Tokyo Sightseeing – You'll find tons of information here on tourist spots you can visit by train.

Japan's capital, Tokyo, is an attractive metropolis with lots of tourist spots from modern architecture to natural beauty, including areas in Shitamachi, where the traditional Edo atmosphere survives to this day. Rail service is particularly well-developed in the central area of Tokyo, making it especially convenient for tourism. Take JR and see the sights of Tokyo!

Go-to destinations for sightseeing in Tokyo

We've put together some of the greatest spots in Tokyo that you won't want to miss when you visit. Click the buttons in each area to learn about the sightseeing spots there, including details on how to get there.

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Western Tokyo Area

Roppongi Area

Shinjuku and Ikebukuro Area

Shinagawa and Hamamatsucho Area

Shibuya, Harajuku and Omotesando Area

Ueno and Akihabara Area

Ginza and the area around Tokyo Station

Odaiba and Tokyo Bay Area

Asakusa Area

JR Yamanote Line

JR Sobu Line

JR Chuo Line

JR Keiyo Line

Narita Express

Tokyo Monorail

Subway's other than JR's

Top Three Popular Tourist Locations

Here, we introduce the top three most popular tourist locations to visit in Tokyo.


Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills is a mega-complex that includes office space, apartments, shops, restaurants and an art museum. Also on the premises are an observatory, a movie theater complex, a hotel and a broadcasting center. With a Japanese garden and a tree-lined avenue, Roppongi Hills is great for a stroll, too.


Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo. The Furaijinmon (Kaminarimon) Gate at the entrance is the symbol of Senso-ji Temple, and the approach to the temple bustles with visitors and tourists all year round.




A hot springs theme park located in Odaiba. Using natural spring water that comes from 1,400 meters underground, Ooedo-Onsen-Monogatari includes a collection of large indoor and outdoor public baths, saunas and more in a building fashioned with an Edo period town motif.

Photo Gallery of Go-to Destinations

The photo gallery provides pictures of great tourist destinations you can visit using JR, organized by type. Click on a photo to enlarge it.