Japan History Experience

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There are many places in Tokyo where one can get a feel for history. Spend a day exploring them!

Shinjuku LineMizue

Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

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Shunkaen Bonsai Museum

The Shunkaen BONSAI Museum.... With more than 1,000 bonsai plants carefully nurtured within a 2,600m2 traditional garden, this facility is the largest of its kind in Japan. Some of the plants here are more than a 1,000 years old. For a fee, you can try bonsai making. Experience the deepness of bonsai features first hand!

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Shinjuku LineMorishita

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Oedo LineMorishita

Oedo LineRyogoku

Ryogoku Edo NOREN

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Ryogoku Edo NOREN

This facility, set within what used to be a railway station, transmits the feel of Edo townhouses. This motif extends to the restaurants inside and even their menus -- slip back in time to the days of old Edo.

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Chanko Kirishima (Ryogoku Edo NOREN)

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Chanko Kirishima (Ryogoku Edo NOREN)

Chanko-nabe is a stew of meat, fish and vegetables traditionally eaten by sumo wrestlers to keep themselves strong, tough and healthy. Nabe means pot, and traditionally everyone eats from the same pot. Here at Chanko Kirishima, individual servings are also available, so feel free to order what you like.

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EDO-TOKYO MUSEUM

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EDO-TOKYO MUSEUM

From the outside, it looks like a futuristic art museum. On the inside, though, the Edo-Tokyo Museum is all about history and culture, expressions of the daily lives of people from old Edo to modern Tokyo, exhibitions and attractions to show how things have changed -- and not changed -- over the past 400 years.

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Oedo LineKuramae

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Asakusa LineKuramae

Asakusa LineAsakusa

Nakamise Shopping Street

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Nakamise Shopping Street

Nakamise is a shopping arcade that runs for roughly 250 meters up to the Sensoji Temple in Asakusa. It is said to be one of the oldest of its type in Japan. Old-time snacks and souvenirs are available -- experience Japanese tradition!

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Senso-ji

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Senso-ji

Senso-ji, also known as the Asakusa Kannon Temple, is the oldest temple in Tokyo and has long been venerated by the common people. It is comprised of a Main Hall and several other structures, including a five-story pagoda. Some date back to the Edo Era.

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Ginza LineAsakusa

Ginza LineUeno

Ueno Park
Shinobazu Pond

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Ueno Park
Shinobazu Pond

Ueno Station is busy and bustling. Walk a little further, to Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond. There you can relax, amid a variety of trees and other greenery through the changing seasons. Daytime is good, but sunset is also beautiful and recommended.

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Ameya Yokocho

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Ameya Yokocho

Ame-yoko, for short -- roughly 400 restaurants, stores, stalls, booths spread out over 500m of bustling street front. Food, fashion, accessories. A Tokyo shopping district; how it used to be -- and still is. Enjoy the shopping while experiencing the history of old downtown shops.

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Toriyoshi Shoten Ueno 6-Chome

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Toriyoshi Shoten Ueno 6-Chome

Aka-chochin. It means "red paper lantern." And also "traditional Japanese pub," many of which are marked by such a lantern hanging out front. These pubs are casual and fun. This one, Toriyoshi Shoten, features tebasaki chicken wings. Why not give them a try?

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Fare comparison

Regular fare

970 yen

※The lowest return-fare of 340 yen has been added for travel to and from your accommodation.
  • The 24-hour Ticket will save you 170 yen

  • The 48-hour Ticket will save you 370 yen※ This is a fare comparison over a 24-hour period.

  • The 72-hour Ticket will save you 470 yen※ This is a fare comparison over a 24-hour period.

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