A Tokyo Itinerary for First Time Visitors

Given that Tokyo is the most populated city in the world, there is literally an endless amount of things to see and do. We spent 12 days exploring Tokyo during our month long trip to Japan back in March 2017. Since there are so many things to see and do in Japan’s capital city, we decided to put together this Tokyo itinerary to help you plan your trip!

Tokyo is as bright, bustling, crazy, beautiful and exciting as you have probably imagined, and definitely cannot be explored in just 12 days. You can, however, see a lot of what the city has to offer. From the exciting attractions, endless shopping and must eat food, we guarantee you’ll always have something new to see and do!

Planning a trip to Tokyo might seem like an impossible task, but with our guide to spending (almost) 2 weeks in Tokyo, it will be a lot easier!

A Tokyo Itinerary for First Time Visitors

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Day 1 – Arriving in Tokyo

We arrived in Tokyo on the Shinkansen Bullet Train. If you’re unfamiliar with the Shinkansen, it’s a super high speed train that travels between most major cities throughout Japan. You can read more about the Shinkansen here

Tip: Arriving in Tokyo for the first time will probably be a tad overwhelming. Try not to let the intensity of such a huge city put you off – it’s honestly not as scary as it seems! Plus, if you ever need help, Japanese people are some of the friendliest we have ever met, and will go out of their way to help in any way that they can.

The journey from Nagano to our hotel in Shinjuku was around two and a half hours. We stayed at Shinjuku New City Hotel, which would be our home for the next 12 days!

Japan’s hotel policies are quite strict, and if you arrive before 3pm, you’ll probably be asked to come back later to check in. That being said, one of the best things about Japanese hotels, is they will hold your luggage for free while you wait. We arrived at around 2pm, so we dropped off our suitcases and headed down the street for some lunch!

Relaxing Afternoon in Shinjuku

Tokyo was the last stop on our month long Japan adventure, so we decided to take it easy on our first afternoon in the city. It had been over a week since we were last able to do some washing (gross!), so that was priority for the afternoon. We loaded up a washing machine in our hotel, then walked to the Family Mart convenience store down the road for snacks and alcohol!

Day 2

One of the reasons we decided to stay at Shinjuku New City Hotel, is because it’s only a 10 minute walk from Shinjuku Station – the busiest train station in the world. You can travel almost anywhere in Tokyo in a really short amount of time, which we think is super convenient!

Harajuku

Harajuku is one of Tokyo’s most popular tourist destinations. It’s also the hub for teenage fashion and culture, with the main attraction being the busy Takeshita Street. If you’ve visited Osaka before, Takeshita Street is very similar to Dontonbori and Shinsaibashi Street. You’ll find dozens of cute boutiques, souvenir stores and fast food options to keep you happily walking through Harajuku for hours on end.

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One of the most important things to remember about Japan, is that most major cities are going to be busy almost every day of the week. If you hope to avoid the crowds as much as possible, we suggest visiting Harajuku on a weekday as opposed to the weekend. Weekends are painfully busy, and you’ll be doing more bumping shoulders with strangers, than actual shopping.


We spent a Sunday dodging selfie sticks and winding our way through Harajuku’s busy weekend crowds. It was still an awesome experience, but learn from our mistakes and try to visit during the week!

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Takeshita Street is filled with fun, second hand clothing stores, and we both scored some awesome bargains! We suggest taking the time to browse each store, even if you don’t think you’ll find anything. Tokyo is a very unique city, and there are hidden gems behind every corner. 

Harajuku Quick Facts

Address: 1-chome Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access: Take the JR Tamanote Line and get off at JR Harajuku Station. Take the Takeshita Exit into Harajuku
Best time to visit: During the week, avoid weekends and public holidays

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Shibuya & Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing is the busiest pedestrian crossing in the world, with thousands of people crossing to the other side every two minutes. For one of the best views of Shibuya Crossing, head up to Starbucks. You’ll probably have to push your way through for a good spot, but if you’re patient, you’ll get great photos and footage of the Shibuya Crossing scramble!

Shibuya Quick Facts

Access: Get off at Shibuya Station, leave via the Hachiko exit and you’ll be right amongst the action!
Best time to visit: It’s been said that Shibuya Crossing is best between 7pm and 8pm each night. This must be because there are far more people using the crossing, and therefore a much more amazing sight. We visited during the afternoon, but it was still impressive to watch.

