- A - Akihabara "Electric Town"
As the name implies, Electric Town is home to an enormous selection of electronic items and gadgets. It is a haven for gadget lovers and fans of electronic toys and games. It houses every fundamental electronic item you can imagine from gizmos to kettles.
- B - Kokyo (Imperial Palace)
Home to the Emperor of Japan, the Imperial Palace of Tokyo is located on the former site of Edo Castle, the former seat of the Tokugawa Shogun. The palace is only open to the public on January 2nd and December 23rd (Emperor's birthday); however the palace's east gardens are open year-round bar Mondays.
- C - Meiji Jingu (Meiji Shrine)
Tokyo's Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji who died in 1928. The Meiji Shrine is one of Tokyo's most popular tourist attractions with people travelling far and wide to visit. It consists of two areas: naien, or the inner precinct, centred on the shrine buildings; gaien, or the outer precinct, which includes the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery and the Meiji Memorial Hall. The wooden temple is a serene peaceful area located in a beautiful forest.
- D - Mori Art Museum
This museum is a homage to eastern and Japanese art located in the spectacular setting of the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. Along with this glorious museum, there is also an observation deck which offers a spectacular view of the Tokyo skyline.
- E - Odaiba
These artificial man-made islands in Tokyo Bay were developed in 1853 for defensive purposes and underwent a large redevelopment in the 1980's and are now a popular Tokyo tourist destination. Amongst the treats found here are the Museum of Maritime Science and the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. There is also an array of shopping malls to be found on Odaiba.
- F - Omotesando Hills Shopping Mall
This is one of Tokyo's newest malls, built in 2005. The stores here include YSL and Dolce & Gabanna along with an eclectic mix of Tokyo shopping opportunities.
- G - Roppongi Hills
This modern shopping complex boasts some of Tokyo's finest designer chic in the forms of Armani, Boss, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's and also familiar brand chains such as Banana Republic and Adidas. There is even a slice of London here in the form of a Harrods menswear store.
- H - Sensoji Temple
Not only one of Tokyo's oldest temples it is also one of the most important temples in the city. Built in 645, this Buddhist temple is dedicated to Kannon, the goddess of mercy. The temple is one of Tokyo's most enduring sights and it attracts a vast amount of visitors each year. Markets and souvenir stands line the street leading to the temple.
- I - Shibuya
Shibuya is Tokyo's busiest shopping district as well as being the city's liveliest. Here you will find some of Japan's finest fashion boutiques. It is also the location of the giant neon advertisement and video screens which make this area a Tokyo landmark.
- J - Tokyo Disneyland
Bringing the glitz of the USA to Japan, Disneyland in Tokyo was the first Disneyland outside of the USA and opened in 1983. Tokyo Disneyland is one of the most visited theme-parks on the planet. Its sister site Tokyo Disney Sea is also located here.
- K - Tokyo Dome City
This entertainment complex boasts "Big Egg" Tokyo's famous baseball stadium, a spa, amusement park, shops and restaurants. There is also a bowling alley and Baseball Hall of Fame located here. Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens, a lush landscaped garden is located nearby.
- L - Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan (Tokyo National Museu
Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan (Tokyo National Museum) - Opened in 1872, this museum is the oldest in Japan and dedicated to its history. With over 100,000 pieces on display it is also the largest museum in Japan with five exhibition halls including "Japanese Gallery" and "Asian Gallery". There is a pleasant garden located here along with restaurants and shops.
- M - Tokyo Tower
Amongst the tallest towers in the world Tokyo Tower which stands at 1,091ft is a popular tourist attraction in Tokyo. The tower boasts two observation decks and Foot Town, a recreation zone which features an aquarium, a wax museum and a Guinness Book of Records museum.
- N - Tsukiji (Tsukiji Fish Market)
A tourist attraction in its own right, Tokyo's Fish Market is the biggest market of its kind in the world. Almost 3,000 tonnes of marine produce pass through each day. Fruit and vegetables are also located here but the stars of the show are the fish. A trip to the market would not be complete without sampling the sushi on offer.
- O - Ueno Park
Tokyo's large public park Ueno Park has many delights within its boundaries including the Tokyo National Museum, National Science Museum, National Museum of Western Art and a zoo which opened in 1882. There is an iconic statue of Saigo Takamori at the south entrance to the park.