As the world's largest city by land area, Tokyo boasts a plethora of exciting activities to keep you entertained for days. From theme parks to beaches, museums to shopping centers, Tokyo truly offers something for everyone. Discover the unique blend of ancient traditions and cutting-edge modernity that defines this vibrant city.
Tokyo consists of multiple small city hubs, spread over the entire Tokyo metropolitan area. Therefore, the best way to get around in Tokyo is by public transportation. Tokyo has a lot of options to get around by train, subway or bus including discounted tickets for a specified duration.
Please check below for a list of discounted passes to get around in Tokyo:
What station to get off at in Tokyo depends by and large on where you plan to go. As the city is vast and traveling can take quite a bit of time. Most travelers stay close to any of the stations on the Yamanote line, as it provides easy access to the most famous sights within Tokyo. Considering this, the most popular train stations are Shinjuku, Shibuya, Akihabara, Tokyo and Ueno station.
Airports in Tokyo:
We recommend staying here between five and six days.
The best time to see cherry blossoms in Japan is usually between late March and early April. Although the blooming period can vary slightly from year to year.
There are several festivals in Tokyo throughout the year. Please be advised that the following list is based upon previous entries of those festivals and that the dates might have changed slightly in the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information.
Due to the large number of festivals within the city, we advise you to consult our festivals map for Tokyo. Here, you will be able to find a list of all the festivals within Tokyo, ranked by month.