Japan’s capital city of Tokyo is a must-try for any visitor to the Land of the Rising Sun. It is clean, packed with unique experiences, and extremely safe considering its size. Tokyo is the favourite of many and it attracts millions of tourists a year with its unique sightseeing spots and charming mix of the traditional and modern. Most people have more limited time in Japan than they’d like, so how many days are enough to set aside for this monster of a city? It is recommended that you keep at least two days free to explore a lot of Tokyo. Here is a suggested forty-eight hour itinerary to experience some of Japan’s history, food, shopping, and traditions for those visiting the city for the first time.