Things to Know about Tokyo
Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is the most populated urban area in the world. It’s a dynamic and fascinating metropolis attracting millions of tourists from around the world with its gleaming skyscrapers and old world charm. A city of many faces offering something for every traveler, Tokyo is surely a must-visit destination.
Best Places to Visit
Browse our Tokyo City Guide to see some of the popular attractions in Tokyo. These include Imperial Palace, Metropolitan Government Building, East Gardens, Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Tower, Odaiba Island, Sensoji (Asakusa Kannon), Meiji-Jingu, Zojoji Temple, Tokyo International Forum, National Diet Building, Roppongi Hills and Mori Tower.
Best Time to Visit
Plan to visit Tokyo during the spring season from the months of March, April, May and September. Tokyo can also be best visited in autumn season during the months of October and November. The city presents a dazzling look with cherry blossoms in the spring from March to early April.
Best Dining Places
A wide range of restaurants offering varied cuisines are found across Tokyo. The city has some 80,000 restaurants. To savor Japanese and other delicacies, visit the many restaurants in Shinjuku.
Best Airlines to Reach
Tokyo is served by two airports – Narita International Airport and Haneda International Airport. Tokyo is well connected from different parts of the world. Major airlines offering services here include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines, United Airlines, Korean Air, ANA, Japan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific Airways, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways and more.
Best Places to Stay
There are thousands of hotels offering cheap to very expensive accommodations. Many cheap hotels in Tokyo can be found in the Taito area, especially Asakusa and Ueno.