88 things to do in Tokyo, part 8

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88 things to do in Tokyo, part 8


88 things to do in Tokyo
1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50 | 51-60 | 61-70 | 71-80 | 81-88

71. Delve into a designers’ market...

Designed to express ‘beautiful chaos’, Ginza’s Dover Street Market concept shop is a multi-brand department store teeming with one-off collaborations.
Dover Street Market Ginza map and opening hours

72. Taste true excellence…

High-flying chef Heinz Beck’s new fine dining spot offers innovative cuisine made with world-class Japanese ingredients – talk about a marriage made in heaven.
Heinz Beck map and opening hours

73. Chill out with Kitsuné...

The Kitsuné fashion and music brand has fingers in several pies – including coffee. Grab a well-brewed cup in the Japanese-style café, browse records and pick up some collectibles.
Café Kitsuné map and opening hours

74. Chow down on a mammoth burger…

It’s all about the burgers at Fire House, with toppings ranging from avocado to apple. If you’re feeling especially hungry, try the ‘Mad Burger’ – three large patties, chilli and cheese, topped with a fried egg. Greasy and delicious.
Fire House map and opening hours

75. Stumble into an explosion of kawaii...

Even in the middle of Harajuku, Sebastian Masuda’s lurid pink boutique stands out. This shrine to the ‘shockingly cute’ offers an array of accessories and clothing in some truly eye-popping colours, with motifs such as hearts, stars and unicorns.
6% Dokidoki map and opening hours

76. Climb to a shrine...

Catch the cable car to the summit of Mount Mitake, in the western reaches of Tokyo, and you’ll find this 2,000-year-old shrine, home of two national treasures and some stunning views.
Mitake Shrine map and details

77. Peruse a library of art…

An admirably well-stocked art bookshop, Nadiff A/p/a/r/t boasts shelves crammed with Japanese and foreign books, as well as a selection of prints. There’s also a gallery where you can see contemporary works by up-and-coming local artists.
Nadiff A/p/a/r/t map and opening hours

78. Find the ultimate vintage garment...

More than just a used clothing store, this fastidiously curated boutique in the hip Koenji neighbourhood is an essential destination for fashionable types in search of truly one-of-a-kind garments.
Sokkyou map and opening hours

79. Lounge in a night of luxury...

Not to be confused with the previous, ’60s-era Palace Hotel, this glistening new development opened in 2012, boasting 290 spacious rooms and a fancy spa with views of the Imperial Palace Gardens.
Palace Hotel Tokyo map and details

80. Tuck into a vegan lunch…

Shibuya’s greatest vegetarian restaurant is tricky to find, but worth the effort. Enjoy vegan lunch sets and affordable evening meals in a cosy setting, complete with a library of ‘zines.
Nagi Shokudo map and opening hours

88 things to do in Tokyo
1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50 | 51-60 | 61-70 | 71-80 | 81-88

By Time Out writers
Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.


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