Tokyo is a huge and bustling tourist destination that attracts visitors from all over the world who want to experience the sights and sounds of Japan’s capital city. Ranked first for “Best Overall Experience” by TripAdvisor in 2014, Tokyo offers a wealth of attractions whatever you enjoy doing. When you visit Tokyo you can be assured of a friendly welcome as well as excellent nightlife and retail experiences, and, on the historical side of things there are also some great opportunities to step back in time.
Tokyo is a place where you find a new experience around every corner. It’s a fast and furious mix of style, culture and quirkiness. Gaze in admiration or take a step back in time walking along cobbled streets. Immerse yourself in pop culture, sit back and enjoy the delicious cuisine that’s on offer or get some serious retail therapy in one of its malls. There are a myriad of different things to do in Tokyo but if you’re still looking for inspiration we’ve put together a list of our top 10 Tokyo attractions.
Kuala Lumpur is a city of contrasts. The Malaysian capital is a place where minarets meet skyscrapers, and where markets hum with the hustle and bustle of people. If you visit Kuala Lumpur you’ll get to experience these contrasts first hand. You can stroll through beautiful park land; you can shop ‘til you drop and you can taste some of the local delicacies. There is something for everyone in this city where ultra-modern meets highly traditional.
Visit Kuala Lumpur and you’ll never be short of activities to keep you occupied. Home to the impressive Petronas Towers, one of the most famous images of the city and a must-visit attraction, Kuala Lumpur is more than just skyscrapers. From the tasty food of the street markets to the glorious colors and sounds of the mosques and temples, and then there’s the amazing shopping opportunities. If you need more inspiration take a look at our top 10 attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
Osaka is a major city in Japan which, over the years has been known mostly as a merchant city while today it’s an excellent shopping destination that has a diverse range of other attractions too. Shopping is definitely something that Osaka has embraced, and one of the most popular retail spots is Den Den Town which is a hub for fans of electronics and manga/anime. If your taste in shopping is more mainstream then you may want to head to the Umeda district of the city which is home to Hankyu Sanbangai shopping mall and a wide range of stores to suit every taste. Another major shopping venue in the city is Yodobashi Camera where you can find a huge selection of electrical goods on sale.
An interesting city with its own character, Osaka has plenty to do once you scratch the surface. Stroll down Hozenji Yokocho alley and take a break at one of the many eateries to be found there, and enjoy the impressive cherry blossom display at the Japan Mint during the spring. At any time of year, Osaka is an open and friendly place with no pretentions; relax and enjoy the shopping, the sights and the great food that’s on offer. Here are our top ten recommendations for things to do in Osaka.