For your next trip to Tokyo look no further than booking your accommodation through Likibu. Japan’s capital is infamous for being a unique combination of ultra-modern but also allowing for snippets of ancient Japanese culture to brush shoulders with gigantic neon light skyscrapers. This meaning accommodation can span from luxury apartment or hotels to staying in a traditional Japanese home through Airbnb and TripAdvisor.
Rent an apartment in the incredibly cool city of Tokyo
Tokyo is a forever moving metropolis and to arrive stress free it is crucial to secure yourself the best accommodation in Tokyo. The city has many districts which allow you to immerse yourself in different areas of Japanese culture. Districts such as Shibuya are perfect for a holiday rental in one of the many skyscrapers which overlook the screaming neon lights of the outside hustle. If you want to move yourself away from the famous selfie center book a short-term apartment rental in East Tokyo where you can get a taste for traditional neighborhoods and understand the Japanese way of life.
Best time to Visit?
Tokyo is a joy to visit all year round due to the temperature being temperate. Although lovely and warm sightseeing in August can be a struggle with temperatures rising to 31 degrees. To enjoy all aspects of Tokyo, recommended months of travel are May and November. In May, temperatures reach to a pleasant 23 degrees and the entrance of spring makes Tokyo seem even more magical. In November, autumnal colors decorate the city and temperatures reach 16 degrees. As well as the pleasant weather you can witness National Culture day on 3rd November. Where people dress up in costumes which reflect various historical periods in Japan and parade through Asakusa.
How to get there?
Tokyo has two main airports which provide the easiest access into the city for visitors. Most international flights arrive into Narita Airport which has an express train that gets you into the city center within an hour, and also has connections to all major stations. If you fly into Haneda you gain the upper hand of being much closer to the city and have a travel time of under 20 minutes on the Monorail. As well as a mode of transport the monorail has been dubbed as the perfect location to gain a glimpse of the distant Mount Fuji through the skyscrapers on a clear day.
Where to stay in Tokyo?
Tokyo has a wide selection of holiday rentals and apartments spread out across the city. Along with your Airbnb being in an area which is aesthetically pleasing it is also crucial to select accommodation based on transport links. Due to the vast size of the city it is important you choose your holiday accommodation near the Yamanote Line which is the best-connected line.
Find yourself a luxury holiday rental in one of the many skyscrapers overlooking the neon labyrinth of the Shinjuku district. Everything you need is in Shinjuku from famous department stores to delicious restaurants and it is also blessed with lots of hip drinking spots. Just to top it all off, when the hustle and bustle gets too much Shinjuku is home to one of Tokyo's most pleasant parks, Shinjuku Gyoen. Browse on Likibu for a selection of accommodation in Tokyo.
Newly established as the art hub district, Roppongi is the perfect location for your holiday rental. Along with art, luxury has always been a common theme in this district as the high-rise building are stocked with high end retail shops. This can also prove to be the case in your accommodation as hotels are dotted around the area. The combination of art and luxury intertwined with Japanese culture is something that cannot be missed.
What to do in Tokyo?
This area is on the waterfront and is filled with sushi-bars for all those foodies out there. It is a delightful area to come and eat or drink. There is also a Ferris wheel to entertain the family. One must access Odaiba via the Rainbow Bridge or the futuristic train to experience this cool artificial island.
Visiting the Tokyo Tree is a must for your visit to Japan. This vast skyscraper is the World's tallest freestanding broadcasting tower with a deck for you to take in the magnificent views of Tokyo. At the top, find a restaurant and shops. Book your tickets in advance either online or at the office.
For an insight into Japanese culture then visit this ancient Buddhist temple in Asakusa in Tokyo. It is Tokyo's oldest temple and it certainly very significant to the Japanese people as it was built to honor Kannon, the goddess of mercy.