What to Do in Tokyo at Night, JapanGuidance.com – Absolutely having a great night at Tokyo will give you a bunch of happiness. It is everyone’s dream. Tokyo is the heart of Japan, which will give you so much benefit on everything such as vacation, education, and also great experiences. There are a lot of thing you can do in Japan while on daytime or its night time.
So here we are, in this article we will introduce you to Tokyo’s night vacation and also Tokyo’s night life, what you will got there, what you will experience on Tokyo’s night time. You can go chilling out, sight-seeing, dining and even also partying and others thing people can find out their self.
1. Some of What to Do in Tokyo at Night Ideas
Tips for What to Do in Tokyo at Night
1. Visiting The Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine
Located at Shibuya, Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine is dedicated to deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and also his wife, named Emperor Shoken. Although actually in Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine does not contain The Emperor Grave. His Grave is located in South Kyoto at Fushimi-momoyama. Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine located at a forest with 70 hectare (170 are) covers area covered by 120.000 evergreen of 365 different species.
This evergreen was donated by people from all around Japan when the Shrine was established. People usually go here to have relaxation and recreation. Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine open from sunrise until sunset with no closing day. And a free entrance for everyone.
2. Take a Walk at Takeshita street in Harajuku
What is on your mind when we talk about Harajuku? A unique fashion design from Japan? All of that fashion is coming from a district in Tokyo, and the style also named after the district name, yup, Harajuku District. Store in Harajuku include major brand such as Mc Donald, 7-eleven, Body Shop and etc. But most of the stores are small home industry which focusing their product in new style or Harajuku style mode.
Of course there is no entrance fee and closing day for this tourism spot, just some shop maybe will close on Sunday or Monday, but still there are so may other still open.
3. Have a Yakitori dinner
Have you ever heard about Yakitori? It is kind of grilled chicken, or Japanese version of skewered chicked. Yakitori involved skewering the meat with kushi. The skewer usually made from bamboo, sometimes steel or something similar with it. Then they will be grilled over a charcoal fire like others asian cuisine. And the meat usually will seasoned with tare sauce or just with salt.
Yakitori isn’t limited to some special shop. You can find it even in small restaurant near you, just make sure you find that Yakitori is available on the menu book. Every restaurant has its own opening hours, you should it before.
4. World’s busiest pedestrian crossing, The Shibuya Scramble
Shibuya crossing is the most famous scramble crossing line in the world. Located In front Shibuya station Hachiko exits. The statue of the famous loyal dog, Hachiko, usually used as meeting point and always crowded. Shibuya crossing often appears in movies which featured Japan, such as fast Furious: Tokyo Drift, Resident Evil: Afterlife, Retribution, and etc.
5. Nonbei Yokocho a.k.a Drunkards Alley
Nonbei Yokocho actually is two parallel alley that contain so many bars, it is about 50 miniature bars available there. Then what you will do there? You can enjoy the view of this mini bars and enjoying your favorite drink with a unique unusual view.
6. Impressive neon of Kabukicho
Kabukicho is impressive place to enjoy your night. With the attraction of neon light all over the way and a lot of bars, restaurants, arcade games, just mention what you want, you will find it here for sure. That’s why kabukicho is unique and always crowded with tourist and also young Japanese people and they who want spend the night in classy way.
7. Shinjuku Golden Gai
Shinjuku golden gai is just a small area in Shijuku, Tokyo. The architecture and the nightlife is the main attraction for tourist here. There are composed network of 6 narrow alleys, and it is even connected by narrower passageways which can only used by one person to pass.
There are also so many tiny bars, not least than 200 bars available. But don’t forget, any video or photograph are prohibited in Shinjuku Golden Gai.
Now, have already find your favorite destination and What to Do in Tokyo at Night? What we just wrote here is just some of Tokyo’s attraction. We will post another more tourism spot next time. Every place in Tokyo seems has its own unique attraction, you choose where you want to go in Tokyo.