Tokyo Hostel

Tokyo Hostel - The hostels and bed and breakfasts in the area can be a lot less than the hotel prices for rooms. They offer clean and hospitable stays in the area, but some have dormitory style arrangements where you may be expected to share facilities. Keep that in mind if you are thinking about staying at one of them. One...

Tokyo History 

Tokyo History - In 1603 Edo was under control of a very powerful man, Leyasu. He wanted to make it the most powerful city in the country. On this he held very strong beliefs. By the 17th century it was not only the largest city in Japan it was also the largest in the world. Since he was very strict and...

Tokyo Flight

Tokyo Flight - You will want to contact your travel agent for flights in and out of the area. Ask about the price war airline fares and who has the lowest ones. You should be able to get a really good price on your flight to Tokyo. Another good way to save is to book online. They do offer special...

Tokyo Weather

Tokyo Weather - The city of Tokyo's climate is in large part influenced by the mountains and sea. The climate is sort of like the coastal regions in the Southeastern United States. So things will change from season to season and you need to be aware of that when planning your trip.   Summers are hot and humid. Some feel they are downright...

Tokyo Car Rental

Tokyo Car Rental - The reason for this is that renting a car in Tokyo may be a bit expensive and that being said you may wish to think this out thoroughly. If you do decide to rent a car in the area there are several companies that will assist you. Hertz, Avis and Orix, Budget and Japaren all have...

Credit

We’d like to say a big Thank You to Terésa (Tracey) Louise Stanisha for writing and researching all the content for this Tokyo City Tourist Guide.

Tokyo Culture 

Tokyo Culture - Tokyo is Japan’s capital and the center of fashion, politics, literature and more. Everywhere you look Tokyo is right up there with the best in terms of cultural events and exhibits. Some of the cultural pursuits for their area are sado (Japanese tea ceremony) and ikebana (flower arrangement). You will enjoy learning all about these and taking...

Tokyo Nightlife

Tokyo Nightlife - There are no less than 80 different clubs in Tokyo so you will have so much fun just deciding which one to go to. The minimum drinking age is 20 so if you are able get out and enjoy as many of these fantastic places that you can. Get dressed up and go out on the town and...

Tokyo Theatre

Tokyo Theatre - The theatre in Tokyo is interesting to say the least. You can see an opera or a musical, dance show or ballet. You will also want to see some of the different shows in the area too. AtThe Kabukiza Theatre has a lot in the way of entertainment and it is a popular place to go. There...

Tokyo Map

The airports, public transportation depots and the tourist center have maps free of charge when you are in the Tokyo area so no need to worry if you forgot yours at home. The convenience stores charge a nominal fee for maps so use that as your last resort.   The people of Tokyo are friendly and will try and help you...