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Updated by Metatrip Travel on May 30, 2019
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Tokyo’s Top 5 Must-See Places

Ever been to Tokyo? If so, then you know that this lively, modern, and vibrant city has more than five attractions that tourists must visit. But whether you’re traveling for the first time or it’s your second or third visit, these five attractions are surely worth your time to drop by and check out these places.

1

Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace

Why not begin the morning with a relaxing stroll along the Imperial Palace? It’s the main attraction in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district and it features 17th-century parks. It is also where you can see the Nijubashi Bridge that leads to the interior of the palace.

2

Ghibli Museum

Ghibli Museum

After a stroll along the Imperial Palace, why not spend the rest of the morning watching your favorite Studio Ghibli animations? Yes, that’s right. There’s a special place where you can see all things related to Studio Ghibli films like My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away. There’s a café, a souvenir store, and even a gift shop at the museum.

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Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing

Before you head to lunch, join the busy crowds at the Shibuya Crossing. This is one of the world’s busiest intersections and has been featured in many films so when in Tokyo, don’t miss your chance to finally be part of the world-famous Shibuya Crossing!

4

Harajuku

Harajuku

After lunch, stroll a little more and as you go along, admire the shops and stalls selling the cutest fashion finds in Japan. Harajuku is more than cute stuff, though. Indulge in an art experience at the Ota Memorial Museum of Art in the afternoon before heading to your next stop.

5

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

What’s better than watching the sunset? It’s watching the sunset from the top of the Tokyo Skytree. This landmark is a 634-meter tower that has an observation deck from where you can admire the panoramic view of the city. Watch the sun go down as Tokyo transitions to its colorful evening city scene.
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