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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