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  • Hey guys it's kim dao here welcome back to my channel in today's video i'm going

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  • 100 things to do in Tokyo. That's right,

  • 100 things! There are so many things that do in Tokyo that it was actually really hard to narrow it down to just

  • 100 things, but these are the things I recommend you do if you come to Tokyo.

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  • One of the most lively places in Tokyo. take time to explore as there is just, so much

  • To do in this area, from shopping, to restaurants bars and entertainments the list is endless.

  • The station is one of the most confusing stations in the world but don't let it scare you.

  • Don't be afraid to get lost and explore the area.

  • The Tokyo metropolitan government building which is located about 10 minutes away from Shinjuku station

  • has two towers, where you are able to go up and see a beautiful view of Tokyo.

  • Entrance to this place is free and is a great place if you are travelling on a budget.

  • Known as memory lane - it's a tight alleyway with lots of small mini restaurants and bars located just outside of Shinjuku station.

  • If you're looking to eat delicious authentic Japanese food with an olden feel this place is perfect.

  • Of course if you're going

  • to Japan, sushi is something you must eat.

  • Sushi in Japan is incredibly fresh, much higher quality, and also it isn't as expensive as in most countries.

  • Japanese convenience stores are absolutely amazing, they sell food on the go that actually tastes really good and a reasonably priced.

  • For your midnight snacks or if you just need something quick to keep you going, definitely go to visit one.

  • Game centers in Japan are always stocked with the latest games and ufo catcher machines.

  • They are great to spend time at with friends, or alone if you need to kill some time.

  • This is a famous restaurant famous for their curry udon. There is usually a really long line every day so get there early to avoid

  • waiting in long lines the atmosphere is lovely with live music.

  • Stay in a capsule hotel.

  • A capsule hotel is a very convenient place to stay if you need somewhere for a night.

  • You can sleep in small capsules which may seem a bit weird but it's actually really comfortable.

  • Best of all the price is much cheaper than a hotel.

  • Vsit a cat cafe. In a cat cafe, cats roam around freely while you buy a drink, sit down and enjoy their company

  • It is a great place for the cat lovers who aren't allowed pets in their apartment to be able to spend time with these felines.

  • If you're looking for a place to find Korean goods in Tokyo, Shin-Okubo is the place to go

  • located right next to Shinjuku, Shin-Okubo has a lot of Korean restaurants,

  • makeup stores as well as stores selling kpop merchandise.

  • No doubt, the public transport system in Japan is one of the most fastest and most efficient in the world, with trains almost coming exactly

  • on the dot every single time. Taking the train is very convenient.

  • Shibuya is a very popular area for shopping and restaurants.

  • It is always super busy but there is a lot you can do in the area. It is also a great place for nightlife

  • For those into Japanese fashion,

  • Shibuya109 is where you go to shop. It is a very popular shopping mall featuring numerous or famous Japanese brands. With around

  • 120 shops it is very easy to spend a couple of hours here.

  • Visit the famous statue of Hachiko, who waited for his owner to return home for over nine years. It's a popular meeting spot in Shibuya.

  • Don Quijote, it is one of the most popular stores in Japan for tourists. It's a discount chain store where you can find most of the

  • popular Japanese goods. They have many products ranging from food, makeup,

  • electronics, home wares and more. If you are a tourist you can also get tax-free.

  • Located outside the Hachiko exit at Shibuya station, the iconic Shibuya crossing is a must visit if you are in Tokyo.

  • Once the light turns green, thousands of people cross the street.

  • If you want to visit an interesting shop in Japan, Village Vanguard is one to go to.

  • It is a bookstore however they have many different novelty items that you won't be able to find anywhere else.

  • It will for sure keep you entertained,

  • Takeshita street is a very popular street located just outside of Harajuku station.

  • The long street has lots of unique shops where you'll be able to find unique fashion items accessories,

  • souvenirs, as well as cafes. It is always super busy as it's so popular.

  • Right in the middle of Takeshita dori,

  • there is a candy store that does giant rainbow cotton candy. It is

  • insanely popular so you won't miss it. It is great to share with a bunch of friends.

