Tokyo: 13+1 Beautiful Sights Worth Photographing – This destination is on the bucket list of many for a reason! Tokyo, Japan’s capital, has a lot to offer. It is the most populated metropolis in the world and the marriage of modern and traditional elements creates things you won’t see anywhere else.
Museums, historic temples, gardens – all part of this beautiful city. What attractions are worth photographing? Let’s see them:
1. Shibuya Scramble Crossing – A landmark point for Tokyo (more than 1,000 pedestrians cross the multi-cornered crossing at a time)
2. Sensō-ji Temple –Tokyo’s most important and oldest temple
3. Tokyo Skytree – It is the tallest tower in the world since 2010 (imagine seeing the city from this point)
4. Kabukichō – It is located in Shinjuku district and is an entertainment area, particularly famous for its adult nightlife
5. Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building – Houses the Government of Tokyo and you can find it in Shinjuku
6. Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku – Shopping center with international brands & a rooftop terrace with city views.
7. Tokyo Tower – A symbol of Japan’s post-war rebirth as a major economic power
8. Meiji Shrine – Beside Harajuku’s station you will find the Meiji Shrine, dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meijiand his consort, Empress Shoken
9. Nakagin Capsule Tower – An unusual building that looks like a stack of washing machines. It was built in 1972, and was also a symbol point for the country’s post-war economic boom
10. Rainbow Bridge – Crosses the northern Tokyo Bay and the Odaiba waterfront in Minat. One of the spots for the best city view
11. Omoide Yokocho – This is where the old Japan is pictured, in narrow alleys with small restaurants and open food stalls
12. Takeshita Street – Pedestrian street with shops, cafes and restaurants in Harajuku. It is one of Tokyo’s busiest streets
13. Tokyo Imperial Palace – It is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan, located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo. You can see the main palace, the imperial family’s private residences, an archive, museums, and administrative offices
14. Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens – It is one of the most beautiful and oldest garden (17th century) in Koishikawa, Bunkyō
Tokyo is a destination that offers many attractions and certainly only a few days is not enough to explore this city.
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