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Golden Week - when to visit Tokyo and Kyoto?

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Thanks to everyone here who provides such great information on Japan! Your posts have been incredibly helpful in planning my trip.

I've searched, both here and elsewhere online, and can't seem to make a decision as to whether or not it makes sense (or whether it matters at all) to be in Tokyo or Kyoto on April 29 (Showa Day) and May 3 (Constitution Day). I arrive in Tokyo on Saturday, April 26th at around 4 PM, and depart Tokyo the following Sunday, May 4th, at around 6 PM. I realize that this is during Golden Week (or part of it anyway - I know Japan-Guide says travel activity is anticipated to peak on May 3rd, with people returning on the 5th and 6th) but I took advantage of an airfare sale, so I'm going to make the best of it.

My main question is how I should split up my time, given the holidays. Since I only have seven full days (not including the day I arrive and the day I depart) I'm just planning on going to Tokyo and Kyoto. Is there generally anything special/interesting going on in Tokyo or Kyoto on April 29 or May 3 where I should make sure I'm in town on those days? Or, on the flipside of that, should I avoid Tokyo or Kyoto on one of those days?

Based on what I know, it seems like it would make the most sense to go to Kyoto first, then Tokyo afterwards - that way, I avoid checking into two different hotels in Tokyo, plus I also avoid traveling on the train back to Tokyo on Saturday the 3rd, when travel is anticipated to peak. But if, for example, there are some really fun things going on in Tokyo on Tuesday the 29th that I would be crazy to miss, or if there's some kind of can't-miss activities going on in Kyoto on Saturday the 3rd, I could certainly go to Tokyo first.

Thanks for your help!

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