After all the anticipation 🙂 in less than 24 hours I’ll be on a plane and off to Tokyo, Japan. The plan is for me to explore Tokyo and give myself time to fall in love with the city. I do have a generic list of Must-See/Do:-
¨ Ghibli Museum
¨ Old Tokyo
¨ Yasukuni Shrine
Station: Kudanshita (3 min.) or Ichigaya or Iidabashi (7 min.). On Yasukuni Dori
Shrine daily 24 hr.; Yushukan daily 9am-5:30pm
¨ Ueno Park
Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan)
Oct-Mar Tues-Sun 9:30am-5pm (enter by 4:30pm); Apr-Sept Tues-Fri and Sat-Sun 9:30am-6pm (Fri open to 8pm during special exhibitions)
¨ Ginza — Department stores, luxury brands
¨ Kabuki Theatre
4-12-5 GINZA, CHUO-KU TOKYO
Matinees 11:00a.m.-3:45p.m. Evening shows 4:30p.m.-9:00p.m.
¨ Shibuya — Teen fashion
¨ Harajuku — Street/teen fashion
¨ Shinjuku — Cameras, computers
¨ Odaiba — Shopping and entertainment on Tokyo Bay
¨ Roppongi — Nightlife area
¨ Ebisu Garden Place – Pleasant shopping area
¨ Daikanyama — upmarket boutiques
¨ Kokuritsu Nogakudo (National Noh Theater)
4-18-1 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
JR Tokyo Stn. / JR Chuo Line / 4-min. ride / Ochanomizu Stn. / JR Sobu Line / 12-min. ride / Sendagaya Stn. / 5-min. walk
¨ Nakano Broadway
¨ Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba
Wonder if there’s something I left out?
Anyway, check back in a couple of days and if I can get to a computer (because I’m leaving my laptop at home), I’ll be happily reporting from Tokyo 🙂
Meanwhile, have a good long weekend and Happy Easter to all!!
4 thoughts on “Off to Tokyo, Japan”
You forgot cutesy Tokyo stuff for your little sister! u wanna borrow my shinco for the plane ride? I bring tonight. lovelove
Go eat free food samples at the food basement of the big dept stores in Ginza. Mitsukoshi’s the more generous of the lot!
Hey there Lainey!! Thanks for dropping by 🙂 How have you been? And I completely understand why you’re in love with Tokyo 😀
Tokyo is crazy, i am always on some kind of hyper adrenalin rush when i’m there. I totally love it!