Tokyo is a mix of historic sites and ultra modern buildings. There is many things to do for all ages and all different types of food to satisfy. With many restaurants, shops, and hotels one could never be bored. Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and has a good balance of tradition and modernity.
The Ginza shopping district's newly opened Ginza Six department store brings a new wave of design oriented architecture, fashion and shopping to Tokyo. Make sure you check it out!
Have you ever wished for endless Ramen? Now is your chance if you visit Asakusa's Ramen Buffet Buta. This restaurant offers a half an hour of endless all-you-can-eat grub for just under 1000 yen. Get your grub on in Tokyo!
Detective Conan and his friends are back with a new Detective Conan Limited Time Cafe available throughout Japan! Visitors will be able to eat Detective Conan Limited Time Foods and purchase Detective Conan Limited Goods at any one of these amazing D...
From Tokyo Tower to Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo has many traditional picture hotspots. But if travelers are looking for something new there are some very unique Tokyo picture hotspots for those lesser known picture taking areas!
Every year in Japan, people gather to celebrate the one week blooming period of the beautiful wisteria trees.Come see the many wisteria festivals around Tokyo!
The historical Tsukiji Fish Market is a seafood lovers dream. More about the markets hours, tuna auction, sushi, relocation, and much more!
Very affordable and stylish guesthouses are emerging in Tokyo. It adds a special touch to your memories of traveling. Let's take a look at 5 popular stylish guesthouses in Tokyo.
The Tokyo 360 Cruise will let you see Tokyo in a whole new way! Take the Tokyo Cruise 360 from Asakusa to Odaiba and catch the beautiful Tokyo Syline while cruising the Tokyo Bay.
Tokyo is home to some of the greatest fireworks displays that happen every summer! Visitors will be treated to various Tokyo Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo!
Spring is an extremely popular time in Japan. Cherry blossoms bloom for a limited time and it's best to view them during their peak time. This mini guide explains when the first cherry blossoms are predict to bloom.
Tokyo Pancakes are world famous as Harajuku and Omotesando are the places to go for these delicious Tokyo Pancakes.
The Nanohana flowers make a beautiful golden scene at the Hamarikyu Gardens in Tokyo! Walk along the historic Japanese gardens while enjoying the Nanohana !
The SALON adam et ropé Green Tea Japanese Garden Dessert is a mix of Zen and Sweetness as SALON adam et ropé in Ginza debuts this delectable delight!
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Create your own wedding story with the help of destination wedding and engagement photographers from Famarry! Your bridal dreams are sure to come true at a wedding photo shoot in scenic Japan.
Thinking of hopping around stations in Tokyo and east Japan? For a limited time, JR is selling three-day unlimited train passes to satisfy your wanderlust. Get the most out of your time in Japan by using the JR East 30th Anniversary Pass to fulfill y...
The ancient practice of Sumo dates back to the Edo period of Japan where Sumo wrestlers fought for pride and spirit. This tradition is still practiced today!
After 5 years of service Gundam fans say good bye to the RX-78-2 Gundam and hello to the new 21 meter tall RX-0 Unicorn Gundam in Fall 2017!
The FLOWERS by NAKED 2017 exhibition takes visitors on a journey of seasons and wonders centered around the beautiful yet mysterious world of flowers.
From February to March plum blossoms decorate the landscape of Japan covering its hillsides with a beautiful carpet of white and pink colors. Visitors won't want to miss the amazing Plum Blossom Festivals and events going on in Japan!
Prepared to be Spirited Away into the world of Ghibli at Shirohige Kobo and TOLO Bakery & Cafe in Setagaya-Daita. Relax in a secluded cafe decorated with Ghibli art, and treat yourself to some handmade Totoro cream puffs.
The Kochikame Bronze Statue Tour in Kamekari is the perfect way to tour the city while finding your favorite Kamekari series characters! Can you find them all?
The image of the Japanese Kimono encompasses beauty, tradition and elegance. Kimono rentals offer admirers to take part in the beautiful kimono traditions and ceremonies. Get your kimono rental and be part of ancient Japanese past!
