These are the places tourist love to visit in the Land of the Rising Sun that you should not miss! Spare more memory for your camera and smartphone because these places are INSTAGRAM worthy!
Japan's highest mountain, the legendary Mt. Fuji stands 12,388 feet (3,776 meters) tall. The most picturesque place to capture the beauty of Mt. Fuji is in Hakone National Park. It is located 62 miles (100 km) from Tokyo, Mt. Fuji borders the Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures in Japan. The mountain can be reached by bullet train from Tokyo and then explored via tour bus. Another easy option is to take the Keio Express bus from Shinjuku in Tokyo directly to the start of the Kawaguchiko 5th Station climb. The bus takes two hours each way.
The Hachiko Statue in Shibuya Tokyo celebrates the life of Japan’s most famous dog, Hachiko, and his legendary loyalty to his owner. This Hachiko Statue is located next to the famous Shibuya Crossing and the very busy Shibuya Station. Ready your camera and show your own version of the BUSIEST INTERSECTION IN THE WORLD shot!
IG worthy place is the perfect place to have your #OOTD (outfit of the day) shot. Shop your outfit in Shibuya 109 (Ichi-maru-kyū) and pose in the middle of the Shibuya crossing! Shibuya 109 is a department store in Shibuya, Tokyo that features 10 floors of women's clothing boutiques and restaurants. It is situated alongside the famous scramble crossing and is a mecca for young women.
This place is also called Akiba after a former local shrine, is a district in central Tokyo that is famous for its many electronics shops. It is one of the most prominent places in Japan for people to shop for electronics and otaku goods. Because of its proximity to the popular sightseeing area of Asakusa and its easy access from Narita Airport and Ueno, Akihabara is a great place to go sightseeing and capture memories. With plenty of electronics available at low prices aside from the figures, toys, and other otaku goods, it is also the best place to buy additional memory for your camera!
Ueno Park (上野公園, Ueno Kōen) is a large public park next to Ueno Station in central Tokyo. It is Tokyo's most significant cultural center. Its 300 acres are filled with museums, temples, shrines, natural attractions, important institutions and several of Japan's top schools. If you are traveling in the season of Cherry Blossom, this is the best place in Tokyo to capture its beauty!
The Ginza (銀座) is Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining, and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores. Located south of Yaesu and Kyōbashi, west of Tsukiji, east of Yūrakuchō and Uchisaiwaichō, and north of Shinbashi. It is a neighborhood esteemed by everyone in Japan. It's a place where you can find the best fashion, gourmet, beauty, and other luxurious things you want to capture in Japan.
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