  • Try out a drink at a vending machine.

  • They have lots of unique drinks including hot drinks in winter. They are really convenient and you can find them in most streets in Tokyo.

  • Monjayaki is a very popular dish in Tokyo. It is Tokyo style of okonomiyaki.

  • There is a lot more liquid and you eat it by using small mini spatulas, sharing it with your friends.

  • For those who are looking for Japanese skincare and cosmetics,

  • drugstores in japan have a wide selection of different items.

  • Japanese drugstores stock most of the popular brands in Japan, and occasionally they have sales for the items too.

  • For those of you wanting to go to a unique crazy cafe in Tokyo, the Kawaii Monster Cafe is a place that is over-the-top

  • colorful, with kawaiicor and also very unique food items that will make you a bit confused.

  • Eat a crepe in Harajuku. Harajuku

  • is known for many crepe shops down Takeshita Dori. They usually have lots of different flavors on display,

  • so buy a crepe from one of the stores as a snack to keep you going for the day.

  • A large park in Shibuya that is located just next to Harajuku station. It is

  • absolutely beautiful during spring with lots of sakura but also throughout the year it is a great place to visit if you want to spend

  • more time with nature.

  • Omote Sando is a luxury street filled with beautiful modern architecture and designer stores. If you go into the back streets, there are many cafes,

  • salons and small designer stores.

  • Visit a Japanese hair salon. Hair salons in Japan are excellent when it comes to treating your hair. The customer service is great,

  • so try something new with your hair.

  • For animal lovers or if you just want some time to cuddle with a furry friend, try out a rabbit cafe.

  • You have to order a drink when you go in, but then you are able to spend time relaxing with cute rabbits. You can even

  • buy them vegetable treats.

  • Take some time out

  • to explore the back streets of Harajuku. They are a lot more quiet and you can find some hidden gems there.

  • You can also find some unique fashion stores as well as trendy cafes by exploring around.

  • Ikebukuro is a busy district in Tokyo that has many

  • department stores as well as famous ramen shops. It is actually the world's third busiest train station. There are a lot of

  • Eentertainment here such as game centers so it draws in a younger crowd as there are a lot of affordable things to do around here.

  • Otome Road is known as the Akihabara for girls. There are anime goods stores as well as cosplay stores that are more catered towards women.

  • However it doesn't mean that male anime lovers won't enjoy this place as well.

  • Because it is small, but you might find some hidden gems here.

  • When you're in Tokyo,

  • why not get some unique Japanese snacks to bring back home for souvenirs. On the way to Sunshine City, there is a store called

  • Akashi no Machioka that sells them for very cheap prices.

  • Sunshine City is located in Ikebukuro and it's like a city inside a city.

  • it is a huge commercial complex that features a large shopping mall as well as an aquarium and planetarium inside.

  • There are lots of character shops in here including the Mega Pokemon center.

  • For the Pokemon fans the Pokemon Center is a must visit.

  • There are multiple Pokemon Centers around Tokyo and all of them are filled with lots of merchandise that will bring back your nostalgia.

  • There is a unique cafe in Ikebukuro, the Milky Way Cafe which has desserts themed as constellations.

  • They have lots of fun deserts that are unique.

  • For the theme park or Disney lovers, Tokyo has its own Disney world and of course there is a Disneyland.

  • Make sure you check out Cinderella's castle, and also at nighttime at 8 p.m., there are fireworks.

  • Tokyo Disneysea is a separate theme park to Disneyland. For those of you who are only able to attend one theme park I

  • highly recommend Disney Sea over Disneyland. Disney Sea is more catered towards adults with lots more attractions and beautiful scenery.

  • Akihabara known as the electric town of Tokyo it is a great place for the more geeky ones out there. It's filled with

  • electronics, anime, and variety stores. If you're looking for a specific anime merchandise this is a place you will most likely find it.

  • Now if you are looking for a certain anime item, Akihabara is the place to go for some anime shopping.

