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It may seem far away but from London, it's as easy as snagging a cheap flight deal to Tokyo on liligo.com. Possible airline companies flying from London include Asiana Airlines, British Airways and Air France. Since Tokyo is such a long-haul trip, it's best to follow the price trends to find flights to either Narita International Airport (NRT) or Haneda (HND).
Tokyo experiences hot and humid summers while their winters are generally quite mild with the occasional cold spell. Most of the rain falls during summer and the occasional snowfall happens in winter. Many tourists plan their holidays in Tokyo for spring to catch the cherry blossom festival.
Direct flights to Tokyo take 12 hours from London.
Get ready to experience 35 million people who have the world’s largest economy, Tokyo is waiting for you! Tokyo has it’s imperial past and it’s modern future. The city is divided into wards, of which 4 encompass the huge business district.
Japanese traditions: Japanese locals cherish their traditions and take ceremonies and festivals as an opportunity to share their culture. Visit the gardens and lotus flowers in the East Gardens at the Imperial Palace, learn to roll sushi properly and light a candle at the great lantern festival.
Bathhouses: This city may never sleep but always looks rested, mostly thanks to the sencha green tea and baths. Traditionally bathhouses were communal places where friends and family met to chat, something many still do. Clean yourself in the designated area before getting into the bath tub, a small upright one with very hot water up to your neck. Relax and soak.
Find more information on Go Tokyo.
Tokyo has thousands of hotels, costing anywhere from very cheap capsules to luxury high-rises. They're well spread out in the city so you'll find something in every price range in every district. In all cases, it pays to book your hotels in Tokyo early.
Tourism in Tokyo is booming and to keep up, old office buildings are being converted into new and stylish hotels.
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