Tokyo, the largest city in the World, is one of such place which values culture and tradition the most and also promotes it through different gestures. One of the happening city of Japan, this place has so many things to offer that you can think of. Tokyo is such a place that is unpredictable. What it is going to offer, hardly one can predict this. Jam packed highway, unrestrainable human tide, tall obscuring buildings and monstrous metropolis, Tokyo has vibrant colours and characters that appears differently to different people.
Whereas the Japanese Capital can be highly serene, at the same time its busy giant intersections and immoderate taste for new everything and unreplaceable warmth and hospitality will change the way you look the different phrases of life. This is true that this dubious city will never cease to amaze you with its endless beauty and charm that it holds. One of the most beauteous amalgamation of traditional old-fashioned manner and modern living, the places near Tokyo are adorned tradition, high tech gadgets, adorable cartoon characters and an unblemished beautiful culture and heritage and it demands to be explored.
Once you land in Tokyo, you will feel a rush running through your veins and there are so many fun and adventurous activities to do and curiosities to explore, so many luscious and exotic dishes to devour, you will be overwhelmed by the gigantism of it.
Here is the list of the 10 most unusual things that you can do in the most unusual and unpredictable city of Japan.
Getting lost in the narrow lane
The image of those inhumane, overcrowded intersections of Tokyo, especially the most emblematic Shibuya crossing may horrify you. But as you study Tokyo, you will see a complete different picture. The streets of Tokyo are more like tiny alleyways with cute little wooden houses. More than the nasty traffic and intersections, those pretty lanes are full of small plants and colourful posters with Kawaii characters. In those lanes usually only one bike can pass. Other than that, multiple duplicates of Tanuki statues, the raccoon dog deity with a straw hat and a big belly can also be seen on those narrow lanes.
Those lanes are very similar in design and one most probably will get lost without proper guide and navigation. But those amazing buildings, secluded temples, pretty street decorations, pandas on motorbikes are something that you must experience while walking on the streets of Tokyo.
Have the Freshest Sushi at Tsukiji Market
The top weekend gateways of Japan are the places mainly famous for Sushi and fresh fish products. The world’s largest and busiest fish market, Tsukiji is one of most popular and interesting predawn destination among tourists to eye-witness the live tuna fish auctioning. You will feel rush in the air of the market created by the fast hour auctioning of the fishmongers. This is an ideal place to explore the complete whole sale fish market world.
This fish market may smell too fishy to some tourists. So they can visit the outer market of the Tsukiji which serves lip smacking variety of sushi and fresh sea foods. One can also purchase some exciting merchandise like sashimi knives and Japanese bowls etc…The Sushi Heaven for a reason!
Buy some socks in Harajuku
Want to buy the best quality socks with delicate lace, beautiful patterns, kawaii animal prints, then you would not get any other best place other than Tokyo. In the heart of the Japanese teen fashion centre, one will get ample number of hair accessories, shiny phone cases, epic outfits, tiger head backpack and many more.
Whether you like shopping or not, you will surely going to have an incredible time in Harajuku.
Own a pet bunny at the Rabbit Cafe
In Tokyo, you can now spend a whole 30 minutes around bunnies for a small fee. There is a Rabbit Café where you can freely hop around bunnies and cuddle them in your lap. If you are fond of pets, this is the ultimate destination for you. One of the best thing to do in Tokyo.
See Tokyo from up above
The magnificent metropolitan designed with futuristic version is something that you must see with an eagle eye. Reach up to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building and Tadaaa! Experience the best view of the entire city.