Things to Do

Your comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Tokyo

Where to experience regional Japanese cultures in Tokyo
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Where to experience regional Japanese cultures in Tokyo

You can partake in a vast variety of regional Japanese cultures without leaving Tokyo

Guide to sumo in Tokyo
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Guide to sumo in Tokyo

May means sumo season in Tokyo, so here are the top places to not just watch a match but also eat like a sumo wrestler

Best things to do in Tokyo for train geeks
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Best things to do in Tokyo for train geeks

Are you a rail fan? You've come to the right city as Tokyo has a host of train-related museums, restaurants and even hotels to satisfy all rail fanatics

Best animal and pet cafés in Tokyo
Restaurants

Best animal and pet cafés in Tokyo

A new Mame Shiba dog cafe in Harajuku has made the list

Golden Week in Tokyo
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Golden Week in Tokyo

Start planning for the extra long Golden Week holidays now

The best events in Tokyo

Fuji Shibazakura Festival
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Fuji Shibazakura Festival

Great views of majestic Mount Fuji and seemingly endless fields of pink moss...

Unko Museum
Museums

Unko Museum

This temporary museum in Yokohama is dedicated to poop. Yes, really...

A Century of Japanese Uniforms: Female Uniforms Become Pop Culture!
Art

A Century of Japanese Uniforms: Female Uniforms Become Pop Culture!

Through their ubiquitous use in manga and anime, Japanese school uniforms have become notable around the world as a pop culture icon...

Journey to the End of the Night: Pirate Edition
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Journey to the End of the Night: Pirate Edition

In this game of urban zombie tag, contestants must dash around the city and complete interactive challenges at several checkpoints while evading pursuit...

Our Parks Toranomon Hills Yoga Spring
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Our Parks Toranomon Hills Yoga Spring

Yoga classes are organised at the grassy central plaza of Toranomon Hills every Monday and Sunday for anyone to attend...

Snoopy Fantaration
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Snoopy Fantaration

The exhibition brings together Snoopy, art and science in a refreshing new way...

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The best things to do in Tokyo

50 reasons why we love Tokyo
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50 reasons why we love Tokyo

From the amazing food and fashion to the capital's nightlife and unique attractions, here are just a few reasons why we can't get enough of Tokyo

Best things to do with kids in Tokyo
Kids

Best things to do with kids in Tokyo

Top family-friendly events, festivals, restaurants, activities and fun things to do for children in the capital

Best free museums in Tokyo
Museums

Best free museums in Tokyo

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

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

Best night views in Tokyo
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Best night views in Tokyo

Want to gaze out at the mesmerising Tokyo skyline? Check out these great views of the city after dark

Best markets in Tokyo
Shopping

Best markets in Tokyo

Pick up a few choice bargains, hunt for prized antiques, and taste organic farmers’ produce at Tokyo’s top fairs and regular/weekly flea markets

One-day itineraries

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

One day in... Nihonbashi
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One day in... Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi is the centre of Tokyo, it is also the heart of the financial district...

One day in... Shinjuku
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One day in... Shinjuku

A shopping valhalla, a wealth of boozers and a serene park – here's where to head in Tokyo's arguably busiest transport and entertainment hub

One day in... Nakano
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One day in... Nakano

There's more to this chilled neighbourhood than manga and anime

More Tokyo attractions

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

Seven things you should know before visiting Toyosu Market
News

Seven things you should know before visiting Toyosu Market

The new Toyosu Market is very different from its predecessor in terms of setup and visitor experience

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

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

Amazing manhole covers in Tokyo
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Amazing manhole covers in Tokyo

Embrace your inner 'drainspotter': To discover some of the most unique sights in Tokyo, all you have to do is look down

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

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

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Sports & Fitness

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

The best indoor sports facilities in Tokyo
Sport and fitness

The best indoor sports facilities in Tokyo

These are the top Tokyo spots for working out whatever the weather

The best Tokyo public pools
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The best Tokyo public pools

Jump into these cool and cheap municipal pools open to all comers