Go to the content Go to the footer Close Tokyo icon-chevron-right Tokyo. Time Out Tokyo. Sign up to mailing list Search. Enjoy a stunning view It may not be the city's highest observation deck, but you won't get further into the sky for free than by ascending TMG No.
The building itself is m in height, while the observation deck tops off at m. Photo by iStock. Photo by Mareike Dornhege. Photo by Chris Kirkland. Photo by Grigoris Miliaresis. Photo by Adriana Paradiso. Be sure to check out the galleries of the Bakuchoro area such as Taro Nasu Gallery. Art and anime not your thing? This fabled nightlife neighbourhood is also a treat to explore in daylight. See 71 Experiences. See 11 Experiences. See 5 Experiences. See 32 Experiences. See 6 Experiences. Meiji Jingu: Harajuku's Stunning Shrine.
The most visited shrine for Hatsumode! Harajuku And Omotesando Complete Guide. Japan's oldest shopping street, Nakamise-dori, will lead you up to the temple. Even if you don't buy anything, you can enjoy seeing lots of traditional snacks and gifts which you can hardly find anywhere else. In Asakusa,you can provide yourself with a little history lesson at every corner, free of charge.
Exploring Asakusa On A Budget. Its symbol, the Raibow Bridge, shines the brightest at night. It is covered in all kind of lights and you can watch the restaurant ships floating on the water lit up various colors as well. In the dark, you can also see why the bridge is called "rainbow bridge". It glows brightly in all the colors of the rainbow after dark. Taking a walk along the rainbow bridge at night is a beautiful experience that won't cost you anything.
Ginza is mainly known for its high-class shopping street inspired by Londons Oxford Street. Window shopping is a very popular way to enjoy the area. It's lesser-known fact that there is also a variety of free galleries you can visit in Ginza.
Public art, architecture and museums of Rappongi — this popular nightlife area is also host to many public art displays, beautiful museums like the National Art Center of Tokyo that are free to explore although the museum exhibits are not free. The stunning contemporary architecture in the area is also fun to just walk and explore the Rappongi neighbhorhood.
Suntory Musashino Beer Factory tour — A free one hour tour of the brewery where the Suntory beers are produced. Afterwards, there is also a free tasting of the beers available. Tours are from 10am to 4pm and you can check out the website here.
Japanese Sake Information Center — a wonderful place to learn more about the process of making sake and the many different brands that are represented in the country. There is also a tasting area where you can visit and try sake in the nihonshu tasting area. For more information, check this website. There are lots of beautiful trails, temples like the Meiji Shrine and a variety of cultural assets in the park to explore.
This is a fun place to explore and absorb the interesting street performances and off beat vibe of the area. I love to use this website hotel consolidator called Hotels Combined that do a search through sites like Booking. For Tokyo hotels that fit your budget, check out some of these hotel listings here for the Tokyo area and you can choose any criteria for district, price range or amenities.
Hotel Villa Fontain Tokyo Shiodome — in the heart of the city on the Oedo subway line and located next to higher end hotels. Offers free breakfast, wifi, and easy walking to Ginza area. The modern style hotel has nice breakfast service, rooftop bar and typical amenities in each room. Belmont Hotel — Close to Shibuya station and friendly service, this is a basic hotel in a good location with plenty of restaurants close by. Next Post 6 Delicious vegetarian meals to try in Toowoomba.
Post to Cancel. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Location: Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho. Opening times: Daily from sunrise to sunset. Enjoy one of the many festivals in Tokyo Festivals are a very important part of Japanese culture and take place regularly throughout the year. Visit Tsukiji Fish Market One of the largest fish markets in the world, Tsukiji Fish Market is a very popular spot with locals and early-rising visitors alike.
Also, look out for packets of fish offal containing gigantic eyes and brain, as well as the stuffed polar bear and wild cat Location: Tsukiji, Chuo-ku. Nowadays, is what I really associate Tokyo with. I close my eyes and I visualize the colourful streets of this vivid neighbourhood, full of dancing adverts. I can smell the street food taking over my senses and I can feel the vibrancy of Shinjuku through my veins. It's an electrifying feeling to simply be in Shinjuku. Once you begin exploring it, you will find so many interesting sights, you will become Shinjuku addicted.
I know I did. The people, the markets, the red district, the odd shops, the street food vendors, all together with Tokyo's busiest train station, make Shinjuku in the absolute best spot in Tokyo.
In a paradox, when I need to relax, I close my eyes and start virtually exploring the same agitated streets in Shinjuku. I've never felt more alive, more welcome, more at home.