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March 31st, 2023
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Welcome to Tokyo City Guide: Must Visit Places

Discover Tokyo's top sights! Explore Sensoji Temple, Shibuya Crossing, the Imperial Gardens, Tsukiji Outer Market, Akihabara, and Shinjuku.

Tokyo is, without a doubt, one of the greatest cities in the world! From modern, high-tech buildings and historical sites, to beautiful views of nature and trendy local spots, here’s a list (in no particular order) of places you must visit when in Tokyo–thank us later.

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Asakusa's Sensoji Temple ⛩️

Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple surrounded by traditional Japanese shops and pagodas. It is the oldest Buddhist temple in the city and the most photographed!

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Local tip: The lit up temple is open 24-hours and is gorgeous in the evening, if you need a break from hacking 🌜 

Shibuya Crossing 🏙️

The Shibuya Crossing is the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing when 3,000+ people walk through the square at the same time! 

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Imperial Gardens 🌳

Take an early morning stroll or run through the gardens of the Imperial Palace, built in 1888. It is also a great spot to watch the sakura bloom if you’re here in the spring.

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Tsukiji Outer Market 🍣

With world-class sushi shops open from 5am, experience the freshest and most delicious sushi for breakfast! 

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Akihabara 🎮

Stop by this buzzy electric area filled with anime, electronic shops, video arcades, and everything in between!

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Shinjuku 🎤

Shinjuku is a lively, fun area for izakaya-hopping with buzzing karaoke spots and party-goers all night!

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If you’ve enjoyed this list, feel free to check out our list of must-try foods in Tokyo! There’s so much to do, so much to eat, and so much to explore–your trip to Japan will definitely be unforgettable ❤️