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Romantic Things to Do in Tokyo for a Magical City Escape

Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Get ready to immerse yourselves in the enchanting atmosphere of Tokyo, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern marvels to create a romantic haven unlike any other. Here are some activities for couples that will ignite sparks of passion and create lasting memories with that special someone.

Enjoy the Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo

Few sights in the city rival the ethereal beauty of cherry blossoms in full bloom usually from the end of March to the early part of April. One of the best places for this experience is the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, close to Citadines Shinjuku Tokyo. This expansive park boasts a diverse collection of cherry blossom trees, providing the perfect backdrop for a romantic stroll amidst a sea of delicate pink petals.

Take in the City Views from Up HighΒ 

For panoramic views of a sprawling skyline, head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, easy to reach for those finding Shinjuku accommodation. This towering building features two observatories that offer stunning vistas and best of all, admission is free. It’s an ideal spot for a romantic rendezvous and you can look forward to inspiring panoramas especially at sunset with the chance to see Mount Fuji as well.

Have a Picnic Lunch at Shinjuku Central Park

Shinjuku Central Parkk
Shinjuku Central Park – Image via Flickr

Continue your romantic escapade with a leisurely picnic lunch at Shinjuku Central Park. This charming green oasis is particularly enchanting during autumn when the vibrant foliage creates a picturesque backdrop for your al fresco dining experience. While here, be sure to visit the Shinjuku ‘Niagara Falls’, a large artificial waterfall that adds to the serene ambience for a memorable afternoon with your loved one.

Go On a Sumida River Dinner Cruise

Embark on a Sumida River dinner cruise aboard a Yakatabune houseboat, one of the most romantic experiences in Tokyo. As you glide along the waters, you and your partner will be treated to a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. Sip sake under the stars and savour each moment as you pass by iconic landmarks such as Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Skytree creating memories to cherish for a lifetime.