It's easy to spend a day at Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Skytree Town due to the variety of activities. From an aquarium and planetarium to restaurants and shopping, here are our top 5 picks of things to see while visiting Tokyo Skytree.
Enjoy a variety of different travel spots in Japan, both well known and off the beaten track.
Take a tour of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to get a glimpse of how the Japanese Emperor and the Imperial family lives. Be sure to reserve your 75 mintue tour through the Imperial Household Agency's website well in advance.
Yoshino Mountain, renowned for its "senbon sakura", or a thousand cherry blossom trees, is also home to Kinpusen-ji, Kinpu-jinja and World Heritage Site, Yoshimizu Jinja.
Full of historical and cultural significance, Tokyo's Ueno Park offers a variety of activities for all ages. Ueno Park is also home to Ueno Zoo and the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.
A new Bicycle themed hostel, CharinCo opened in Osaka this May! Stay at this new "Poshtel" style hostel and we are sure you wont be disappointed!
The Japan Kanji Museum and Library in Kyoto's Gion district offers visitors an inside look into the history and evolution of "kanjis" or Chinese characters.
Take a journey through the hot springs of Beppu, also known as the 8 Hells of Beppu!
A small town in Aomori, Japan claims to be the burial site of Jesus Christ and consequently an important site for Christianity. Learn about Jesus’s travel to the Far East and his brother, Isukiri.
If you're looking for a twist on "hanami" or "cherry blossom viewing", or missed the sakura due to the weather this year, check out the Sakura Aquarium at Aqua Park Shinagawa! A short ride away from Tokyo, be sure to check out this non-traditional hanami!
With Valentine's Day around the corner, it's the perfect time to plan a romantic getaway in Japan. From Okinawa to Sapporo, learn about the best places couples can travel to celebrate Valentine's.
Toba city, located in Mie prefecture, is renowned for its seafood and summer getaways. Additional attractions include Mikimoto Pearl Island and Toba Aquarium which are ideal for a romantic Valentine's Day in Japan.
Kudoyama, a town next to Mt. Kōya, has gained popularity with the release of Sanada Ten Braves (真田十勇士). Learn about the strategic moves by Sanada Masayuki that lead the samurai Sanada clan to Kudoyama.