One Perfect Trip Tokyo Japan

Stay

Daiichi Hotel located near Shimbashi Station and Ginza district

http://www.hankyu-hotel.com/cgi-bin2/cms2/index_en.cgi?hid=05dhtokyo&page=locate

See

Walk to the Ginza area. Get a map and directions from the concierge at the hotel.

Explore the area – hidden walkways and elegant department stores.

Lunch

Ginza’s upscale department stores are great for lunch

Takashimaya Nihombashi Store http://www.takashimaya.co.jp/tokyo/store_information/index.html

Matsuzakaya for sushi, tempura and soba noodles http://www.matsuzakaya.co.jp/fcs/english/ginza.html

Sumo Wrestling

Sumo Wrestling Tournament – seeing sumo with a tour guide is very informative as the guide is able to explain the event.

http://www.viator.com/tours/Tokyo/Tokyo-Sumo-Wrestling-Tournament/d334-2142TYO_F550

Rippongi Hills

Pintokona kaiten-sushi (conveyor belt) in Roppongi Hills complex shopping center. Sit at the bar and pick your plates as they glide by on the belt.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g1066451-d1689108-Reviews-Pintokona-Minato_Tokyo_Tokyo_Prefecture_Kanto.html#REVIEWS

Tokyo City View observation deck gives an outstanding view of Tokyo. Hours 10am – 11pm

http://www.roppongihills.com/tcv/en/

Asakusa Temple

Built in 645 AD on the grounds of an old fishing village.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3004.html

Tokyo Imperial Palace

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/japan/tokyo/sights/castles-palaces-mansions/imperial-palace

Unusual architecture of Tokyo Visit the fashionable Aoyama District

Tip: Be sure to go back to the Ginza area at night. Then you can catch the geishas in full makeup and dress clopping along in their sandals heading to their appointment for the evening.

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