Japan – the land of manga, anime, bitcoinカジノ and cutting-edge technology – is how we associate this Asian country. Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is one of the most recognisable cities in the world.
Approximately 14 million people live here every day, which means a huge number of attractions and activities you can enjoy during your stay in this unique place. So what is worth seeing and visiting in Tokyo?
1. THE IMPERIAL PALACE
A complex where Japanese emperors reside (currently 126th Emperor Naruhito). On the grounds, in addition to the palace itself, you can also see the museum of imperial collections operating since 1993 or the concert hall built in the 1960s for Empress Nagako.
2. ND SENSO-JI
This is the name of a Buddhist temple located in Tokyo. It was built in 645, making it the oldest such structure in the entire city. Many festivals are held in the area, including Honzon-Jigen-e in March, where the founders of the temple are remembered, or the Asakusa Samba Carnival held in August.
3. TOKYO SKYTREE
This is an observation tower measuring 634 metres. At the same time, it is also a television tower. It is the tallest building of its kind in the world and the second tallest building in the world – only surpassed by the Burj Khalifa.
A place of worship dedicated to the former Emperor Mutsuhito, who died in 1912. Construction began three years after the emperor’s death, with many volunteers taking part.
5. UENO PARK
A beautiful park where you can observe nature and Japanese culture. On 53 hectares there are three museums – national, western art and science. There are also two temples, a zoo and various sculptures. More than 2,000 cherry trees grow in the park itself.
6. EDO CASTLE
The former seat of the Shoguns and Emperor of Japan, it was built in the 15th century. It was destroyed by numerous fires and military action during World War II. Today you can see the remaining parts of the castle.
7. HAMARIKYU GARDENS
The interior of the gardens was opened in 1946. There are many species of flowers which give the gardens their unique character.