Booking a hotel or making a reservation are simple tasks made difficult when traveling to Japan. Fast Japan helps ease the pain of travels while offering recommendations for the best sight seeing spots and events in Japan!
New Pokemon GO update includes Gold and Silver Gen 2 Pokemon available to catch! Here is a complete list of the new Pokemon Nests around Tokyo and where to find them!
Tokyo flea markets are a great place to find rare items and everyday bargains for quality items. Tokyo flea markets are a popular option to buy something original without breaking the bank. Come visit the local Tokyo flea market!
Japanese capsule toys, or Gachapon, are a unique and collectable aspect of Japanese anime and manga culture. Gachapon Kaikan is THE place to go to for new and rare Gachapon. Head down to Akihabara and pick out your favorite Gachapon!
BICQLO Bic Camera offers shoppers a unique experiences as they make their way in search of incredible discounts and high quality appliances. Come to BICQLO for the latest electronics, fashion, and household appliances!
Grab your sunscreen and take a look at Ultra Japan, Summer Sonic, Fuji Rock and much more in this list of amazing music festivals to see in Japan during the 2017 summer season.
The Prince of Tennis II Cafe is coming to THE GUEST cafe&diner in Ikebukuro! The Prince of Tennis lovers will be treated to a special Prince of Tennis II themed Cafe where Prince of Tennis fans can eat and buy original Prince of Tennis II items. Make...
The Katana sword is the symbol of Japanese Samurai pride and strength. Eager visitors make their way to Japanese Sword Museum to see the history of the Katana sword and go to Japan Sword Co, Ltd. to get their hands on a real Katana sword!
Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) is a releasing a new movie in February so that means Animate was meant to open a limited time cafe. Find character themed food and original merchandise at the Kuroshitsuji Cafe.
Anime and manga is a huge part of Japanese culture. It is now world famous and many people wish to visit Japan because of it's influence. Come learn about the history of manga and anime in Japan.
In Japan, strawberry picking is a popular activity around Tokyo. During the spring travel to a local farm for all-you-can eat strawberries. This popular day trip is great for anyone traveling in Tokyo.
Located in Ikebukuro's Sunshine City, J-World Tokyo is a great theme park to visit for lovers of Naruto, One Piece and Dragon Ball. Here you'll find adventure and a special place to spend the day for every Jump fan..
In Tokyo trains are considered the most convenient form of transportation. Taxis are trying to compete with low fares for short distance guests. The new fare is hoping to assist travelers and elderly people.
In Koenji at HATTIFNATT enjoy a cute dessert and drink that makes the perfect pair. The restaurant is decorated like a children's coloring book. Come and enjoy their most popular dessert.
The combination of vibrant flowers and jellyfish brings a mysterious exhibit to the Sumida Aquarium in Tokyo. Connected to the Tokyo Skytree, this aquarium always has interesting exhibits.
The National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi always has unique and interesting works of art. Artists from around the world have their work displayed at this beautiful museum. Roppongi has art museums, delicious restaurants, and much more to enjoy.
Japan is full of characters that have become popular over social media. For the fifth anniversary of Fuchico on the Cup, come see the pop-up shop in Tokyo Station and buy a limited edition figure.
Ginza, Tokyo is known for brand name stores and expensive restaurants. Ginza Bridge serves pancakes that look just like a melon. This unique food will having you posting photos on social media.
Japan is full of restaurants serving delicious food. Everything on the menu at chain restaurant Torikizoku, is 280 yen. Have Japanese food without breaking the bank while on vacation.
Ikebukuro is filled with wacky things, Bakudan Yaki is one of those wacky things. Takoyaki is a popular snack from Osaka and this shop has taken it to another level. Come check out this interesting snack when in Tokyo.
Looking for some wacky ramen? Kotobuki in Ikebukuro might be the shop for you. Try some Lemon Ramen while shopping around Ikebukuro. The flavor might be different than what you are imagining.
The Kanto region of Japan has many beautiful spots to see cherry blossom trees. There are many major spots in Tokyo. During the few short weeks of blooming cherry blossoms, people like to have picnics in the parks to admire the delicate flowers.
The Yanaka Ginza Shopping District has many wacky and retro shops. Locally owned businesses serve great food and have unique souvenirs. Be sure to check out the area when in Tokyo.
