JP | Tokyo


Walk: Asakusa - Ueno

Tokunai Pass (都区内パス) is a one-day pass good for travel on JR lines anywhere in the 23 wards of Tokyo (including the entire Yamanote Line and many stations surrounding it). It costs ¥730, making it economical if you plan to make five or more train hops in one day. The Tokyo Free Kippu (東京フリーきっぷ) covers all JR, subway and city bus lines within the 23 wards. It costs ¥1,580 for one day, and covers a number of areas that are not served by JR, such as Roppongi and Odaiba.

Useful Information:

METRO PASS:

Tokunai Pass (都区内パス) is a one-day pass good for travel on JR lines anywhere in the 23 wards of Tokyo (including the entire Yamanote Line and many stations surrounding it). It costs ¥730, making it economical if you plan to make five or more train hops in one day.

The Tokyo Free Kippu (東京フリーきっぷ) covers all JR, subway and city bus lines within the 23 wards. It costs ¥1,580 for one day, and covers a number of areas that are not served by JR, such as Roppongi and Odaiba.


Walk: Asakusa - Ueno

FULL DAY VISIT

Approximately 2km

Approximately 2km

THINGS TO SEE:

Asahi Beer - Philippe Stark

 

Asakusa Tourist Information - Kengo Kuma

 

Sensoji Shrine - Sight

Asakusa to Ueno - approximately 4 km

Asakusa to Ueno - approximately 4 km

Kappabashi Street (かっぱ橋道具街, Kappabashi Dōgugai) is a shopping street between Ueno and Asakusa, which is lined with several dozens of stores selling everything needed by restaurant operators, with the exception of fresh food.

Ueno Park & Museums - May take up to a full day visit on itself.

Ueno Park & Museums - May take up to a full day visit on itself.

THINGS TO SEE:

National Museum of Western Art - Le Corbusier

Open 9.30am-5.30pm tue-thur, sat, sun; 9.30am-8pm fri. Admission ends 30 mins. before closing time.
Admission ¥420, College student ¥130, Additional charge for special exhibitions. Free 2nd & 4th Sat of mth.
— http://www.nmwa.go.jp/en/

Gallery of Horyuji Treasures - Yoshio Taniguchi

Opening hours: 9.30am to 5pm (last entry at 4.30pm)
— http://www.tnm.jp/modules/r_free_page/index.php?id=119&lang=en

International Children Library

Opening hours: 9:30am - 5pm(Closed on the third Wednesday of May)
— http://www.kodomo.go.jp/index.html#_=_

Tokyo University Art Museum

Opening hours: 10:00-17:00 (Entry by 16:30) ,
closed on mondays
Entrance fee: Adults 300 (250) yen
Students 100 (50) yen
— http://www.geidai.ac.jp/museum/information/information_en.htm
 

Ameyoko Street Market

1-2 HOUR (EVENING)

AKIHABARA

REST OF EVENING

END OF DAY


Walk: Roppongi - Omotesando

FULL DAY VISIT

Aoyama Itchome Station

Mori Tower

Nezu Museum - Kengo Kuma

Hours: 10:00–17:00
Regular holidays/closings: Mondays, during exhibition changes, and New Year holidays
Special exhibitions 1,200 yen / Museum collection exhibition 1,000 yen |
— http://www.nezu-muse.or.jp/en/

La Collezione - Tadao Ando

Jewels of Aoyama - Jun Mitsui

Prada - Herzog & de Meuron

Comme des Garçons - Future System

Spiral Building - Fumihiko Maki

Tod's - Toyo Ito

Louis Vuitton - Jun Aoki

Omotesando Hills - Tadao Ando

Christian Dior / SANAA

Gyre Shopping Center / MVRDV

hhstyle.com / Tadao Ando

hhstyle.com / SANAA

H&M The Ice Cubes / Jun Mitsui

END OF DAY


Yoyogi Park

HALF DAY VISIT *VISIT SUNDAY

Harajuku-Gym.png

Yoyogi Park - Sight

Meiji Shrine - Sight

GA Gallery - Makoto Suzuki

 

 

 

 

 

Yoyogi Gym - Kenzo Tange


Tokyo - Yokohama

HALF DAY VISIT *USE: TOKUNAI PASS

Shibaura House - Kazuyo Sejima

Mita Station Exit A4

Opening hour: 11:00-17:00
— http://www.shibaurahouse.jp/en

Moriyama House - Ryue Nishizawa

Yokohama Wharf - Foreign Office Architect

Nihonodori Station Exit 2

Yokohama Chinatown


Chiba

HALF A DAY VISIT

Hoki Museum - Nikken Sekkei

Getting Here: 5 minutes by bus (or 20 minutes on foot) from JR Sotobo Line Toke Station, the nearest train station. 

To Toke Station, transfer at Chiba (JR Yokosuka Line or Sobu Line) or at Soga (JR Keiyo Line) if you come from Tokyo Station or the Tokyo metropolitan area. 

Take a bus bound for Asumigaoka Bran New Mall at the Chiba Chuo Bus Minami-guchi Terminal No. 3 located outside the South Exit of Toke Station.  Stop on Asumigaoka Higashi 4-chome.