Tokyo in 1 Day

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1

7:00

Tsukiji

2

9:00

Asakusa

3

10:30

Skytree

4

12:30

Akihabara

5

14:45

Harajuku

6

16:30

Shibuya

7

18:15

Shinjuku

8

22:00

Roppongi

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  • Tsukiji

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    After observing the world’s largest fish market, Tsukiji Fish Market, have a refreshing sushi breakfast at one of the sushi shops in the outer market.

    Time: 1 hour 30 min.

    8:30 – Move to Asakusa

  • From Tsukiji Station take the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and transfer at Ningyocho Station for the Toei Asakusa Line. Alight at Asakusa Station.

  • Asakusa

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    Pay a visit and throw a prayer at Sensoji (Temple dedicated to Buddha Goddess of Mercy), afterwards look around for gifts and souvenirs.

    Time: 1 hour

    10:00 – Move to Tokyo Skytree 

     

  •  From Asakusa Station take the Tobu Skytree Line and alight at Tokyo Skytree Station.

  • Skytree

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    Climb up the the tallest structure in all of Japan, Tokyo Skytree, and soak in the jaw-dropping view and take a boat load of photos.

    Time: 1 hour 30 min.

    12:00 – Move to Akihabara

  • From Oshiage Station, ride the Toei Asakusa Line to Ningyocho Station and transfer to the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. Alight at Akihabara Station.

  • Akihabara

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    After lunch at a Maid Cafe and geek out at the anime and electronic shops.

    Time: 1 hour 45 min.

    14:15 – Move to Harajuku

  • From Akihabara Station ride the JR Sobu Line and transfer at Yoyogi Station for the JR Yamanote Line. Alight at Harajuku Station.

  • Harajuku

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    First, visit the beautiful Meiji Shrine and make a prayer. Thereafter, pass through Takeshita Street and the surrounding area for some window shopping. Buy their famous crepes or hop into a cafe for a break.

    Time: 1 hour 30 min.

    16:15 – Move to Shibuya

  • From Harajuku Station ride the Yamanote Line to Shibuya Station.

  • Shibuya

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    Take your memorable selfies and videos as you cross the famous Shibuya Crossing, then get a taste of the vibrant energy of Shibuya walking through Center Street or, “Senta Gai” in Japanese. Finally, for the girls, have a look around the all girl collection department store SHIBUYA 109.

    Time: 1 hour 30 min.

    18:00 – Move to Shinjuku 

  • From Shibuya Station ride the JR Yamanote LIne to Shinjuku Station.

  • Shinjuku

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    Stop by the top floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Office building and see Tokyo sparkle in the evening. Once you’re you’ve gone around the 360 degree view, do some shopping at Isetan Shinjuku or Takashimaya Shinjuku department stores and have dinner.

    Time: 3 hours 15 min.

     

    21:30 – Move to Roppongi

  • From Shinjuku Station take the Toei Oedo Line to Roppongi Station.

  • Roppongi

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    Be part of the spontaneous nightlife in a club or bar. Catch the last train leaving Roppongi around midnight.

    Time: 2 hours

     

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