Free Tokyo Travel – Why not?

Tokyo is famous for one of the most expensive cities in the world, and therefore, the expenditure for a trip to this city can make many people worried. However, the below information will give you some beneficial knowledge for travelling to Tokyo.

Ginza

Ginza is a prosperous area of Tokyo with a variety of fashion shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Certainly, the cost of exploring here is not cheap at all. As well as a modern shopping area, you can take a walk around Ginza to admire impressive buildings that be designed by famous architects.

The nearest train station: Ginza

Meiji Jingu Temple

Meiji Jingu Temple

Meiji Jingu Temple

The temple is located in Yoyogi park that in the Western center of Tokyo, and it was built in the year 1920. The purpose of this temple is to worship Mikado Meiji – the 122nd Emperor of Japan. After the emperor’s death in 1912, the Japanese Diet passed a resolution to commemorate his role in the Meiji Restoration. An iris garden in an area of Tokyo where Emperor Meiji and Empress Shōken had been known to visit was chosen as the building’s location. You will see a peaceful scenery right after stepping in the campus temple.

Especially, tourists can participate in Shinto activities such as buying an amulet or a pattern of wood to write desirable things and suspend from old trees.

Address: 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8557.

The nearest train station: Harajuku

Omotesando

Omotesando

Omotesando

Omotesando is an avenue between districts Harajuku and Aoyama in Tokyo, and it is called as the heaven of famous fashion brands. As a result, it is often compared to the avenue Champs Elysees in Paris.

Especially, in two sides of Omotesando, there are many buildings with novel architectures such as Audi Forum Tokyo, Tokyu Plaza, Tod’s Building, Hugo Boss, Sunny Hill,… In addition, you can also capture dozens of interesting photos of interlacing electricity wire systems.

The nearest train station: Omotesando

Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing

If New York has Times Square, Paris has Champs Elysees then Tokyo has Shibuya Crossing. In spite of of rain or sunny weather, this place is also dense, about 100.000 people each day. At this place, when the traffic lights turn to red for pedestrians, there are thousands of people burst out the street to cross the crossing. After that, when the traffic lights turn to blue for cars, then the whole range of people will stop to cede streets for cars as nothing happen.

The nearest bus station: Shibuya

Takeshita Dori

Takeshita Dori

Takeshita Dori

This is a walk street with 400 meters in length in Harajuku, opening from 11h00 to 22h00 every day and become the concentration of many fashion shops for young Japanese. Specially, if you come here at the weekend, you will have a chance to see young Japanese in colorful and impressive Cosplay or Anime clothes

The nearest train station: Harajuku

The center of national art Tokyo

The center of national art Tokyo

The center of national art Tokyo

Tokyo is the dream of many architects with a wide range of novel architectures and the center of national art Tokyo is a typical example. The building is designed to be very beautiful with spectacular three cones inside the center and all of the sides are made of glass.

The center of national art Tokyo, 7-22-2 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8558

The nearest train station: Roppongi

Looking at the landscapes from observatories

Looking at the landscapes from observatories

Looking at the landscapes from observatories

One of the most interesting experiences whey visiting Tokyo is to admire the whole city from the high altitude. Unfortunately, the price of the two most famous observatories Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree is quite high. However, you can entirely admire Tokyo city from high altitude at the Government Building (floor 45) or Bunkyo Civic (floor 25). From these observatories, you can see Television Tower Tokyo Skytree or even mountain Fuji.

Address: Government Building Tokyo, 2-8-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 163-8001

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