Tokyo Tourist Traps | Japan Travel Tips

  • Опубликовано: 16 фев 2017
  • Here is a Japan travel guide on some of the tourist traps in Tokyo and some places you could avoid in Tokyo. I hope the japan travel tips and advice gives you a heads up before travelling to Japan and makes your trip a smoother one! :)
    Places mentioned in order:
    TOKYO TOWER
    Option: Instead of paying to go up the tower, enjoy Tokyo Tower from the surroundings
    - Shiba Park (Shiba koen)
    - Zozoji Temple
    or go up other places for free views of Tokyo
    - Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (in Shinjuku)
    - Carette Shiodome
    - Bunkyo Civic Center
    - Carrot Tower (in Sangenjaya)
    HARAJUKU TAKESHITADORI
    Option: Check out the back streets, hidden paths and traditional places
    - Brahms Path
    - Harajuku Street (Back streets with vintage shops, second hand shops, hipster hangouts etc)
    - Tokyu Plaza Rooftop
    - Meiji Shrine
    - Yoyogi Park
    SKY TREE
    Option: Look at sky tree from other view points and take a short 15 minute stroll to Asakusa
    - Solamachi 30th Floor
    - Asakusa
    GOLDEN GAI DRINKING ALLEY
    Option: Instead of paying the high table charge, check out local Japanese yokocho (back alleys filled with tiny bars and restaurants)
    - Shibuya Nombei Yokocho
    - Shinjuku Omoide Yokocho
    - Ebisu Yokocho
    - Sangenjaya Chitai Yokocho
    - Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai
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Комментарии • 1 779

  • Mh. A
    Mh. A День назад

    Haha the old lady at the end complains about ppl not speaking english. How about you learn a new language for a change? some ppl are just lol!

  • Deer Steph
    Deer Steph 2 дня назад

    Japan is a nice place ! Here is my vlog to Osaka.
    ruclip.com/video/utvKE96gfEI/видео.html
    Check this out !

  • Jason
    Jason 2 дня назад

    WHAT? A lot of people in a non English speaking country didn't learn English for some stupid Ozzie can ask them stupid question? I'm shocked!

  • Jason
    Jason 2 дня назад

    sex street?

  • Ridogg81
    Ridogg81 2 дня назад

    Yea vegans. Vegan love!!!!💚🥑💚🥑🥑💚🥑💚

  • Selinor578
    Selinor578 2 дня назад

    10:07 Nice 1959 flag of The USA.

  • Yarach
    Yarach 2 дня назад

    It's so clean there!

  • Jason Wu
    Jason Wu 2 дня назад

    Tokyo tower has one of the best observatories in the city with an amazing 360 view of Tokyo skylines.

  • Dexter Barrientos
    Dexter Barrientos 3 дня назад +1

    Very useful indeed 👍👍👍👏👏👏

  • Morgan Brandy
    Morgan Brandy 3 дня назад

    The view from Tokyo Tower looks like the view of Mexico City! 😂 I'll pass

  • obayed haque
    obayed haque 3 дня назад

    Some useful tips - thanks for sharing :)

  • Master Daveyscakes
    Master Daveyscakes 3 дня назад

    Tokyo is a gem! For everybody that has not had the fortune of going.. do yourself a favor and treat yourself! =] I put together a simple little vid of some cool things you can do if you feel so inclined to check out out =]
    ruclip.com/video/g1UR8sp9l5Y/видео.html

  • Mackenzie Donahue
    Mackenzie Donahue 3 дня назад

    So glad to hear that it's vegan friendly! I've been worrying about that while planning my trip

  • Tokyo model detective
    Tokyo model detective 3 дня назад

    this video is crap...

    • Tokyo model detective
      Tokyo model detective День назад

      John Trewhella Are you still crying about my comment? Calling me a “ twat”... You looked in the mirror lately? Look the state of ya man! sort it out pal!

    • John Trewhella
      John Trewhella День назад

      Lol.
      Let's see who will have the last word. I really hope it will be you otherwise I will look like a total twat.

    • Tokyo model detective
      Tokyo model detective День назад

      John Trewhella Whatever

    • John Trewhella
      John Trewhella День назад

      Your comment was unhelpful and designed to upset. To be clear, I meant you should piss off.

