Couples into Art

Revel in local art and architecture

DAY1
Arrival

Tokyo has two main airports: Narita International (NRT), slightly longer than one hour by car or about 50 minutes to Tokyo station by special express train; and the more central Haneda (HND), about 30 minutes from the city center by car.

Hotel Spa

Unwind at your hotel’s spa to be well ready for your coming Tokyo adventures.

Indulge in Upscale Ryotei
Cuisine Surrounded
by Japanese Art

For dinner, book a private room at one of the city’s many upscale ryotei restaurants. At Tofutei restaurant within Hotel Gajoen Tokyo, you can enjoy works of fine art along with the extraordinary multicourse kaiseki cuisine.

DAY2
Visit Museums

Spend the morning sampling some of Tokyo’s many extraordinary art venues. The jaw-dropping digital displays at the teamLab venues in Toyosu and Odaiba, and traditional works at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno, are just some of countless choices.

Stroll Omotesando

Walk down the tree-lined Omotesando boulevard. Its stunning examples of modern architecture and fashion-conscious strollers sporting the latest styles make for a fascinating and fun display.

Dinner at an Edomae Sushi Bar

No trip to Tokyo should be without a meal enjoyed a traditional sushi counter. Watch in awe as the master deftly prepares each morsel of nigiri right in front of you.

DAY3
Shopping in Ginza

Head to Ginza for the latest fashions, art galleries and small boutiques selling everything from craft-sake to handmade leather accessories.

Tour Architectural Attractions

Join the Palace Hotel Tokyo excursion that takes you on bespoke tour of noteworthy architectural gems around the city.

Dinner Cruise

Have dinner while touring Tokyo Bay on a traditional yakatabune cruiser as you take in the spectacular night views.

DAY4
Breakfast at the Tsukiji
Honganji Temple

Get up early and visit the famed Tsukiji Honganji (sometimes romanized Hongwan-ji) for the early-morning service. Stop by at the Tsumugi cafe on the grounds, where breakfast is served each morning from 8 AM. The temple’s 18-dish breakfast—16 side dishes served with a bowl of congee and miso soup—is a great way to start your day.

©︎TSUKIJI HONGANJI
Visit Shrines and Temples

Spend the afternoon at one of Tokyo’s many beautiful Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines. The Meiji Jingu shrine, anchoring one end of Omotesando, is great place to explore, as is Zojoji, a famed temple near Tokyo Tower that is the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family.

Dinner at Michelin-starred
Restaurant

Choosing where to dine might be the hardest decision you will have to make in Tokyo, a city awarded more Michelin stars than any other in the world. Whatever your choice, be ready for a dining experience you will remember for a lifetime.

DAY5
Shop for Works of Art
to Take Home

Visit one of Tokyo’s many independent galleries to seek out that something special to bring home as a keepsake of your time here in this vibrant art scene.

Shopping in Nihonbashi

Shopping does not get better anywhere in the world than here at the heart of Tokyo. Visit Nihonbashi for traditional Japanese crafts and traditional delicacies such as tea, seaweed and Japanese sweets.

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Departure

Leave Tokyo with your hearts and minds brimming with impressions of this wonderful city at the heart of Japanese culture past, present and future.

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