Tokyo Travel Tips

Japanese Cuisine

By Viator, May 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 218 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If the idea of eating sushi turns your head, or if you're the guy who's hunting down the McDonalds in Tuscany, then perhaps you're also the guy not too keen on the idea of Japanese cuisine. If so ...  Read more

Cherry Blossom Season in Tokyo

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visitors to Tokyo between March and April are in for a treat: blooming cherry blossom trees decorate nearly every green space in the city, creating a beautiful, pink foreground to impressive ...  Read more

Tokyo Culture

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 971 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

West meets East. East meets West. For many of us, the notions we have of the East and the Orient are mere stereotyped snapshots gleaned from childhood history classes, Hollywood movies, and maybe ...  Read more

Sumo Wrestling in Tokyo

By Viator, February 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 131 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As Japan's national sport, sumo wrestling is a major part of the country's culture. The vast majority of Japan's sumo wrestlers live in Tokyo's Ryogoku district, which has served the sport's hub for ...  Read more

Day Trips to Mt Fuji

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4056 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The snow-capped peak of cone-shaped Mount Fuji can be seen from Tokyo on a clear day. Regardless of the weather, it can be reached by bullet train or coach bus in a matter of hours. Day trips to Mt. ...  Read more

Edo Period in Japan

By Viator, August 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 73 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It all started with Ieyasu Tokugawa. The year was 1600, and Japan had been in a period of feudal wars and dissonance for over a century. Tokugawa, a military leader in Edo - a sleepy castle town in ...  Read more

3 Days in Tokyo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1500 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo. You have no idea until you go. This ancient Eastern city throbs with lights, culture, and movement so sure to both invigorate and bedazzle you the moment you step off the plane, that there ...  Read more

Explore the Countryside: 4 Great Day Trips from Tokyo

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3725 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo's filled to the brim with enough stimulation to keep a traveler occupied for weeks, but it's also nice to get out of town and experience a different side of Japan - the quieter, more rural ...  Read more

4 Must-Visit Neighborhoods in Tokyo

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 394 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo is ripe for exploration, and while it's likely travelers will find something to marvel at with nearly every turn, these four unique neighborhoods are each worth a visit for their distinct ...  Read more

Kyoto Tours from Tokyo

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 228 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the vast metropolis of Tokyo dazzles the visitor with modern marvels and only occasionally displays hints of its past, Kyoto - once the imperial capital of Japan - is far more forthcoming with ...  Read more

Visiting the Nagano Snow Monkeys

By Viator, June 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Some of Japan's most photogenic residents spend their days soaking in the natural hot springs of the snowy Japanese Alps near Nagano Prefecture. These are Japanese white macaques, more popularly ...  Read more

Download the Viator Insider's Guide to Tokyo

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4690 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

At Viator, our goal has always been to help travelers find the best things to see and do around the world. Our team of travel insiders reviews every tour, our mobile apps keep you connected on the ...  Read more

Bullet Trains

By Viator, March 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 713 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Japanese bullet trains, known locally as Shinkansen, are among the fastest in the world and routinely reach speeds of close to 200mph (320 km/h), easily linking major cities throughout Japan with ...  Read more

Tokyo Walking Tours

By Viator, January 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 54 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo's most interesting details are best noticed on foot, slowed down, and off the main streets. From spotting eye-popping fashion in Harajuku to locals clad in traditional kimonos in Asakusa, ...  Read more

Exploring Tokyo's Backstreets

By Viator, January 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 305 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In any country, the best place to get away from other tourists and spend time with locals is to explore the backstreets. In Tokyo, in particular, the backstreets teem with family and locally owned ...  Read more

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