Must see places in Japan?

Discussion in 'Travel' started by wicket, May 26, 2008.

  1. ericb

    ericb Member

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    We bought TokyoWidePass btw, 3 days unlimited on JR east trains (except subway?) and train rides going to Otsuki-Kawaguchiko and Utsonomiya-Nikko. HTH
     
  2. onepaks

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    Will be in tokyo 8 days 7 nights from Dec 29 to Jan 5. 3 adults and 1 11 year old kid. First timers. Got ourselves an airbnb somewhere near Akasaka Excell hotel. Planning to visit the ff.

    Mt fuji (booked Jan 2 via klook)
    tokyo Disney sea (booked Jan 3 via klook)
    tsukiji fish market
    Akihabara
    Ginza
    Imperial palace
    Tokyo sky tree
    Asakusa
    Ueno park
    Shibuya
    Shinjuku gyoen garden
    Shinjuku
    Harajuku
    Odaiba
    Ropongi
    tokyo tower
    Omotesando

    My question is, with all those places that we intend to go to, does getting a suica card be worth it? And is it possible to go to those place considering Jan 2 and 3 are all already set for mt. Fuji and Disney sea which will take the whole day as per klook.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    Scratch Tsukiji Fish Market off the list since they already moved to the new Toyosu fish market about a kilometer away. You have to be more specific in what attractions are you going to see in those places though. A Suica card is a must since you will be travelling by train most of the time to and fro those places.
     
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    tsukiji outer market is very much thriving for food lovers and diners. if you need to see tuna auctions, go to the Toyosu Market. moving the fish auction there doesn't mean the tsukiji area is no longer in business. there's so much to feast there. we even went there twice and advisable to go early like 7-8am to avoid the hungry/touristy crowd.

    google maps is your friend. find 'tsukiji outer market', which is around 0.5 kms by foot from the tsukiji station.
     
  5. jetan

    jetan PhilMUG Addict Member

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    you can get this instead much cheaper since its unlimited.

    https://www.kkday.com/en-ph/product/5989


    you can also get both the SUICA and PASMO cards. i had both of them.
     
  6. onepaks

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    Let me add that Suica/Pasmo cards can also be used for paying for purchases in most establishments like convenience stores, etc. Very handy so you don't have to carry a lot of coins around.
     
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    You can also get the Tokyo metro pass 3 days unlimited. Worth it in your itinerary IMO. Just buy ulit once it expires.

     
  9. ericb

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    If Mt. Fuji is part of the itinerary, I recommend https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/tokyowidepass/ :)
     

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