10 Itinerary Suggestions For A One-Day Trip From Tokyo
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10 Itinerary Suggestions For A One-Day Trip From Tokyo

2016.04.28

This article features 10 destinations for a day trip toward places just a few hours away from Tokyo, such as Nikko, Hakone, Kamakura or Kawagoe. When visiting Tokyo, don't forget to check out some of these places too.

Translated by Allie

A nomad traveler, teacher and translator. Speaks English, Japanese, basic Chinese and some Russian.

Written by Sawada Tomomi

As you know, Tokyo has an efficient transportation system, allowing one to visit the nearby areas easily.

There are many places just a few hours away from Tokyo where you can enjoy nature, delicious food and history. We will introduce here some places you can visit on a one day trip from Tokyo. These places all have something special, which cannot be felt in heart of the metropolis.

1. Nikko

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Image from Highlights Of Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine, A UNESCO Site

Nikko Tosho-gu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a famous place to visit in Nikko city, Tochigi prefecture. From Asakusa station, you will reach Nikko in less than 2 hours.

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2. Mount Fuji

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Image from The Complete Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji (Yoshida Trail)

Mount Fuji has been registered on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2013, becoming an even more popular place to visit. It takes 2 hours and 40 minutes by train and bus from Shinjuku station, an area where many accommodation facilities are located.

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