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25 things to do in Japan

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#1in TokyoTake a boat ride among the sakura cherry blossom in TokyoTake a boat ride among the sakura cherry blossom in Tokyooddviser

This wonderful place in the heart of Tokyo provides an ideal atmosphere for lovers.

¥800Chidorigafuchi Moat
#2in TokyoWatch firefly squids in TokyoWatch firefly squids in TokyoAnna Tet

In Toyama bay they hook squids shining blue. At night they are seen the best. Come here to witness the majestic picture in the water!

¥3000Toyama Bay
#12in TokyoSing karaoke in the Ferris wheel's cabin in TokyoSing karaoke in the Ferris wheel's cabin in Tokyooddviser

Every fifth cabin on Big O wheel is equipped with karaoke system.

¥820Tokyo Dome City
#3in TokyoVisit a get-together of cosplayers in TokyoVisit a get-together of cosplayers in Tokyooddviser

On Sundays all year round Dzingubasi Bridge turns into cosplayers' get-together place - boys and girls dye hair pink and violet and put on an outfit of favourite anime character.

FREEHarajuku district
#4in TokyoTry Japanese curry in TokyoTry Japanese curry in Tokyooddviser

It is made of Japanese rice adding Indian spices. It is served with meat and vegetables. You can order it one of the curry-bars of Tokyo.

¥380
#5in TokyoTake a hotaluna water bus ride in TokyoTake a hotaluna water bus ride in Tokyooddviser

Glass roof of the vessel offers a 360° panorama view of the city.

¥980Sumida river
#6in TokyoSee pet pandas of Japan in TokyoSee pet pandas of Japan in Tokyooddviser

Ri Ri and Shin Shin live in the Tokyo zoo. You can watch them any day except for Monday from 9:30am till 5:00pm.

¥600Ueno Zoo
#7in TokyoSee Toyota car of the future in TokyoSee Toyota car of the future in Tokyooddviser

Conceptual Toyota car is placed in pavilion 2F that is opened daily from 11am till 9pm.

FREEToyota MegaWeb
#8in TokyoDrive Toyota latest model car in TokyoDrive Toyota latest model car in Tokyooddviser

Book a test drive of any car in Ride One hall. You can take a drive from 11am till 8pm.

¥300Toyota MegaWeb
#9in TokyoSee a shoebill in TokyoSee a shoebill in Tokyooddviser

Shoebill's beak resembling a wooden boot enables the bird to hunt for fish only. If the shoebills get poor catch, zoo workers feed them.

¥600Ueno Zoo
#10in TokyoTake a picture with the giant robot in TokyoTake a picture with the giant robot in Tokyooddviser

18-meter-high robot can move its head and release smoke - watch the performance every two hours beginning from 11am.

FREEOdaiba island
#11in TokyoSee the monument to the most faithful dog Hachiko in TokyoSee the monument to the most faithful dog Hachiko in Tokyooddviser

Every day Hachiko waited for his owner at Shibuya Station, even after his death the dog kept waiting for 10 years.

FREEShibuya Railway Station
#13in TokyoSee the most crowded crossing in the world in TokyoSee the most crowded crossing in the world in Tokyooddviser

You can see hundreds of people crossing the street out of windows of Starbucks cafe in Tsutaya shop.

FREEShibuya Railway Station
#14in TokyoRide a swan boat in TokyoRide a swan boat in Tokyooddviser

Among all types of boats here, swan boats are the most expensive. 30-minute ride costs ¥700. Come here for a ride from the mid-March to early April when sakura is in blossom.

¥700Inokashira Park
#15in TokyoSee the panorama of night Tokyo in TokyoSee the panorama of night Tokyo in Tokyooddviser

Come up to the upper observation deck (450 meters) of the Skytree tower in the evening - tickets are available till 9pm.

¥1030Tokyo Skytree
#1in KiotoVisit a samurai's house in KiotoVisit a samurai's house in KiotoHarper Fuller

You can see the way samurai's Nomura family lived and drink tea 400-year-old garden every day from 8:30am till 5:30pm. The house is placed in Nagamachi district in Kanazawa city.

¥500Nagamachi Samurai district
#2in KiotoWalk through 4000-meter-long torii tunnel in KiotoWalk through 4000-meter-long torii tunnel in Kiotooddviser

Each gate is a sacrifice to Inari the God of business. Go through them and get career success.

Fushimi Inari Taisha
#16in TokyoVisit tuna auction in TokyoVisit tuna auction in Tokyooddviser

The market opens at 3am, but come here earlier to reserve a place among 60 people who are allowed to watch the auction. It's closed on Sunday and sometimes on Wednesday.

FREETsukiji fish market
#17in TokyoBuy a kimono in TokyoBuy a kimono in Tokyooddviser

Kimono is a traditional Japanese loose-fitting outfit with a belt and wide sleeves.

¥1080
#0in TokyoHave breakfast in maid cafe in TokyoHave breakfast in maid cafe in Tokyooddviser

The most popular maid cafes are located in Akihabara district and they are opened from 10am till 10pm. Waitress here dress up as doll-like maids or anime characters.

Akihabara district
#0in TokyoRecharge your batteries in a relax capsule in TokyoRecharge your batteries in a relax capsule in Tokyooddviser

One-hour sleep in an oxygen capsule equals a good night's sleep. All spa centres in the city have such recreation space.

¥3000
#0in TokyoClimb up Mount Fuji in TokyoClimb up Mount Fuji in TokyoAnna Tet

Volcano Fuji is sleeping one. The last eruption occurred 300 years ago.

FREEMount Fuji
#0in TokyoDrink tea with geisha girls in TokyoDrink tea with geisha girls in Tokyooddviser

You can order a tea ceremony to a tune of lute music and geisha performance in Ichimatsu restaurant in Asakusa district.

Asakusa district
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