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2 Week Japan Itinerary for Couples

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Most Popular Attractions in Japan

1. Ghibli Museum

  • Nothing compares to the influence and effect on international audiences than the animated movies that Ghibli Studios has produced over the years. With
  • Adults: ¥100, Children(13-18): ¥700, Children (7-12): ¥400, Children (4-6): ¥100
  • +81 570-055-777
  • Ghibli Museum, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
  • 10am-6pm
  • 3

2. Ueno Park

  • Ueno Park is one of Japan’s first public parks and offers nice peaceful scenic walks for those weary of the big lights and loud sounds of Tokyo.
  • Free to enter
  • +81-3-3828-5644
  • Ueno Park, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 5:00am-11:00pm
  • 4

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3. Tokyo Skytree

  • To stand on top of the world is to be at the top of SkyTree, Japan’s newest contribution to scale the heavens. Located in Sumida Ward, in the northeastern
  • Adult 3090 yen, Child 2360 yen
  • +81 3-5302-3470
  • Tokyo Skytree, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
  • 8am-10pm
  • 5

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4. Sensoji Temple

  • Located in Asakusa, Tokyo, The oldest Buddhist temple in the Japan’s capital city, Senso-ji, is one of the most popular attractions for foreign tourists
  • Free
  • +81 3-3842-0181
  • Sensō-ji Temple, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 6am-5pm daily
  • 10

5. National Museum of Nature and Science

    With over 4 millions specimens, the National Museum of Nature and Science offers a myriad of exhibits in diverse fields, including natural history, anthropology,
  • Adults - ¥620, Children - Free
  • +81-03-5777-8600
  • National Museum of Nature and Science, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9am-5pm

6. Ueno Zoo

  • Being the oldest (opened in 1882) and most established of all the zoos in Japan, Ueno Zoo, offers a pleasant retreat from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
  • ¥600, Children(0-12): Free
  • +81 3-3828-5171
  • Ueno Zoo, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5pm
  • 4

7. Ryogoku Kokugikan

  • For visitors who know little of the Japanese sport of sumo, the only thoughts they may have is that it consists of rather large obese men in diapers pushing
  • ¥2,200 (arena seats) - ¥14,800 (ringside seats)
  • +81-3-3623-5111
  • Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Yokoami, Tokyo, Japan
  • 10am - 4:30pm
  • 1

8. Meiji Shrine

  • As the native religion of Japan, Shinto, (which translates to the “Way of the Gods”) it plays a prominent role in many aspects of Japanese
  • Free
  • +81 3-3379-5511
  • Meiji Shrine Gyoen, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
  • 5:45 am- 5:00 pm daily
  • 5

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9. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

    When we think of Japanese visual art, most of us think of the traditional art forms: calligraphy, ukiyo-e paintings or woodblock prints. But what about
  • Museum entry free. (Exhibition admission fees vary by exhibition)
  • +81-03-3823-6921
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 36, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5:30pm

10. National Museum of Western Art

    Throughout Japan’s history, there has always been an interest in western culture, from science to the arts. Of particular interest to Japanese is
  • Adults: ¥430, Children: Free
  • +81 3-3828-5131
  • National Museum of Western Art, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30am-5:30pm

11. Tokyo National Museum

  • If there is one museum that visitors who are interested in traditional Japanese history must go to, it is the Tokyo National Museum, a place to witness
  • Adults – 620 yen, Children (under 18) - Free
  • 81-(3)-5405-86
  • Tokyo National Museum, Taito, Tokyo, Japan
  • 9:30 am-5pm (last admission at 4:30 pm)
  • 2

13. Tokyo DisneySea

  • 5400 yen
  • 81 570-008-632
  • 1-13 Maihama, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0031, Japan
  • Mon-Sun 8:30am-10pm
  • 4

16. Edo-Tokyo Museum

  • 600 yen
  • 81 3-3626-9974
  • 1-4-1, Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Tue-Fri 9:30am-5pm, Sat 9:30am-7pm, Sun 9:30am-5pm
  • 1

18. Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum

  • 500 yen
  • 81 3-5777-8600
  • 2-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Tue-Thu 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-8pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

19. Motemnashi Dome

  • free
  • 1-1 Kinoshinbomachi, Kanazawa 920-0858, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
  • 1

20. VenusFort

  • free
  • 81 3-3599-0700
  • 1-3-15_Oumi, Koto 135-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 11am-11pm
  • 1

21. Tsubameyu

  • Adults 450 yen, students 180 yen
  • 81 3-3831-7305
  • 3-14-5 Ueno, Taito 110-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Tue-Sun 6am-8pm

22. Shibuya 109

  • free
  • 81 3-3477-5111
  • 2-29-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 10am-9pm
  • 2

25. Shinagawa Aquarium

  • Adults 1350 yen, Students 600 yen
  • 81 3-3762-3433
  • 3-2-1 Katsushima | Shinagawa Ward Park, Shinagawa 140-0012, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Mon 10am-5pm, Wed-Sun 10am-5pm

26. Mt. Kamiyama

  • Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0522, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
  • 1

27. Marina Hop

  • free
  • 81 82-503-5500
  • 4_14_35 Kanonshinmachi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0036, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

30. Kintoki Shrine

  • free
  • 81 460-85-5700
  • 1181 Sengokuhara, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0631, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • Mon-Sun Open 24 hours

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