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TOKYO Highlights Update Top 6 places to visit for the latest Tokyo trip in 2023

Updated: Sep 29, 2023


TOKYO Highlights Update Top 6 places to visit for the latest Tokyo trip in 2023
TOKYO Highlights Update Top 6 places to visit for the latest Tokyo trip in 2023

Welcome to the Tokyo Highlights Update for 2023! Tokyo, the vibrant capital of Japan, is a city that seamlessly blends traditional culture with futuristic innovation. With its bustling streets, neon-lit skyscrapers, and ancient temples, Tokyo offers an array of attractions that will leave visitors in awe. Whether you're a first-time traveler or a returning visitor, this guide will provide you with a list of 6 must-visit places that showcase the best of Tokyo's ever-evolving landscape.


From the iconic neighborhoods of Shibuya and Shinjuku, where you can immerse yourself in the bustling city life, to the tranquil gardens of Ueno and Hamarikyu, where you can escape the urban hustle and bustle, Tokyo has something for everyone. Marvel at the breathtaking views from the observation decks of Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Tower, or explore the historical wonders of the Imperial Palace and Meiji Shrine. Don't miss the opportunity to indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine at Tsukiji Fish Market or experience the lively atmosphere of Harajuku, known for its unique fashion and street food.


In 2023, Tokyo continues to redefine itself, with new attractions and developments constantly emerging. Discover the city's cutting-edge architecture at the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, or witness the latest advancements in technology at teamLab Borderless. Explore the trendy neighborhoods of Shimokitazawa and Koenji, which offer a glimpse into Tokyo's thriving subculture and vintage shopping scene.


Whether you're captivated by history, fascinated by modernity, or seeking out cultural experiences, Tokyo has it all. Join us on this journey as we explore the 30 top places to visit in Tokyo for an unforgettable trip in 2023.


 

The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon

The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon
The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon

THE EDITION was founded by legendary hotel brand creator Lan Schrager in partnership with Marriott International. The world-class hotel chain, the top brand of the Marriott Group, The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon, just launched in 2020. (During COVID time) We love the warm decoration with wooden floors, wooden walls and the addition of green plants. Makes you feel relaxed and ready for a real vacation.


The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon

The hotel occupies floors 31–36 of the central Tokyo skyscraper “Tokyo World Gate” in the Kamiyachō business district, conveniently located next to several subway lines. making it possible to travel to other popular places In the vicinity such as Roppongi or Ginza or far away very easily.


The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon

The lobby here is on the 31st floor. You have to take the elevator up from the first floor. When the elevator opens, you'll find a chair set up with art and a small photograph. Lined along the corridor leading to the lobby and check-in point. The lobby here is very beautiful. It feels shady because they are decorated with over 500 trees divided into different corners. Relax and look uncomfortable.


We stayed in a DELUXE king bed room with city view, size 42 sqm. This room was designed by one of my favorite architects in Japan, Mr. Kengo Kuma. The room is very simple. There are clean lines and sharp edges along organic colours, such as white oak floors with beige and white furnishings.


Located in: 4 Chome-1-1 Toranomon, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan


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DDD Hotel

DDD Hotel in Japan
DDD Hotel in Japan

The hotel embraces the concept of Design, Development, and Destination, and we stumbled upon this hidden gem while browsing through Expedia's hotel options. Not only is it visually stunning, trendy, and conveniently located, but the best part is the exceptional quality offered at an affordable price. The decoration theme predominantly revolves around green elements, creating a refreshing ambiance. The amenities provided are pleasantly fragrant, adding an extra touch of luxury.


DDD Hotel

On the second floor, there is a charming café, serving coffee and pastries, which is also open to non-hotel guests. It provides a comfortable space to relax, work, or simply unwind. In the evening, the café transforms into a vibrant bar with a DJ spinning music, setting the perfect atmosphere for a night out. The first floor is home to the restaurant "nôl," which prides itself on selecting seasonal ingredients to create delectable dishes.


Conveniently situated near a train station, the hotel offers easy access to various attractions in the area. Surrounding the hotel, you'll find an array of shops, restaurants, and trendy cafes, making it an ideal location for exploring and immersing oneself in the local scene.


