10 Instagrammable Spots in Tokyo

Tokyo is undeniably one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. What makes Tokyo charming, aside from the whisk of its modern and traditional culture, are the attractions and sites that catch the attention of tourists. And that is exactly one of the reasons why people travel, not just to experience different cultures, but also to enjoy breath-taking views and share those with others. With the presence of social media right now, people can’t help but take a lot of photos to commemorate their travel and post them in an aesthetic way. Thus, the term ‘Instagrammable’ became a thing among social media users.

When visiting Tokyo, make sure to visit these 10 Instagrammable Places in Tokyo

TeamLab Borderless

At teamLab Planets (48277798316)If you enjoy art, then you should definitely visit TeamLab Borderless. It is a one-of-a-kind museum with a very artistic and creative twist and interior. The whole place is full of optical illusion and art pieces. The lights make a magnificent effect on the mirrors. The place is also very child-friendly and has areas for kids and toddlers. The whole place is Instagram worthy and worth the visit. Just make sure to come early as it gets crowded easily.

Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Skytree 2014 Ⅲ

Tokyo Sky Tree is the world’s tallest tower and second tallest structure after Burj Khalifa. Just standing on the streets of Asakusa with Tokyo Sky Tree as a background is already a picture to behold. Due to its slender structure, it makes a great highlight on the photo. Visiting the observatory deck at the top floor of Tokyo Sky Tree is also a different story. The 360 views of the city from the top deck is a magnificent sight.

Hie Jinja Shrine

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Hie Jinja Shrine will give you the Kyoto vibes in Tokyo. The shrine is surrounded by trees and greenery even though it is situated in the metropolitan area. The 90 red torii gates with a narrow stairway in between at the entrance of the shrine make it picturesque and Instagrammable. You can walk along the staircase and do candid photography capturing the bright red torii gates. It is definitely worth the visit as it is very accessible and less crowded.

Shibuya Crossing Intersection

Shibuya Crossing (181547621)

The Shibuya Crossing Intersection is famous for its flood of people crossing in all directions whenever the traffic lights go green. It is crowded and taking a photo would be difficult but that’s the beauty of it. Capturing the crowd and the pedestrian lane on the background are the highlights for an Instagrammable photo on this place.

Tokyo Plaza (Glass Archway Entrance)

Fragments of reality

Another place to capture unique photos is at the entrance of Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku Shopping Center. The entrance has a glass archway that looks like a puzzle of mirrors. While going up or down using the escalator, you can take a photo with a kaleidoscope effect. With the right angle, your photo will surely look magical and aesthetic.

Creperies and Cafes

Angel Crepes

There are a lot of cafes and creperies all around Tokyo. What makes these creperies and cafes special is not just because of its food but also because of its unique themes and aesthetically pleasing exteriors and interiors. If you like pastel-like aesthetics, then you can visit Angel Crepes and Santa Monica Crepes in Jingumae, Shibuya or Angel Heart in Udagawacho, Shibuya.

For people who like it more minimalist, you can check out Parla Labo in Jingumae, Shibuya. The cafe exterior is a simple gray concrete with a minimalist signboard near the counter.

Most cafes are crowded and it is hard to take photos without the crowd, but with the right timing, the perfect photo could be produced. You can also opt to have food photography to add to your Instagram feed.

Meguro River

Meguro Sakura

Meguro River is a famous place among tourists and locals, especially during Hanami (Cherry Blossom Festival) as the riverside is filled with Cherry Blossom trees. It is the perfect place to capture the beautiful rosy pink flowers. You can experiment with a lot of shots in this area effortlessly because of its natural beauty.


Electric City Akihabara Pachinko

Akihabara is one of the busiest districts in Tokyo. Since it is known as an otaku district, the place has a lot of colorful buildings and establishments that will surely zest up your photos. You can even get a different mood and style on your photos by visiting either any vintage or modern shops. At night, the bright and neon lights around the whole district also give a different vibe. Basically any spots on the area can be a good Instagram photo. You can even make your photo feel like an actual anime!

Sensoji Temple

Sensoji TempleWhen traveling in Japan, you cannot not visit and take photos at the Sensoji Temple. It is a must-visit temple in Tokyo that is located in the Asakusa district, just a few minutes from Nakamise Shopping Street. The temple is architecturally beautiful and is painted with red and some golden accents. You can also rent out a kimono when strolling around the area to complete your look.

Mount Fuji

Bunkyo Civic Center: Shinjuku & Mt. Fuji

You can’t leave out Mount Fuji if we are going to talk about Japan. Mount Fuji is very known due to its iconic snow-capped peak and is the 7th highest island peak on Earth. There are several spots in Tokyo where you can see and enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain. One is the observation deck in Bunkyo Civic Center where you can see the large mountain behind the skyscrapers of Shinjuku.

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