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14 Greatest Issues to do in Tokyo on a Vacation

I lately spent 12 enjoyable packed days in Tokyo, right here is my record of the easiest issues to do on a Tokyo vacation, I hope you take pleasure in my choice:

  • Eat at Sushi Daiwa For Some Nice Sushi

Sushi Daiwa & Sushi Dai is nearly a spot of pilgrimage for sushi lovers, daily there are lengthy ready for strains to get in to each establishmnets if you happen to can attempt each do it however if you happen to can solely go to 1 I’m recommending Daiwa, as a result of each eating places are fairly comparable however Sushi Daiwa has extra seats so the road to get in to the restaurant goes sooner, this may increasingly not look like a giant deal however when you think about the wait to get in Sushi Dai is not less than 2hours at any time of day, it may be a bit a lot.

sushi daiwa

some extra data about Sushi Daiwa right here, however all you must know is it opens at 5.30 am and closes at 3:30pm, there may be all the time a queue and it prices about 3200yen for a set menu, additionally the fish is nice!

hosomaki sushi at sushi daiwa

and that is the handle:  5-2-1 Tsukiji | Tsukiji Fish Market Bldg. No.6Chūō, Tokyo.

 otoro nigiri sushi at Daiwa restaurant Tokyotuna tartare gunkanmaki

Mainly, you get in Mario fancy costume after which race across the streets of Tokyo, I don’t assume you are able to do something extra enjoyable than this in Tokyo… sadly I didn’t go to this exercise as a result of my girlfriend doesn’t have a driving license, so she couldn’t take part.

I did occur to see the Mario go-karts racing via town and it appeared like an incredible expertise!

gokarting tokyo mario

  • Yurikamome Practice at Sundown

This was an incredible expertise, the Yurikamome line prepare has no driver so you possibly can go to the very entrance of the prepare and get an incredible view of the metropolis because the prepare winds via Tokyo above floor passing via skyscrapers and over rivers.

Additionally if you happen to take the prepare again to the identical station you bought on the expertise will solely value you 189yen  which is tremendous low cost.


  • Eat Fluffiest Pancakes – Gram Cafe

These had been the lightest fluffiest superb pancakes I’ve ever had! They solely promote 60 pancakes per day and it’s important to line up 1 hour earlier than to get tickets, they prepare dinner them at 11:00, 15:00 and 18:00 (20 pancakes in each session), yow will discover Gram Cafe in Harajuku, in case your in Tokyo you should give this Japanese fashion “sizzling truffles” a attempt.

fluffiest pancakes ever

  •  Eat at 24-hour Sushizanmai at a Loopy Time Like 4 am

I discovered sushizanmai as a result of it was conveniently simply throughout the road from the lodge I stayed in, I believe these are throughout  Tokyo since I noticed just a few on my trip, anyway, they’re open 24 hours a day! I had sushi for breakfast twice and had sushi after an evening out at about 4 am, the sushi is excellent high quality and at a really moderately priced, plus you possibly can go anytime you need, since its open 24 hours a day!

right here is a few of what I eat there:

sushi at sushizanmai

  • Expertise Shibuya Crossing!

One of the vital hectic and folks packed crossings on this planet, what makes it particularly loopy is japans crossing system the place you possibly can stroll in diagonals in addition to regular crosswalks.

  • Attempt the Greatest espresso at Turret Cafe

I gave this random espresso place a attempt as a result of it was on prime place of journey advisor out of 7000 eating places close by, inside it solely has 6 seats, if you wish to keep it’s important to order a drink, it’s a tiny place the espresso machine and water cleansing system takes up a lot of the institution.

I ordered a latte espresso and it was epic! I extremely advocate this place, which is odd as a result of I’m recommending a restaurant, however that’s simply how good it was!

  • Eat Yakitori at Omoide Yokocho In any other case Referred to as “Piss Alley”

An actual perception into outdated Tokyo, Omoide Yokocho has not modified in what looks as if perpetually, it’s simply north of Shinjuku station the outdated little district is surrounded by trendy skyscrapers and is stuffed with completely tiny yakitori eating places and ramen outlets, and after I say tiny I imply it eating places there can solely take 6-7 individuals in whole, they’re tremendous small institutions.

