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The Tokyo National Museum was established in 1872 and is the oldest Japanese national museum and one of the largest art museums in the world. You can find here the world's largest collection of Japanese art, including ancient pottery, Buddhist sculptures, samurai swords, colourful ukiyo-e, gorgeous kimonos and much more. In addition to the exhibition halls, the Tokyo National Museum also has a garden where visitors can enjoy seasonal views. 📷 @tokyonationalmuseum
5158 minutes ago
A splash of colour in the concrete jungle that is Tokyo. Sensoji Temple is a bit of a tourist hot spot and the streets leading to it are filled with delicious street food snacks. It's a good place to see some of 'old Tokyo'.
13.9 million and counting
Shinjuku Nightlife, Tsukiji Market, Shopping in Harajuku and the modern yet traditional culture that is Tokyo.
The capital of Japan since 1869. and home of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
The city was ranked high as one of the best overall experiences in most helpful of locals, nightlife, shopping, public transportation and cleanliness of streets. That's huge with some many people living and visiting.
Most people spend 3-5 days visiting Tokyo, that's to see the main tourist sites and some of the city. I have to say, I truly believe you need a few more days to be able to just take it all in. They move so quickly in Tokyo, I just love to sit and watch. It's amazing, almost like a dance at times. Those coming and going, the turn or dip, that each person takes to get where they're going. Truly enjoyable!
There is no question you could easily find 30 things to do in Tokyo, even 50, let's be honest, there are 100's of things to see and do. You could spend 2 weeks there and still miss something.
You have the Senso-ji Buddist temple, Yoyogi Park, eating from street vendors, buying items from a vending machine, fresh sushi, Asakusa markets and shops, Kaminarimon gate, Meiji Shrine, and the list could go on and on.
The fact is, you need to take time to experience Tokyo, not just visit. Be an active participate in your journey. Tokyo is one of the safest cities, so go enjoy.
When you're ready to immerse yourself in a new culture, call me. I can help make this adventure of a lifetime possible.
It’s the journey not the destination that matters. ⛩
This picture was taken by the very talented @annasham_ who we met randomly at the shrine. It was amazing how we connected at first sight because we were at the same spot, the right timing and with cameras in our hands. Sometimes it really only take a friendly smile and a simple nod to make a new friend in a foreign city. #journeymatters#visittokyo#hieshrine#wanderlust#travelgram#positivevibes
Galaxy Tokyo Tower
Camera : 📷Sony 𝞪7 III
Lens : Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD(A036)
3615 hours ago
I was just about run over stopping for this one! Slow shutter, soft rain, stranger street snap dodging traffic. I shot from the hip for nearly seventy sleepless hours in Tokyo, roaming from landmark to park, bar to back alley with my best friends. I feel at home on the road, the element of exploration is so energizing. I love the rush of the go go go, right up until I pass out in my plane seat home 🛫 ready for more big city energy.
We’re about halfway into 2019 and I’m feeling pretty optimistic ✨☺️
3626 hours ago
(Scroll down for English) Päivä 9, osa 2. Asakusassa ollessamme tutustuimme myös Senso-ji -temppeliin ja katselimme näköaloja 350 metrin korkeudesta Sky Treen näköalatasanteelta. Harmi, että oli sen verran pilvistä, että Fuji ei näkynyt. Näkymät olivat silti vaikuttavat.
Mäkkäri toimi hyvin nälkäkiukun estäjänä. Jaksoimmekin sitten siirtää laukut ruuhkametrossa hotellista toiseen - oli muuten väkeä. Nyt viimeiset yöt vietämme Asia Center of Japan -hotellissa.
Day 9, part 2. As we were in Asakusa, we experienced the interesting Senso-ji temple and marvelled the amazing views from the Sky Tree (350 meters above the ground). Then, we had some hamburgers in McDonald's and managed to get our stuff to @hotelasiacenterofjapan taking the rush hour subway! Two more days to go. Time is flying by toi fast!