1. Have fun at Tokyo Disneyland- Indulge your inner child at Tokyo Disneyland where fun and frolic await. Meet your favourite Disney characters, go on thrilling rides and shop at numerous stores.
2. Watch Tokyo Tower at night- Japan’s second tallest structure, the Tokyo Tower comes alive at night when it’s fully illuminated. It's quite a dazzling sight to behold.
3. Visit Senso-Ji Temple- Visiting Tokyo’s oldest temple is one of the best things to do in Japan. Go during Sanja Matsuri in mid-May, an important Shinto festival that draws over a million visitors.
4. Tsukiji fish market - Japan’s seafood is legendary and Tsukiji fish market is where all the action happens. It’s the world’s largest wholesale seafood market and definitely worth a visit.
5. sumo wrestling at Ryogoku Kokugikan- Sumo wrestling is Japan’s national sport and the best place to watch it is at Ryogoku Kokugikan. Go during January when the sport begins. It’s held again in March, May, July, September and November.
6. Walk across Shibuya Crossing- It’s believed to be the world’s busiest intersection and when you actually get to Shibuya Crossing, it’s easy to see why. The buzz of energy is palpable with as many as 1,000 people crossing at a time!
7. Shopping at Ginza- Shopping at the country’s oldest department store chain is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Japan. You can find high-end fashion stores, boutiques and emporiums.
8. Visit Asakusa at Taito- Go temple-hopping in Asakusa, Taito. Senso-Ji has located here along with several others such as Asakusa Jinja and Chingodo Shrine.
9. Enjoy at Ueno Park, Taito- Escape the overwhelming excitement of Tokyo at Ueno Park in Taito. The 19th century Park has museums, fountains and lovely cherry blossoms.
10. Explore Tokyo National Museum- Tokyo National Museum is the country’s oldest such establishment and is among the world’s biggest art museums. It’s home to collections of visual artworks, arms and armour and archaeological finds.
11. Have a look at Tokyo Skytree- Tokyo Skytree offers a splendid view of the city. It has an observation deck, a cafe and a shopping complex.
12. 200 miniature bars at Golden Gai- Golden Gai is like another world with a collection of around 200 tiny bars in one place. They exude a down-to-earth and casual vibe.
13. Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Bay- The colourful Rainbow Bridge is lit up in several colours come nighttime. Pay a visit when daylight dies to watch the colours unfold.
14. Gundam anime robot statue- Japan is famed for its robotics and Tokyo’s massive Gundam anime robot statue is another testament to this. At over 60 feet tall, it features pulsating lights and is a faithful reproduction of the Gundam Unicorn.
15. Cycling in Yoyogi Park- Hire a bicycle and get in a little workout at Yoyogi Park. Ride through a lovely forest and breathe in the fresh air.
16. Walk around Tokyo Imperial Palace- This is one of the top things to do in Japan! Tokyo Imperial Palace is a stunning display of traditional Japanese architecture and features the lush Fukiage Garden.
17. Enjoy Yakatabune boat trip- Yakatabune boat trips give a glimpse into the life of Japan consisting of old tatami-matted floors, lanterns and protruding Miyoshi bows.
18. Boating Inokashira Park- Inokashira Park is a piece of heaven and you feel you’ve stepped into another time and place. Boating is the best way to take in the gardens, wooded areas and cherry blossoms.
19. Visit Shinjuku Gyoen- Another oasis in the midst of busy Tokyo is Shinjuku Gyoen. Thousands of trees, ponds, French and English garden and a greenhouse are found here.
20. Dance with robots at Robot Restaurant- If the Gundam statue failed to satiate your fascination for Japanese robotics, head to Robot Restaurant. You’ll be thoroughly entertained with special effects, dancers and robots.
21. Dine with ninjas at Akasaka Restaurant- It may be corny, but, where else can you dine with legendary ninjas? Akasaka Restaurant’s ninja-themed eatery is a fun place to visit especially if you love the guys in black.