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Tokyo

Tokyo

Tokyo’s technological leaps and passion for everything new has made the rest of the world sit up and take notice. A city made of smaller cities, Tokyo’s neighbourhoods are individual and unique in what each can offer, from cultural sights to vast shopping malls. Get ready for a whirlwind of modernity and tradition in the neon-lit Japanese capital.

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Robot Restaurant

Shinjuku's Robot Restaurant is an over-the-top cabaret-dance-robot crossover, a show unlike anything you've seen before. It has loud music, flashing neon lights, skimpily clad dancers and giant robots, all mixed up in a parade of extravagant pageantry, making this an experience unlike any other in the world.

Address
Kabukicho, 1-7-1, Tokyo
Meiji-jingu

This nationally recognised Shinto shrine is considered one of Japan’s primary symbols of the country’s major religion. Take in the huge 11 metre cypress tree torii (gate) before wandering peacefully along winding paths to the wonderful inner buildings.

Address
1-1, Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo
Tsukiji Market

Getting to Tsukiji Fish Market early is essential in order to make the most of this memorable sight. At Tokyo’s biggest and noisiest market, tuna auctions start at 5am followed swiftly by fruit and veg, all sold by some 50.000 workers and wholesalers.

Address
5-2-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Chinese Café Eight

Café Eight’s Peking Duck has become legendary with 6 branches in Tokyo. Overflowing with expats and Japanese patrons, this restaurant has won people over with its irresistible combination of unbeatable prices and a wide range of delicious Chinese food.

Address
3-2-13 Nishi-azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Roppongi Hills

There is something for everyone happening in Roppongi. You could get caught here for a day with such an array of activities. There are more than 200 shops, restaurants and cafés present at this area that also has an intriguing architecture and impressive design gardens.

Address
6-10-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Isetan Shinjuku Store

This enormous shopping enterprise, located in the busiest part of Tokyo, aims to be the world’s greatest fashion museum. It covers departments for cosmetics, household goods, food, fashion and electronics, regardless of traditional or cutting-edge products.

Address
3-14-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Narita International Airport

Two airports serve Tokyo: Narita International Airport and Haneda International Airport (mainly internal flights). Narita Airport is accessible by the Narita Express Train (N'EX) which is the fastest way to get from the city centre to the airport. It takes approx. 60 minutes to Tokyo Station and 41 minutes to Ueno Station.Trains depart approx. every half hour. You may consider getting a N'EX TOKYO Round Trip Ticket in the JR EAST Travel Service Centers and from JR Ticket Offices at Terminal 1 or 2.This ticket allows you to transfer to any other JR stations within Tokyo once. Narita Express Trains: www.jreast.co.jp The Kesei Skyliner trains go from Narita to Ueno/Nippori station in approx. 45 minutes. Skyliner: www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/us/ae_outline/index.php For a cheaper choice, the Access Express goes to Higashi-Ginza station in approx. 65 minutes. Access Express: www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/us/nrt_access/index.php Limousine buses run regularly from Narite airport to key points in the city in approx. 75-125 minutes. Limoushine Bus: www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/ Taxis are available for the 70 km journey but fares are astronomical.

Address
Narita Internation Airport, Tokyo

Haneda Airport

Haneda Airport is served by the Tokyo Monorail in approx. 20 minutes to Hamamatsucho Station leaving every 10 minutes almost around the clock. You may consider getting a 24/48/72 hours Welcome! Tokyo Subway Ticket to travel with Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway in the Keikyu Tourist Information Centre. Tokyo Monorail: www.tokyo-monorail.co.jp Keiyu: www.haneda-tokyo-access.com/en/ Buses run regularly from Haneda airport to key points in the city. For Tokyo city centre, it takes approx. 40 minutes. Keiyu Bus: hnd-bus.com/ Limoushine Bus: www.limousinebus.co.jp/en/

Address
Haneda Airport, Tokyo