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Tokyo Holidays

Holidays in Tokyo offer the best of both worlds, from leading edge tech and modern architecture to historic temples and areas steeped in tradition, all served by a first-rate public transport network.

Discover ancient traditions at the Sensoji Temple. It’s Tokyo's oldest temple and dates back to the 7th century. History lovers will also enjoy a visit to the one hundred year old Meji Shrine. For a complete contrast, take in the Tokyo Skytree, a broadcasting tower which, at a mighty 634 metres, currently stands as the world’s tallest tower.

Nakamise Street, near Asakusa Station, is one of Tokyo’s prime shopping streets. It’s lined with dozens of shops selling traditional souvenirs, snacks, and sweets. Another shopping zone not to miss is the Shibuya shopping district. Expect a busy tangle of shopping malls, crossings and independent stores. Shibuya draws in younger fashionistas, particularly the Shibuya 109 shopping mall, which is packed with the cute and distinctive women’s fashions worn by local trendsetters.

A feast for the senses on Tokyo holidays

The first-time visitor will likely find Tokyo holidays a full-on sensory overload. The busy main roads are thronged with traffic and neon, but there’s always a quiet side street you can escape down to discover some excellent ramen, complete with ancient wooden houses and neatly-trimmed bonsai trees.

You’ll never be stuck for something to do here. Take in a sumo tournament, a fashion show or a kabuki play, pop into a welcoming izakaya for a flask of sake, or buy a quirky gift to take home at a 24-hour vending machine. The choices for your holiday in Tokyo are limited only by your imagination.

Destination Highlights
  • Spend your yen in Akihabara Electric Town, a lively shopping district crammed with futuristic electronic shops, manga and anime stores
  • Pay your respects at the Meiji Shrine, Shibuya’s Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken
  • Don’t miss the super hip area of Harajuku, packed with vibrant street art, bold fashion outlets and cool bars
  • Discover the timeless Asakusa District, home to the 7th century Buddhist temple of Kannon, along with the Nakamise shopping street

Types of Tokyo holidays

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Tokyo Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend a minimum of three nights in the city, although four would be ideal. This will allow you enough time to explore the various districts such as Akihabara, Shinjuku and Asakusa. There is such a contrast between old and new from the Meiji Shrine and Imperial Palace to the bright lights and amusement arcades of the gaming and gadgetry district.

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