Ueno in the Taito Ward of Tokyo is a spot with many things to do. The famous Ueno Zoo is a must-visit spot, since the zoo is so big visitors could spend a whole day wandering around.
Looking for a cheap and delicious meal in Tokyo? Be sure to check out Tokyo Gyozaro in Sangenjaya. If the locals are going there, you know its good. Enjoy some juicy gyoza in the suburban side of Tokyo.
Cherry blossoms can be seen conveniently at Sumida River Park near Asakusa. Sumida River Park is a very popular spot during the spring and summer. Come enjoy the cherry blossoms by the river.
Located near Asakusa Station, Asakusa Mugitoro is uniquely Japanese. This popular restaurant has a great buffet lunch at a very affordable price. Sightseeing in Tokyo calls for good food.
Unusual animals cafes are getting more popular in Tokyo. Near Asakusa Station, come visit the Forest of Owl cafe. Meet some unique and cuddly owls in the middle of the city.
Kappabashi near Asakusa is for those who are looking for weird and wacky souvenirs. Check out the Ganso Shokuhin Sample Showroom to find fake food that looks just like the real thing.
Be sure to visit the super popular limited time Kimi no Na wa cafe at Parco in Ikebukuro. Every menu item comes with a free goodie and the gift shop is a can't miss area. Be sure to visit before February 7th, 2017.
There is various ways to get from Tokyo to Osaka. Depending on your budget and how long you want to travel, an airplane might be a better option than the bullet train. This mini guide might help you decide which is the best way to travel from Tokyo t...
Taiko Chaya near Asakusabashi Station has an awesome seafood buffet at lunch time. For a low price guests can dine on all-you-can eat seafood. If you are a seafood lover, this is a highly recommended restaurant.
The Oedo Antique Market is filled with traditional Japanese items. Everything is sold at affordable prices so this a great place to find a souvenir. Come find that one item that will make your day.
Tokyo Saryo near Sangenjaya Station in Tokyo is serving hand-dripped tea with traditional Japanese sweets. Choose from different teas and sweets to find the best combination.
Going from one side to the other in Tokyo is very convenient. If you are trying to see many sites, buying an all day train ticket might be a better option than individual tickets. Day passes are a great way to save money.
Shinjuku Gyoen is the top destination for viewing cherry blossoms in Japan! View cherry blossoms in Japan's historic Shinjuku Gyoen where they have been enjoyed since the Edo period! Enjoy a picnic under the cherry blossom trees!
Rikugien Garden is a colorful garden in the Bunkyo District of Tokyo. The beautiful garden is cover with pink blooming flowers in the spring and red leaves in the autumn.
Nihombashi/Yaesu Sakura-dori is one of the largest cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo. Many parts of the area is illuminated, the lights and cherry blossoms looking amazing together.
Roppongi is known for expensive restaurants and art museums. In the spring Roppongi Hills is surrounded by cherry blossom trees. Cherry blossoms in Mouri Teien are breathtaking.
Inokashira Park in Musashino City, Tokyo, is famous for cherry blossom viewing. During the spring, many people come to see the flowers and enjoy the large central pond. Something is said to happen if a couples rides the swan boats.
Ueno Park has over 1,200 cherry blossom trees that will be flourising with magical pink flowers in the spring. Ueno Park is home to many museums, temples, and shrines. This park is a must visit spot in Tokyo.
The large 134 acre Yoyogi Park is a beautiful green space in Tokyo. The park is a gather spot for locals and visitors looking for something different while in Tokyo. Seeing the cherry blossoms in the spring is an unforgettable experience.
Spring in Japan means sakura or cherry blossoms. Many people come to the Meguro River to see the beautiful cherry blossoms. The cherry blossoms can be enjoyed during the day or night.
Ameyoko Shopping Street in Tokyo is highly known for the wide variety of weird products and cheap restaurants. Come explore one of the few places in Tokyo where people can barter for goods.
In Asakusa on the Be a Ninja tour you'll be able to live out your childhood fantasies of being a ninja by joining in on the ninja tour! Have the time of your life with a group of friends while experiencing what being a ninja is like.
