Tokyo never ceases to conquer travelers with its unique attractions. A trip to the Asakusa district will help you to get acquainted with old traditions, see beautiful historic buildings and visit amazing souvenir shops. The beautiful church dedicated to Canon is considered the most famous attraction of this place. The church was built in 628. The building of the temple was destroyed and rebuilt several times. Currently visitors can see the temple, which was built in the early 17th century.
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Another building considered notable from an architectural point of view is the so-called “Narrow House”. This house was built based on the project of the architect Kota Mizuishi. The building came into existence, as a result of the desire to economize space. You can encounter such houses in the Suginami area. There is another district – Yanaka – which is famous for its originality. The fact is that, this is practically the only place in the capital of Japan that survived both the earthquake of 1923 and the tragic events of the Second World War. Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s hometown today acquired a futuristic look, but it was decided not to renovate the Yanaka district. This is why there is a possibility to discover the real “soul” of old Tokyo. You might find it hard to believe that next this busy city there can be such a miracle – an oasis of calm and peace.
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In 2002, the Advertising Museum was opened. Among its exhibits are samples of advertising (there are more than 150,000 copies). It is worth mentioning that the so-called “ancient” advertisement is also presented here – after all, it has existed for a long time, this is not an innovation of the 20th century. The museum is divided into several sections depending on the era. You will find it fascinating to visit the Samurai Museum too, where there are many amusing exhibitions, and all this is so visitors can better understand the culture of Japan. Also in the hometown of Akira Kurosawa there is Madame Tussauds Museum, where you can make out figures of celebrities like Michael Jackson, Steve Jobs, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Marilyn Monroe, and Tom Cruise.In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Tokyo and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Tokyo and surroundings
Plan your own excursion through Tokyo: churches, museums and castles
Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo
» Currently the collection of the Tokyo National Museum consists of about 120 thousand items. Among them are paintings, calligraphy, sculpture and metalwork, weapons, military armor, ceramics, lacquer, fabrics, models of architectural monuments and archaeological, historical and ethnographic material, the set of thematic publications and photographic materials.
» The main building of the museum contains works of fine and applied arts, as well as historical and ethnographic materials on the development of Japanese culture from ancient times to the present with all its features.
» It’s used as a museum and educational center, where meetings of various scientific societies and regular seminars are held.
» The East building represents works of fine and applied arts, as well as archaeological finds of all countries of the eastern region excluding Japan.
» Heisei case stores Japanese antiquity and keeps the treasures of Horyu-Ji temples.
Olympic Stadium, Tokyo
» The Stadium is the home arena of the Japan football team.
» In 1964, the National Olympic Stadium was the main stadium of the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
» In 1991, the stadium held the World Cup athletics, and from 1980 to 2000 the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo held the Intercontinental Cups in football.
» In 2020, Tokyo will host XXXII summer Olympic Games, and the Olympic Stadium is likely to be the main arena of the Olympic Games once more.
National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
» All museum visitors have an opportunity to conduct interactive science experiments.
» The museum has two galleries, the Global gallery devoted to the planet in general, and the Japanese gallery. Galleries are located in different buildings.
» The museum is of six floors, where visitors can independently carry out experiments in physics and interactively study the life of the forest. Rooftop Global Gallery is a garden with about 160 species of herbs used by man and umbrellas opening automatically, when people are approaching.
» The building of the Japanese gallery has a 3D-cinema with a viewing angle of 360 degrees.