Just another one of those condensed planning guides.

Points of Interests

Greater Tokyo Area

Tokyo (City Center) · 東京

Tokyo Skytree

🗼 Tokyo Skytree $12 | 10:00-21:00
Observation deck, sightlines to Mount Fuji. Indoor and outdoor areas.

Hozomon Gate and five-story pagoda illuminated
Senso-ji Temple

🏛️ Senso-ji Temple free | 24h
Completed in 645, Tokyo's oldest - built to honor Kannon (goddess of mercy).

Yoyogi Park (Yoyogi Koen) - Tokyo Travel
Yoyogi Park

🌳 Yoyogi Park free | 24h
A large public city park.

Official] teamLab Planets TOKYO, Toyosu

🖼️ teamLab Planets (Tokyo) $25 | 9:00-22:00
Immersive museum that features large-scale artwork spaces.

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Tickets sell ~3 months in advance and supposedly sell quickly.
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Museum involves being barefoot - indoor clothing are included (2 of the exhibits involve wading in heated water - otherwise pants that can be rolled up are recommended (dress/skirts not recommended due to reflective surfaces).

One of the exhibitions involving entering a sauna area.

Check the rest of the FAQ here.
Tokyo Tower Food Guide | byFood

🗼 Tokyo Tower 1200¥ main deck 2800¥ top deck/$10+ | 9:00-22:30
Communication and observation tower that opened in 1958 and serves as one of Tokyo's landmarks.

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Same day tickets may be purchased but can be pre-purchased on https://en.tokyotower.co.jp/fee/ (top deck tickets are an extra 200Â¥ when purchased same day).
Zojoji Temple - Tokyo Travel

🏛️ Zozo-ji Temple free | 9:00-17:00
The main temple of Jōdo-shū Buddhism, this compound includes ornate buildings dating to the 1600s.

Welcome to the NACT | THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, TOKYO

🖼️ National Art Center Tokyo main area is free, special exhibits cost money | W-M 10:00-18:00
Three floor art center with various exhibits.

Animate Ikebukuro reopens as one of the world's biggest anime stores

🏬 Animate (Akihabara) M-F 11:00-21:00 Sa-Su 10:00-20:00
Anime and manga stuff.

Tokyo National Museum: The Complete Guide

🖼️ Tokyo National Museum ?? | ??
TBD

Only in Japan: Hedgehog Cafe – TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO

🍴 Hedgehog Cafe (Shibuya) ?? | ??
TBD

Nintendo Tokyo | Shopping in Shibuya, Tokyo

🏬 Nintendo Store (Shibuya) ?? | ??
TBD

Pokémon Center MEGA TOKYO | Tokyo Cheapo

🏬 Pokemon Center ?? | ??
TBD

Sunshine 60 Observatory in Ikebukuro reopens as an indoor park with Tokyo  city views

🌳 Sunshine City Park/Tenbou Park ?? | ??
TBD

Tokyo: Samurai Show Ticket with 2 Drinks | GetYourGuide

🍴 The Samurai Restaurant ??
M-Th/Sa 10:30-12:30/13:30-15:40/16:00-18:10
"It's like a concentrated assault on the senses of Japanese culture."

Harry Potter attraction in Tokyo to open doors in summer | The Asahi  Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis

🖼️ The Harry Potter Tour 6500¥ / $40 | M-F 8:30-19:00 Sa-Su 8:30-22:00
Walk in the footsteps of Harry Potter and explore the wonders of the wizarding world.

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Tickets available about a month in advance.
Ghibli Museum | Art in Kichijoji, Tokyo

🖼️ Studio Ghibli Museum 1000¥ / $7 | W-M 10:00-18:00
Small museum dedicated to the Ghibli movies.

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Tickets on sale about a month before on the 10th (i.e. Feb tickets go on sale Jan 10); utilizes a queue system.
Ghibli Park in Japan: Everything You Need to Know

🌳 Ghibli Park 3500¥ / $22 | M/W-F 10:00-17:00 Sa/Su 9:00-17:00
Five-zone park inspired from multiple Ghibli-based films.

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Tickets on sale about two months prior - see https://ghibli-park.jp/en/ticket/
Ghibli Park
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Relatively new park (opened late 2023/2024)

Premium tickets allow access to certain buildings not available in the normal pass (about double the price - 7300Â¥).

Certain facilities have separate charges.

Hakone

TBD

Kyoto

TBD

Hiroshima

TBD

Miyajima Island

TBD

Osaka

TBD

Japan, WIP.