Japan’s capital city Tokyo was once known as Edo, which means ‘estuary’ in Japanese. As the largest city on the planet, it is one of the world’s economic centers and is home to the world’s second largest stock exchange. The city is famous for its cuisine and culture, and is also the home of the Japanese Imperial Family. To experience the high life in Japan, stay at one of the many 5 star hotels in Tokyo, alternately there are plenty of great budget hotels and hostels in Tokyo for frugal travelers.
When to go to TokyoTokyo lies on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by mountains. With a subtropical climate, the city’s winters are short and its summers very hot. Popular months to book hotels in Tokyo are May and June, when temperatures are cooler, averaging around 68°F.
How to get to TokyoNarita International Airport (NRT) is Tokyo’s main airport for international travel and lies just over 35 miles from the city. You can travel by train to luxury hotels in Tokyo from Narita Airport Station via the high speed Narita Express service, which also stops at Tokyo Station. You can also travel on the Skyliner Express service, the fastest way to reach central Tokyo, or take a bus to your Tokyo accommodation.
Things to do in TokyoWith its long and interesting history, the city is full of things to discover. Senso-ji Temple is the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo and well worth a visit. You might also want to find out more at the Tokyo National Museum or sample the vibrant atmosphere of the Tsukiji Fish Market. If you’re taking your family along then Tokyo Disneyland is a great day out for everyone. Whilst on your visit try one of the nearby discount hotels Tokyo has to offer, or head out a little further to stay near Tokyo’s hot springs in one of the Hakone hotels.
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