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Japan On A Budget: Free Things To Do In Tokyo

Travelers Today       By    Bill Kevin Hallares

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 04:59 AM EST

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Exploring the best restaurants in Tokyo can be a nightmare if your budget is limited. Keep your head up because there are plentiful things to do and beautiful sights to see in Tokyo that will not cost you too much or even none at all. From the best floral gardens in the city to the historical temples to contemporary art, and the world famous fish market that they have, you can still truly experience some of the best of Tokyo for without a cost.

The neighborhood of Harajuku is also just a beautiful treat for the eyes to see. Stroll down by ginko-tree-lined Omote-sandō, which is a glam boulevard of upscale boutiques housed in contemporary architecture with tremendous design. Try also to check out the arts section at funky Design Festa gallery which opens around 11am and closes around 8pm, this art exibition is actually one of Asia's largest art fair.

Watch Washi Making. Lessons in the art of paper folding are offered and taught for a fee at the Origami Kaikan, but you its not that costly as you might think. You can also try and view artisans making washi which is Japanese paper in the workshop provided there and see the whole gallery for an hour or two.

Anime and Manga Fanatic? Akihabara this is definitely the place for you to visit. Diehard fan Gundam, Pokemon, Naruto will want to swing by the Tokyo Anime Center as part of your visit in Akihabara which is also known as the geek capital for electronic goods, gadgets and all things anime and manga.

A Matsuri is festival in Japan as it almost happens every week particularly in some areas of Tokyo.According to Lonely Planet, festivals include cherry blossom viewing parties, fire walking parades and grand parades of costumed participants holding aloft a portable shrine or otherwise known as mikoshi in Japan.

Visit Yebisu Beer Museum. According to TimeOut, Ebisu is one of Japan's most popular brews.Yebisu Beer Museum is a place where you can learn all about the Japanese brand's history and product. The museum itself is free to enter, but the guided tours and samplings on tap require a small fee which is just very cheap. For more about the latest news in Japan and other destinations around the world feel to visit Travelers Today.

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