TOKYO TOURIST ATTRACTIONS MAP and TRAVEL INFO

Wondering what to do and what to see in Tokyo? Tokyo's top sightseeing attractions are all about the city and most are just a short walk from a subway or train station. Use the travel map below and the listing information on Tokyo tourist spots further down this page to make the best use of your time in Tokyo!

SHIBUYA CROSSINGTourist Map A-4

In front of Shibuya station's Hachiko exit every two minutes pedestrians cross from all directions, at peak times over 3000+ people. A good spot to grab a photo from above is the promenade between Shibuya JR station and Mark City.

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TAKESHITA-DORI STREETTourist Map A-3

The teenager street for Tokyo! There are lots of small shops for fashion, quirky goods and crepe shops. The street is narrow and can become very crowded, so take care with small children and strollers are not recomended!

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TOKYO CITY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGTourist Map A-2

The twin-towered Tokyo Metropolitan Government building has 360 degree observatories at the top. Mount Fuji can be seen on clear days, and best near sunset. The elevator ride to the top is free.

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TOKYO TOWERTourist Map C-4

This 333 meter high tower is the world's tallest free standing iron structure (taller than the Eifel tower by several meters!). It's about a 15 minute walk from Roppongi station.

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SENSOJI TEMPLETourist Map F-1

This Buddhist temple in Asakusa was originally built in 645 AD. The main hall may be entered for prayer, but making noise and flash cameras are not allowed.

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TOKYO SKY TREETourist Map F-1

Towering 634 meters above Asakusa, the Tokyo Sky Tree is the tallest structure in Japan. There are two observatories, one at 350 and another at 450. Current prices are around ¥3000 yen/adult ticket.

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THE IMPERIAL PALACETourist Map D-3

West about a 10 minute walk from Ginza station is the Imperial Palace, where the Japanese Imperial Family lives. After a lawn of bonzai trees there is the moat and the outer walls.

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SHINJUKU KOEN PARKTourist Map B-2

Shinjuku Koen Park is well laid out with small lakes, flower gardens and sculptured vistas, a tea house, a kiosk, a cafeteria and a large green house. Games/balls are not allowed. Entry 500 adults.

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TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUMTourist Map E-2

Near Ueno Station, the Tokyo National Museum has the world's largest collection of Japanese art, with sculptures, swords, writing and porcelain. There is also a galleries for Asian art.

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TSUKIJI OLD FISH MARKETTourist Map F-4

Tokyo's Fish Auction and Market moved to a new area, but the old market of cobbled together restaurants and shops is still a great place to get fresh sushi. Most places are open from early morning until 4pm or so.

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TOKYO NEW FISH MARKETTourist Map E-5

The new facilities are gleaming, clean, and a bit sterile - visitors look through windows from above. Check out the roof that has a grass field and on clear days a view of Mt. Fuji.

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TOKYO KABUKI THEATRETourist Map E-4

A short walk from Ginza station, the Kabuki Theatre building is impressive and worth a visit. Shows for a single performance with English narration can be bought on the day at the ticket box.

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ROPPONGI HILLS & TOKYO MID-TOWNTourist Map B-4

Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Mid-Town are huge office complexes with shops and restaurants. They both offer a gamut of excellent places to shop and eat.

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HANARIKYU KOEN PARKTourist Map E-5

This expansive park near Ginza has open fields, ponds and tea houses. Formerly an imperial garden, it is a great place to take a break from the big city. Entry fee 300 yen.

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MEIJI JINGU SHRINETourist Map A-3

Located a minute from Harajuku Station, Meiji Jingu Shrine is Tokyo's largest. Being next to Yoyogi Park, and nearby the Harajuku shopping area, make this an excellent place to spend an afternoon.

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CAT STREETTourist Map A-3

'Cat Street' is a back road between Shibuya and Harajuku with loads of small shops, as well as big brand places. The area has a quaint feel with many narrow side lanes, and no cars along most of the street.

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YOYOGI PARKTourist Map A-3

A few minute walk from Harajuku Station, Yoyogi Park is Tokyo's largest public parkwith a lot of open green space and a few picnic tables. It's not so busy on weekdays, but weekends can get crowded.

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CHUO-DORI GINZATourist Map E-4

The main shopping drag in Ginza, with shops, department stores and flashy showrooms, is worth a walk down, even if just window shopping.

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OEDO ONSENTourist Map E-5

Edo-themed onsen with baths to soak in, a central food court, and massages. Payment is made at the end. It's a great place when not crowded. Males and females bathe separately.

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SENGAKUJI TEMPLETourist Map C-5

This temple is famous for having the gravestones of the 47 'Ronin' samurai who took revenge for their master's death, and then committed suicide. About a 15 minute walk from Shinagawa station.

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KABUKICHOTourist Map A-2

Once the seedy red light district of Tokyo, it has cleaned up considerably. Besides the many show clubs, one can also find a fair amount of shops, restaurants, and hotels.

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DIET BUILDING - Japanese Parliament Tourist Map C-3

The Diet is where the national party leaders meet and discuss policy. The closest station is Sakura-Daimon station on the Yurakucho line, but it also walkable from Ginza or Hibiya stations.

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UENO ZOOTourist Map F-1

Tokyo and Japan’s oldest zoo is a good place to check out caged animals. The most popular draw is giant pandas from China. Entrance fee 600 yen for adults.

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MEGURO RIVERTourist Map A-5

The Meguro river is more a canal than a river and runs to the East side of Nakameguro. Quirky shops, nice cafes and cherry trees line the river.

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YEBISU BEER MUSEUMTourist Map A-4

The Ebisu area originally grew up around the Yebisu brewing company, so it's only natural there is a museum dedicated to this frothy beverage here. Tours are offered, and there is a tasting salon.

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EDO-TOKYO MUSEUMTourist Map F-2

THe Edo Tokyo Museum has goods and setting from the Edo period (1603-1868) when Japan was pretty much all by itself and the culture of Japan developed and flourished.

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SUMO HALL - Ryogoku KokugikanTourist Map F-2

Sumo Hall holds three tournaments in Tokyo every year - in January, May, and September. See their website for ticket information.

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