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2020 Tokyo Bucket List: Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo
As the host to the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tokyo is more exciting than ever to visit, with so many activities to enjoy in and around the bustling capital. Check out our bucket list for this year to give you some Tokyo travel inspo:
1. Visit top cherry blossom spots such as Ueno Park and Shinjuku Gyoen, and cruise down Sumida River.
2. Enjoy a Tokyo Bay yakatabune lunch or dinner cruise.
3. Go on a day tour to see Mt. Fuji, Lake Kawaguchi, and the thatched roof village of Oshino Hakkai.
4. Take IG-worthy OOTD pics surrounded by the beautiful flowers at Hitachi Seaside Park and Ashikaga Flower Park.
5. Treat your tastebuds to a Japanese food tour in Asakusa.
6. Try your hand at kintsugi, a century-old Japanese pottery repair technique.
7. Dress in a gorgeous kimono and take beautiful photos from the comfort of an indoor studio—perfect rain or shine!
8. See pink shibazakura moss phlox and rows upon rows of colorful tulips around Mt. Fuji, taste fresh-picked strawberries, and have a tipple of Yamanashi wine and sake.
9. Explore historical Asakusa and Ryogoku with a professional sumo wrestler and English-speaking guide.
10. Venture to the grungier side of Tokyo on a Golden Gai evening food tour.

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Explore the alleyways of the nostalgic wonder that is Asakusa. Munch on regional snacks like rice crackers and pickles. Enjoy Japanese cuisine for lunch and wash it down with green tea. Yum, yum!
    English Available
    Meal Provided


    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  2. Get introduced to kintsugi, a century-old Japanese technique of repairing broken pottery with gold, silver, or platinum. Learn the basics of this ancient art in a small class taught by highly-acclaimed artisans and create beauty out of breakages.


    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Feel like a real princess in luxurious silk kimono and dramatic hair accessories! Enjoy the photo session solo, or with friends and family in a comfortable indoor studio. Men, women and children are welcome!
    English Available

    From USD71.03

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Stroll through the historic districts of Tokyo with a sumo wrestler and an English guide to take you around. Discover Asakusa and Ryogoku in this memorable walking tour.
    English Available

    From USD132.95

    Group Discount
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. See the beguiling grungier side of Tokyo at night as you eat your way through Shinjuku. Literally stroll down memory lane at Omoide Yokocho, head over to Kabukicho and enjoy the somewhat ramshackle but buzzing clusters of bars in Golden Gai.
    English Available


    3.5 hour(s) (evening)