15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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1
Tokyo
— 11 nights
2
Kyoto
— 2 nights

11
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
You've now added Sumida Aquarium to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Senso-ji Temple and The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin). You'll explore and learn at Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, wander the streets of Asakusa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip app.

Dallas, USA to Tokyo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 15 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in May: highs in Tokyo hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

2
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monkey Park Iwatayama. Get some historical perspective at Kinkaku-ji and Nijo Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nishiki Market Shopping District. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, explore the world behind art at Hosomi Museum, examine the collection at Kyoto International Manga Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Gion.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kyoto travel planner.

You can take a train from Tokyo to Kyoto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Kinkaku-ji ©
Kinkaku-ji
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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