Another cool place to visit while you’re in the Harajuku area, is the Meiji Shrine. It was under construction the day we visited, so we didn’t get a great sighting of it. But the scenic walk up to the shrine itself is well worth it.

Day 3

Akihabara

Akihabara (or Electric Town) is the Anime, video game and electronics hub of Tokyo. If you love old school video game consoles or the endless amount of Anime that Japan is known for, you’ll have a blast exploring the streets of Akihabara. Even if video games and Anime aren’t your thing, there’s still plenty to see in Tokyo’s Electric Town. There are also a ton of food options for all tastes, so you won’t be limited on choice!

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Shinjuku Batting Centre

After exploring Akihabara, head to the Shinjuku Batting Centre. Whether you’re good at sport or not, I guarantee you’ll still have fun. As long as you keep paying the 300 yen fee (there will be a machine inside the batting cage), you can stay for as long as you like. Just make sure to rotate turns, so the people waiting behind you don’t miss out!

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The Shinjuku Batting Centre is a ton of fun for all ages, and all levels of coordination. There’s snacks and drinks available inside, plus a handful of arcade games to keep you entertained while you wait for your shot!

Shinjuku Batting Centre Quick Facts

Address2-21-13 KabukichoShinjuku 160-0021
Access: Take the east exit at Shinjuku Station
Cost: 300 yen (28 balls)

Day 4

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

We stayed in Shinjuku for our entire 12 days in Tokyo, which put us centrally located to a lot of the best things to do in Tokyo. On the other side of Shinjuku Chuo Park, directly across the road from our hotel, was the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. There are two towers (northern and southern) and both have free observatories at the 202 metre mark. Each tower reaches a total height of 243 metres, so you’re super close to the top!

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We recommend visiting on a clear day, because you’ll be rewarded with incredible views of famous Tokyo attractions like Mt Fuji, Tokyo Dome and Tokyo Skytree. Each observatory has a cafe and souvenir shop, plus restrooms and seating areas of the incredible panoramic views are tiring you out. Did you sense the sarcasm? 


Another awesome time to head up to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building observation decks, is for sunset. Be prepared, though. The lines can get extremely long at this time of day, and you will more than likely be waiting for a while. It’s not surprising though – you are getting an incredible, free view of the busiest city in the world!

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Quick Facts

Address: 2 Chome-8-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 163-8001
Access: Take the east exit out of Shinjuku Station OR the Tocho-mae Station on the Oedo Subway Line is located in the basement of the building! How convenient.
Cost: 100% free! (unless of course you decide to buy some snacks or souvenirs once you’re at the top. Just a heads up, it’s quite overpriced)

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Note: Before entering the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, you’ll be required to have a bag check. As long as you’re not taking anything dodgy up to the top, you’ll breeze through.

The rest of our 4th day in Tokyo was pretty relaxing. We wandered around the area near our hotel, had some lunch, restocked our snacks and alcohol supply and headed back to the hotel. Remember, it’s a good idea to have some ‘rest days’ while traveling. Especially if you’ve crammed a lot into a short amount of time.

Day 5

Tokyo Mega Pokemon Centre & Shopping

Like a lot of the world, I hopped on the Pokemon Go bandwagon when it became a huge craze. Also, like a lot of the world, I stopped playing after about a month or so. Russell has been a lifelong Pokemon fan, so obviously the biggest Pokemon Centre in Japan had to be on our Tokyo itinerary.

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The Mega Pokemon Centre is located in Sunshine City shopping mall. No matter which Pokemon is your favourite or what kind of souvenir you hope to return home with, you won’t be disappointed.

You’ll find an endless amount of cool stuff to buy. From badges, Pokemon cards, backpacks and notebooks; to stationery, clothes, socks, books, plastic and cuddly Pokeballs, stuffed Pokemon toys, food and much more. I recommend setting aside at least a couple of hours to explore the Mega Pokemon Centre, especially if you’re a die hard fan. You’ll need as much time (and money) as possible.