  • Sometimes you can find limited items that are no longer available for a higher price, but at least you can still get it.

  • Japan has cosplay stores that sell high quality costumes for really reasonable prices.

  • Check out the stores in Akihabara to see if you can find your favorite character.

  • For the Pokemon fans, in Akihabara you can buy Taiyaki shapes like the Pokemon, Magikarp.

  • it is a fish shaped cake and it comes in different flavors.

  • Visit Super Potato, a vintage gaming store.

  • In Akihabara there is a store you should definitely visit if you play video games back in the day.

  • Here you can find order old consoles as well as games for a very reasonable price.

  • You can also pay Super Mario on old vintage arcade game machines.

  • For those of you who wants a totally different experience in Japan, a maid cafe is something you won't forget.

  • You will be served by cute maids who would draw cute images on your food and also give your live performances.

  • Gachapon. It is really popular in Japan and they are constantly being updated with lots of cute characters, mainly anime ones.

  • There is a store in Akihabara that has hundreds of gachapon machines for you to choose from.

  • Hopefully you get the item that you want!

  • Nakano Broadway is kind of like a mini

  • Akihabara. It is an indoor shopping complex that mainly sells anime, manga and idol goods.

  • You can also find lots of rare items that you can no longer get anywhere here too if you're lucky.

  • Whilst you're in Japan,

  • why not rent a kimono for a day to really experience

  • Japanese culture. You can take lots of great pictures as well as walk around japanese temples while wearing these beautiful garments.

  • Take a rickshaw tour around Asakusa. You will see lots of rickshaws around Sensoji Temple.

  • So ride around and see the main tourist attractions the old-fashioned way.

  • Visit Sensoji Temple.

  • Tokyo's oldest temple, it is located in Asakusa and has a very big beautiful gate, just outside called the Kaminarimon.

  • Inside you can purify yourself with smoke, and also pray at the temple.

  • in Asakusa you can get your fortune by omikuji.

  • Put in 100 yen, shake until s stick comes out then match to stick with the number in one of the drawers to get your

  • fortune. If you get a bad one, tie it up and leave the bad luck behind.

  • Whilst walking up to Sensoji temple, check out Nakamise, it's a shopping street full of

  • souvenirs and street food. It does get very crowded on weekends so i would suggest going on a weekday.

  • Japan has some of the best street food.

  • When walking to Sensoji temple and Nakamise, there are lots of street food for you to try out at reasonable prices.

  • Go on a river cruise alongside sumida river. The Sumida river flows through Tokyo and there are beautiful bridges stretching across the river.

  • The sky tree is Japan's tallest structure and is located in Asakusa. You are able to go up to the observatory

  • to see a beautiful view of Tokyo. I highly recommend you go at nighttime, to see the city all lit up.

  • Ameyoko, it is short for Ameyokocho and is a large outdoor market located in Ueno.

  • There is a lot of street food and also a lot of stores you can shop at. They also sell a lot of fresh produce

  • such as fruit, vegetables, and fish.

  • Ueno park is a huge park that has museums and even a zoo it is an extremely popular cherry blossom viewing spot.

  • There's also a lake and lots of nature to enjoy a quiet peaceful walk.

  • Conveniently located near Shibuya and Harajuku,

  • Meiji Jingu shrine is a must visit.

  • Because it is Tokyo's most famous shrine it does get very crowded,

  • so it is recommended to go earlier if you want less of a crowd.

  • There is actually a lot you can do at Tokyo station. The station has a huge underground mall with lots of food and shops.

  • Explore the Marunouchi area outside the station, to see a different side of Tokyo. It's a more business district with lots of good restaurants.

  • Located inside Tokyo station, Ramen Street has eight of the best ramen restaurants in Tokyo in one area.

  • Most of the stores have a ticket vending machine system where you purchase what you want by a vending machine, and then handed ticket to

  • the restaurant.

  • Japan is famous for their different kitkat flavors as you can't get them anywhere else in the world

  • Inside Tokyo station, there is a store that stocks lots of different flavors and they change depending on the season.

