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Recent travel tips for Tokyo

  • 48 Hours Tokyo Guide - Local Knowledge & Cool Perks
    There's times you'll want to spend a lot of money in order to improve your experience of a country and try things you've always dreamed of. After all, you've just spent a ton of money to get there and for many, it's a once-in-a-lifetime [...]
    D: 4.3mi00
  • Tokyo Great Cycling Tour
    Being the first time in Tokyo and hearing quite positive things about the Tokyo Great Cycling Tour, we decided to book a trip on our first day. That way we got to see parts of Tokyo that we couldn't have seen and doing this on the first [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Ueno Park
    Uneon Park is resgistered as the oldest park in Tokyo and is a favorite place for families. They have not just peaceful walkways but temples, art galleries and a zoo. Many museum have their residence here also, like the Orient Museum, Tokyo [...]
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  • Hamarikyu Gardens
    Located at the estuary of the Sumida River, the Hamarikyu Garden park is a getaway for the people and visitors of the city. Though found in Central Tokyo, the park is like a little peaceful heaven in the heart of a noisy and busy area.Many [...]
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  • Tokyo National Science Museum
    Many musuems in the US feature exhibits of nature, but this one is really something. Tokyo National Science Museum has beautiful exhibitions of the wolrd of Japan, its culture, its people, its customs and everything that is Japanese. There [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • Haunted Tokyo Tours
    Getting to know Tokyo and its background history might be a good and enlightening thing to visitors. This tour was everything we couldn't imagine. When we traveled to Tokyo, we knew that country is special, with lots myths, legends, [...]
    D: 1.1mi00
  • Shopping in Ginza
    Ginza is the main shopping area in Tokyo, beside Shinjuku. It is famous for its brand stores like Tiffany, Apple or Bulgari. It is not so crowded as Shinjuku, though that might depend on the season or day you're going. There also many [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Imperial Palace in Tokyo
    Home to the imperial family, the palace is not accessible to the public, only the East Gardens, and not every day either.The Imperial Palace was built on the same spot where many years ago the Edo castle stood. It had suffered bombardment [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • Tokyo Tower
    The Tokyo Tower, being the tallest freestanding tower in the world, is a major attraction to visitors from all over the country. It has two observation decks and people can go up to have a really beautiful look on the bustling capital of [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Sensoji Temple
    The Asakusa neighborhood in the Taito district is maybe the oldest part of Tokyo. Due tue ist 'age' many temples can be found here, that makes Asakusa quite an attraction for visitors from around the globe, especially because [...]
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  • Yoyogi Park
    The main thing that you can do in the park, apart from walking around, is people-watching. You might be surprised now, but that is what visitors do when they go to Yoyogi Park, and believe me that park is truly a sight you'd never see [...]
    D: 4.3mi00
  • Tokyo Disney Resort on Halloween
    Though Halloween is a Western celebration, it has become a theme widely spread throughout Tokyo, and Japan. During this celebration, many Hallowen theme-based mascots, decorations, souvenirs and other objcets can be found for locals and [...]
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  • Tsukiji Fish Market
    Though not a typical tourist attraction, visiting the fish market is something that gives you an insight into the trade of Japan and thus into its history and culture. Tsukiji Fish Market is noted the worlds largest in its trade and has a [...]
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  • Sushi-Dai Restaurant in Tokyo
    The BEST sushi ever, ever! There is no place that provides such a tasty, delicious and mouthwatering sushi than SushiDai at the Tsukiji Market. No wonder there is a HUGE line every time of the day. The best thing (most advised) is to there [...]
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  • Central Tokyo
    The first stop to almost every visitor that goes to the metropolis is the central district of Tokyo. Though the are has been destroyed many times by bombardmenst and fires, it has redeveloped and gained an interely new aspect of an [...]
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  • Sumida River
    The Sumida River is the main, and the largest river that flows through the capital city. It is crossed by 26 bridges throughout and flows through 7 districts of Tokyo, including Sumida and Arakawa.The river didn't have this course, but [...]
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  • Electronic articles
    Akihabara is the well known part of Tokyo, where you can get electronic articles for a cheap price.It´s cheap, because all the things are used, but you can always make a good deal. You can also change what you bought, if you kept the [...]
    D: 22.3mi10

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Tokyo History

The Meiji restoration ended the imperial rule in Edo. In the year 1868, the ruler of Japan officially declared Edo as the capital of Japan. He renamed Edo as Tokyo. This era is known as the early Showa Era. During this era, Tokyo saw much modernization. The people of Tokyo adapted western culture in full fledge. The buildings and the industries in Tokyo saw a western effect. The city seemed to head on a path of success and it seemed that there is no looking back. But the destiny planned something else for the city. In the year 1923, a severe earth quake hit the city. It was one of the worst calamities seen by any city. It took the life of [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Tokyo

Recent Tokyo flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $894United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Tokyo, JP (NRT)01/12/201510:55 am
    Tokyo, JP (NRT)San Francisco, CA (SFO)01/24/201506:20 pm
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  • $1254Finn Air flight Finn Air 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Montreal, QC (YUL)Tokyo, JP (NRT)03/31/201512:30 pm
    Tokyo, JP (NRT)Montreal, QC (YUL)04/14/201510:30 am
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  • $1281Air Canada flight Air Canada 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Jose, CA (SJC)Tokyo, JP (NRT)01/12/201501:22 pm
    Tokyo, JP (NRT)San Jose, CA (SJC)01/24/201507:10 pm
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