Things to Do

Your comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Tokyo

Best outdoor things to do in Okutama nature parks
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Best outdoor things to do in Okutama nature parks

Escape the bustling city and unwind in Okutama, a natural paradise in Western Tokyo

Best rooftop gardens in Tokyo
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Best rooftop gardens in Tokyo

Relax in one of these secret gardens, found way above ground on the city's shopping mall rooftops

The least crowded places in Tokyo
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The least crowded places in Tokyo

Get out of bustling Shinjuku to find these hidden, under-the-radar spots of peace and quiet, from Tachikawa to Toyosu

The most scenic jogging routes in Tokyo
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The most scenic jogging routes in Tokyo

Get in a good run while sightseeing around Tokyo Bay, Imperial Palace, Asakusa and Nakameguro

Best places to hide from the rain in Tokyo
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Best places to hide from the rain in Tokyo

Don't let the weather rain on your parade. Here's how you can explore the city without getting caught in a downpour

The best things to do at home

You can now ride Japan’s most famous roller coasters online
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You can now ride Japan’s most famous roller coasters online

Tokyo Dome, Yomiuriland and other Japanese theme parks are sharing their wildest roller coasters online – so you can take a virtual ride at home

Get a sneak peek into Ghibli Museum with these videos
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Get a sneak peek into Ghibli Museum with these videos

Enter the world of Totoro, Ponyo and Hayao Miyazaki at the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo – no ticket required

Take a virtual tour of Japan's most spectacular tulip garden
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Take a virtual tour of Japan's most spectacular tulip garden

Explore Hitachi Seaside Park's virtual tour and see 260,000 tulips in bloom right now

See the new Japan National Stadium ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics via this virtual tour
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See the new Japan National Stadium ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics via this virtual tour

The Kengo Kuma-designed stadium in Meiji Jingu Gaien will host the Tokyo 2020 opening and closing ceremonies

Get these classical Japanese paintings as free backgrounds for your next video call
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Get these classical Japanese paintings as free backgrounds for your next video call

Give your Zoom chats a traditional Japanese atmosphere with these paintings from the Yamatane Museum of Art

Get your free Monet, Leonardo da Vinci and Renoir colouring pages from Otsuka Museum of Art
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Get your free Monet, Leonardo da Vinci and Renoir colouring pages from Otsuka Museum of Art

Who says colouring is for kids? These free pages let you remix Renaissance and 19th century art masters' most famous works

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Best indoor theme parks and amusement parks in Tokyo
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Best indoor theme parks and amusement parks in Tokyo

Have fun while staying warm at these indoor attractions: meet Hello Kitty, play Lego all day, explore virtual reality, and more

Best places to see incredible views of the Tokyo skyline
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Best places to see incredible views of the Tokyo skyline

Want to see Tokyo from the top? Visit these observation decks for the best views in the capital

88 things to do in Tokyo
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88 things to do in Tokyo

Discover the city with our ultimate checklist of the best things to do and things to see in Tokyo, from museums and tours to restaurants and bars

Where to get the best views of Mount Fuji
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Where to get the best views of Mount Fuji

To see Mt Fuji in all its glory, take a day trip out of Tokyo to these scenic spots in Yamanashi and Kanagawa

Best free museums in Tokyo
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Best free museums in Tokyo

Here are our favourite free museums in Tokyo for art, history and even kids

Solo travel in Tokyo: what to do, where to eat, where to stay
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Solo travel in Tokyo: what to do, where to eat, where to stay

Tokyo is one of the safest cities in the world, making it perfect for travellers who like to go at it alone

One-day itineraries

One day in... Sendagaya
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One day in... Sendagaya

A short walk from Harajuku, Sendagaya is home to cool restaurants and some of Tokyo's most innovative fashion brands

One day in... Shimokitazawa
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One day in... Shimokitazawa

The cool neighbourhood of Shimokitazawa is a hub for vintage fashion, vinyl records and independent cafés and restaurants

One day in... Gakugeidaigaku
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One day in... Gakugeidaigaku

This under-the-radar neighbourhood between Nakameguro and Jiyugaoka features many cool restaurants, bars and shops, and it's less pricey too

One day in... Nakameguro
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One day in... Nakameguro

A top cherry blossom viewing spot thanks to the sakura-lined Meguro River, this trendy neighbourhood rewards exploration at any time of year

More Tokyo attractions

Where to get the best views of the Shibuya Crossing
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Where to get the best views of the Shibuya Crossing

The world-famous Shibuya Scramble is a Tokyo landmark. Here's where you can get a bird's-eye view of the busy crossing

50 things to do in Harajuku
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50 things to do in Harajuku

Where to shop, eat and drink in Tokyo’s ‘kawaii’ capital

Tokyo for book lovers
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Tokyo for book lovers

Being a literary city that still adores the printed word, Tokyo’s bookish attractions range from book hotels to writers’ bars and private libraries

Best public art sculptures in Tokyo
Art

Best public art sculptures in Tokyo

Besides Tokyo's art museums and galleries, the city also boasts many art pieces that are free to see out in the open

Guide to the Mori Building Digital Art Museum Epson teamLab Borderless
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Guide to the Mori Building Digital Art Museum Epson teamLab Borderless

What to expect at the highly anticipated teamLab museum of cutting edge, interactive digital art

Solo travel in Tokyo: what to do, where to eat, where to stay
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Solo travel in Tokyo: what to do, where to eat, where to stay

Tokyo is one of the safest cities in the world, making it perfect for travellers who like to go at it alone

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Sports & Fitness

The best Tokyo onsen and bathhouses
Health and beauty

The best Tokyo onsen and bathhouses

Your complete guide to where and how to go hot-spring bathing in Tokyo

Guide to Rugby World Cup 2019
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Guide to Rugby World Cup 2019

Here are the deets on match dates, stadiums and how to get tickets, plus highlights at each of the 12 host cities in Japan

The best spots for working out on the cheap
Sport and fitness

The best spots for working out on the cheap

Where to get into shape without spending big yen

Best bouldering gyms in Tokyo
Sport and fitness

Best bouldering gyms in Tokyo

Hone your skills at these top indoor rock climbing facilities in Tokyo