1 day itinerary

Tokyo Rainy 1 day itinerary

If you want to enjoy Tokyo on a rainy day, take a leisurely tour of some museums. Along with a museum where you can learn about history through some clever displays and a museum where you can experience the culture of the samurai, you can also walk through the Shibuya pedestrian scramble with your umbrella up while masses of people cross all at once.

Day 1

Tokyo National Museum ( 10:00 AM ~ 11:30 AM )
Tokyo Ramen Street ( 12:00 PM ~ 01:00 PM )
Samurai Museum ( 01:30 PM ~ 03:00 PM )
Shibuya Crossing ( 03:30 PM ~ 04:00 PM )
Neko no Iru Kyukeisho Ni-Kyu-Kyu (Cat Café 299) ( 04:30 PM ~ 05:30 PM )

Day 1 - Tokyo

10:00 AM 11:30 AM   -   Tokyo National Museum

Japan’s oldest national museum has a collection of 110,000 items including 89 National Treasures and 639 Important Cultural Properties. Experience the beauty of the ultimate Asia born and raised with its history.

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Business Hours Tuesday ( 09:30 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Wednesday ( 09:30 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Thursday ( 09:30 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Friday ( 09:30 AM ~ 09:00 PM )
Saturday ( 09:30 AM ~ 09:00 PM )
Sunday ( 09:30 AM ~ 06:00 PM )

Sundays from October to March close at 5:00PM
Price Adults: 620 YEN
University students 410 JPY
Middle students and under FREE
Special exhibitions charge separate admission

Address 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo See map See map
Telephone 03-5777-8600
Website http://www.tnm.jp/?lang=en

12:00 PM 01:00 PM   -   Tokyo Ramen Street

Head for Tokyo Ramen Street which is a popular area inside Tokyo Station. It’s not a place to hang about on rainy days but a site to enjoy tasty ramen. Find the ramen shop of your choice and enjoy lunch. However, be prepared for long lineups at the popular places!

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Business Hours Everyday ( 10:00 AM ~ 08:00 PM )

varies depending on the establishment
Address 東京ラーメンストリート marunouchi 1-9-1, Chiyoda, Tokyo See map
Telephone 03-3210-0077
Website http://www.tokyoeki-1bangai.co.jp/pdf/floorMap_foreign.pdf

01:30 PM 03:00 PM   -   Samurai Museum

A 10-minute walk from Shinjuku Station, this is a museum where you can experience some of that samurai spirit. See the displays of armor and swords and even try on a samurai uniform! You can even view a samurai battle show (the shows are at 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00).

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Business Hours Everyday ( 10:30 AM ~ 09:00 PM )
Price Adults: 1,800 YEN
Children under 12: 800 yen
Children under 3 are free
Address 2-25-6 Kabukicho,Shinjuku,Tokyo See map
Telephone 03-6457-6411
Website http://www.samuraimuseum.jp/en/index.html

03:30 PM 04:00 PM   -   Shibuya Crossing

Go to the famous pedestrian scramble in front of Shibuya Station where on weekends, as many as 3,000 people cross en masse. You will even want to watch the spectacle on a rainy day when the mass of people with their open umbrellas passing each other makes for quite a sight.

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Address 2 Chome-2 Dōgenzaka Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0043 Japan See map

04:30 PM 05:30 PM   -   Neko no Iru Kyukeisho Ni-Kyu-Kyu (Cat Café 299)

If you want to relax, then a cat café is also suggested.

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Business Hours Everyday ( 11:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM )
Price Starting from 200 yen for 10 minutes
Address 1-23-9-5F Higashiikebukuro, Toshimaku, Tokyo See map
Telephone 03-6914-0071

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By Midori