Start your day with a visit at the Tsukiji Outer Market, known for its famous tuna auctions.
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High-end and proper sushi joints, but not the obvious ones.Curated by TimeOut
At Tsugu Sushimasa they don’t use regular rice vinegar (shirozu): instead, they prefer akazu, a red vinegar made from sake lees that was the default option for sushi back in the Edo period!DETAILS
If you want to get the very best tuna sushi, you should take your business to Irifune. And we recommend bringing along your favourite red wine. Yup, you can bring your own if you’re sitting at a table.DETAILS
One of the pleasures of eating at a sushi restaurant is chatting with the chef. Teruya Iida is one of the few high-end sushi chefs in Tokyo who speaks English fluently.DETAILS
Thanks to 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' and a visit from President Obama, Sukiyabashi Jiro has become one of those places that's near impossible to get a reservation for.DETAILS
Akira Hayakawa boasts a diverse CV that includes stints at restaurants that specialise in other types of Japanese cuisine. His signature dish is a rich tuna belly served on a charcoal-broiled roll with flakes of truffle.DETAILS
Ryuji Hirose is a big fan of marinating, which he does by wrapping the fish in kelp and storing it in vinegar to bring out the flavour. Of the 30-odd seafood dishes on offer, a good dozen are prepared in this way.DETAILS
Visit the museum of avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama, known worldwide for her polka-dot patterns and light installations.
Visit the beautiful Zojoji Temple, heavily featured in The Wolverine with Hugh Jackman!
Don't miss the sun setting behind Tokyo Tower, only a couple minutes walk away from the Temple.
Time for a tasty and rich bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen at Ichiran.
Follow the neon lights through the narrow alleys in Shinjuku Golden Gai to reward yourself with a few drinks.