Here, you will find 6 free things to do in Tokyo, Japan. When you're in Tokyo, you should really check these things out, because they are amazing!
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1. Visit a Buddhist temple
Senso-Ji is an ancient Buddhist temple. In fact, it is the oldest temple in Tokyo, as it was built in 645.
It is a very popular spot, with over 30 million visitors each year.
When you happen to visit Tokyo on the third weekend of May, you can find the Sanja Matsuri Festival here, which is one of the largest of Tokyo and is held in honor of the men who founded the Senso-Ji temple.
Not only is this building great for your budget, but it is also one of the best things to do in Tokyo!
2. Go to a free museum
There are some great museums in Tokyo. Of these, there are several that can be visited completely for free, such as the Shiseido Gallery and the Advertising Museum Tokyo (ADMT). Then there are others that offer partial free admission, such as the National Museum of Western Art. Check out the websites of the museums you want to visit to learn more about their free admission days/times.
3. Get a view of the city
There is no better free way to get a view of the city than going to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories. The two towers of the building each have an observatory deck at a height of 202 meters from which you can see the whole city.
4. Free lunchtime concert
Go to Suntory Hall to enjoy a free lunchtime concert, the Organ Promenade Concerts. Every thurday at noon you can go here to enjoy some music free of charge. Keep in mind, you should get your free tickets in advance from the website of Suntory Hall.
5. Yoyogi Park
Visiting the Yoyogi Park is a great way to relax, jog, picnick or do some other outdoor activity. It is one of the largests city parks of Tokyo, and it used to be the Olympic Village in 1964. Furthermore, it's a very popular location with the locals.
6. Visit the Imperial Palace
The Imperial Palace is the residence of the emperor of Japan. Although you cannot visit the inside of the palace, as the imperial family still lives there, you can visit the garden surrounding the palace. It is a beautiul garden and the perfect place to go to for free!
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