5 days in Tokyo, Japan: hidden gems

Embark on a 5-day adventure in Tokyo, discovering hidden gems that reveal the city's unique charm, history, and vibrant culture. Each day, explore attractions in the same general area to maximize your experience.

Day 1

Yanaka Ginza

A quaint shopping street where you can experience traditional Tokyo, away from the bustling city center.

Day 2

Nezu Shrine

A hidden gem known for its beautiful torii gates and tranquil garden.

Day 3

Omoide Yokocho

A narrow alleyway filled with tiny bars and eateries, offering an authentic taste of old Tokyo.

Golden Gai

A maze of narrow alleys with tiny bars, each with its own unique character.

Day 4


A trendy neighborhood known for its indie fashion boutiques, vintage shops, and live music venues.

Gotokuji Temple

A lesser-known temple famous for its abundance of beckoning cat statues.

Day 5


A historic neighborhood with a blend of traditional and modern elements, known for its cobblestone streets and French influence.

Chinzan-so Garden

A hidden garden oasis with lush greenery, waterfalls, and historical monuments.

Day 6

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

An open-air museum showcasing historical buildings from the Edo period to modern times.

Jindai Botanical Gardens

A beautiful botanical garden with a wide variety of plant species and seasonal flowers.

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