    • Tokyo model detective
      Tokyo model detective День назад

      John Trewhella Be difficult, as i’ve been in living in Japan for 10 years. My usage of English has no bearing on my comment.

  • dirk van ginkel
    dirk van ginkel 4 дня назад

    Would you be my guide in Tokyo?thank you for the informations

  • orestesdd
    orestesdd 5 дней назад

    I was in Tokyo in 2006, but I would have never gone to Skytree even if it had been built back in 2000 or so. I am not a fan of waiting in line just to see anything. Great tips for people who want to go to Tokyo Japan. Now I wish a video like this one would have been able back in 2006 before I actually went to Tokyo. Thank you very much, for as much as I'd love to visit Japan again, I am old now and my job situation now does not allow me to do so--not to mention my health. Again thank you very much for this video.

  • Colin Tan
    Colin Tan 5 дней назад

    I watch this just after i went to harajuku.....

  • Heidy Kartanegara
    Heidy Kartanegara 6 дней назад

    Hei, I'm totally agree about tokyo skytree. Its very expensive, wasting time for the qeue and the photo location is too crowded.
    The view is nice but not worthed.
    Takeshita street... The santa monica crepes is overhype.I think it's same with my country crepes.
    And I dont like takeshita street because the price for fashion item are too expensive for shooping street stuff. Better we buy branded things in shopping mall/ dept store

  • POLO9999
    POLO9999 6 дней назад

    For SkyTree i went during Morning time in Winter and i had no queues but also a quiet environment !

  • Muhammad Rinaldi
    Muhammad Rinaldi 6 дней назад

    Anybody else think Angela is wife material?

  • I Created An Account For This
    I Created An Account For This 6 дней назад

    These were excellent, well thought out tips. This is honestly one of the best travel tip videos I have ever seen.

  • Tom Venogradov
    Tom Venogradov 7 дней назад

    What about those sketchy Africans touts who will literally follow you for 1 minute in Roppongi and the red light districts ???? Care to point this fucking issue out

  • Judith Roque
    Judith Roque 8 дней назад

    Thank you. I'm taking notes because I'm planning a trip to Japan. This is so helpful and very straightforward. I like how you give useful tips minus the drama that other videos have.

  • hannah ROBLOX FAN
    hannah ROBLOX FAN 8 дней назад

    OMG!!!! I WISH I CAME WITH YOU

  • Toto Playsafe
    Toto Playsafe 8 дней назад

    u r so naturally cute :D

  • Rheza Janitra
    Rheza Janitra 9 дней назад

    hey guys, i have question that somebody might have a good advice...i'm planning to travel with my family... 3 of us...including my 3 year old daughter..i'm wondering if i take a NIGHT BUS from tokyo - osaka vice versa with my 3 year old daughter won't be a trouble to the other passengers ...? we know that the japanese are really sensitive for public facilities since it's a night bus..we all wanna get some sleep on the way....hhmm... if anyone has any experience , please share yours and i will appriciate it...thkx

  • crack61616
    crack61616 10 дней назад +1

    tokyo tower,14 dollar?if i was in fuggin tokyo i would go there for sure and dont be so greedy that i dont go there!!WTF?its a freakin must..... i mean,godzilla smashed this thing numerous times!!!HA!!

  • nyar lathotep
    nyar lathotep 10 дней назад

    Thank you so much for your wonderful videos! Very helpful and informative, and of course very professional! Best wishes!

  • Just Jake's Showcase
    Just Jake's Showcase 11 дней назад

    Whats a cover charge?

    • John Trewhella
      John Trewhella 5 дней назад

      To pay for being there e.g. pay 1,000 yen for the table then pay for whatever you order. But remember, no need to tip in Japan so...........

  • Elizabeth Patterson
    Elizabeth Patterson 11 дней назад

    This video was so useful, thank you!

  • Amanda Caesaria
    Amanda Caesaria 12 дней назад

    This is great tips! I will go to japan next april and I know there will be alot of people come to japan that time. We will try to avoid the crowd though by going to popular place on weekdays. Thanks for the video ^^

  • Captain Steroid
    Captain Steroid 12 дней назад

    Note to self: Avoid the Skytree.

