Tokyo in 2 days: a plan to enjoy the city

Its capital is undoubtedly one of the most interesting cities in Japan, and although it seems impossible to know it in a short time, it is not! Take good note of these tips to know what to see in Tokyo in 2 days.

What you may not know that Tokyo is divided into two parts, traditional Tokyo and modern Tokyo. Do not worry, with good planning and following our advice, you can see everything in two days. Let's start the route!

Tokyo in 2 days: first day

Meiji Shrine

It is obvious that you should have a tight schedule if you do not want to miss anything, but it will be worth it, although we will try to make it as light as possible. We recommend you start in Harajuku, where you will meet the Meiji shrine.

This is a sanctuary dedicated to the spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife Shoken. Around it we can find Yoyogi Park, which stands out amazingly for being in the middle of the city.

Once you have explored this temple, you can go by Omotesando towards the Nezu Museum, near which there are wonderful gardens that are also worth a visit.

The afternoon in Tokyo

Shibuya crossing

At noonit is time to know the most famous crossing in the city. Yes, the one that is seen in the movies and ads and that is always full of people, we talk about the famous Shibuya crossing.

Feel free to stop and have a drink in one of its many coffee shops while watching people go by. And explore its stores, where you will see items that perhaps you never found before in your life. As well It is a good place to eat, since there are many establishments of traditional and fast food for little money.

Ropongi Hills is our next stop, a complex that shows the modernity of the city very clearly. And from there to 52nd floor observatory at the Mori Tower, the tallest building in Tokyo.

The night use it to roam its streets and continue enjoying the Roppongi neighborhood or any other that appeals to you. Tokyo is a city with endless possibilities. No doubt!

Tokyo in 2 days: second day

Ueno Park

Look how we took advantage of the first day in Tokyo and we have almost seen half of the most characteristic things. Let's go for the other half! Askusa is our first stop of the day.

We will visit Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Both are spectacular, much more if you visit at night. But during the day you can enjoy each of its details, as they show a completely traditional Japanese architecture.

Thence we will go to know the Ueno park, which is beautiful and will take you to the Tokyo National Museum. Nearby there is also the Toshogu Shrine, one of the best known in traditional Tokyo.

Afternoon visits

Imperial Palace

Tokyo station is also a building worth visiting, and it will be an ideal place to eat. Remember that the schedules of the Japanese are different from those of the Europeans, so avoid going to a restaurant before one in the afternoon.

Very near the station you have the KITTE building, where the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum and the Bridgestone Museum of Art are located. Although look first if you are interested in any of its exhibitions, if not, go to the Imperial Palace of Tokyo, a must in the city.

Dedicate the last evening to know the areas of Marunouchi, Ginza or Shinjuku. The Ginza area, for example, is comparable to the Times Square in New York, with lights and advertising signs everywhere.

You see that This is a city of contrasts and is full of attractions, But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy Tokyo in 2 days. Have you already taken good note for it? Well, we encourage you to put this route into practice on your next trip to the capital of Japan and tell us if it worked for you.

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