Shinjuku Kabukicho is a famous and fun area of Tokyo that will leave you in disbelief. Make sure you read a little about it before you decide to visit as it's not for everyone. If you are looking for some nightlife with locals, visit Kabukicho in Shi...
Of all the places to shop in Tokyo, Nakano Broadway and the surrounding mall is a must visit on your trip to Japan. Anime and manga fans can find anything and everything.
High-end sushi restaurants can be intimidating but going to a sushi restaurant with SushiUniversity makes the experience fun. While learning the techniques and etiquette an interpreter is with you along the journey.
Opening in Ikebukuro is the limited time Kimi no Na wa cafe. Enjoy food that has been completely copied from the movie and buy official limited time goods at the pop-up shop.
How often does one get to dine with penguins. At the Penguins Bar in Ikebukuro, guests can dine with these cute marine animals. With so many different animal cafes in Tokyo, be sure to visit the Penguin Bar.
MOJA in the HOUSE in Shibuya is serving up American diner style food. The must eat dish is chicken and waffles. If you are craving sweet and salty, this is the restaurant for you.
Come visit the newly opened Cat Cafe MoCHA in Harajuku's Takeshita Street. MoCHA is a stylish and relaxing place to be surrounded by cats. This is a must-visit spot to relax at when in Tokyo.
See the Pacman rickshaw light up the night in Asakusa. Don't forget your camera for this once in a lifetime experience. Be sure to sign up for your chance to ride in this crazy Pacman in 2016.
Ikebukuro is a mix of fashion and anime. With many department stores and brand name shops, it is a great place to shop. The flagship Animate store is a must visit spot for all manga and anime fans.
Lon Cafe at Naka-Meguro Koukashita is a stylish breakfast cafe serving dessert french toast. Come relax at this resort style cafe with a good book and a cup of coffee to pair with the french toast.
Newly opened Naka-Meguro Koukashita has a wide variety of restaurants. One must-visit place is Good Barbeque. If you are craving American barbeque and craft beer, this is the restaurant.
Harajuku is the capital of weird and kawaii fashion. At the Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku visitors can experience a candy-pop themed world where kawaii Harajuku fashion comes to life.
At Urasando Garden in Omotesando, check out intriguing snacks that can't be found anywhere else. Mican Club is serving aesthetically pleasing traditional Japanese sweets. Don't miss the fresh warabimochi, Angel's Teardrop while in Tokyo.
Odaiba is a man-made island across from the Tokyo Bay. Odaiba is a popular spot among couples and families. With many restaurants and shops, Odaiba is a fun place to spend time.
Many people want to live in Kichijoji for all of the restaurants, shops, and local activities. Close to Kichijoji Station, Super Hotdog is serving up delicious handmade sausages that can't be missed when visiting Tokyo.
Shinjuku is packed with restaurants and there are many budget travelers. Izakayas are chill restaurants to grab some food and have a drink. Izakayas are budget friendly and serve delicious food.
Kichijoji is full of quirky shops. Find all different kinds of souvenirs at general stores in Kichijoji. This part of Tokyo is considered to be a hipster area.
Daikanyama T-Site is more than just a bookstore in Tokyo. This art gallery-like bookstore has something for everyone. Shops at the relaxing store to find an awesome souvenir.
The man-made island, Odaiba in Tokyo is having a beautiful water-themed winter illumination titled, Aqua Xmas 2016. Odaiba is popular among locals and tourist, enjoy the shops and restaurants.
Shibuya is an amazing area to visit when in Tokyo; with it's large selection of restaurants, you won't find a better place to eat sushi here. Enjoy fresh, delicious, and affordable sushi in Shibuya.
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum is an important Japanese cultural landmark and an architectural fusion of the Japanese and French design and architecture. A must-see place while visiting Tokyo, Japan.
Visit Harajuku for all kinds of delicious food and drinks. Boba from Gong Cha Harajuku is so popular people line up. The simple milk tea with boba is worth the wait.
Check out Luke's Lobster for a delicious lobster sandwich. After shopping in Harajuku, this seafood restaurant is a great choice for lunch or dinner. The wait is so worth it for seafood lovers.
