8 Memorable Things to Do in the Japanese Capital
Even in one of the most dizzying capitals in the world, these moments stand out.
Tokyo is one of the most awe-inspiring mega-cities on earth, and, inevitably, it pulls and tugs and tempts all five senses (usually all at once). Often, it tinkers and tampers with perception in unexpected ways—you may be surprised by the quietness of such a crowded city, or the chewing gum sugariness of a bite of sashimi at a hidden izakaya, or the sight of slightly odd, slightly imposing Neo-retro architecture rising out of its more corporate wards. It is a world within itself, and there are no shortages of singular adventures to be had (but do get ready to steel yourself; if you’re flying in from any of the United States’s timezones, the jet lag is brutal). Inspired by Perrier-Jouët’s mesmeric Eden event held last Thursday, here's a list of eight of the best experiential activities to do in Tokyo right now—from the stimulatingly neon to the thrilling throwbacks.