Best Things To Do in Tokyo
With more than 12.5 million residents to entertain, Tokyo has a lot going on. Boasting the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of Nature and Science, the Ueno Zoo, and the sprawling green space, Ueno Park merits at least a day. After a day of on-the-ground shopping at Tsukiji Market for food and in Ginza for designer attire, take a lift into the sky at either the Tokyo Tower or the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building for a bird's-eye view of the city. If you truly want to learn about Tokyo's history, you need to head to the Edo-Tokyo Museum and the Imperial Palace. And no trip here would be complete without visiting some of Tokyo's Buddhist and Shinto sites like the Sensoji Temple and the Meiji Shrine.
Why go: The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, commonly referred to as the Miraikan, attests to the intellectual and Tokyo ... read more»