Bright lights of Kabukicho in the evening © Sean Pavone / Shutterstock.com
Kabukicho is Tokyo at its tackiest. It’s all neon, all the time. It’s also a bit of a red light district. But, for pure sensory overload, it can’t be beat.
Towers of Shinjuku with Mt Fuji in the background
Many people are surprised to discover that Mt Fuji is visible from Tokyo itself. The towers of Shinjuku are a great place to see the mountain, but you’ll have to wait for a very clear day.
Snow on Senso-ji Temple
It’s rare for snow to stick on the ground in Tokyo – it happens maybe once or twice a winter. When it does fall, temples like Senso-ji, in Asakusa, look magical.
Fireworks over Senso-ji Temple on New Year’s Eve
The main hall of Senso-ji Temple looks magical against a backdrop of fireworks.