Mega Pokemon Centre Quick Facts

Address: 3-1-2 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-6002 (Sunshine City shopping mall)
Access: Take the east exit out of Ikebukuro Station. From there, it’s roughly a 10 minute walk.
Opening Hours: 10am – 8pm
More Information: Mega Pokemon Centre website

Days 6 and 7

Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea simply have to be on your Tokyo itinerary. We have another article up about our two days at Disneyland and DisneySea, which tells you everything you need to know before visiting Tokyo’s Disney parks! From the cost of food and tickets, to tips about Fast Passes, wait times and much more.

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Tip: DisneySea is the most unique Disney park in the world, so be sure to set aside an entire day for it. If you’ve visited other Disney parks, this one is sure to blow you away! We spent one day at each park, starting with DisneySea and I’m so glad we did it this way.

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Day 8

Odaiba

Odaiba is a popular entertainment and shopping district in Tokyo. It’s located in Tokyo’s man made island, Tokyo Bay. There’s a surprising amount of stuff to see and do in Odaiba, it all depends on the things you’re interested in!


You’ll find a miniature version of the Statue of Liberty, plus a ton of shopping malls with various stores and restaurants. Not to mention the fact that the fifth floor of the AquaCity Mall has a ramen food court. Yep, that’s a thing. Our broke asses couldn’t afford to eat there, but it’s still pretty darn cool!

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Tip: Track down the Italian chain restaurant, Saizeriya for a quick bite to eat. There is a huge variety of super cheap food, and 200 yen glasses of wine (which I took full advantage of). Unlimited drink refills and a double mozzarella pizza for under 5 bucks is also another reason to eat at Saizeriya. We ended up eating at various Saizeriya locations all over Japan, once we discovered how delicious and cheap it was!

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Day 9

Tokyo Giants Baseball Game

As soon as we discovered there was a Tokyo Giants baseball home game scheduled during our stay in Tokyo, getting tickets became a priority. You can purchase tickets to sporting games online or at some convenience stores, but we decided to take the train to Tokyo Dome itself!

Right next to Tokyo Dome is Tokyo Dome City, which is an awesome theme park in the heart of Tokyo. So if you’re keen to hit up a baseball game during your stay, we recommend buying your tickets from Tokyo Dome a few days beforehand.

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In true Rhiannon fashion, I decided I wanted to get drunk before heading to the game. Once I finished half a bottle of wine and Russell had a glass or two of Whisky, we headed to the train station.

Let me just tell you: drunkenly catching a train in the busiest city in Japan is quite an experience. Not that I encourage excessive consumption of alcohol, but it did make the experience a whole lot more fun. If, of course, you are of legal age to drink.


The Tokyo Giants baseball game was a lot of fun. The atmosphere at a Japanese baseball game is something we’ve never experienced before. The fans of the away team get super into it, and almost every single one of them stands up and sings, dances and even jumps up and down in support of their team. It’s very cool to watch.

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If you decide not to eat beforehand, you may be a bit disappointed in the selection of food. You can, however, purchase a Bento box to enjoy while you watch the game. Prices aren’t great, but that’s to be expected. I suggest bringing your own snacks and bottle of water. We didn’t think to do this, and ended up spending 400 yen EACH on two airplane sized bottles of water.

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Tokyo Dome Quick Facts

Address: 1 Chome-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo, Tokyo 112-0004
Access: Suidobashi Station on the JR Chuo Line (use your Japan Rail Pass if you have one!)
Japan’s baseball season: March to October

Kabuchiko

After the baseball we headed back to our hotel, drank some more alcohol and ate some food. Then we headed out to experience Shinjuku’s night life!

The Robot Restaurant in Kabuchiko was on our list of things to do. However, due to the flashing neon robot experience costing a devastating $80 per person, we settled for a photo of the sign outside instead. But if you aren’t broke and want to be part of something that will literally blow your mind, definitely budget better than us, and experience the Robot Restaurant!

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Golden Gai is Shinjuku’s well known street of super tiny bars. To be honest though, they looked more like household kitchens to us. Most of the bars cost 1,000 yen to even walk through the door, not to mention the 500 yen or higher drink prices. So naturally, we didn’t actually go into any of the bars.

The street itself was fairly disappointing, especially after all the rave reviews we read. But I guess if you have some money to blow, the experience itself would be pretty cool. Instead, we bought cheap booze from convenience stores and wandered the streets of Shinjuku’s Red Light District.

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Walking the streets of Australia while drinking alcohol isn’t allowed, so it was quite exciting being able to openly explore Tokyo while very, very intoxicated. I might have almost fallen asleep while drying my hands in a public restroom. Oops. Hey, we were on holiday – no judgement please!

