It is impossible to sum up Tokyo in a line, a paragraph, a page or even a book. The city has a force and power all of its own. It creates its own gravity as a centre of everything: politics, industry, finance, shopping, the arts, architecture, scientific study, nightlife and food.
“What gets me about Tokyo is the sheer volume of restaurants. As a food obsessive this is the draw that pulls me back again and again.”
Alastair Donnelly, Director
Recommended Accommodation in Tokyo
The following are our favourites from among the western-style hotels and Japanese-style inns of Tokyo.
Experiences in Tokyo
Tokyo offers a wealth of exciting experiences that will help you get beneath the surface of Japan's fascinating culture. See below for a few of our favourites
Weather in Tokyo
The Climate Guide for Tokyo, Japan is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.
|Max Daytime Temperature (°C)||9||9||12||18||22||25||28||30||26||21||16||12|
|Min Night-time Temperature (°C)||0||0||3||9||13||18||21||23||19||13||7||2|
|Hours of Sunshine (Daily)||6||6||5||5||6||4||4||6||4||4||5||6|
|Hours of Daylight (Daily)||10||11||12||13||14||14||14||13||12||11||10||10|
|Heat and Humidity Discomfort||None||None||None||None||None||Low||Moderate||High||Low||None||None||None|
|Days with some Rainfall||9||11||17||16||16||20||20||17||20||17||12||9|
|Monthly Rainfall (mm)||38||52||101||123||123||175||140||150||205||156||83||35|
|UV Index (Maximum)||2||3||5||7||9||10||10||10||8||5||3||2|
Featured trips including Tokyo
- Mount Haguro
- Ginzan Onsen
Discover the highlights of rural Tohoku in this week-long add-on itinerary - samurai towns, hot spring villages, and sacred mountains.
7 nights: from US$2380 pp (twin share) Read more >
The best of Japan's arts scene, from Naoshima "Art Island" to the Adachi Museum, with moderate accommodation and some delicious meals included.
14 nights: from US$3948 pp (twin share) Read more >