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5 Places that are NOT closed during the New Year in Tokyo

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Happy New Year!

Are you in Tokyo with your kids and just realized that all the museums are closed during the New Year period?!

Don’t worry!

Here are 5 great places that are still open:

1. Meiji Shrine in Harajuku – one of the most famous shrines in Tokyo for making a wish for the New Year (my favorite shrine!!)

http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/english/

2. Emperor’s speech at the Emperor’s Palace on 2nd Jan (one of only 2 days in the year that you can enter the Palace gardens)

http://www.kunaicho.go.jp/e-event/sanga01.html

3. Tokyo National Museum in Ueno opens from 2nd January

http://www.tnm.jp/

4. Anpanman Museum in Yokohama opens from 2nd January

http://www.yokohama-anpanman.jp/

5. Tokyo Tower – open all year round and fantastic views of the city and Mt Fuji (winter is the best time to see it!)

Tokyo Tower

Have a wonderful holiday in Tokyo!

xx Kate

 

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2 thoughts on “5 Places that are NOT closed during the New Year in Tokyo

  1. Maryam Abdulsalam says:

    Thank you for the mail, I’ll try and take the kids to Tokyo tower, I’ve heard a lot about it especially this season. Enjoy your holidays

    1. Kate says:

      Thanks Maryam! Happy New Year x Kate

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