Tokyo as transit or stop-over destination
Visitors will find Tokyo filled with diversions. Whether you’re visiting for a day or a week, there’s plenty to see and do. Central Tokyo revolves around the districts of Chiyoda (Imperial Palace area), Chuo (Ginza), Minato, Shibuya, Shinagawa and Shinjuku. Even if visiting for a short time, the Tokyo subway reaches every corner of the city and suburbs, making it quick, easy and affordable to get around. Depending on how far you’re going, walking within the central city is safe and enjoyable.
Be sure to visit these top Tokyo sights
Shopping – Nowhere is the department store culture more worshipped than in Tokyo. Every central Tokyo district has its own luxury mega-store. Each includes an enticing food court with all the traditional Japanese delicacies.
Imperial Palace – Located in Chiyoda District, the Imperial Palace has been home to the Japanese Emperor for centuries. While the palace itself is closed to the public, visitors can access surrounding parks. There are many spots in which to admire views of historic palace bridges and buildings.
Sensoji Temple – One of Tokyo’s most popular Buddhist temples and tourist sightseeing spots is Sensoji Temple in Asakusa. Aside from the historical significance of the 1,300-year-old temple, the nearby street features a bustling market filled with souvenirs, Japanese goods, food and drinks. The markets are a great place to enjoy a beer while enjoying the view.