Telegraph Manager: Special treat: The Palace Hotel (0081 3 3211 5211; en.palacehoteltokyo.com) is an elegant hotel with contemporary interiors, great dining options and views of the Imperial Palace moat. From £295.
Telegraph Manager: 4pm: The energetic should hop on a train to Akihabara, aka Electric Town, and have a quick shop in gadget nirvana Laox Duty Free (1-15-3 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku; 0081 3 3255 5301; laox.co.jp).
Telegraph Manager: Day Two (5am): Rise before sunrise and head to Tsukiji, the world’s biggest fish market. Peruse rows of unidentifiable maritime creatures before tucking into the world’s freshest sushi breakfast.
Telegraph Manager: 10am: Next stop, Omotesando. Wander along the wide boulevard in the direction of Harajuku, picking up some souvenirs at Oriental Bazaar (orientalbazaar.co.jp; closed Thurs) along the way.