HomeAsiaEast AsiaJapanTokyo 17 Places to Visit in Tokyo + Things To Do By Marcos Detourista. Updated on November 8, 2019. Where to go in Tokyo? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, things to do, best places to visit, Tokyo tourist spots, attractions & more. 1. Shibuya Crossing Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, Japan Japan Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, Japan Japan Location: 2 Chome-2-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City. Save on Google Maps. There’s no other spot that embodies the pulsating energy of Tokyo than Shibuya Crossing. It’s a must-visit in Tokyo, especially for first-time travelers. This scramble intersection is reputed to be the busiest in the world. Go after dark when the crowds reach their peak. Join the thousands crossing at a time, coming from all directions at once. 2. Hachiko Memorial Statue Marcos at Hachikō Memorial Statue, in Shibuya, Tokyo 3. TeamLab Borderless TeamLab Borderless in Tokyo, Japan TeamLab Borderless in Tokyo, Japan Location: Odaiba Palette Town 2F, 1-3-8 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo. Save on Google Maps. Arguably the most Instagram-famous attraction in Tokyo, TeamLab Borderless digital art museum offers an immersive experience that’s sure to overwhelm the senses and spark your imagination. Part of the fun is discovering the different exhibits hidden behind the dark maze-like corridors. It’s easy to get lost and lost track of time. So, keep a list of the top exhibits before going. Don’t miss the “Crystal World”, “Forest of Resonating Lamps”, “Light Vortex II” and “Weightless Forest”. 4. Sensoji Temple, Asakusa Sensō-ji temple in Asakusa, Tokyo Marcos at Sensō-ji temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan Location: https://goo.gl/maps/NdT3xtbdG4w6JnR47. Save on Google Maps. Found in Asakusa district, Sensoji Temple is Tokyo’s oldest temple with a history going back 1,400 years. Enter through the Hozomon Gate with its massive hanging lanterns and take a picture of the Five-storied Pagoda (Goju-no-to), 5. Nakamise Shopping Street Nakamise Shopping Street in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan Location: 1 Chome-36-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan. Save on Google Maps. Tokyo’s biggest souvenir market found in front of Sensoji Temple. The shopping street stretches over 250 meters and it is lined on both sides with traditional souvenir shops. 6. Tokyo Skytree Tokyo Skytree in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan With a height of 634 meters, the Tokyo Skytree is the tallest structure in Japan and the World’s tallest freestanding broadcasting tower. There are two observation decks (at heights of 350 and 450 meters) boasting 360-degree views out over Tokyo.. 7. Harajuku District & Takeshita Street Plaza Omotesando (shopping mall) in Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan Takeshita Street, Tokyo Location: 1 Chome-17 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan. Save on Google Maps. See the quirky side of Tokyo at Takeshita Street in Harajuku district. Here you’ll find shops and boutiques catered to Tokyo’s teenagers. Takeshita Street is also popular for its delicious crepes, giant cotton candies, and other colorful food experiences. 8. Meiji Shrine (Meiji Jingu) Meiji Jingu Shrine, in Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan Location: 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-8557, Japan. Save on Google Maps. Take a break from Tokyo’s bustling city streets and enjoy the serene atmosphere. Meiji Jingu stands in the middle of a densely forested area not far from Harajuku Station. It’s one of the most important Shinto Shrines in the city and is particularly popular as a venue for traditional Shinto weddings. There’s a good chance you’ll see a wedding procession here. 9. Edo-Tokyo Museum & Ryogoku District Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan Location: 1 Chome-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan. Save on Google Maps. My favorite museum in Tokyo! Get a fascinating glimpse of Tokyo during the 400-year Edo period. The Edo-Tokyo Museum houses fantastic models and exhibits, showing life from Japan’s bygone era to the modern day. The moment I entered the main hall, I was already in awe of the reconstruction of the wooden Nihombashi bridge and a kabuki theater. Smaller models of Edo-style Japanese houses and miniature models of entire villages were also quite impressive. 10. Tokyo National Museum Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan Location: 13-9 Uenokoen, Taito City, Tokyo 110-8712, Japan. Save on Google Maps. The Tokyo National Museum is an art museum in Ueno Park. It houses the largest collection of Japanese artifacts and artworks in the world. The Honkan gallery is where you can find the main display of Japanese art from various centuries including kimonos and samuria swords. 11. Ueno Park Ana Inari Shrine in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan Ana Inari Shrine in Ueno, Tokyo, Japan 12. Ameyoko Shopping District 13. Miraikan – Japan Future Museum (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) Miraikan Future Museum (Japan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan 14. Gundam Unicorn Statue & Odaiba Gundam Unicorn Statue in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan Rainbow Bridge in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan Statue of Liberty & Rainbow Bridge in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan 15. Akihabara Akihabara in Tokyo, Japan Kanda Myoujin Shrine in Akihabara, okyo, Japan 16. Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea Tokyo Disney Resort near Tokyo, Japan Where to go near Tokyo 17. Mount Fuji Mount Fuji view from Chureito Pagoda, near Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi, Japan Yokohama Marcos at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse in Yokohama, Japan Kamakura Marcos at Kōtoku-in Temple in Yokohama, Japan Narita & Chiba Sawara Little Edo in Chiba, Japan Sawara Little Edo in Chiba, Japan Narita-san Temple in Narita, Chiba, Japan Nikko Shinkyo Bridge in Nikko, Japan Kegon Falls in Nikko, Japan Toshogu Shrine in Nikko, Japan What places have you added to your bucketlist? Have you been to beautiful places in Tokyo that should be on this list? Feel free to share your thoughts! Places to visit in Tokyo Tokyo tourist spots, things to do in Tokyo, where to go in Tokyo & more. 1. Shibuya Crossing 2. Hachiko Memorial Statue 3. TeamLab Borderless 4. Sensoji Temple, Asakusa 5. Nakamise Shopping Street 6. Tokyo Skytree 7. Harajuku District & Takeshita Street 8. Meiji Shrine (Meiji Jingu) 9. Edo-Tokyo Museum & Ryogoku District 10. Tokyo National Museum 11. Ueno Park 12. Ameyoko Shopping District 13. Miraikan – Japan Future Museum (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) 14. Gundam Unicorn Statue & Odaiba 15. Akihabara 16. Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea Where to go near Tokyo 17. Mount Fuji Yokohama Kamakura Narita & Chiba Nikko Note: Destinations featured above are not listed by rank. 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