Unlike flying Domestic, flying International is a much more tedious process of security checks, customs, and waiting for your departure to be ready. Flying to Tokyo, Japan is like flying anywhere else: arrive to the airport a few hours in advance, ensure that your luggage meets all specifications, and prepare for any delays due to either American air traffic control or Japanese air traffic control.
Tokyo has two international airports:
•Haneda International Airport: This is the first of two international airports in
Tokyo. It used to be the only one; however, with the opening of their new airport,
it is not used as much. It’s primary purpose is for domestic flights; however, they
do have some airlines that fly to China and South Korea. It is the fourth largest
airport in terms of total passengers that pass through it, domestic and international.
•Narita International Airport: This is Tokyo’s much larger and more active of the two international airports. They have most of the world’s major airlines come into this airport. One can get to any of the other big airports in the world by traveling out of Narita. It has two large terminals that handle most of its international traffic.
Most flights coming to the United States and from the United States go to and from Narita International Airport. The airlines that operate between Japan and the United States are:
•American Airlines: They have flights from Tokyo to Chicago-
•All Nippon Airways: They have flights from Tokyo to Chicago-
•Continental Airlines: They have flights from Tokyo to Houston-
•Delta Airlines: They have flights from Tokyo to Atlanta, Detroit, Honolulu, Los
Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-
•Japan Airlines: They have flights from Tokyo to Chicago-
•United Airlines: They have flights from Tokyo to Chicago-
Because of this, there are a considerable number of opportunities for Americans to travel to Japan from many different cities. On top of that, it’s because of all these different airlines that travel from America to Tokyo that a consumer might be able to find a competitive price and not pay an arm and a leg for a ticket.
Yokohama is the 2nd most populous city in Japan after Tokyo, it is located south of Tokyo. Yokohama flights are served by Haneda Airport (YOK) which is the closest airport of the city, the airport it is located just at the outskirts of Yokohama city about 26 km far and operate domestic and international flights. The biggest airport of Tokyo which serve the majority of the international flights is Narita airport which is located 100 km far from Yokohama or just one hour travel time by car or by train. Another close to Yokohama airport is Oshima Airport which is located 76 km far from the city and operate mostly domestic flights inside Japan.
You cannot go to Paris without visiting the Eifel Tower the same goes for Tokyo you cannot visit Tokyo without making a stop to the famous Tokyo Tower. The Tokyo Tower is not just another sight but an iconic structure and a landmark of the city. It was designed to the model of the Eifel Tower and it has become famous world widely through many Japanese films. From its observation deck you can see the whole Tokyo Bay.
Japan is famous for her emperors and royal history so the Tokyo Imperial Palace-
When you are thinking of Japan one of the first things coming to your mind are certainly the cherry trees. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a unique spot where every corner seems more impressive than the other. . Seeing a cherry tree bloom is a once in a life experience for those who love nature. Here you will find nature’s power at its peak. More than 1.500 cherry trees are ready to magnetize your eye.
If you are seeking for a shelter away from the noisy Tokyo then the Meji Jingu shrine is everything you are looking for. A true green shelter with more than 365 tree species. Meiji Jingu Shrine is dedicated to the souls of Emperor Meiji and his wife. It is an active Shinto shrine and if you are lucky enough you might have the chance to see Shinto wedding parties parading through the inner ground of the shrine. This is an amazing experience watching the bride in the traditional Japanese wedding kimono.
Stay in the same mood and visit also the Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic Japanese garden close to Tokyo University, which now owns the park, in the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo. Yorifusa Mito, a Daimyo, started construction of Koishikawa Korakuen Garden in 1629, but it was completed by his successor Mitsukuni Mito. Koishikawa . Korakuen Garden is one of only seven sites in Japan that is designated as a Special Place of Spectacular beauty. Apart from its beauty it is a unique historic site as well.
For the fish lovers Tsukiji Market will become their favorite part of the trip. It is the largest fish market handling more than 2.00 tons of fish daily. Its special atmosphere with the sellers, the buyers and the trucks has converted it into a major tourist attraction. Tsukiji Market consists of an inner market where most of the wholesale business and the famous tuna auctions are taking place and an outer market whose retail shops and restaurants are waiting the public.
The most important parts of Tokyo’s history can be found inside the Edo-
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