Capital of 🇯🇵Japan

Tokyo

Populous, prominent, energetic, and delicious since the 1800s.

A captivating mix of tradition and technology, boasting world-class cuisine, respectful locals, and an efficient transport system.

4.7
out of 5

While Tokyo is often perceived as a city of towering skyscrapers and neon lights, it offers more than just a modern, urban landscape. This capital city of Japan is a fascinating blend of cutting-edge technology and ancient traditions.

Here, centuries-old shrines stand steadfast amidst the high-tech wonders, while traditional tea houses coexist harmoniously with trendy coffee shops.

One notable aspect of Tokyo is its inhabitants' deep-rooted respect for traditions. In Asakusa, Tokyo's old town, you can experience the time-honoured rituals at Senso-ji, the city's oldest Buddhist temple. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the narrow lanes of Nakamise Shopping Street, lined with shops selling traditional Japanese crafts and snacks.

Yet, Tokyo is also a city that looks forward, always pushing the boundaries of what's possible. The district of Akihabara is a testament to this, with its plethora of electronics shops and game arcades. Manga and anime enthusiasts flock here, underscoring Tokyo's role as the epicentre of this vibrant pop culture.

The city's culinary scene is another point of interest. With the highest number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, Tokyo is a food lover's paradise. But it's not just high-end dining; from noodle shops to sushi bars, the city offers a wide range of mouth-watering local dishes that reflect its culinary heritage.

Despite its dense population, Tokyo is remarkably clean and safe, with an efficient public transportation system. The locals are polite and helpful, even if language can sometimes be a barrier.

Average temperatures during the day in Tokyo.
July
29°
Aug
31°
Sep
27°
Oct
21°
Nov
17°
Dec
12°
Jan
9°
Feb
10°
Mar
13°
Apr
18°
May
23°
Jun
25°

What people say about Tokyo

4.7
People
4
Food
5
Spaces
5
Value
4
Safety
5

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