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7 Things To Know About Tokyo

Tokyo Skytree

1. At almost 2100 feet high, Tokyo Skytree is Japan's tallest structure.

Senso-ji Temple Tokyo

2. Senso-ji is the city's oldest temple, and it attracts approximately 30 million visitors per year.

Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall Tokyo

3. Tokyo's National Sumo Hall, Ryogoku Kokugikan, hosts tournaments in january, May and September each year.


4. Take a stroll down Takeshita-dori, in the Harajuku area, to experience the epicenter of Japan's youth culture.

Ueno Park

5. Pretty and pristine Ueno Park is home to temples and pagodas, foliage and flowers, and soothing Shinobazu Pond.

Meiji Shrine

6. Meiji Shrine is one of the most visited and respected imperial shrines in Tokyo.

Tsukiji Fish Market

7. The world's biggest fish market, Tsukiji is also the place to watch fishmongers and sushi masters strut their stuff.