    • John Trewhella
      John Trewhella 5 дней назад

      No, go but go there really early or later in the evening = minimal queues!

  • hachidori 106
    hachidori 106 12 дней назад

    so I visit to Monzen-nakacho and Koiwa because,... there is nothing to see but it's wonderful (^_^)

  • Le Po
    Le Po 13 дней назад

    Japan doesnt have tipping culture but they have cover charged for everthing

  • JRLM
    JRLM 14 дней назад

    I feel overwhelmed, I leave to Tokyo next week and i haven't got anything planned besides the studio ghibli museum.

  • Cisma TV
    Cisma TV 16 дней назад

    How can I go to Japan from Bolivia?

  • Chris Nixon
    Chris Nixon 16 дней назад

    at 6ft tall the only disappointing thing was the leg room at the Robot Restaurant show in Shinjuku! (also the hot and long wait before the show). Otherwise we loved Japan so much and super keen to go back! Australia here!

  • Gilbert Rivas
    Gilbert Rivas 17 дней назад +1

    You're really cute 😉

  • 2klatte
    2klatte 17 дней назад

    Thanks for adding the street polls - those are super helpful!

  • Edgar Bravo
    Edgar Bravo 17 дней назад

    What a stupid bitch.
    They are in Japan not England

  • lars orloff
    lars orloff 17 дней назад

    SKYTREE IS AWESOME and well worth the visit. And definitely splurge and go up to the 450m observation deck (above the standard 350m deck). Where nearby Asakusa and Senso-ji Temple showcase the rich history and tradition of old Japan, Skytree represents the culmination of Japanese imagination, innovation, archtecture, and technology. Together, Asakusa and Skytree make a great day tour of both the past and future of this fascinating country.Also, I can't believe the host thinks Takeshita-dori has a lot of people. It's absolutely empty.....

  • Rokinco
    Rokinco 19 дней назад

    For me kyoto was the most overpriced. It was about $12 for a macha flavoured ice cream!!! 😡

  • Mori Soba
    Mori Soba 20 дней назад

    Ahaha... it's Zojoji Temple (not Zozoji Temple).

  • Gabriela M.
    Gabriela M. 23 дня назад

    Really cool video! Thank you! I was thinking about going to sky tree, but i guess i`ll skip it

  • scoutscpbp
    scoutscpbp 23 дня назад

    Great video. Thanks for sharing and showing us a few places.

  • erissmaka1
    erissmaka1 23 дня назад

    Hello! Thank you for the lovely video!♥I'm actually on the prowl for some of the alley way streets\Yokocho like that we saw a glimpse of in your video! I would really appreciate hearing any suggestions for ones that are VERY picturesque and focus maybe more on food than bars? In either Tokyo or Kyoto. :) I'm hoping to capture of few for a publication, and would love your help, with credit of course for the advice! Thanks so much for any and all help!

  • John Lander
    John Lander 24 дня назад

    To find the unusual, wacky, outlandish and offbeat Japan, check out "Offbeat Japan" book via Amazon Japan www.amazon.co.jp/OFFBEAT-JAPAN-%E3%82%B8%E3%83%A7%E3%83%B3%E3%83%BB%E3%83%A9%E3%83%B3%E3%83%80%E3%83%BC/dp/4794605137/ref=pd_sim_14_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=RMFVTEY7P07B1RMJ0HX2

  • suecoghlan
    suecoghlan 25 дней назад

    Thank you for a very useful and informative video. X

  • Delaram Sani
    Delaram Sani 25 дней назад

    This is an awesome video! Thank you so much

  • Meg Fujiwara
    Meg Fujiwara 26 дней назад

    TOKYO DISNEY LAND/SEA IS THE BEST THEME PARK IN THE WORLD. The service is AMAZING. I know the lines are quite long but it’s definitely worth it

  • Yuji Shinohara
    Yuji Shinohara 27 дней назад

    thank you for posting, discovering gems along quiet back streets is the best..

  • Demias
    Demias 28 дней назад

    take shit adori lol

  • Eric Dumont
    Eric Dumont 28 дней назад

    8:07 I went to that bar a few times! The bartenders are super friendly i recommend making this one of your stops. I cant wait to go back and see them again.

