City breaks to Tokyo
Tokyo is one of the liveliest action packed cities on earth. One thing is for sure on a city break to Tokyo, you will never be bored. Tokyo is the most populated city in the world and this adds to the frenetic pace of the city. Tokyo offers visitors many unique experiences including the chance to visit ancient shrines, see live sumo wrestling, sing at some of the famous Karaoke bars and stroll around pristinely kept gardens. Great shopping and tons of family friendly activities like Tokyo Disneyland are also just some of the reasons why Tokyo is a perfect family holiday destination. Book a city break to Tokyo today with Club Travel and get the best deals on cheap flights and hotels in Tokyo. The city also offers an astounding array of cultural activities through the many art galleries, museums and theatres. Tokyo is also a great city for nightlife with a party happening 24/7 this is a city break you will never forget. Book a city break to Tokyo today with Club Travel for the best deals on city breaks, flights, hotels and holidays.
Hotels in Tokyo
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Sights and things to do in Tokyo
Karaoke there are many karaoke bars in Tokyo and in most of them you hire a booth and perform for friends however in Smash hits you can perform in fronts of an audience.
Tokyo City View head to the Mori Tower to see the city from the 52nd floor observation deck.
Tsukiji Fish Market is the largest fish market in the world
Yoyogi Park this is where you will find many eclectic groups of people all practicing their hobbies which can range from musician, actors rehearsing for plays to sport enthusiasts.
Meiji Shrine Tokyo’s most famous Shinto shrine which on Sundays often holds wedding ceremonies.
Sumo Wrestling is an intense spectacle which is highly theatrical in the build-up however there is nothing fake about the physicality of the contest. Tickets should be booked in advance for Friday and Saturday night matches.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden one of the most beautiful places in Tokyo, the garden has four different areas based on English, French, and Japanese Landscaping and also has a traditional tea house.
Japanese food is heavily based on rice with fresh vegetables. Noodles are also very popular. Fish is served grilled or raw which is called sushi. Vegetable and seafood are also deep fried in batter which is called Tempura. Japanese cuisine has become popular all through the world and will be one of the highlights of your city break to Tokyo.
Nightlife in Tokyo
Tokyo has legendary nightlife and many great nights out can be had on a city break to Tokyo. The nightclubs are an amazing experience in Tokyo however many charge an entry fee and some of them can be quite expensive. Womb and Ageha are popular nightclubs for tourists.
Tokyo Airport is officially called “Narita Airport” and is linked to the city by rail which is called the “Skyliner” this takes 47 mins, alternatively there is an express bus which takes an hour or the intercity bus which takes 88mins to get from the airport to the city.
Weather in Tokyo Hot and humid in the summer iwth average temperatures of 29 degrees Celcius. In the winter the temperature plummets dramatically and Tokyo is quite cold with temperatures as low as 2 degrees celcius in January. Keep in mind that June is Tokyos rainy season adn September is the Typhoon season.
Electricity The voltage in Japan is 100v which is different to European 220v; because of the lower output of electricity your appliances may need a transformer. Many modern devices do not need a transformer so you should just need a plug adapter. The plug type is the same as the North American two pin flat pronged plug.
Currency The currency in Tokyo is the Japanese Yen.
Tokyo Time Tokyo is 9 hours ahead of Irish time (+9GMT)
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Japan can travel to Japan visa-free for stays of up to 6months for tourism or leisure.