Tokyo is one of the world’s most unique cities and the vibrant capital of Japan with chic fashion boutiques, dynamic night spots, Michelin starred restaurants and colourful cultural neighbourhoods. The city is best known for its contrast of old-world charm and cutting-edge appeal, with towering skyscrapers, bullet trains and mega shopping malls set amongst centuries’ old shrines, temples and markets. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent range of cheap holiday packages to Tokyo.
Tokyo is land of many sacred Shinto and Buddhist shrines. The Sensoji is the oldest and most important shrine in the city, dedicated to Buddhist goddess Kannon where many individuals visit for healing. Another captivating shrine worth visiting is the Meiji Jingu shrine, which is dedicated to former emperor of Japan Emperor Meiji; this stunning structure is surrounded by lush forest and is home to a wishing tree and a museum which displays many royal items.
There are lots of other attractions and experiences to enjoy in Tokyo. The Tokyo Skytree - the world’s tallest free-standing broadcast tower is worth visiting with a panoramic observatory platform. Tokyo Disneyland is also worth adding to your Tokyo itinerary with seven immersive lands. Finally, you just have to take a stroll around one or two of the city’s parks and gardens which are particularly beautiful during spring when the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.