Located in: 2 Chome-2-1 Nihonbashibakurocho, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0002, Japan


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SHARE GREEN MINAMI AOYAMA

SHARE GREEN MINAMI AOYAMA
SHARE GREEN MINAMI AOYAMA l Photo by mr.Saki

In the heart of Tokyo, just a 10-minute drive from the renowned Omotesando shopping district, a unique establishment brings together a café, flower shop, office rental, and picnic area. Embracing the concept of 'PARK LIFESTYLE', this place offers a novel way of living amidst the bustling city.


SHARE GREEN MINAMI AOYAMA
SHARE GREEN MINAMI AOYAMA l Photo by mr.Stephanie Chang

The old warehouse has been transformed into "Little Darling Coffee Roasters," a café that exudes an industrial charm. With a blend of indoor and outdoor seating, patrons can enjoy their beverages amidst a stylish ambiance. The café boasts an array of coffee beans sourced from various countries, allowing customers to choose their preferred flavors.


Additionally, an assortment of snacks is available, and visitors can even purchase souvenirs like t-shirts, bags, and books.

At "SOLSO PARK," visitors can immerse themselves in a vibrant green paradise. This shop specializes in over a hundred different types of plants, accompanied by adorable gardening equipment with charming designs. The entire store is teeming with lush foliage, offering an inviting and serene environment.


For floral enthusiasts, "All Good Flower" is a must-visit destination. This shop showcases a diverse selection of flowers, carefully curated to align with the seasons. Fresh blooms and dried arrangements adorn the shelves, alongside an assortment of pots, vases, and an abundance of cute souvenirs to take home.


Located in: 1 Chome-12-32 Minamiaoyama, Minato City, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan


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Design Sight

Design Sight
Design Sight is a museum in Roppongi in Minato, Tokyo

Tokyo Midtown, a modern urban development that began in 2007, encompasses various captivating spaces. Among the project's notable features is the Midtown Garden, a picturesque green area. Nestled within this serene environment is the renowned "21_21 Design Sight,"

a contemporary museum that we will now explore together.


Gallery tour at Design Sight
Gallery tour at Design Sight
The poster, general graphics, and environmental space of the “2121 Futures In-Sight” exhibition (exhibition director Michiaki Matsushima), which was designed by Yuri Uenishi and Takashi Nakahara designed the venue, won the ADC Award.
The poster, general graphics, and environmental space of the “2121 Futures In-Sight” exhibition (exhibition director Michiaki Matsushima), which was designed by Yuri Uenishi

Design Sight is a museum in Roppongi in Minato, Tokyo

Designed collaboratively by the esteemed Japanese architect Tadao Ando and the late fashion icon Issey Miyake, "21_21 Design Sight" stands as a testament to their genius. This cutting-edge museum showcases a fusion of architectural brilliance and artistic vision, offering visitors a captivating experience.


Located in: 07-0052 Tokyo, Minato City, Akasaka, 9 Chome−7−6


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Allpress Espresso Tokyo Roastery & Cafe

Allpress Espresso Tokyo Roastery & Cafe
Allpress Espresso Tokyo Roastery & Cafe, Japan

The quality coffee shop from New Zealand is situated in the neighborhood of Kiyosumi Shirakawa. They have established a reputation for roasting their own coffee, using beans sourced from various parts of the globe. The shop is characterized by its distinctive minimalist triangular gable roof.


front view of the shop
Allpress Espresso Tokyo Roastery & Cafe, front view of the shop

Upon entering the premises, visitors are greeted with the enticing scent of freshly roasted coffee beans. The interior features a lofty and spacious ceiling, creating an open and airy ambiance.


Making latte art of the bartender at the shop
Making latte art of the bartender at the shop

The overall atmosphere exudes a sense of simplicity, coolness, modernity, and warmth. Patrons can choose from a diverse range of beverage options available on the menu.


Located in: 3 Chome-7-2 Hirano, Koto City, Tokyo 135-0023, Japan


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New Balance T-House

New Balance T-House
New Balance T-House

In the Nihonbashi area, there exists an intriguing project that has captured attention. Jo Nagasaka, an architect from schemata Architects, spearheaded its redesign, drawing inspiration from traditional Japanese tea houses.


New Balance T-House

This venture has transformed into a unique concept store known as New Balance T-House. Alongside an assortment of clothing, shoes, perfumes, and bags, the store also offers exclusive editions of shoes.


Located in: 3 Chome-9-2 Nihonbashihamacho, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0007, Japan


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By Whybkk.com Updated Jun 12, 2023 13.51 pm TH

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