  • GreenTheater
    GreenTheater 28 дней назад

    Oh my God you are the asian version of an italian friend of mine. Nice video, you are a positive person I liked this.

  • LucAbroad
    LucAbroad 29 дней назад +1

    My tip is: never follow Americans and you'll have a great holiday in Japan :)

  • Betaboi
    Betaboi Месяц назад

    1:40
    Last summer I sat at that exact park around the 19th of july at 4:30AM drinking booze and fucking about.
    Good times

  • Papa Frank
    Papa Frank Месяц назад

    Thank you for this vid. It's things great to know.

  • Peter Grman
    Peter Grman Месяц назад

    Why this airport cancelled flights to Bratislava ? Miss that prefer Liverpool than Manchester airport .Most booring airport is Manchester.

  • Edo van Deest
    Edo van Deest Месяц назад

    Dear Angela,
    This was my first youtube video i saw in my preparation for my trip tot Japan next may.
    Thank you for your tips and advice and i love your video's. I love to see the next one's
    Edo

  • Chococherry Sweetlife
    Chococherry Sweetlife Месяц назад

    ♡Sugoi!~☆

  • likelyladsss
    likelyladsss Месяц назад

    I hate takeshita dori too, i prefer omotesando and cat street. I also love nezu area

  • Joseph Tompkins
    Joseph Tompkins Месяц назад

    Really good video! I want to try all of the Yokochos you mentioned.

  • Ashley Tieman
    Ashley Tieman Месяц назад

    Thank you so much for such a helpful video! My family and I are planning a trip to Tokyo next year and some of these places were on our list! I'm so glad we won't be disappointed by them, but what I really appreciate is your "instead of" suggestions!

  • Japan Videography
    Japan Videography Месяц назад

    Nice video!

  • Kay Flip
    Kay Flip Месяц назад

    Obviously they don't speak English, dumb lazy lady couldn't attempt to learn basic Japanese to save her life.

  • RaVeN1K
    RaVeN1K Месяц назад

    3:32 That red sweater has the Austrian coat of arms on it, lol. wtf? xD

  • Michael Hughes
    Michael Hughes Месяц назад

    got to meet up one day. Would be inspiring and educational and fun.

  • hw0620
    hw0620 Месяц назад

    Don't like the music.

  • blakeyonthebuses
    blakeyonthebuses Месяц назад

    There are loads of 100 Yen shops as well. Like Pound Shops in the UK. Filled with original earthenware, Chinese brushes, paints, trinkets etc. You can load up on tons of Japanese souvenirs really cheaply.

  • seinundzeiten
    seinundzeiten Месяц назад

    your accent? OZ or NZ?

    • myUserName
      myUserName 13 дней назад +1

      She doesn't pronounce the word "this" as "theeeese". Therefore she must be NZ

  • Alejandro Arias Mendoza
    Alejandro Arias Mendoza Месяц назад

    Great and usefull video.....but one year late for me :(

  • Reshad Abd
    Reshad Abd Месяц назад

    Too damn clean.

  • Amelie Seagar
    Amelie Seagar Месяц назад

    Hiiiiii Im hilarys friend!!!!!

  • S K
    S K Месяц назад

    I went to the sky tree about 2 hours before closing and it was so calm and empty, It was def worth the money going all the way up, it was so beautiful even though it was dark you saw so far away. Also they had like music at the top and a really cool photograph booth! Besides that, when me and my boyfriend was in Tokyo we walked around all day long, we walked abot 10-14 hours a day and went to so many places and did soooo many activities. I really got to see the whole city. But since we walked so much we also saw many hidden streets and shrines and areas where not many tourists visit and it was great although my feet were bleading! I truly recomment Tokyo, it's my best trip so far!

  • Truck-san
    Truck-san Месяц назад

    Cup Noodles museum and the Yokohama christmas market were definitely the biggest disappointments for me during my stay

  • Tom Tim
    Tom Tim Месяц назад

    The lady at the end did say she respects the fact that Japanese don't speak English! But she has a point though: for a developed country the level (or serious lack there of) of people's language skills is abominable!!! Not even ten basic words... Sad indeed!! (For your information: I am a EU citizen and speak 3,5 languages - of which Japanese is the 0,5!)

