Attractions

A Name DescriptionLink
Price
Disney Land There are seven themed areas, each complementing each other yet unique in their style. Made up of the World Bazaar, the four classic Disney lands: Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland, and two mini lands, Critter Country and Mickey's Toontown, the park is noted for its huge open spaces to accommodate the massive crowds the park receives on even moderate attendance days.  http://www.tokyodisneyresort.co.jp/index_e.html $73 but $126 if doing both parks

Weekdays: 10-7 Sat 9-9 Sun 9-8
 DisneySea The amusement park consists of seven theme ports, presenting stories of the ocean for the guests. There are fun attractions, shows, restaurants, and shops in each theme port. Since Tokyo DisneySea is targeting adults as well as children, alcohol drinks are available in the park unlike Tokyo Disneyland. 
  http://www.tokyodisneyresort.co.jp/index_e.html
 73 both $126 if doing both parks

Weekdays: 10-7 Sat 10-9 Sun 9-7
 Aquarium On display are over 300 species of fish and sea-life covering almost every aspect of marine life divided into sea-surface and sea-floor levels. The most interesting feature of the Shinagawa Aquarium is that visitors can pass through a tunnel formed by a tank of fish, letting them get the feel, without getting wet, of what it would be like walking the depths of a shallow sea. As a bonus, there are dolphin and sea-lion shows several times a day. http://www.aquarium.gr.jp/en/index.html $16 
Times:10-5
 Sumida River Cruise Boats pass under 12 unique bridges on the Sumida River: Azuma Bridge, Komagata Bridge, Umaya Bridge, Kuramae Bridge, Ryogoku Bridge, Shinohashi Bridge, Kiyosu Bridge, Sumidagawa ohashi Bridge, Eitai Bridge, Chuo-ohashi Bridge, Tsukuda-ohashi Bridge, Kachidoki Bridge. Azuma, Kiyosu, Eitai, and Kachidoki Bridge are illuminated at night, and the reflection of lights on the river brings a romantic mood to the cruise. It's interesting to see old and new buildings along the river. You can see the Asahi Beer Building located near Asakusa Terminal. The shiny building resembles a glass of beer.   http://www.planettokyo.com/places/index.cfm/fuseaction/detail/ID/509/  $12

Many times During day
 National Museum of Nature and Science The National Museum of Nature and Science is in Ueno Park. Exhibits include the evolution of living things, the flora and fauna of Japan, and the solar system. You can also learn about the history of the human habitation of Japan. There are frequent special exhibitions. An English guidebook is available at the front desk.  http://www.kahaku.go.jp/english/ $7.50

9-5  and Open til 8 on Fridays

Closed Mondays
 Ueno Zoo  Established in 1882, Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan. It has grown over the years, expanded its area, and been a forerunner in the Japanese zoo world. Located amid the downtown Tokyo, Ueno Zoo not only provides recreation, but also plays an essential role in wildlife conservation and public education. In an effort to breed endangered species, the zoo has completed the "Gorilla Woods" and "Tiger Forests." http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/ $7.50
9:30 – 5 closed Monday
 Tama Zoo  At Tama Zoo, animals are displayed under naturalistic and spectacular habitats set up in its vast land of 52 ha (129 acres) in Hino City, one hour from central Tokyo by train. It exhibits Japanese animals such as sika deer, Yezo brown bears, and Japanese macaques, as well as animals from all over the world, such as African elephants, koalas, Indian rhinoceroses and orang-utans. The Lion Bus offers you a ride out among the lions. http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/  $7.50 9:30 – 5 closed Wednesday
 Tokyo Sea life park  Please enjoy viewing realistic and dramatic displays of freshwater and marine life not only from Tokyo, but also from around the world, even from the Antarctic. In the huge 2,200-ton tank, you can enjoy watching bluefin tuna darting swiftly around. The aquarium also exhibits sea birds including penguins, and giant kelp from California, US. The facility sits on the beach of Tokyo Bay and could be reached in half an hour by train from Tokyo station. http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/ $8.50 9:30 – 5 closed Wednesday
 Tokyo Tower With 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is 13 meters taller than its model, the Eiffel Tower of Paris, and the world's tallest self-supporting steel tower. It was completed in the year 1958 as a symbol for Japan's rebirth as a major economic power, and serves as a television and radio broadcast antenna and tourist attraction.

Visitors can ascend to the main observatory at 150 meters and the special observatory at 250 meters to get a bird's eye view of Tokyo. Under good weather conditions, Mount Fuji can be seen in the distance.

 http://www.tokyotower.co.jp/english/02_view/index.html  $10.40 for main observatory
+ 7.50 to go from main to special 9-10
 Imperial palace: Imperial Palace or Kokyo (皇居) is the Japanese Imperial Palace and residence of
the Emperor of Japan. It is located in the Chiyoda ward.

