Previously a relatively hidden destination, Tokyo’s technological leaps and passion for everything new has made the rest of the world sit up and take notice. A city of smaller cities, Tokyo’s neighbourhoods are individual and unique in what each can offer, from cultural sights to vast shopping malls. Get ready for a whirlwind of modernity and tradition - this is Tokyo!

Facts

Population

App. 12 700 000

Currency

Japanese Yen, 1 ¥ = 100 sen

Opening hours

Banks 9am-3pm Mon-Fri, major banks/branches are closed also on Sat. and Sun. Closed national holidays. Shops are generally open 10am-8pm Mon-Sun.

Newspapers

Japan Times, Yomiuri Daily Asahi/International Herald Tribune Tokyo Journal Metropolis magazine

Tourist information

Tokyo TIC Akihabara Tourist Information Center 4-1-1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo +81 3 3253 1164 Open daily from 11am-6pm JR EAST Travel Service Center (Tokyo Station) 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Open daily from 7.30am-8.30pm

Travel to Tokyo

Book your trip to Tokyo with Etihad Airways and you can rest assured that every step of your journey will be a pleasure. The giant city meshes thousands of years of tradition with modern technology and pop culture. A visitor to Japan can start his or her day at the colorful fish auction at the Tsukiji Market. A person can then enjoy a beautiful stroll under the cherry blossom trees along the Sumida River. Check out the awe-inspiring Imperial Palace and its magnificent East Gardens. You can top of your day with an educational history lesson on Japan at the Edo-Tokyo Museum. Toss in some sushi and udon noodles, and you will find yourself in one of the most remarkable destinations in the world.

5 Amazing Tourist Attractions in Tokyo

  • The massive skyscraper, Shinjuku, is a popular hangout with picaresque offices, shopping and nightlife
  • Tokyo’s famous shopping mecca houses cafes, department stores and top of the line shops, such as Fendi and Gucci.
  • The Mori Art Museum is world renowned for its contemporary art.
  • The Tokyo National Museum contains more than 600 treasures of Japanese cultural importance.
  • Found along the Tokyo Skyline, the Asahi Beer Hall features a brew for any occasion.

Plan Your Trip to Tokyo

Tokyo stands alone in its combination of old world culture and modern attractions. There is no doubt that a visitor can keep himself or herself entertained throughout the duration of any trip to Japan. It is also a year-round destination. The summer is the most popular time to fly to Tokyo, as the winters can get a bit chilly. Expect some snow, with temperatures in the 40s and 50s. Regardless what time of the year you fly to Tokyo, relying on Etihad Airways is always a smart decision.

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