I'll be visiting Tokyo, Japan for my first time Oct 19 - Nov 4 what should I see and do while i'm there?

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Chris Chris, Visited Japan Once

Answered about 2 years ago


Lots of hidden treasures but you still have to tick off the tourists bits. Shibuya to witness the crossing, the madness of Takeshita Street, Yoyogi Park.

Definately, try an Onsen. I wished I’d been to Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku but it may not be everyone’s cup of tea.

Dog cafe or Owl/cat/Maid...

Also, if you like nightclubbing then AgeHa is the best I’ve been to in Asia so far!!!

I found watching travel blogs on YouTube was a good guide to. So much to do but depends on your personal tastes.

Hope that helped a little. 
Chris Aguilar

Commented about 2 years ago

Thanks Chris I appreciate it!!

Dhaval(ダワル) Dhaval(ダワル), Living in Japan

Answered about 2 years ago

Wow..That’s the great time to visit Tokyo! You can see early-autumn leaves in Tokyo, and some peak autumn at nearby tourist spots!

In Tokyo, you can have Tokyo sightseeing, and along with that you can plan Tokyo outskirts, like:
  • -          Kawagoe (known as little-edo)
  • -          Nikko (famous for World heritage Unesco site)
  • -          Hakone
  • -          Odawara Castle
  • -          Fuji 5 lakes trip
  • -          Small and easy mountain hike on Mt. Takao
Experience Onsens (Oedo-Monogatari Onsen - foreigner friendly, overnight Hot water spring in the heart of Tokyo)

You can get the details of various passes available only for foreign visitors on JR website. Pass details: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pass/

Also, do not forget to use your passport for Tax-Free shopping in a number of big-brands electronic, fashion and souvenir shops.
Tax free shops and other info: https://tax-freeshop.jnto.go.jp/eng/index.php

## Update:
I forgot mentioning one more great resource:
Live Japan is the perfect guide for food, sightseeing, festivals and everything you may need during your trip!!
Chris Aguilar

Commented about 2 years ago

Awesome thank you!! Definatly want to try Onsen and I appreciate the list of Tax Free shops! :)


Commented about 2 years ago

Great!! I have updated the answer with one more helpful resource.