a fantastic movie: people come here not so much for the monuments of the past as to feel like a time traveler in the future. And since 14 million Tokyo is a metropolis, comparable in scale with the ocean, “to embark on a voyage”, in other words, a tour of it is better only in a company of English-speaking personal guide, who will show the most interesting places of the city and reveal its secrets.
What to look at
In Tokyo, everything is so different from the usual standards that tourists during a sightseeing tour of Tokyo with equal excitement take pictures of both sights and the usual urban environment: skyscrapers, public transport, vending machines, signs and even sewer hatches. However, there are a number of monuments and sites, the visit to which can be considered mandatory. They are:
What to do
After acquaintance with the monuments of Tokyo, it is definitely worth visiting one of its museums (Excurzilla especially recommends the National Museum and Museum of Edo era), attending a performance at Kabuki Dza Theatre, riding super modern cars in the Toyota exhibition center and plunging into a hot bath in a onsen bathhouse. By engaging in traditional culture as much as possible, you can move on to more familiar pleasures: tasting Japanese cuisine and shopping. If you are not afraid of high prices, go to the boutiques of the Ginza district, and if you need gadgets and the latest electronics, the shops and shopping centers of Shinjuku district are waiting for you.
Available tours in other cities: Nagasaki, Yokohama, Hakone, Nara, Kamakura, Oshino Hakkai, Osaka, Okinawa, Kyoto