Wearing a kimono while walking through Asakusa will surely drawn attention. Rent a beautiful and traditional kimono from Iza Kimono Rental. Pair a beautiful kimono with a colorful obi and make great memories.
Kichijoji is an up and coming area in Tokyo, with local stores and restaurants. Minced meat croquettes from Satou are worth the travel and wait time. This is must-eat food while in Tokyo.
Harajuku is a major fashion district in Tokyo. With some many shops, it can be hard to choose the right spot. This convenient Harajuku shopping guide can lead you to the perfect spot.
The world's most kawaii street, Harajuku has its own LINE Friends Store! Meet all the cute character goods at Harajuku LINE Friends Store and do all your souvenir shopping!
Harajuku Gyozaro is a restaurant serving cheap and delicious gyoza. With the simple menu, enjoy two types of gyoza and refreshing vegetables at the Harajuku Gyozaro.
Trying to impress your date at a bar in Tokyo? Try delicious cocktails inspired by movies at Hachi Gatsu no Kujira, a 70 year old retro movie themed bar in Shibuya.
Ueno is famous for temples, shrines, art museums, Ueno Park, and much more. Find the delicious restaurants hidden throughout Ueno. Making reservations is recommended for well-known restaurants.
Have a causal meal with friends at an izakaya bar in Shibuya. Enjoy alcohol drinks, fried food, grilled meat, and pickled vegetables. Izakaya bar in Shibuya can range from five to two hundred seats.
Delicious and fresh sushi doesn't have to break the bank. In Shinjuku, stop by one of the many affordable sushi restaurants to enjoy one of Japan's treats. If there is a line, you know it's good.
Akihabara has an endless amount of computers, cell phones, figures, video games, and more. Akihabara is a must-visit spot for anyone interested in electronics, Japanese anime, manga, and figures. Find the perfect souvenir for your otaku buddy back ho...
Asakusa is a popular tourist destination in Tokyo. Stay at a hotel that meets your needs and budget. Centrally located hotels in Asakusa could make a vacation even better.
Shinjuku offers many capsule hotels for travelers. It is convenient, cheap and definitely a new experience! Why not trying a capsule hotel when in Tokyo? Some capsule hotels are male-only or female-only.
Shibuya can a little bit of a maze, but Shibuya has some of the best shopping. With many department stores, trend-setting stores, and restaurants, there is something to buy while shopping in Shibuya.
Tsukiji market is the home of fresh seafood in Japan. Around the market, there are many delicious sushi restaurants serving fish caught the same day. Each sushi restaurant at Tsukiji market is a little different.
Portions can be a little smaller in Japan. Lucky, there are many all-you-can eat buffet restaurants serving delicious food. For a set price during a certain amount of time, enjoy all-you-can eat food.
Ginza is known for the brand name shops and the excellent restaurants. Since Ginza is near Tsukiji fish market, the fish is guaranteed to be fresh. Enjoy fresh sushi in a calming atmosphere.
It can be difficult to choose a hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo, among the overwhelming amount of choices. Many hotels in Shinjuku are clean, convenient, and have great amenities. There are hotels for every budget.
In Japan, seeing the first sunrise every year is a big event. This custom started in the Meiji period (1868-1912), and the origin was the New Year’s ceremony by the Emperor.
Along 700 meters, Nakameguro Koukashita is a new shopping and restaurant gallery with 28 spots. This new hot-spot in Tokyo opened November 22, 2016. Come enjoy a new part of Naka-Meguro.
Jimi ni Sugoi Koetsu Girl airing in Fall 2016 in Japan is another hit drama. This work comedy starting Satomi Ishihara and Masaki Suda is filmed mainly in Tokyo. Visit the locations where the drama takes place.
There are buffets all over Tokyo, some of the must visit buffets mainly serve dessert. Enjoy fresh fruit tarts, custards, cakes, pies, and cheesecakes. The desserts look beautiful and taste even better.
"Nigeru wa Haji daga Yaku ni Tatsu (Nigehaji)" is a popular Japanese drama currently airing in Japan. Locations used in the drama are becoming popular spots for fans. Some popular spots are in Tokyo and Yokohama.
