Tokyo is a beautiful city of Japan.
Post World War II, city has progressed at a very fast pace. Prominent multinational companies have their head quarters in the city.
The destination is gaining prominence as a bustling center of finance and business. The city boasts of several attractions luring visitors of all ages and interests.
There are some incredible Tokyo attractions. Here’s some of them.
Some of the most fascinating Tokyo attractions
Ginza is the famous downtown area of the city. This area offers a variety of entertainments for people coming to Tokyo. Here, shopping enthusiasts can shop around to their heart’s content. There are many malls and high end shops offering not only branded but locally manufactured products.
People who love to enjoy food and that too from various regions can try out several cuisines in the swanky restaurants located in this area. A variety of bars and lounges are also located here where people can relax after a whole day of sightseeing. People who are interested in latest gadgets can buy them here as many shops sell high tech gadgets.
Another area that offers a host of shopping and entertainment options is Ikebukuro. It is located close to Toshima Ward, adjacent to the center of the city. Here, gigantic Sunshine City Shopping Center is located that offers lot of exclusive products under one roof. Visitors coming to Tokyo can buy a variety of products to take back home. Toyota Amlux is a prominent showroom of the auto conglomerate Toyota. It is also located in this area. It is a kind of museum, where visitors can find out more about the initiation and growth of this company. Moreover, a theme park is also located here that enthralls visitors, especially kids to no end. Sprawled along five floors, the dealership of Toyota is also available here.
Sunshine City Shopping Center
This is a massive shopping center located close to the Ikebukuro station. The center has 60 floors, and the unique aspect of this center is that is situated about 240 meters above the level of the street. This shopping center is one of the tallest buildings in the city. There is an observation deck on the top floor that offers a mesmerizing view of the city. The premises also house a museum, aquarium and a planetarium. These attractions enthral not only grownups but kids.
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
This is the perfect place for the art lovers to visit. Here, they can watch mind blowing performances in the opera, musicals and theaters. A colossal pipe organ attracts a large number of visitors.
Ikeburkuro Earthquake Museum
As the name suggests, this museum offers a lot of knowledge regarding earthquake that is a common occurrence in the city. Survival techniques can be learned here.
If you’re looking for a day trip from Tokyo, check out our video exploring Yokohama, Hakone and Kamakura for inspiration: