Introduction to Japan - 2015
Denver Takayama Sister Cities


Tokyo as we see it

We will be staying at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel. Visit the hotel website and check out the amenities:

  • An indoor heated swimming pool
  • An aquarium including a dolphin show (¥1800, around $20)
  • A block from Shinagawa station, one of the most important train stations in Tokyo
  • A movie theater (not sure what one might see)
  • A convenience store (although there are also neighborhood stores)
  • A wide variety of restaurants and bars
  • Limited Internet WiFi hotspot locations (¥500 per day, around $4.50)
Some things to do in Tokyo

Here is a list of suggested sites to see / things to do in Tokyo. Feel free to suggest additions. When we are in Tokyo, this will be our first source in deciding what we'd like to do next. Item marked with a red asterisk (*) is a tentative World Heritage Site in Japan.