There are many Pokemon Centers and Stores all throughout Japan. Pokémon started as a Game Boy and became an insanely popular anime. After Pokémon Go was released in July 2016, everyone with a smartphone was playing.
There are many historic temples all throughout Japan. Every temple enshrines a different deity. Depending on the temple, there are different benefits. Many temples are World Heritage Sites.
There are many inspiring art museums in Tokyo. These museums will enrich your Tokyo experience even more. Some exhibits are for a limited time, so its best to go as soon as possible.
The Tokyo Midtown Christmas is a very popular illumination event in Roppongi. In 2016, the illuminations have been redesigned and they are better than ever. Enjoy the lights while listening to live music on the weekends.
The Caretta Shiodome Illumination is known for the amazing light shows. In 2016, the shows have gotten even better and they are every twenty minutes. See the Tokyo Bay and Rainbow Bridge from the observation deck.
The Tokyo Skytree Dream Christmas 2016 is a fun event for all ages. Enjoy the illuminations, the daily concerts, and the Christmas-themed Skytree. There is always something exciting at the Tokyo Skytree.
The Marunouchi/Ginza Winter Illumination 2016-2017 is considered to be a more classy illumination. This illumination can only be enjoy while walking outside. On the weekends, certain streets in Ginza are pedestrian only.
The Yomiuri Land Jewellumination 2016-2017 is a wonderland of lights on the outskirts of Tokyo. Every part of the amusement park has a different theme, so there is something for everyone.
The Ebisu Garden Place Winter Illumination 2016-2017 showcases brilliant chandeliers from France. The streets are lighted with illuminated trees and there is a very romantic atmosphere.
The Starry Sky Illumination 2016-2017 and the Artelligent Christmas 2016 in Roppongi Hills are must-see illuminations while in Tokyo. During the holidays, illumination events attract many people, this year the ever-popular Kimi no Na wa. is incorpora...
Rikugien Gardens in the center of Tokyo is a beautiful place to see an autumn leaf illumination. This limited-time event is a must see while in Tokyo during autumn 2016.
The Omotesando Hills Christmas Illumination 2016 is an indoor illumination perfect for couples and families. Be surrounded by the holiday lights and get into the Christmas spirit.
Japan has many different types of amusement parks to entertain all ages. Some parks have new attractions and some haven't changed a thing. Visit an amusement park near you while visiting Japan.
There are many onsen facilities in Tokyo to visit during a day trip or even after work! Relax and sooth your skin in a natural bath. The onsen is an experience unique to Japan.
The Ao no Dokutsu in Shibuya 2016-2017 is a blue winter wonderland. This winter illumination started in 2014 and it has come back for 2016! This blue cave of lights is sure to amaze.
The Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination is a big hit every year. In 2016-17, it is the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and Japan. This year the new attractions will amaze anyone.
Tokyo is a must go-to destination for many people. For over 50 years Tokyo has been expanding and renovating. Many of the old buildings still stand, but they get a new look.
Dine at restaurants in Tokyo with a gorgeous night view overlooking the city. Many of the restaurants are conveniently located in hotels in Tokyo. Eat delicious food and have a memorable experience.
The popular children's anime Crayon Shin-chan is having it's 25th anniversary. For the event, there is going to be a themed cafe at the Tokyo Skytree Solamachi in Tokyo.
Halloween in Japan is getting bigger every year. There were thousands of people in Shibuya walking around, taking pictures, and having fun. Costumes get more elaborate every year.
There are many festivals all year around in Japan. Each festival is different so going to more than one in one location is important. Going to a festival while visiting Japan is a great experience.
The PPAP Cafe is going to be opened for a limited time at the Tokyo Skytree in Japan during November. PPAP is a world-famous song sung by Pikotaro. The popularity of this comedic song exploded over night.
In Tokyo, there are many famous temples and shrines. They all have different events depending on the season. No need to travel all the way to Kyoto to see historic spots.
Japan is the land of sweet treats. At Haneda Airport, there are many well-known desserts sold as gifts. With so many delicious and different sweets to choose from, it can be hard to decide.
The Tokyo Skytree is a multi-purpose tower in Tokyo, Japan. Depending on the season, the color of the tower changes. There is always something to be celebrated when in Tokyo.
