Tokyo, right outside of Shibuya station

INSTAGRAMMABLE PLACES IN TOKYO: 15 PHOTOGRAPHY DESTINATIONS

Tokyo holds a medley of the old and the new, giving you several sights to enjoy. Here are some of the Instagrammable places in Tokyo to share in your stories:

Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Bunkyo

Rikugien

Strolling around this classical garden will acquaint you with the different elements of traditional Japanese landscaping.

Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Chiyoda

Chidorigafuchi Park

Chidorigafuchi Park follows a portion of the Imperial Palace moat. Its footpaths allow visitors to enjoy the views under the shade of cherry blossoms. Visitors can also hop on a boat to enjoy the scenery along the way.

Hie Shrine

This Shinto shrine and garden complex has become a popular photography spot due to the architecture and designs that can be found within it.

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Serenity in the middle of an urban city 🇯🇵📍🈴 #tokyo #japan #hieshrine

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The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace

Found within the Imperial Palace grounds, The East Gardens feature landscaping and design elements that reflect traditional Japanese style. All over the grounds, one can also see what remains of the Edo Castle complex.

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Sakura strolls 🍃🌸🎌

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Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Setagaya

Gōtokuji

A Buddhist temple dating back to the Edo period, visitors flock here to see its vast collection of lucky cat statues.

Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Shibuya

Shibuya Crossing

It seems no trip to Tokyo is complete without snapping some pictures at Shibuya Crossing.

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Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku

Check out the entrance to this buzzy mall in Shibuya… it’s full of mirrors!

Zelkova Trees

The Zelkova trees along this stretch of Yoyogi Park are naturally beautiful and they become even more enchanting when all lit up during the cold months.

Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Shinjuku

Godzilla Head

A Godzilla head that seems to attack a movie complex is a popular attraction in the Kabukicho area of Shinjuku.

Omoide Yokocho

Also referred to as Piss Alley, this historic side street is lined with stalls that offer alcoholic beverages and simple fare. The street art along the alley can also easily catch your attention.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

This high-rise City Hall complex has observation decks that offer one of the best Tokyo viewpoints!

Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Sumida

Mukojima-Hyakkaen

Although a relatively small 19th century garden, its greenery provides a great backdrop during spring and summer. The flowering plants there are also a pleasing sight.

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Kimono girl in a Japanese Garden #kimono #japan #garden #japanesegarden #mukojimahyakkaen #tokyo

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Instagrammable Places in Tokyo: Taito

Sensō-ji

The oldest in Tokyo, this Buddhist temple complex has picturesque grounds and gates that take you back to ancient Japan.

Sumida Park

The views in this riverside park in Taito are simply breathtaking. The colors of cherry blossoms and trees that change along with the seasons make a lovely sight.

Ueno Park

Beautiful walking paths, museums, a large pond and a zoo await you at Ueno Park. While in the park, don’t miss the Ueno Toshogu Shrine tucked within.