Tokyo is the Capital of Japan with a population nearing 40 million making it the largest metropolis on earth. Tokyo is a playground for adults, there are seamless possibilities to take part in so many fun activities and there is no shame. Do whatever you want, wear whatever you want! No one will come to judge you.
- Animal Cafés
Tokyo features animal cafes that are oh so famous around the world. The trend started with a cat café where there are more than just cats to play with. There is a range of animals you would like to pick bird-zoos, rabbits, cats, dogs, in Japan there is no real limit. The restaurant lets you get out an animal that you like the most and you can play with it, feed it and eat across each other. Perfect place if you haven’t a date.
Akiba or Akihabara has emerged as a Japanese cartoon center in the last few decades. Anime, manga and video game otaku culture is the heart of this district. It has dozens of specialty stores that sell everything starting from action figures and collectibles to retro flashcards and video games. It is also the homes to several multi-floor arcades, maid cafes and other theme restaurants.
- Meiji Shrine
Meiji Shrine and its forested grounds are a few minutes’ walk from the Harajuku. The Shrine is a remarkable specimen from the 1920’s, dedicated to the Late Emperor Meiji and his consort the Empress Shoken. The memorial grounds is a peaceful sanctuary away amidst the city’s crowd just as its neighbor the Yoyogi Park, the arboreal area of Tokyo that is the perfect escape from the hectic and noisy city. There are plenty if areas surrounding the Meiji shrine that are worth a visit at least once. The Harajuku is known as the center of teenage culture in Japan, this is exactly where you will find the notorious Takeshita Dori shopping street and the elegant Omotesandrio Avenue, the hubs of high-end shopping options.
Shinjuku is a lively entertainment and business district known for being one of the Japan’s premier nightlife enjoyment spots. It is one of the multiple major downtown areas of Tokyo as the Shinjuku bus station is the busiest in the world. To the west is the high-rise district inhabiting Tokyo’s tallest skyscrapers such as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building that provides a great view of the city’s majestic skyline. Incredible bars and shopping districts lie in the crux of the Shinjuku vicinity.
Asakusa is one of the best historical districts to experience old fashioned Tokyo. This part of the city was inhabited by townspeople during the Edo era. The main attractions is Asakusa is the Sensoji Temple, completed in the 7th Century it marks as one of Tokyo’s largest, primeval and most popular Buddhist temple. Leading up to the main temple building is the iconic gate of the Kaminarimon and Nakamise shopping street which is lined with the vendors selling localty item and souvenirs.