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Jul 19th, 2016, 06:13 PM
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Tokyo Itinerary Help please ;)

We will be spending 4 full days in Tokyo...
Our first full day we have booked a guide of the modern aspects of Tokyo..

Hoping to gets suggestions to organize our next 3 days.

We have 2 teen boys and I missed out on Studio Ghibli tickets. I still need to get the Robot Rest. tickets, but I'm trying to determine which night is best.
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Jul 19th, 2016, 07:44 PM
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Spend a lot of time with japan-guide.com -- an excellent source of information.
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2164.html
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Jul 20th, 2016, 09:45 AM
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http://www.timeout.com/tokyo
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Jul 20th, 2016, 03:19 PM
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You didn't say when you are going but if it coincides with a Sumo Tournament or Baseball game, I think your teen boys would really enjoy either one (or both). You can easily buy tickets on line in advance. Both were great fun.
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Jul 21st, 2016, 05:02 AM
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Where do I look for sumo dates??
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Jul 21st, 2016, 05:04 AM
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Found this....
https://buysumotickets.com/sumo_event_calendar.html
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Jul 21st, 2016, 08:27 AM
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When are you going? Sumo in Tokyo is in January, May and September only.

The baseball games are far different from US games - kind of a college football stadium atmosphere.
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Jul 21st, 2016, 08:41 AM
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Here is the official Nihon Sumo Kyokai website:
http://www.sumo.or.jp/en/index

I suggest that you don't want the box seats.
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Jul 27th, 2016, 02:16 AM
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I second the baseball suggestion - Meiji stadium (outdoor) as opposed to the Tokyo Dome (indoor). The crowd chants/songs/umbrella waving are incredible, as are the many eating opportunities and the 'beer girls'. In August, there is a fireworks display at the top of the seventh inning. As well as the Timeout site, take a look at Tokyo Cheapo website for ideas of outings/activities. There should be discounts available for the Robot Restaurant. You can still get to Studio Ghibli as part of a tour - I'm not sure what the price differential is though. Would help to know dates of your visit - Japanese culture is famously sensitive to the seasons- the calendar is marked by a cycle of festivals.
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