Things to do in Tokyo Japan
There are many exciting things to do in Tokyo Japan on vacation.
Travel to the man made island of Odaiba to see space age buildings, electric cars, a monorail and the world’s largest Ferris wheel. Take a day trip to Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train back to Tokyo.
Consider visiting two theme parks at the Disney Resort.
Go to Ueno Park which is Famous for more than 1,000 cherry trees.
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The Tokyo Skyline
Odaiba is one of the most interesting spots for shopping, entertainment and tourist attractions. It is a large artificial island in Tokyo originally constructed in 1853 by the Tokugawa shogunate as one of six fortresses to protect Tokyo.
There are space age buildings, electric cars, a monorail (linking Odaiba to the mainland), and fantasy shopping malls. There is also the world’s largest Ferris wheel.
Bullet Train Tokyo
Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo
You can visit the famous Mt Fuji up to 7,607 feet on your vacation. There you will be able to take in the beauty of the Japanese Landscape. Lunch (if selected) is a traditional Japanese style meal. Next on the agenda is cruising Lake Ashi and taking an aerial cable way at Mount Komagatake overlooking Hakone National Park. To cap off an amazing day, you will return on the famous Shinkansen Bullet Train.
Ueno Park Tokyo
Famous for more than 1,000 cherry trees (there are many cherry blossom parties), Ueno Park is located in Ueno section of Taito, Tokyo Japan. Opened in 1873 the park has many museums (especially art museums). The park also has Japan’s first zoological garden.
More fun things to do in Tokyo on Vacation
There are two theme parks at this Disney Resort. One is called Disney Sea and the other is Tokyo Disneyland.
Disney Sea has the Lost River Delta, Arabian Coast, Mermaid Lagoon, Mysterious Island, American Waterfront, Mediterranean Harbor and Port of Discovery. Tokyo Disneyland has Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown, Tomorrowland, World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland and Critter Country.
There are also shops, Disney Hotels and excellent dining. Make sure you check out the FASTPASS system to significantly reduce your time in the lines and maximize your fun.
One of 23 wards of Tokyo, Shinjuku is a large entertainment, shopping and business area. This is home to some of the tallest buildings including the Metropolitan Government Office where there is a free observation deck.
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