Tokyo is Japan’s capital city and one of the most unique urban destinations you can visit in the world. If you’ve never visited Tokyo however, things can be a little alien at first. So, here’s a quick first timers guide to this fascinating city.

What’s Special

It’s important to understand why Tokyo is so special in the first place. It is a high-tech city that’s bustling with life but has still managed to harbour a sense of mystery and intrigue. There’s so much fun to be had exploring the city as well – from sightseeing tours to culinary adventures!

When to Visit

Tokyo can be visited all throughout the year as it never gets too hot or cold here. March and April are incredibly popular times to visit, however, due to the famous and beautiful cherry blossoms that bloom during this period.

The Best Sights

Ancient Temple in Kyoto |Image by Cosmin Georgian via  Unsplash

Tokyo is a city that needs to be experienced in its entirety. Unlike cities like Kyoto which have many famous historical attractions and landmarks, Tokyo is much more about the atmosphere and vibe. So, take your time and make it a point to slowly take in the grandeur of the city.

Where to Stay

Being Japan’s capital city, there are plenty of accommodation options to choose from here. For instance, if you’re looking for Shibuya hotels, you have great options like the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.