There are many shrines all-throughout Japan. Each shrine is uniquely beautiful and dedicated to a different god. Visit historic places while traveling around Japan.
Love Live School Idol Project is a Japanese multimedia project. It started as an anime and progressed into manga and video games. It is an internationally popular series. Visit the location in Tokyo used in the anime.
Illuminations in Tokyo are a popular event for couples and families. In 2016, the illuminations are going to be more elaborate than the previous years. LED lights inspire creative exhibits while various places try to out-do each other.
At Haneda International Airport there are many delicious restaurants. Many of the restaurants open early and close late. With a variety of food, there is something to satisfy everyone.
The former Edo Castle, current day Tokyo Imperial Palace is a must see while in Tokyo. This palace has house shogunate and emperors. Come and see a historical site with a long history.
Anyone living in Tokyo thinks about convenience and transportation. There are certain towns that locals like to live in. Find a town that suits your needs and lifestyle the best.
Tokyo is full of new locations with common and rare pokemon nests. From time to time, Pokemon Go updates and the nests change locations. Travel around Tokyo to catch rare pokemon.
Traditional Japanese tattoos are elegant and elaborate. Tokyo has many well-known tattoo shops with talented artists. Surprisingly there are quite a few places to get a tattoo in Tokyo.
Tokyo is full of excitement and amusement parks. Amusement parks have rides and shows for all ages. Spend the day at an amusement park with your favorite characters.
Visit one of the many popular breakfast places in Tokyo. Many Japanese people don't usually eat breakfast, but when they do they go all out. Restaurants from overseas such as Eggs'n Things and Bills have branches in Tokyo.
Zauo is a chain seafood restaurant where customers catch their dinner. After catching the fish, it can be prepared in four different ways. Reservation are required for this fishing experience.
Haruki Murakami is a world-famous Japanese novelist. His books such as 1Q84 let us rediscover the Japan that we were too familiar with. Visit the locations that inspired interesting stories.
Viewing autumn leaves in Japan only happens once a year. There are viewing spots all over the country, such as Tokyo, Kyoto and Sapporo. Check out where to view the autumn leaves near you in 2016.
Asakusa in Tokyo has many tourist spots. There are so many restaurants and it can be overwhelming. Asakusa offers different kinds of food that could please anyone.
Participate in real-life escape games in Asakusa, Tokyo. Puzzles and riddles can be solved in a group or alone. Try the indoor or outdoor version. Games can be play in English, Japanese, or Chinese.
Comedian Naomi Watanabe collaborated with Seibu Railway to be a part of a limited time Halloween themed train. The Seibu Halloween train only runs through Ikebukuro to Nerima Tokyo, Japan.
Ninja, Samurai, and Maiko symbolizes traditional Japanese culture in many ways. Watch and learn Ninja training, sword fighting, and traditional dances. Experiencing old time Japan is important to understand modern Japan.
Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese candy craft. Warm liquid sugar is molded into animals or shapes. This rare and beautiful craft is a must see while visiting Japan.
Love Hotels in Japan provide a private space for couples. Themed love hotels are becoming more popular. Couples can stay for a few hours or overnight. Experience something new while in Japan.
Gonpachi in Nishi-Azabu, Tokyo was the restaurant used in the movie Kill Bill Vol. 1. Sit at wooden tables or a private booth and taste traditional Japanese bar food.
Conveyor belt sushi restaurants are affordable and delicious. There are so many good sushi restaurants in Tokyo and here is 7 sushi restaurants you must visit.
Visit 10 of the many character cafes in Tokyo. Sanrio, Studio Ghibli, and the Gundam cafe is probably the most popular. Have a meal while surrounded by your favorite character!
Festivals in Japan are very unique. These festivals are all must see and must experience things in Tokyo. You’d be hard pressed to find a bad time at any of these festivals!
Convenience is everything when traveling. These hotels near Haneda International Airport in Tokyo offer excellent services and amenities at reasonable prices.
Shibuya, only a short walk from Harajuku is a huge Tokyo shopping district with a ton to do! Come here to experience Japan in all of its glory and you'll find things like Hachiko and Yoyogi Park in the beautiful Shibuya.
