Tokyo is also named as “the land of rising sun”. There is a variety of things to do in the city when you get three days to roam around. It is not easy to visit every place in 72 hours whereas you can visit most of the places by proper planning. Transportation system is very efficient and well connected to every part of the city.
Traditional Japanese breakfast includes miso soup, fermented soy beans (natto), rice, grilled fish and pickled vegetables with green tea. Try this delicious breakfast at Asakusa. There are a plenty of restaurants, shops, an amusements park and many famous attractions like Senso Ji temple, street and Sumida park.
Sumida the place where most of the festivals and fireworks are organized.
Kaminarimon gate is also known as tunder gate is a huge gate in the north. This gate has guardian statue on both sides and a massive lantern in the middle.
You can also take a cruise trip in Sumida river.
Have lunch in one of the wonderful food places and grab a coffee from a cat café. This café has many feline friends.
Ueno Park is a spacious park established in 1873 that belongs to Temple of Kan’ei-ji. This is the best place to see the cherry blossom season of Japan from late March to early April. Some other activities in the park are Shinobazu Pond, Ueno zoo visit, see a statue of famous general Saigo Takamori, Toshogu Shrine, museums and cultural hall of Tokyo.
After the park, visit Akihabara for a wonderful evening. There are many tiny stalls, department stores, video games centers, manga and anime venues and much more. It is famous for electronics like phones, cameras, computers and much more.
Don’t forget visiting a maid’s café (where girls dress up as maids and serve food) or any other cosplay café and Pachinko parlor (a slot machine place).
After fish market, you can visit your accommodation for a shower and head towards the next attraction. If you don’t like fish, then skip fish market, hop on the tube and head towards Harajuku.
You can spend an entire day in Harajuku as there are a lot of things to do. It is known for its lively vibe, colorful street art, vintage stores, youth fashion, upmarket boutiques and cosplay shops. There are many restaurants and cafes where you can have breakfast or lunch.
Takeshita Street is a shopping street with many restaurants, cafes and fashion boutiques. It is a trendy youth culture space with many trendy teens coming for shopping and showing their unique fashion sense.
For a nice evening, you can visit observation deck of Tokyo Metropolitan Government building. You can see amazing panoramic views of the city without sending a penny.
You can either have food after that and call it a night or visit the Samurai museum. You can also have a different experience of having dinner at the robot restaurant.
Skip the fish market if you want to avoid smelling like fish in the evening and visit Tokyo Tower or Shibuya crossing.
Roppongi Hills is a latest integrated property development project of Tokyo. There are mnay apartments, office spaces, movie theatres, restaurants and much more. Here is an observatory and Mori art museum.
Ride Mario Kart in real life. It will allow you to dress up as famous character and ride the cart in Tokyo. You need international driver’s permit and cart booking ahead of time.
Tokyo is a huge and expensive city whereas there are many things which you can do for free or very less charges.