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Tokyo

FESTA-IIKURA

www.festa-iikura.com

3-5-7 Azabudai, Minato-ku
1-2F Amerex Building
Tokyo, 106-0041, Japan
011-81-3-5570-1500


When in Japan...karaoke. This is the best late-night spot to step up to the mic.
 

GALLERY OF HORYUJI TREASURES, TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

www.galinsky.com

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku
Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
011-81-3-3822-1111


Designed by Yoshio Taniguchi (who also designed New York's MoMA), this minimalist, modern building houses over 300 objects from the 7th and 8th centuries donated by the Horyuji Temple.
 

MEIJI SHRINE

www.meijijingu.or.jp

1-1 Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, 151-8857, Japan
011-81-3-3379-5511


Japanese and tourists alike gather at this Shinto shrine in a beautiful 175-acre forest to offer up prayers and thanks.
 

MORI ART MUSEUM

www.mori.art.museum

6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-5777-8600


Eclectic modern art museum in the Roppongi Hills with terrific views of the city.
 

RYOGOKU KOKUGIKAN

www.sumo.or.jp

1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida-ku
Tokyo, 130-0015, Japan
011-81-3-3623-5111


Sumo matches are held at Kokugikan in January, May and September. The first match was held over 1500 years ago. It's still the most popular sport in Japan.
 

SENSO-JI TEMPLE

2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku

Tokyo, 111-0032, Japan



Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple dates from the year 645. Just outside its Thunder Gate entrance is a bustling market where you can find anything.
 

TAKANAWA TENNIS CENTER

www.tokyoamericanclubredevelopment.org

4-10-30 Takanawa
Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-3440-1111


This tennis center is open to the public and offers indoor and outdoor courts that are open till midnight.
 

TOKYO IMPERIAL PALACE

www.kunaicho.go.jp
Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-3213-1111

 


The awe-inspiring main residence of Japan's emperor. Apply online in advance for a guided tour.
 

UENO PARK

www.tsukiji-market.or.jp/tukiji_e.htm

Next to Ueno Station
Tokyo, 110-0007, Japan


Tokyo's urban oasis is home to three museums, several shrines, a pond and a zoo. It's breathtaking during the spring Cherry Blossom season.