  • Inside Tokyo station, there is a character street which consists of many stores with Japanese character goods.

  • They have stores such as a pokemon store, Studio Ghibli and

  • Hello kitty to name a few. It is a great place to do some last-minute souvenir shopping

  • TheHamarikyu Gardens was originally the hunting ground for the Tokugawa Shogunate.

  • Located in the heart of Tokyo in the Chuo Ward, it is a very big garden that is very well maintained. You can see beautiful

  • contrasting scenery from the traditional Japanese garden and the modern city skyscrapers.

  • Azabu Juban. It's a wealthy residential area that is not really busy. The streets are paved

  • and it has a lot of trendy cafes as well as a lot of supermarkets, making it a convenient area to stay in.

  • Japan has festivals all year around.

  • Should you be in japan where there is a festival, you should definitely check it out for a unique experience.

  • Summer has a lot of festivals where you can wear a Yukata, eat good food, and enjoy the entertainment.

  • Japan has lots of interesting cafes and the hedgehog cafe is one of them.

  • You are able to pay per hour to go and have a chance to hold some adorable

  • hedgehogs. You can even buy them a snack and feed them yourself!

  • Ginza is known for high-end shopping for your branded goods. There are multiple high-end department stores as well as Michelin star restaurants.

  • There's also a kabuki theater which hosts classical Japanese dance drama shows.

  • A permanent Pokemon cafe has opened up in Takashimaya in Nihombashi.

  • If you are Pokemon fan, you must go to try out the extremely adorable food,

  • drinks and dessert. You have to reserve before you go so make sure you do via their website!

  • For those of you who love cosplay, this is a dream studio for you.

  • Haco stadium has so many cool sets where you can take photos in your costume.They even have shelves of props that you can use!

  • Tokyo Tower is an iconic tower standing at

  • 333 meters high. The main deck of the tower is at 150 meters with an observatory that allows you

  • to see Tokyo from or angles.

  • Udon is a thick wheat flour noodle and is a popular Japanese

  • dish. There are different toppings you can usually choose to add on to your dish.

  • Daikanyama is a trendy little neighborhood that is near Shibuya. Here you will find lots of local designer stores as well as fancy cafes.

  • It's in a much more quiet part of Tokyo if you want to get away from the busy city scene.

  • Genki sushi is a popular chain sushi shop where you order on a screen and your order comes in front of you. It is a

  • lot of fun and also very affordable so you can try out lots of different dishes.

  • Odaiba is a man-made island with lots of shopping and entertainment.

  • It is located on Tokyo Bay and you can get there by crossing the rainbow bridge.

  • It is a relaxing area with a small beach as well as many other attractions.

  • From downtown tokyo in Shimbashi, you can take the monorail which

  • is the Yurikamome line that goes across the rainbow bridge. It is entirely automated by

  • computers and there are no drivers onboard the train.

  • Diver City. It's a large shopping mall on Odaiba island. The Gundam statue is in front of it and even has a cafe attached to it.

  • There are lots of restaurants, shops and entertainment inside here.

  • Daikanransha which roughly translates to 'big wheel' it is a huge ferris wheel located in Odaiba, next to Pallet Town.

  • I would highly recommend going at night time as you are able to see beautiful lights and the view is much more amazing.

  • in Odaiba there is a life-sized Gundam statue just outside of Diver City.

  • From time to time it will move its head around and at nighttime there is a mini light show.

  • Venus Fort is one of the prettiest shopping malls i've been to. It gives off a

  • European vibe and there is also an outlet on the top floor.

  • There's also huge fountain in the middle and they have water and light shows occasionally.

  • If you would like to try a hot spring experience, there is one in Odaiba called Oedo Onsen Monogatari.

  • You are able to wear a yukata and enjoy the facilities such as hot springs, food and entertainment.

  • Meguro river is located in a quiet neighborhood and is very peaceful around the area.

  • It is however, one of the most popular cherry blossom viewing spots so it does get very busy during that season.

  • The imperial palace is where the emperor of Japan resides.