Its a should see when visiting Tokyo, I want I had extra photos however I used to be too busy having fun with the meals to take video or pics…

yokitori in omoide yokocho

  • Run Round Tsukiji Fish Market, The Largest Fish Market in The World

tsukiji marketThe Tsukiji Fish Market is a mesmerizing maze, you possibly can simply get misplaced in it! They solely allow you to in after 10:00 am, at that time it’s important to be fast as a result of the market opens a lot earlier at 5:00 am, mainly they let vacationer in at 10:00 am as a result of they’re carried out and shutting down, so like I mentioned it’s important to be quick and discover it shortly as all of the stands are closing shortly, however if you happen to transfer quick there are some superb sights to see on this really huge fish market, only a fast instance after I was dashing via the market I noticed this superior sight of japanese employees breaking down frozen tuna, video right here.

cutting frozen tuna in tsukiji market


One factor I discovered unusual was in Tsukiji market they’ve a lot of employees devoted to telling the vacationers to not take photos, undecided why as a result of what I noticed there was superb and was begging to be photographed, so there was no manner they had been going to cease me from snapping a great deal of pics for you guys! And since I didn’t hearken to them you get to take pleasure in attention-grabbing pictures like this, some frozen tuna on the soiled ground at Tsukiji market.


frozen tuna on the floor at tsukiji market

  • Attempt Some Michelin Star Sushi

Tokyo is without doubt one of the meals meccas of the world, it boasts of over 160,000 eating places and Tokyo by itself has 304 Michelin stars if you happen to examine that to (NewYork + London +Paris) who mixed have 312 stars you begin to get why the meals in Tokyo is so distinctive. Once you go to Tokyo you cant go away with out not less than having tried a number of the finest meals they’ve to supply, go to a Michelin star restaurant.

  • Hedge Hog Cafe or Cat Cafe

In Tokyo there are a lot of animal cafes (hedgehog, cat, penguin, owl…and many others), I visited each a hedgehog cafe and a cat cafe, they’re good, it’s a enjoyable exercise to de-stress and pet a cute animal, the one factor I discover a bit deceptive is the phrase “cafe” it’s not likely all of them simply have drink merchandising machines that serve up the worst espresso or tea, it’s such a disgrace that these cafes dont have the right espresso store experiance with an actual barista and expresso machine, if the espresso was good they might destroy Starbucks.

hedge hog cafe tokyo

  • Lease Electrical Bicycles, and cycle via Tokyo

Renting an electrical bicycle might be the perfect factor you are able to do to actually transfer via a metropolis like Tokyo and get to see far more than you normally would. I extremely advocate this exercise!

  • Purchase Matcha Inexperienced Tea, A lot Cheaper in Tokyo

In the event you don’t take pleasure in ingesting Matcha inexperienced tea ignore this one, however if you happen to do then get on the market and purchase some Matcha in Tokyo! It’s so low cost and the standard is much superior, in Spain the most affordable matcha I can discover is 16€ and truthfully, it’s not the very best quality, in Tsukiji market Tokyo, I discovered some for 3.5€ and it’s superior! then there have been additionally just a few extra for a bit extra about 8€ and so they had been Epic Matcha’s, a number of the finest I ever loved 🙂

japanese matcha from tokyo

  • Purchase Apple Merchandise in Tokyo They May be 30% Cheaper in The Apple Retailer JP

Due to the foreign money trade and decrease tax charges shopping for Apple merchandise in Japan can prevent cash, in actual fact as a European shopping for an Apple product value 30% much less in Japan, I purchased some Apple Airpods for my self there at 16800 yen which is about 126€ as compared the identical Airpods in an Apple retailer positioned in Europe, I’d usually pay 179€ so by buying the Airpods on my vacation in a Japanese Apple retailer I saved 53€ on the very same product.

I took benefit of this additional I additionally purchased an iPhone for a member of the family and that saved them 285€!

In the event you reside in Europe and also you want a brand new MacBook Professional or one thing comparable, with the cash you’d save shopping for it in a Japanese Apple retailer you possibly can pay to your return flight to Japan! So if you happen to want a brand new laptop computer and what a vacation going to Japan could be an amazing choice for you, only a thought.

I hope you loved these options of what to go to whereas on vacation in Tokyo, please share this web page if you happen to discovered the information helpful, thanks!

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