As a Buddhist nation, you might not expect Christmas in Tokyo to be an exciting time of year. While the Christian components and stories of the Western holiday are absent, but Tokyo embraces the commercial aspects
Category: Things To Do
November 7, 2013
In addition to being cheaper and crowd-free, winter in Tokyo can be downright enjoyable. Tokyo remains dry and mostly snow-free throughout the winter months, making it possible to get outdoors and explore the city without much more than a winter jacket
October 31, 2013
Many of Tokyo’s theme parks have died off, but the ones that remain range from the utterly strange or whimsical to mass attractions. Here are five of Tokyo’s coolest theme parks.
October 17, 2013
In late October and November, when the summer humidity and rain is nothing but a memory, Tokyo celebrates by spending time outdoors.
October 10, 2013
When a city has as much ancient history as Tokyo, Japan does, there are bound to be a few ghosts roaming the streets. From beheaded rebel samurais to wronged citizens, stories abound of grudge-bearing souls.
October 3, 2013
Around the end of October, the young, hip neighborhoods of Harajuku, Shibuya, and Ikebukuro glow and spook passers-by with intricate black and orange lights, decorations, and costumes that put bunny ears and cat whiskers to shame
September 24, 2013
In recent weeks, Tokyo won its bid to host the 2020 summer Olympic Games, beating out Istanbul, Turkey and Madrid, Spain. The cosmopolitan capital of Japan pitched itself as a “safe pair of hands” to the International Olympic Committee, a phrase at least in part responsible for its win
September 19, 2013
One of the things that makes Tokyo such a special and coveted destination for travelers is just how unique and off-beat it can be. From bizarre, cutting-edge fashion trends to eating every fish in the sea to museums dedicated to parasites, Tokyo is proud to be different, and fans of the city wouldn’t have it any other way
September 12, 2013
For as crowded as Tokyo can feel, it’s a surprisingly peaceful and beautiful city in which to run. In recent years, running as a hobby and social outlet has increased dramatically. Alongside the increase in popularity, trails and routes have been established and are well-maintained
September 11, 2013
What’s YOUR favorite attraction in Tokyo? Perhaps the colorful Rainbow Bridge? The iconic Tokyo Tower? The bustling Shibuya neighborhood? We’ve picked out our top 10, and now we want you to vote for your favorite on the Viator Facebook page