Romantic Things to Do in Tokyo

Romantic Things To Do in Tokyo

High-tech, high-rise, and ultramodern, Tokyo seems an unlikely setting for romance—at least at first look. But, whether you’re creating your own version of Lost in Translation or exploring with a longstanding love, the city has lots to offer. Here are a few ways to get romantic.

See the cherry blossoms

The few short weeks when the cherry blossoms (sakura) flower across Japan are magical.

Craft a love token

Japan’s traditional arts make the ultimate romantic souvenir.

Savor a private ritual

The ancient rituals of Japanese culture are best shared between the two of you alone.

Play dress-up

Be it samurai or ninja, geisha or courtesans, even Tokyo locals love to play dress-up on weekends.