Visitors to the Japanese capital need to take the time to explore some of its more unusual and historical districts.
Well, that's the advice of journalist Pico Iyer, who lives in Japan, and wrote in the Guardian that travellers should make more of what the city has to offer.
She urged people to look beyond the quirky shops of Harajuku and head on a journey to see some of Tokyo's other attractions.
So, where should we start? According to Mr Iyer, with the Tsukiji Fish Market as close to 5am as possible where you'll have a truly fascinating experience and can pick up some authentic sushi from the nearby cafes and restaurants.
Next he suggests heading to Ueno, where you'll find a park and the Tokyo National Museum. This is not a place to breeze through quickly though - you could spend hours browsing the exhibits that include classical Japanese art, calligraphy displays and various archaeological finds.
To round off your day, Mr Iyer recommended taking in the great gate at the Asakusa Kannon Temple at dusk, which "makes you feel as if you're entering a Hiroshige woodcut".
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