Asakusa might be the most popular sightseeing spot for tourists in Tokyo. There is the temple (Sensouji) and in front of the temple, there is a main street which is lined with all kinds of shops (Nakamise). You can easily find souvenirs or artwork, or even used kimono. Close by, there is the Sumida River, and you can take a riverboat down to Tokyo Bay. There is also a Japanese style boat (yakatabune) for which you can make an advance booking and have lunch or dinner on the boat.You can also see the Tokyo Sky Tree, one of the tallest structures in the world, near Asakusa.
Jindaiji, located in the western part of Tokyo, is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in the city. There are many Soba noodle restaurants around the temple and the area itself is famous for Soba noodles.Next to the temple, there is the Jindai Botanical Garden, where you may see a variety of different flowers (cherry blossoms, wisteria, roses etc.) depending on the season.
Takaozan (Mt. Takao)
Takaozan (Mt. Takao) is located in western part of Tokyo, and can be easily accessed by train (Keio Line or Chuo Line) from central Tokyo. You can hike or take a cable car up the mountain. Normally, there are a lot of hikers on weekends.There is a temple (Yakuoin) at the top of the mountain and the temple is particularly known for the legend of Tengu, a mystical winged creature or god who is depicted with an enormously long nose.From the top of the mountain, you can see a panoramic view of the city of Tokyo. The area is especially popular in the autumn for its beautiful fall colors.