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Tokyo – Japan’s magical capital | Private jet charter

Tokyo, Japan’s capital, seamlessly combines new and old, with its mix of modern skyscrapers to historic temples. It’s a city that offers unlimited choice to suit every type of traveller, from its wealth of culture, cuisine, museums, shopping and entertainment, there’s plenty to experience and explore during a visit to this busy city.

Tokyo River Cruise

Hop on board a river boat and see Tokyo from a completely different vantage point, especially in Spring when the cherry blossom is in full bloom. From the futuristic Himiko boat to traditional Japanese houseboats known as Yakatabune, to refined cruisers with sophisticated dining options. Routes pass by old and new Tokyo under modern and traditional bridges as well as sightseeing areas to the Tokyo Skytree and the wonderful Rainbow Bridge.

Tokyo Skytree

For the best aerial views of Tokyo, head to the Skytree – a broadcasting tower in Sumida – with a restaurant and observation tower. It’s Japan’s tallest building at 634 metres and offers stunning 360-degree views of the city – during the day and also at night. The 634 Musashi restaurant pays homage to its lofty location serving a new Japanese cuisine inspired by the spirit and character of Shitamachi. There’s also a café and a gift shop.

Tokyo Imperial Palace

Located in Tokyo’s Marunouchi district, the Imperial Palace is still used by the Imperial Family and stands in a 17th-century landscaped park surrounded by moats and two-metre-thick walls. One of the Palace’s many gates leads to the East Higashi-Gyoen Garden which is open to the public.

Sensoji Temple

Tokyo’s most famous shrine is located in the city’s Asakusa district and is dedicated to Kannnon, the Buddhist goddess of compassion. The 50-acre temple site highlights include the Kaminarimon Gate with its famous 3-metre red paper lantern, while there are many souvenirs for sale in the surrounding alleyways, including masks, carvings, kimonos, fabrics and toys.

Day trip to Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi

Escape the frenzy of Tokyo for a day with a visit to the UNESCO listed Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi. Mount Fuji is only a two-and-a-half-hour drive from the capital. Join a guided tour that also encompasses an aerial ropeway tram ride to the top of Mt Komagatake overlooking Lake Ashi.

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