Tokyo culture is best experienced by visiting the various sights that help define the city. If you’re ever in Tokyo, check out these five sights.


If you’re looking for the latest gadgets and electronic equipment in the market, then take a trip to the Akihabara district. You get to see technology that won’t be available in the mainstream for a couple of years.


Gokoku-ji or Gokoku Temple is a cultural property in Japan. One of the last surviving Edo temples in Japan, Gokoku Temple dates back to 1680 when the fifth Tokugawa shogun built it for his mother.


 Kyokyo, or the Imperial Palace, was completed in 1968 and the official and permanent residence of the Japanese royal family. It’s a modern reconstruction of the Meiji Imperial Palace.

Meiji Shrine 

Meiji Shrine is where Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken are buried. It’s the country’s most opulent Shinto shrine. Originally built in 1920, it was largely destroyed in WWII and reconstructed in 1958.

Kabuki-za (Kabuki Theater) 

It’s hard to find a better place to experience traditional Japanese arts than this famous kabuki theater. The reconstructed building still adheres to its original mix of Western and Japanese architecture.