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Things to do in Tokyo

Find things to do in Tokyo

Things to do


Explore Tokyo's coolest 'hood


88 things to do, from the obscure to the obvious


101 places to eat, shop and play

Editor's Pick

Tokyo's hotel pools 2015

Take an extra-fancy staycation here

10 things to buy for an outdoor summer

For camping, balcony dining, and hands-free festival dancing

Restaurants & Cafés


The Ritz-Carlton's latest opening


Enjoy matcha tea in an old Japanese house

10 best noodle spots in Toranomon

Power through summer at these top joints

Shopping & Style


Gourmet ice pop, yes please!

Alice on Wednesday

Inject some fun into your mid-week tedium

Where to buy a yukata

Your guide to top shops and how to tie

Art & Culture

Anti-Summer Fête

By Bunny Bissoux

36th Taito Noh

Watch traditional theatre outdoors

The Tokyo Art Book Fair

Calling all book lovers!


How to rent a car in Japan

It's not actually that complicated

Go on a torii gate tour

Here are 16 to get you started

48 hours in Osaka

Western Japan’s largest city offers something entirely different

Major attractions

Epson Aqua Park Shinagawa
Museums & Attractions

A brand-new 'aqua park' with cutting-edge audiovisual displays

Tokyo Sky Tree
Museums & Attractions

The tallest freestanding tower in the world

Robot Restaurant
Restaurants & Cafés

Bikini-clad babes battle with giant ’borgs in this bizarre stage show

Takeshita Dori

A symbol of Tokyo’s collision of street cultures

Kasai Rinkai Park
Museums & Attractions

Park, man-made beaches, a Japanese garden and a lotus pond

Meiji Shrine & Inner Garden
Museums & Attractions

Popular for its beauty and numerous annual festivals

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