Nightlife in Akihabara

Top 10 activities in Tokyo

Japan is my favorite destination and during three-weeks trip I didn’t get enough. Today I share with you my top activities in Tokyo. If you wish to go to Japan, don’t hesitate! It’s worth every effort of savings. To get you inspired, here is my

Top 10 activities in Tokyo

1. Visit Tsukiji, the biggest fish market in the world

tuna head at Tsukiji market, top activities in Tokyo
Tuna head at Tsukiji market in Tokyo

Oh yes, the fish are impressive and you can have sushi for breakfast. In November 2016 the fish market will move to Toyosu.

2. Dive into interactive technology at Miraikan Museum

Robot in Odaiba for top activities in Tokyo
Giant robot in Odaiba

The epicenter of technology in Tokyo is on Odaiba, the artificial island. Here you can find Asimo, Otonaroid and this little guy in the photo.

3. Hug a Panda at Ueno Zoo

Ueno Zoo Park in top activities in Tokyo
Pretty girl at Ueno Zoo Park

Oh, how I wished to hug a real panda…

4. Take a sip of tradition at Asakusa

Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, top 10 activities in Tokyo
Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa

Before exploring Japan and as many temples as possible, Sensho-ji, the Buddhist temple of Asakusa, offered us this spectacle.

5. Find Hachiko and be amazed by Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo
Spot me at Shibuya Crossing

Hachiko comes as the second best thing in Shibuya. My whoa-award goes to: Shibuya Crossing!

6. Discover the world of manga and anime at Akihabara

Akihabara by night in top activities in Tokyo
Akihabara by night

No need for words, the picture speaks for itself. This district is the heaven for the otaku as here you can find everything anime and manga related stuff and goodies. There are also lost of arcade games buildings and shops of all kinds of electronics, from Nintendo DS to intelligent toilet seats.

7. Experience nightlife in Shinjuku

Golden Gai at Shinjuku, the gate to nightlife in activities in Tokyo
Golden Gai at Shinjuku, the gate to nightlife in Tokyo

The night life is happening here. Come and try your singing skills in a karaoke bar.

8. Take a breath in Tokyo’s parks

Imperial Gardens in top activities in Tokyo
Imperial Gardens in Tokyo

Escape the city’s rush in one of the parks Tokyo has to offer. You can opt for Shinjuku Gyoen, Imperial Gardens or Yoyogi park.

9. Do your shopping session at Ginza

Ginza district in top activities in Tokyo
Busy street in Ginza district

But if you don’t like going shopping, you can still come to Ginza for the Kabuki-za Theater, where only men actors perform.

10. Get lost in the bookstores of Jimbocho

Jimbocho disctrict in top activities in Tokyo
Jimbocho district, the heaven of bookworms

A whole district dedicated to books. For international languages, don’t miss Sanseido,  the 7 story bookstore.

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What is on your top 10 list activities in Tokyo?

3 thoughts on “Top 10 activities in Tokyo”

  1. So glad I’ve found your blog!
    I’m in looove with Tokyo and very excited to go there next Spring! My first time in Japan, a dream came true!
    Do you have recommendations for other destinations?

    1. Hi, Lauren!
      Thank you so much for passing by. I’m a fan of Japan too. It’s my favourite country in the whole world.
      I’ve been to other places in Japan, but didn’t write about them.
      You can send me an email if you have questions.
      Also, I’ve found very useful using the JR Pass – you might want to check up this post.

      Have fun in Tokyooo!!!

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