Days 10 and 11

After 10 days of almost perfect Tokyo weather, our last few days in Japan were spent with almost 48 hours of non-stop rain. Of course this was very disappointing and rather inconvenient, but we tried to not let the weather ruin our last couple of days in Japan. So, despite constant rain, we headed out to explore more of Shinjuku on foot!

If you’re at the end of your time in Tokyo, we suggest simply heading out to explore. Whether that includes shopping, wandering the streets or visiting a few shrines and temples, take a day to relax and appreciate the wonder that Tokyo has to offer. All it takes is one hour to see for yourself that Tokyo is the busiest city in the world. But it doesn’t have to feel like bedlam the entire time! Sometimes it’s nice to simply walk around and take in the sights.

Day 12

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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Day 12 was our last day in Japan. The sun came out and we took full advantage of this and headed straight to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. For 200 yen, you get entry and access to the beautiful and relaxing park. There are a ton of place to have a picnic with family and friends, or simply stroll around the park enjoying the serenity.


We visited at the beginning of spring, so Cherry Blossom trees were blooming and petals were starting to fall. Almost everyone we saw, was snapping away on their cameras. It’s a pretty cool sight, seeing large groups of people standing right next to a single blossom petal, taking photos from dozens of different angles.

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Congratulations, you’ve made it to the end of this monster article! We hope you’ve found our Tokyo itinerary helpful. Like we said earlier, you’ll definitely need more than 12 days to explore Tokyo. There is so much to see and do, and this itinerary is simply the start of your massive Japanese adventure!

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64 Comments

  1. April 15, 2017 / 3:42 pm

    I want to go there now! Very useful post!

  2. April 15, 2017 / 4:59 pm

    What a great guide – sounds like there is so much to do! I’m hoping to visit next year so will definitely be using some of your tips.

    • April 15, 2017 / 7:26 pm

      Thanks! I hope you get to visit next year 🙂

  3. April 15, 2017 / 5:41 pm

    Fab itinerary – had totally the same experience with checking in early not being a thing everywhere in Japan! Your 12 days in Tokyo sounds like it was epic, I want to go back already 🙂

    • April 15, 2017 / 7:26 pm

      Thanks! It’s so strange, but I guess understandable in certain circumstances! 🙂
      It’s an amazing country, that’s for sure.

  4. Julianna
    April 15, 2017 / 7:06 pm

    What a cool post – looks like you certainly had fun and so many cool hints and tips. Haven’t been to Tokyo yet but it’s high on the list. Have wanted to go to Akihabara since I was a kid. PS strong work with the wine before the game, lol.

    • April 15, 2017 / 7:25 pm

      Tokyo is definitely a must see while in Japan! Akihabara is cool, just bring lots of money cos you’ll wanna buy everything! haha.
      Haha, yeah. Budget drinking means getting drunk in the hotel room every single day lol

  5. April 15, 2017 / 7:36 pm

    Loved this! Have always wanted to go to Tokyo! <3 Side question though: what do you use to put the text over your photos? Thanks 🙂

    • April 15, 2017 / 8:01 pm

      Thanks! You definitely should 😀
      I use the website Canva! It’s free (I do use the premium version though) and there’s a ton of designs and stock photos you can use 😀

  6. April 15, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    Such a great and comprehensive itinerary. Congratulations and well done 😊 next time I must do the Shibuya crossing (just never enough time!) Cheers.

    • April 15, 2017 / 8:00 pm

      Thank you! Shibuya Crossing was super cool! It’s apparently better at night time, we didn’t get a chance to go back though! That’s true, definitely not enough time to explore Tokyo!

    • April 15, 2017 / 7:59 pm

      I’m glad! You definitely should, it’s amazing 😀

  7. April 15, 2017 / 7:54 pm

    Ah this is a great post. I am all about the free views! So many people though. Been living in such an isolated state lately, I think I would need to ease myself into the city with all those people around!

    • April 15, 2017 / 7:58 pm

      The free views are epic! And yep, tons and tons of people. It’s pretty overwhelming. I visited Japan after living in a desert town in Australia for 5 months, so it was a shock! haha

  8. April 15, 2017 / 8:08 pm

    Oh awesome, I would love to visit Tokyo one day so bookmarking this post. Thank you!

