A visit to the capital city of Japan will be an unforgettable experience. Tokyo is one of the world’s most iconic cities and situated on the continent of Asia. The infrastructure of this unique city is like no other. With bright neon lights and towering high-rise buildings, Tokyo is a sight to behold. The population currently stands at a colossal 9 million people, with even greater numbers in the metropolitan area. According to many reputable magazines and online websites, Tokyo has been on numerous occasions voted as one of the best places to visit and live in. Well-known landmarks in the city include the Tokyo Sky Tree skyscraper, the mystical Mount Fuji looming in the background and the fantastic Tokyo National Museum.
Princess Cruises offer fantastic deals with their regular sailings to Tokyo. With their 14 day trips, cruise passengers will get a chance to experience the wonderful destinations such as Singapore, Da Nang (Vietnam) and Hong Kong along way, with the journey coming to a conclusion in Tokyo.
Climate and Getting Around
Tokyo lies within the humid subtropical climate zone. This essentially means hot summers filled with glorious sunshine and cool mild winters, great news for cruisers! Cruise passengers can enjoy a trip to Tokyo all year round without having to wait for the summer time. You can soak yourself in the warm Pacific sun whilst you bathe and relax on the top deck. The fast and reliable subway system is the main mode of transport in Tokyo. Most train stops, particularly the main stations, offer customers ticket dispensers in English. Coinciding with the train system, there is also an excellent bus service operating throughout the city that is said to be easy to master. The minute your cruise ship arrives in Tokyo port, travel options are immediately available.
Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and one of its 47 prefectures.