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Japan’s capital is the most populated metropolitan area on the planet, with 38 million people living solely in the Greater Tokyo Area and 13 million of which live in the city’s core. Home to the Imperial Palace, the Japanese Imperial Family, and the headquarters for the Japanese Government, Tokyo is as high-tech a metropolis as they come. Its streets are always bustling and its cherry blossom tree fields are breathtaking, to say the least! Westernized in many ways, touring Tokyo is an adventure in itself.

Flights to Tokyo

Tokyo International, also known as Haneda, is one of the city’s two primary airports, the other being Narita International. It is the principal flight hub for multiple airliners, including Japan Airlines, Air Do, Skymark Airlines, StarFlyer, Solaseed Air, and All Nippon Airways. In 2013, Haneda transported 69 million passengers, making it Asia’s second busiest airport and the fourth in the world.

The airport currently has the capacity to support 90 million due to a major expansion project that finished in 2010. Direct flights to Tokyo from the United States are available from United, American Airlines, Korean Air, ANA, Delta, and China Airlines. A long list of international carrier provide nonstop flights to the city, including US Airways, British Airways, Lufthansa, Air France, EVA Air, KLM, and Qantas.

What to Do in Tokyo

Take a ride up to the top of Tokyo Tower, the Japanese equivalent of the Eiffel, but one that is made completely of steel! Ueno Zoological Gardens is the country’s oldest zoo, and features rare panda exhibits you cannot find anywhere else.

Ueno Park is full of cherry blossoms, and is free to the public. Additional, notable attractions include daytrips to the Imperial Palace, the Sensji Temple, and Roppongi Hills.

Traveling to Tokyo on a budget

Pod hotels are the cheapest form of lodging in Tokyo, with hostel rooms running a close second at $25-30 per night. Frugal travelers should shop for their groceries, which cost about $40 for a week’s worth. Otherwise, buy noodles from local street vendors for the best deals.

The train system in Tokyo is top notch and high-tech, and best of all costs only $9 for an all-day pass. Japanese is the country’s official language, but in touristy cities like Tokyo, English is a common second among residents. The Japanese Yen is the primary currency.

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