Most of the palace is generally off-limits to the public, but the East Gardens are
usually accessible to tourists. The inner palace is open to the public on only two
days during each year, the Emperor's birthday and at the New Year (January 2).
  http://picturetokyo.com/en/location/imperial_palace.html Free
 Electric Town  Akihabara is a major shopping area for electronic, computer, anime, and otaku goods, including new and used items. New items are mostly to be found on the main street, Chūōdōri, with many kinds of used items found in the back streets of Soto Kanda 3-chōme. First-hand parts for PC-building are readily available from a variety of stores. Tools, electrical parts, wires, microsized cameras and similar items are found in the cramped passageways of Soto Kanda 1-chōme (near the station). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akihabara
 http://www.akiba.or.jp/english/index.html

 Free if you don't spend anything
 KOKUGIKAN (sumos)According to Japanese legend the very origin of the Japanese race depended on the outcome of a sumo match. The supremacy of the Japanese people on the islands of Japan was supposedly established when the god, Take-mikazuchi, won a sumo bout with the leader of a rival tribe. Apart from legend, however, sumo is an ancient sport dating back some 1500 years.   http://www.sumo.or.jp/eng/ticket/honbasho_joho/tokyo.html Not too sure yet.
 Tokyo Dome City The park is equipped with many attractions providing for fun and entertainment in the middle of the big city.  http://www.tokyo-dome.co.jp/e/ Rides here for $7-10.
 Asakusa Shrine uring the Kamakura period, about 800years ago, afterwards built a shrine and devoted it to Asakusa. The townsfolk of Asakusa beganholding a festival to honor these three devoted men. This is believed to be the origin of the Asakusa shrine.  http://www.asakusajinja.jp/english/ Free
 Mount Takao-san Just 51 minutes west of Shinjuku lies Mount Takao and the Yakou-in shrine. There are six different nature trails to the top (about 600 meters high), where you can relax over a beer and look out over the metropolis below to the east and Mount Fuji to the west. Recommended Routes are 6 along the valley, going up, and 5, walking down, which take about 50 and 70 minutes, respectively. For those less inclined to walk there is a chairlift and a cable car, each costing a few hundred yen, that take you two thirds of the way up. All in all, an exhilarating experience. 



 http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2765298-takao_san_tokyo-i;_ylt=AmXVr83hxDwzymY1M45Zb79NFWoL
Free of a few hunder yen for a chairlift

 24 hours; cable car and chair lift 8am-4.45pm.
 Hanayashiki:  Hanayashiki was opened as a flower park in 1853, when Commodore of the US Navy Matthew Calbraith Perry visited our country in the late Edo era. Nowadays, Hanayashiki is operating as an amusement park where it is overflowing with 20 kinds of attractions and lunchrooms. Shops in the park also have a wide range of souvenirs, like park original goods! http://www.hanayashiki.net/e/index.html $37 for unlimited rides
 HAKONE:  
 
Lake Ashi
 

Lake Ashi (Japanese: Ashinoko) was formed in the caldera of Mount Hakone after the volcano's last eruption 3000 years ago. Today, the lake with Mount Fuji in the background is the symbol of Hakone.

The best views of the lake in combination with Mount Fuji can be enjoyed from Moto-Hakone, from the Hakone Detached Palace Garden and from the sightseeing boats cruising the lake.

 http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5201.html About $12 for a boat ride
 Mt Fuji And ropeway Blessed by its wonderful natural environment, superb scenery and an abundance of natural hot springs, Hakone is one of the leading tourist attractions in Japan. The Hakone Ropeway service operates at approximately one-minute intervals, and the 30-minute journey from Sounzan Station to Togendai Station, which nestles on the shore of Lake Ashi, allows visitors to take in such spectacular views as the crystal-clear blue waters of Lake Ashi, the rising volcanic fumes of Owakudani and the grandeur of Mount Fuji on a fine, sunny day. We are sure that you will enjoy your stroll in the sky, as you find yourself surrounded by some of the most famous sights that Japan has to offer. http://www.hakoneropeway.co.jp/foreign/index.htm Mt fugi free
Ropeway is $29 at most expensive normally less.

9:15am to 4:15pm
 Hot springs  Hakone has been one of Japan's most popular hot spring resorts for centuries. Nowadays, more than a dozen springs provide hot spring water to the many bath houses and ryokan in the Hakone region.  http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5209.html Spring range from $ 5-25
 Hakone Shrine  Hakone Shrine stands at the foot of Mount Hakone along the shores of Lake Ashi. The shrine buildings are hidden in the dense forest, but are well advertised by its huge torii gates, one standing prominently in the lake and two others over the main street of Moto-Hakone.  http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e5204.html  Free
 Bullet Train
 Known in the West as the "Bullet Train", the Shinkansen is a high speed inter city train in Japan.

The ride on the bullet train (Shinkansen) is more like an airplane without some of the hassles. Cost wise the bullet train is fairly similar to flying within Japan, but with the advantage that your start and end right in the middle of the city
 http://www.japaneselifestyle.com.au/travel/bullet_train.htm Not sure

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