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Tokyo Tourist Traps | Japan Travel Tips

Here is a Japan travel guide on some of the tourist traps in Tokyo and some places you could avoid in Tokyo. I hope the japan travel tips and advice gives you a heads up before travelling to Japan and makes your trip a smoother one! 🙂

Places mentioned in order:

TOKYO TOWER
Option: Instead of paying to go up the tower, enjoy Tokyo Tower from the surroundings
— Shiba Park (Shiba koen)
— Zozoji Temple

or go up other places for free views of Tokyo
— Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (in Shinjuku)
— Carette Shiodome
— Bunkyo Civic Center
— Carrot Tower (in Sangenjaya)

HARAJUKU TAKESHITADORI
Option: Check out the back streets, hidden paths and traditional places
— Brahms Path
— Harajuku Street (Back streets with vintage shops, second hand shops, hipster hangouts etc)
— Tokyu Plaza Rooftop
— Meiji Shrine
— Yoyogi Park

SKY TREE
Option: Look at sky tree from other view points and take a short 15 minute stroll to Asakusa
— Solamachi 30th Floor
— Asakusa

GOLDEN GAI DRINKING ALLEY
Option: Instead of paying the high table charge, check out local Japanese yokocho (back alleys filled with tiny bars and restaurants)
— Shibuya Nombei Yokocho
— Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho
— Ebisu Yokocho
— Sangenjaya Chitai Yokocho
— Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai

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