6 days in Tokyo & Osaka Itinerary

6 days in Tokyo & Osaka Itinerary

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Tokyo — 3 nights

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
For shopping fun, head to Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store or Tokyo Station Yaesu Chikagai. Discover out-of-the-way places like Madame Tussauds Tokyo and 21 21 DESIGN SIGHT. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Nissan Crossing, take in the exciting artwork at Creation Gallery G8, get engrossed in the history at Fukagawa Edo Museum, and contemplate the long history of Hozomon.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tokyo travel route tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Narita International Airport, Ibaraki Airport / JASDF Hyakuri Air Base and Yokota Air Base. In October, daytime highs in Tokyo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Osaka.
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Osaka — 2 nights

Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at UCC Coffee Museum, see the interesting displays at Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally stop by Tower Knives Osaka. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample some tasty brews at Japan Tour Adventure in Nara, take an in-depth tour of Kofuku-ji Temple National Treasure Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daibutsuden, then make a trip to Todaiji Keidaicho, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shinyakushiji Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Osaka road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Osaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C.
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