Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and one of its 47 prefectures. It is located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands. Tokyo is a huge metropolis spanning the city, mountains to the west and subtropical islands to the south. It is made up of central Tokyo, Old Tokyo, 23 central special wards, 26 more cities, five towns and eight villages.

The metropolis blends high-tech industries, many exciting tourist attractions and cultural heritage sights that have been preserved in a variety of forms including beautiful temples, nature reserves, and parks. On the agenda of most visitors are the temples of Asakusa, the gardens of the Imperial Palace (in Chiyoda) and the Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, in Harajuku).

There are many unique areas to visit such as as dazzling Shinjuku, youthful Shibuya and upmarket Ginza. Akihabara, Tokyo's Electric Town, is now also the unquestioned center of its otaku community, and the stores along Chuo-dori are packed to the rafters with anime (animation) and manga (comics). Another popular district for all things manga/anime is the Nakano ward and its Broadway Shopping arkade.

Things to See & Do

* Temples of Asakusa
* Imperial Palace
* Meiji Shrine
* Akihabara – Electric town
* Shopping in Ginza

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Yen (JPY)
Language – Japanese
Population – 13,100,000 approx
Land Area – 2,187.08 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus hours nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 81

Port Location – The Harumi terminal is used by cruise liners and is best accessible from Tokyo station Marunouchi South Exit. It has easy access to many of Tokyo’s sightseeing spots.

Travel Links – Tokyo has two large airports: Narita for international flights, and Haneda for (mostly) domestic flights. Narita airport is located 70 kilometers northeast of Tokyo.

There is a frequent intercity Shinkansen service to and from Tokyo Station (東京駅 Tōkyō-eki) in Chiyoda, from where you can easily connect pretty much anywhere in the city on the JR Yamanote or Metro Marunouchi lines.

Tokyo also has domestic ferry services to other points in Japan. However, none of the regular international ferries to Japan call at Tokyo. The main long-distance ferry terminal is Ariake Ferry Terminal located on an artificial island adjacent to Odaiba in Tokyo Bay. The nearest station is Kokusai-Tenjijo-Seimon on the Yurikamome line.

Cruises departing Tokyo, Japan

Whisper, Asia Cruise Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 21 Mar 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Whisper.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Singapore onboard Silver Whisper.

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Muse, Voyage 210405014 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 05 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Muse.

14 Night Asia Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Silver Muse.

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Quantum, Japan Explorer Cruise Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 05 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International Cruise Ship: Quantum of the Seas.

10 Night cruise departing roundtrip from Tokyo onboard Quantum of the Seas.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q112a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 14 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Southern Japan Q112 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 14 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Quantum, Japan Explorer Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 15 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International Cruise Ship: Quantum of the Seas.

10 Night cruise departing roundtrip from Tokyo onboard Quantum of the Seas.

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Muse, Voyage 210419014 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 19 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Muse.

14 Night Asia Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Silver Muse.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q113a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 23 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Circumnavigation Q113 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 23 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Viking Orion, North Pacific Passage 2021 Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 28 Apr 2021 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Orion.

22 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver aboard Viking Orion.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q114a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 02 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Golden Week Q114 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 02 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Muse, Voyage 210503018 Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 03 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Muse.

18 Night cruise departing from Tokyo to Vanvouver onboard Silver Muse.

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Qe, Southern Islands Q115 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 09 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q115a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 09 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Pacific Princess, Mediterranean & Grand Asia Ex Tokyo To Rome

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Princess Cruises Cruise Ship: Pacific Princess.

41 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) to Rome (Civitavecchia) onboard Pacific Princess.

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Qe, Southern Japan Q116 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Grand Japan Voyage Q116a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Pacific Princess, Mediterranean & Grand Asia Ex Tokyo To Venice

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Princess Cruises Cruise Ship: Pacific Princess.

53 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) to Venice onboard Pacific Princess.

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Pacific Princess, South East Asia & Japan Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 18 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Princess Cruises Cruise Ship: Pacific Princess.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) to Singapore onboard Pacific Princess.

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Qe, Japan Circumnavigation Q117 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 25 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan And Alaska Q117a Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 25 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

29 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan And Alaska Q117b Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 25 May 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

39 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan And Alaska Q118n Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 03 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

20 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan And Alaska Q118a Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 03 Jun 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

30 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Muse, Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 12 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Silversea Cruises Cruise Ship: Silver Muse.

13 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Silver Muse.

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Viking Orion, Far Eastern Horizons Ex Tokyo To Hong Kong

Departure: 19 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Orion.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Hong Kong aboard Viking Orion.

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Qe, Southern Japan Q127 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 22 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q127a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 22 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip onboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Solstice, Best Of Japan Cruise Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 26 Sep 2021 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) return onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Qe, Northern Japan Hokkaido & Russia Q128 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 01 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Grand Voyage Q128a Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 01 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Japan Circumnavigation Q129 Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

9 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q129a Ex Tokyo To Shanghai

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

15 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Shanghai aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q129b Ex Tokyo To Hong Kong

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

19 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Hong Kong aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q129c Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

27 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Singapore aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q129d Ex Tokyo To Brisbane

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

40 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Brisbane aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q129e Ex Tokyo To Sydney

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

42 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Sydney aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Solstice, Japan, Hong Kong & Vietnam Cruise Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 10 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) return onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Viking Orion, Far Eastern Horizons Ex Tokyo To Hong Kong

Departure: 17 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Orion.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Hong Kong aboard Viking Orion.

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Viking Orion, Southeast Asia Horizons Ex Tokyo To Bangkok

Departure: 17 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Orion.

28 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Bangkok aboard Viking Orion.

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Qe, Q130d Ex Tokyo To Sydney

Departure: 19 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

33 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Sydney aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q130c Ex Tokyo To Brisbane

Departure: 19 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

31 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Brisbane aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q130b Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 19 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

18 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Singapore aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Qe, Q130 Ex Tokyo To Hong Kong

Departure: 19 Oct 2021 From: Cruise line: Cunard Line Cruise Ship: Queen Elizabeth.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Hong Kong aboard Queen Elizabeth.

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Solstice, Best Of Southern Japan Cruise Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 13 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) return onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Solstice, Best Of Japan Cruise Ex Tokyo Roundtrip

Departure: 27 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) return onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Journey, Japan Intensive Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 27 Mar 2022 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Journey.

15 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Azamara Journey.

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Solstice, Best Of Japan Cruise Ex Tokyo Roundtrip

Departure: 10 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

14 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) return onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Journey, Japan Intensive Ex Tokyo Return

Departure: 11 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Journey.

15 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo roundtrip aboard Azamara Journey.

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Solstice, Japan & Bering Sea Transpacific Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 24 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises Cruise Ship: Celebrity Solstice.

13 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo (Yokohama) to Vancouver onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Journey, Asia Intensive Ex Tokyo To Singapore

Departure: 26 Apr 2022 From: Cruise line: Azamara Cruise Ship: Azamara Journey.

17 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Singapore aboard Azamara Journey.

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Viking Orion, North Pacific Passage Ex Tokyo To Vancouver

Departure: 02 May 2022 From: Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises Cruise Ship: Viking Orion.

22 Night Cruise sailing from Tokyo to Vancouver aboard Viking Orion.

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