Often seen as a futuristic and traditional city, Tokyo is the capital of Japan. Travellers come from far and wide to discover the joys that the capital city has. Designated as the capital in 1868, the city holds all of Japan’s past; from ancient samurai and beyond. It’s still the seat of the constitutional Japanese emperor.
There are many things to do in Tokyo. You won’t be bored at all. Attractions in Tokyo include the Tokyo Imperial Palace, Ueno Park, Sensō-ji and Tokyo National Museum. Some of the restaurants in Tokyo worth checking out include Ginza Kojyu, Ishikawa, Nihonryori RyuGin and Suzu Cafe. Glorious and tasty Japanese grub can be enjoyed along with other great cuisines if you look hard enough. Shopping attractions in Tokyo include Galeria Ginza, Shibuya and Shinjuku - offering all the great big deals that will put a smile on your shopper’s face in no time at all. Overall, Tokyo is more than worth the attention of any traveller.
Given that Tokyo is the financial and international hub of Japan, you can expect good transport access into and around the capital. Be aware that there are no airports in Tokyo or near it. They have been constructed outside of the city. However, there is the super network of clean and efficient trains, subways, buses, monorails and trams that will enable access all around Tokyo.