No matter what city you go to in the world, there are a few key things you must see and experience to make the most out of your visit.
Tokyo is no exception. In a city where ancient traditions meet modern times, there are literally thousands of possible things to do. Out of all these possibilities these are the ones you really should see or experience when visiting this incredible city.
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Take in a Sumo Match
There is no place else in the world where you can experience the pure form of the sport of Sumo. It is as much of an art form and way of life as it is a sport.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
This is Tokyo’s version of New York’s Central Park. There is landscaping from every part of the world represented here.
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Tokyo meets Time Square is the only way to describe Shibuya Crossing. Everyone must experience it at night for at least a few minutes on one’s visit here.
Experience a Meal In Ebisu
This is a district that is well known for its different types of foods and beverages at a variety of quaint restaurants.
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Ride the Bullet Train
These trains are among the fastest in the world. Even if you decide to just ride to a stop or two, it is well worth the experience to say you did it.
Tsukiji Fish Market
It can get a little bit crazy here with all the bidding on tuna, one of the most popular dishes in Japan. Think of it as a fish market version of the New York Stock Exchange.
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This is just a small list of the things to do in Tokyo, and you should make sure it is a part of any itinerary that you choose when visiting Tokyo.