Sights & Attractions in Tokyo

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Fodor's Choice Sights in Tokyo

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Backstreet shops of Tsukiji
If you have time for only one market, this is the one to see...
Markets / Bazaars, Neighborhoods / Streets Tsukiji and Shiodome
 
Edo-Tokyo Museum
From an open plaza on massive pillars an escalator takes you...
Museums / Galleries Greater Tokyo
 
Fuji-san
Mount Fuji greets hikers who arrive at its summit just before...
Mountains Fuji-san (Mt. Fuji)
 
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
This complex on the hills overlooking Hakone offers more than...
Spas Hakone
 
Hase-dera
The only temple in Kamakura facing the sea, this is one of the...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Imperial Palace East Garden
Tokyo's most central and most overlooked oasis of green and quiet...
Parks, Gardens / Arboretums Imperial Palace and Government District
 
Kamakura Great Buddha
The single biggest attraction in Hase is the Great Buddha—sharing...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Kamakura
 
Kegon Falls
More than anything else, the country's most famous falls are...
Bodies of Water Nikko
 
Meiji Shrine
This shrine honors the spirits of Emperor Meiji, who died in...
Religious Sites Aoyama, Harajuku, and Shibuya
 
Nezu Museum
On view are traditional Japanese and Asian works of art owned...
Museums / Galleries Aoyama, Harajuku, and Shibuya
 
Senso-ji Complex
Even for travelers with little interest in history or temples...
Religious Sites Tokyo
 
Tokyo National Museum
This complex of four buildings grouped around a courtyard is...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Tokyo Sky Tree
Opened in 2011 to mixed reviews, this 2,000-plus-foot-tall skyscraper...
Viewpoints Tokyo
 
Tosho-gu
This shrine, built in 1627, is dedicated to Ieyasu, the first...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Tosho-gu
With its riot of colors and carvings, inlaid pillars, red-lacquer...
Religious Sites Nikko
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