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Your comprehensive guide to the best things to do in Tokyo

Some of Tokyo's busiest places are now completely empty
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Some of Tokyo's busiest places are now completely empty

Have you seen Tokyo this deserted before?

Watch now: These 360-degree cherry blossom VR videos are incredibly soothing
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Watch now: These 360-degree cherry blossom VR videos are incredibly soothing

You won't miss out on cherry blossoms now

Work out to these fun fitness videos at home
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Work out to these fun fitness videos at home

No equipment needed, so no excuses

Live updates: the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Tokyo and Japan right now
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Live updates: the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Tokyo and Japan right now

Keep calm and read this: the latest news and updates on the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Tokyo and Japan

The best books about Tokyo
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The best books about Tokyo

Convenience store musings, unrequited romance and crime mysteries – explore Tokyo through these ten books

The best things to do at home

50 galleries in Japan are coming together for a free online art gallery
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50 galleries in Japan are coming together for a free online art gallery

See art from the comfort of your couch

Best online stores to buy things from Tokyo and Japan
Shopping

Best online stores to buy things from Tokyo and Japan

Overseas delivery included

Watch these YouTubers cook real-life versions of iconic Studio Ghibli dishes
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Watch these YouTubers cook real-life versions of iconic Studio Ghibli dishes

Cook an anime-inspired dinner

This 238-hour Spotify playlist has every song Haruki Murakami has written about
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This 238-hour Spotify playlist has every song Haruki Murakami has written about

Let's hope this playlist lasts longer than the quarantine period

See Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki at work in this intimate NHK documentary
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See Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki at work in this intimate NHK documentary

Peek into the mind of an anime genius

Quarantini: DIY convenience store cocktails to make at home
Bars and pubs

Quarantini: DIY convenience store cocktails to make at home

No bar? No problem! Here are some great cocktails you can make just with ingredients from the nearest konbini

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The best things to do in Tokyo

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
Museums

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
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

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

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