  9. April 15, 2017 / 8:13 pm

    This is a great guide to Tokyo! I wouldn’t even know where to begin! We hope to go one day! Pinned and followed on all media! 🙂 #blogpostsaturday

    • April 15, 2017 / 8:17 pm

      Thank you! Tokyo’s a huge place, definitely hard to decide where to start haha! #blogpostsaturdayfam 😀
      Thanks so much for the follows, I’ll return the favour! 😀

  10. Hannah
    April 15, 2017 / 8:15 pm

    This is so amazing! Japan has been on my list for ages and I’d love to go to Tokyo. And I won’t lie, Disneyland and Disney Sea are top of my list!

    • April 15, 2017 / 8:16 pm

      If you ever visit Japan, even if you’re not staying in Tokyo, definitely hit up the Disney Parks! If I could suggest one park, it would be DisneySea. Super awesome place! 😀

  11. April 15, 2017 / 8:16 pm

    thanks for the tips! I actually have only 4 days in Tokyo so hopefully will manage to see what I like: harajuku is on the top of my list and also everything pokemon and sailor moon related 😀 I love your posts, I feel really prepared now for my trip =)

  12. April 15, 2017 / 9:03 pm

    Wow, I did not know there was this much to see in Tokyo. How lovely would it be to stay a whole 12 days in this beautiful city. One day…:)

  13. April 15, 2017 / 9:50 pm

    Wow what an amazing itinerary! Ive never been interested in tokyo but this has changed my mind! Lovely pictures!

    • April 16, 2017 / 8:25 am

      It’s super busy and there’s a ton of tourists, but it’s still a must see in my opinion!
      Thank you! 😀

  14. April 15, 2017 / 11:33 pm

    Great post, thank you for sharing! Loved the colourful streets of Tokyo, and those pink cherry blossoms are so pretty!

    • April 16, 2017 / 8:24 am

      Thank you! The colourful streets are awesome! And yeah, I’m super glad I got to see cherry blossoms, they’re beautiful!

  15. April 16, 2017 / 1:11 am

    Wow! Tokyo looks super busy. But one thing i didn’t expect to see in this post is the Statue of Liberty 😀

    • April 16, 2017 / 8:23 am

      It definitely is super busy! Yep, was odd seeing the Statue of Liberty haha.

  16. April 16, 2017 / 7:00 am

    A few years back If you had asked me if I wanted to go to Japan my answer would have been maybe someday! Lately I have seen so much great info about it that my mind has changed. It is moving towards the top of my list. Great info about Tokyo. Clearly it needs more than 3-4 days to even scratch the surface.

    • April 16, 2017 / 8:23 am

      I was the same! I hadn’t really considered Japan until my partner suggested it and we started planning our trip! I hope you get there one day, it’s an amazing country 😀

  17. April 16, 2017 / 11:29 am

    I didn’t realise how many awesome things were were to do in Tokyo! All of those billboards are full on though.

  18. Helen
    April 16, 2017 / 9:01 pm

    Epic and super-useful post! I’m hoping to go to Japan for a big birthday next year so will definitely be saving this for later. Loving all the drinking tips 🙂

    • April 16, 2017 / 9:03 pm

      Yay I’m glad you liked it! Oh that’s heaps exciting, I hope you make it there! Let me know if you have any other questions 🙂
      Haha, I do enjoy a glass or two of wine ;D

  19. April 16, 2017 / 9:23 pm

    Tokyo is pretty amazing but there is no way I could spend 12 days there – way too many people! You can also dress up as Mario and Go Kart around the city which is an absolutely AWESOME thing to do! I think it is like $60USD!

    • April 17, 2017 / 1:54 pm

      It was a long time to stay in such a busy city, but super glad we did! YES! Saw that heaps of times, didn’t get around to checking it out though. Next time 😀

  20. April 17, 2017 / 12:20 am

    Tokyo has always been on my list and your post is making me want to go even more! I’m also a huge Pokémon nerd so yes please on the massive store!! 😊

    • April 17, 2017 / 1:55 pm

      If you’re a Pokemon fan you’ll LOVE Japan in general. Pokemon everywhere! Haha. Some of the restaurants and stores even have ‘Pokestops’ signs haha.

