12 Must-Do Experiences in Tokyo
From the restaurants and markets to the parks and museums, Tokyo has hundreds of things you must do. But what really sets Tokyo apart is the crazy cross between past and future and how this dichotomy gets expressed everywhere. Where else can you experience eating at a traditional 3-star Michelin sushi restaurant with Buddhist temples, ultra-modern architecture and statues of giant robots all within a stone’s throw of each other? In Tokyo, always expect to experience the unexpected.

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Race Against Time

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Here is one of the many wacky costumes that runners wear during the Tokyo Marathon. Held every year in February, it's hands-down the most entertaining race in the world.

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by Jon Sheer
AFAR Local Expert
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