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Exploring Tokyo's Backstreets

By Viator, September 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 377 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

Japanese Cuisine

By Viator, September 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 386 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tokyo has earned a spot on the foodie map as one of the world's top dining destinations, thanks in large part to its traditional cuisine, modern Japanese fare and international flavors. The city's ...  Read more

Experiencing Geisha Culture

By Viator, September 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 58 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained as hostesses with skills in various Japanese arts, particularly ...  Read more

Experience Tokyo like a Tokyoite

By Viator, September 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 70 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You can travel to Tokyo to see all the highlights and tourist attractions, and yet, still miss out on the local culture. Instead of visiting Tokyo as a tourist, experience Tokyo like a local Tokyoite ...  Read more

Visiting the Nagano Snow Monkeys

By Viator, August 2016

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

How to Get the Best Views of Mt Fuji

By Viator, August 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4373 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You don't have to climb Mt Fuji to get a great view. Even from a distance, Japan's tallest mountain offers a picture-perfect backdrop that can?t be matched?so long as clouds and fog don?t thwart the ...  Read more

Day Trips to Mt Fuji

By Viator, August 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4293 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

Tokyo Culture

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1109 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

Explore the Countryside: 4 Great Day Trips from Tokyo

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4222 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

3 Days in Tokyo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1818 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

Sumo Wrestling in Tokyo

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 180 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

Cherry Blossom Season in Tokyo

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 19 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

Edo Period in Japan

By Viator, August 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 95 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

4 Must-Visit Neighborhoods in Tokyo

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 453 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 251 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

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