There is so much to see and do in Tokyo that you could spend weeks exploring this mega city. It has its fair share of world-renowned art galleries and museums (Sumida Hokusai Museum, Edo Tokyo Museum and the Beer Museum are all worth a look), plus beautiful ornate gardens, and did I mention the impressive and imposing Imperial Palace? But, there really is so much more to Tokyo.
Below is a list of places to see and things to do that will take you into the heart and soul of Tokyo (and Japan), not just ticking off tourist sites.
Asakusa district shopping
The Asakusa area in downtown Tokyo’s Shitamachi District is a must for any visitor to Tokyo. It offers an array of interesting sights, culture and a great mix of old and new Tokyo.
In the 1800s, the Asakusa used to be the heart of Tokyo’s red-light district…
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