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Looking for Tokyo, Japan things to do? The Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is a luxurious landmark hotel located in the heart of Tokyo’s trend-setting Shibuya district, an area where business, fashion and entertainment cultures meet, offering our visitors a variety of things to do in Tokyo. Streets are lined with fashionable boutiques, world-class department stores, restaurants and nightclubs. The hotel is only a 5 minute walk to the Shibuya Station, Tokyo’s underground railway, providing easy access to virtually anywhere in the city and some of the most highly-regarded Tokyo attractions. It is 72 kilometers southwest of the Narita International Airport (NRT) and 20 kilometers northwest of the Haneda Airport (HND). The Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is the first stop on the Limousine Bus from both airports. Yokohama is 30 kilometers from the hotel and Makuhari Messe is 40 kilometers away. The hotel is 7 kilometers southwest of the Tokyo International Forum.
After you've spent a day exploring everything that Tokyo has to offer, retreat to your luxurious guest room or suite and take advantage of the numerous services and amenities offered by Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Shinkjuku
The Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park with an eminent garden located in Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was originally a residence of the Naitō family (daimyo) in the Edo period. Following, it became a garden under the management of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. It is now a park under the jurisdiction of the national Ministry of the Environment.
Chiyoda is one of the 23 special wards in central Tokyo. In English, it is called Chiyoda City. The Imperial Palace, Hibiya Park, National Museum of Modern Art, and Yasukuni Shrine are located here. Chiyoda consists of the Palace and a surrounding radius of about a kilometer. Many government institutions, such as the Diet, Prime Minister’s residence and Supreme Court are located in Chiyoda, as are Tokyo landmarks, such as the Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo Station and the Budokan. Fifteen embassies are located in Chiyoda.
Asakusa & Sensoji Temple (Asakusa Kannon Temple), Taito
This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple. Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon, is Tokyo's largest Buddhist temple and a major attraction for Japanese and foreigners alike. Travelers should take the Asakusa exit of the subway and follow the crowds. Asakusa is a beautiful area in the large and busy city of Tokyo. In addition to visiting the Sensōji temple, there is much to purchase from the bazaar and a visit to the Sky Tree is a must (long lines but worth the wait). For anyone interested in how real Japanese live, this is the place to visit. Fabulous restaurants abound plus great little shopping malls and even a small fun park.
Asakusa Shrine, Taito
Nestled within the premise of a Buddhist temple lies a famous Shinto Shrine called Asakusa-jinja, or Temple of Three Gods. Known to many as Asakusa Shrine, it was constructed by Tokugawa Lemitsu in 1694 to honor the three founders of the Sensoji Temple - the fisherman brothers Hinokuma Hamanari and Hinokuma Takenari who caught the golden Kannon statue from the Sumida River. The shrine is also dedicated to Hajino Nakatomo, the village head man who enshrined the Kannon and turned his home into a Buddhist temple. The Asakusa Shrine was built in order to worship these men as deities.
Meiji Jingu Shrine, Shibuya
Meiji Jingu Shrine is a popular and picturesque Japanese Shinto shrine. Meiji Jingu Shrine is located near Harajuki Station and Yoyogi Park. Meiji Jingu Shrine is one of the most popular shrines in Tokyo and is a must see for anyone visiting the city. The shrine is next to the very popular and fashionable Harajuku making it easy to visit central Shibuya, Harajuku and Meiji Jingu Shrine all in a day.
Nezu Museum, formerly known as the Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, is in the Minato district of Tokyo. The museum houses the private collection of Nezu Kaichiro (1860–1940). The museum opened to the public in 1940 and escaped the destruction suffered by the estate property in the bombing of May 1945. Included in the collection is a pair of Edo period folding screens of Irises by Ogata Korin. It also includes other paintings of renown, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and archaeological materials, as well as objects in lacquer, metal, and wood. The collection also consists of Chinese bronzes of the Shang and Zhou dynasties. The Nezu Museum is also known for its vast, Japanese-style garden.
Edo-Tokyo Museum, Sumida
The Edo-Tokyo Museum was founded on March 28, 1993 as a facility to preserve the historical heritage of Edo-Tokyo. At the special exhibition gallery, visitors can enjoy selected exhibits on subjects related to Tokyo’s history and culture, scheduled several times a year.
The Tsukiji Market
The Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, commonly known as the Tsukiji Market, is the biggest wholesale and seafood market in the world and also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is located in Tsukiji in central Tokyo and is a major attraction for foreign visitors.
Chinzan-so Garden, Bunkyo
Chinzan-so Garden is a Japanese garden located in Bunjkyo, Tokyo. Founded in 1877, the garden covers an area close to 66,000 square meters and is rich in historic remains and artifacts. The garden is part of the Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo property and can be accessed by walking from Edogawabashi Station.
Yoyogi Park, Shibuya
Yoyogi Park is one of the largest parks in Tokyo located adjacent to Harajuki Station and Meiji Shrine in Shibuya. Yoyogi Park stands on the site from where the first successful powered aircraft flight in Japan took place by Captain Yoshitoshi Tokugawa on December 19, 1910. The area later became an army parade ground. From September 1945, the site housed the military barracks known as the Washington Heights for U.S. officers during the Allied Occupation of Japan. In 1964, the area was used for the Tokyo Olympics, housing the main athletes’ village and the Yoyogi National Gymnasium. The distinctive building, which was designed by Kenzo Tange, hosted the swimming and diving competitions, with an annex for the basketball events.