Tokyo Summer 2016 Itinerary Idea

by GoWithGuide travel specialist

Shibuya

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The scramble intersection of the youth mecca of Shibuya is the world’s busiest, with 500,000 people crossing it daily. Besides the shopping and cuisine, enjoy the unique atmosphere of this neighborhood

Website
shibuyakukanko.jp.e.ea.hp.transer.com

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Harajuku

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Harajuku’s Takeshita Street has recently been ranked as the most desired place to visit by visitors to Japan. Harajuku continues to broadcast its distinct fashion responsible for the ‘kawaii’ (cute) sub-culture.

Website
www.takeshita-street.com

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Meiji Jingu Shrine

 

Meiji Shrine, located in the Shibuya district in Tokyo, attracts the greatest number of visitors from throughout Japan for hatsumode or the first shrine visit of the New Year. If you happen to be lucky enough on the day of your visit, you could catch a glimpse of a traditional wedding ceremony.

Watch this 360º VR Video of Meiji Jingu Shrine and feel like you are walking there yourself.

Business hours
- Everyday (6:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM )
from dawn to dusk
Phone
03-3379-9281
Website
www.meijijingu.or.jp

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Ginza

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Ginza is recognized as of one of Japan’s most sophisticated shopping districts. Lined with modern buildings, this neighborhood has many luxury brand stores and restaurants.

Website
www.ginza.jp

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Akihabara

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Akihabara is continuously abuzz with tourists from all over the world. Akihabara is a pop culture mecca representing anime and manga and is popular as a tourist sightseeing spot largely due to the concentration of stores specializing in Japanese electronics.

Website
akiba.or.jp

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Asakusa

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In Asakusa which is visited by more than half of the overseas tourists, you will encounter Tokyo’s oldest temple Sensoji Temple as well as the Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate), which is the outermost gate of Sensoji Temple as well as the street lined with old-school shops that lead to the inner precincts of the shrine. Many of the stores offer services in English.

Website
wikitravel.org

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Tokyo Water Bus

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There are many tourist spots along the Arakawa and Sumida Rivers. Moving by train is fine, but how about going by water bus while viewing the scenery from the river?

Phone
0120-977-311
Price
Differs depending on the facility
Website
en.wikipedia.org

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Tokyo DisneySea

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DisneySea is a theme park which opened within Tokyo Disney Resorts in 2001. It is the first of the world’s Disney resorts to have an oceanic concept.

Business hours
- Everyday (8:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM )
Dependent on the season so please check the homepage
Phone
0570 -088-632
Price
- Adult: 6900 JPY
- Child: 4500 JPY
Website
www.tokyodisneyresort.jp

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Robot Restaurant

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Robot Restaurant has garnered immense popularity from overseas tourists. Enjoy the world’s only collaboration of robots, dancing and live music.

Business hours
- Everyday (4:00 PM ~ 11:00 PM )
The basic performance schedule is below
1st show: Doors open at 3:10pm~ Performance begins at 4:00pm~
2nd show: Doors open at 5:00pm~ Performance begins at 5:55pm~
3rd show: Doors open at 7:00pm~ Performance begins at 7:50pm~
4th show: Doors open at 9:00pm~ Performance begins at 9:45pm~

Phone
03-3200-5500
Price
- Adult: 8000 JPY
Meals require a separate charge of 1000 yen
Website
www.shinjuku-robot.com

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