  21. April 17, 2017 / 1:27 pm

    What a comprehensive guide, I absolutely love this! Makes me Tokyo so much. I probably will have to head back, I feel liked I missed so much there after reading some of your recs. I wish I checked out the Northern and Southern towers!

    • April 17, 2017 / 1:56 pm

      Thanks so much! It’s so easy to miss stuff! I’m sure we missed sooooo much, but there’s no way to see everything, unfortunately!
      Our hotel was right across the road from the free observation towers, otherwise we might have missed them too!

  22. April 17, 2017 / 6:36 pm

    This looks like so much fun! I’ve never been to Japan but always wanted to go since I studied Japanese in highschool. Not that I remember anything, but it just looks so different and amazing!

    • April 18, 2017 / 10:06 am

      Japanese is such an interesting language! So many people I know studied it in high school!
      It’s an amazing country, I hope you get there one day 😀

  23. April 17, 2017 / 6:40 pm

    I will keep this in mind for when I visit Japan. Great post!

    • April 18, 2017 / 10:05 am

      Thank you! Hope you love Japan as much as I did! 😀

  24. April 18, 2017 / 8:37 am

    I miss Tokyo! I have been there several time and never get sick of it!

  25. April 18, 2017 / 10:17 am

    Thank you for this detailed post! Tokyo is so high on my travel list! And going to the Disneyland there looks amazing! Thank you so much for this post

    • April 18, 2017 / 10:24 am

      I’m so glad you liked it! Disneyland and DisneySea are both amazing, definitely worth a visit! 😀

  26. April 18, 2017 / 1:52 pm

    My boyfriend and I plan to visit Japan sometime, this is very helpful. Though we do have several things that are part of our primary reason for visiting mostly being the Mazda and Toyota museums, this was great for more ideas.

  27. Eulanda Shead
    April 19, 2017 / 3:10 am

    Tokyo is on our travel wishlist, so we’re definitely pinning this for future travel planning. Your trip sounds like so much fun, and not enough time to see it all! Thanks for the great tips!

  28. April 22, 2017 / 3:13 am

    Wow! Tokyo looks awesome. Definitely pinning this for when I get to this part of the world. Looks like you could easily fill a couple of weeks with things to do. Thanks for the ideas!

    • April 22, 2017 / 11:00 am

      You definitely can fill multiple weeks exploring Tokyo! It’s a crazy but wonderful city 🙂

  29. Jessica van Roij
    October 21, 2017 / 9:39 am

    This makes me miss Tokyo so much more. I am still very much in love with japan. We stayed in Shibuya and I think I could live there haha. great post, thank you for sharing

  30. Mar V Opmaco
    October 21, 2017 / 2:17 pm

    I’m loving Tokyo even more while reading through your post! The Shiboya Crossing does look like a sight to behold with that many pedestrian and the Tokyo Mega Pokemon Centre and Akihabara seems like a great place to visit, as I’m sure my husband will love to explore too! 🙂 Oh and Tokyo DisneySea + Tokyo Disneyland will definitely going to my itinerary as well! Love your itinerary as well, it’s very detailed!

  31. Kristen Tcherneshoff
    October 21, 2017 / 4:38 pm

    Wow, I can only imagine the time you put into this post! Thanks for including transport stations/costs/etc — really helpful for a first timer visiting such an overwhelming city!

  32. The Middle Age Wanderer
    October 21, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    Great itinerary. We’re hoping to get to Japan next year so these tips are going to help alot.

  33. thecurioussparrow
    October 21, 2017 / 8:56 pm

    Wow, such a fantastic, detailed itinerary. Thanks for taking the time to put this together 🙂

  34. October 21, 2017 / 9:28 pm

    Japan is still a bit overwhelming for me :))) great article though – very informative – awesome pics!

  35. Kristin Eva Quinn
    October 22, 2017 / 3:16 pm

    Tokyo is in my top 10 places to visit right now. I’ve only seen the airports and it’s KILLING me! Looks like such an incredible city. I’ll definitely be using this guide down the road! 🙂

  36. October 22, 2017 / 8:49 pm

    What a great itinerary! I’m hoping to get to Japan next year and will definitely keep this in mind for Toyko!

  37. October 23, 2017 / 12:35 pm

    Wow! This is such a thorough guide to Tokyo!! So many great details, and I love your pictures!

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