  • Json sadheera
    Json sadheera Месяц назад

    Truth exposed! Nicely done video

  • Frog Maiden
    Frog Maiden Месяц назад

    7:39 Ahh! this spooked me!

  • cbutter
    cbutter Месяц назад

    the video filmed in harajuku when ti was "crowded" looked like a weekday morning or before eveyrhing was open. Most cities look like that on weekdays.... on the weekend in harajuku its impossible without walking as if youre in a sardine can and if you try "swimming" up on the wrong side its even more impossible....
    Tokyo disneylands lines only being 90-100 mins isnt that bad... If you go during a holiday weekend or Halloween week for example the lines can be 3-5 hours.
    I liked going up tokyo tower because its about half he price of sky tree and i liked the sky tree mall better for shopping.
    The cat cafes in ikebukuro are also pretty unfun. They were pure bred cats that were lazy and just wanted to go back into their glass rooms. They wouldnt even move for or bother eating treats.
    Anyway, i agree with the rooftop starbucks in harajuku spot. When its really clear i think you can see Mt. Fuji.

  • Uchida Oginome
    Uchida Oginome Месяц назад

    Did you study English in Australia or New Zealand?

  • Tokyo japan
    Tokyo japan Месяц назад

    Beautiful Japan beautiful Tokyo
    Love Japan. 8 years I spend in Japan.most Beautiful ********

  • Bellinda Wright
    Bellinda Wright Месяц назад

    Thank you...

  • Dorshan Wilson
    Dorshan Wilson Месяц назад +1

    8.50 is a cheap door fee some clubs are like 20 or 40$ sometimes

  • King Corn
    King Corn Месяц назад +1

    So happy to see that vegan lady! I am going to Japan next year and I am vegan and it’s nice to know it’s not hard!! :D good video!!

  • Leaw Peixiong
    Leaw Peixiong Месяц назад

    Will you do a countdown party live video? Angela?

  • WILL THE WISE
    WILL THE WISE Месяц назад

    This is really cool! I did love the Tokyo Tower for the One Piece! I just dropped my music video!

  • Animals Nocturnal
    Animals Nocturnal Месяц назад

    good赞赞👍

  • Beingnormal
    Beingnormal Месяц назад

    Look at how many people there are in Takeshita street!? Are you crazy that’s next to nothing. I’d have given anything for it to be that empty when I went 😂

  • Gage Gibbs
    Gage Gibbs Месяц назад +1

    Last Australian woman "there could be more english"; Bitch you went to Japan what did you expect??

  • zsaver
    zsaver 2 месяца назад

    So expensive. I think Ill just walk around and take pictures.

  • Emiliano Lus
    Emiliano Lus 2 месяца назад

    excellent tips.. i will check these again if some day i go to tokyo!! Salute yo from Argentina

  • MrAvagood1
    MrAvagood1 2 месяца назад

    Loved it! Thank you!

  • The Yammy Potato
    The Yammy Potato 2 месяца назад

    Traps are gay

  • ハイドリアム
    ハイドリアム 2 месяца назад

    Oh! When I went to Meiji shrine I was lucky enough to witness a traditional wedding! It was very quiet in comparison to western weddings and the bride was breath taking.

  • new world shortly
    new world shortly 2 месяца назад

    You are a beautiful young lady
    Lov from Italy
    I will visit one day
    When I can save up for me and my adorable husband 🤗🤗🤗🤗👋👋✈️👌🏼

  • Baka Chan
    Baka Chan 2 месяца назад

    Japan truly is a beautiful place, so peaceful!

  • aji ajith
    aji ajith 2 месяца назад

    I am Indian city son but I love Japan I am 13 year but money problems 1 dollar hear 1000 what should do

  • userloser44d
    userloser44d 2 месяца назад

    I've been to the CN tower in Toronto many times. Long lines, expensive and crowded. Skytree must be twice as bad. Try and get there as early as possible if you have to go. Another great video Angela!

  • pochul
    pochul 2 месяца назад

    it's look like same persona 5 street !!