Setagaya Line runs through suburban Tokyo. Riding on the Setagaya Line tramway is not the only charm, this unexplored neighborhood has so much cool and vibrant local culture.
Akihabara in Tokyo is the place to go for anime, manga, cosplay, and electronics. Find computer parts and have lunch at a maid cafe. Some things can only be experienced here.
Asakusa has many things to do for the whole family. Walk through Sensoji Temple, eat traditional food, visit the Tokyo Skytree, and find a souvenir. Get a taste of traditional Japan.
When in Yushima, it is easy to forget you're in Tokyo. Come visit the shrine and cafes, main parts of Yushima still looks like a scene out of the Edo period.
At Oedo Antique Market there are many types of Japanese antiques to be found. The flea markets are at Yoyogi Park and the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo.
Time travel back to the Showa period at Daiba Icchome Shotengai. Daiba is a man-made island with activities for everyone. Seeing Rainbow Bridge is a must if going to Daiba.
Japan's number one fast food is definitely sushi. This restaurant without a name serves one sushi for 10 yen. Sushi does not have to be expensive to be good. Go for a mini adventure in Tokyo.
Tokyo Station is the intercity hub for local and bullet trains. There are many restaurants and shops in the area because there is over 3,000 trains per day.
Japan has elevated the quality of cheesecake. Now people might be more happy receiving a cheesecake as a souvenir than sushi. All of these delicious cheesecakes can be found in Tokyo.
A trip to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is more than just filling out papers. On the 45th floor of both towers there is an observation deck free of charge.
Roppongi is the hot spot for nightclubs in Tokyo. Dance the night away to EDM, Techno, and Electric House music. Some clubs have special deals on weekdays.
Discover museums and interactive exhibits in Tokyo. Unlike other cities, Tokyo is full of things to do for families with kids. Certain activities get the whole family involved.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a nature oasis in the heart of Tokyo. The rich history and beautiful scenery makes people never want to leave. The garden is home to many species of trees and flowers.
Visit some of the best and largest aquariums in Japan. Family-friendly events such as dolphin shows and see whale sharks swimming around. Osaka, Okinawa, and Tokyo have some of the biggest aquariums.
Halloween in Japan has become extremely popular in the last ten years. Every year the celebrations get bigger and more elaborate. There will be many Halloween events in Tokyo in 2016.
Dive into Tsukemen restaurants in Tokyo, Japan. Unlike ramen, the noodles and soup are separated. Tsukemen is usually topped with pork and a soft-boiled egg.
Fake food can be found at almost every restaurant in Japan. Full sized fake food items are turned into mini replicas and sold as souvenirs. Craftsmen teach classes on how to make fake food.
Enjoy rooftop gardens panorama from "Kitte Tokyo" commercial complex next to Tokyo station for free, and enjoy some authentic Japanese shops & restaurants.
For some people, going to a Dagashi shop is nostalgic and for others it is their first time. Dagashi are snacks or sweets that are 100 yen or less. All ages enjoy Dagashi.
Visit Sensoji Temple, eat like a sumo wrestler, and wear a traditional kimono. While walking along Nakamise Street there are many shops with traditional sweets. Eating while walking is half the fun.
Meiji Jingu Shrine in Tokyo is located near Harajuku and Yoyogi park. People can view traditional Japanese weddings, pay their respects to the Gods, and buy paper fortunes.
Japan is know for its unique cafes, but this one may sit in a category all its own! This hammock cafe "Mahika Mano" will surely take your worries away with not only their accommodations, but with their delicious menu items.
Here is the recommended places in Tokyo for viewing autumn leaves in 2016. The beauty of Japan's autumn leaves panorama is so colorful and bright and is well appreciated by the Japanese people since ancient times.
Did you miss all the fireworks events in summer? Don’t worry! There are plenty of fireworks events scheduled in autumn. Here is the 5 fireworks festivals held in October around Tokyo.
These beautiful beaches can be found especially in Okinawa. With the tropical climate and unique culture, it's a fascinating destination in its own right. It also has easily the best white sand beaches in Japan.
Makoto Shinkai's new film, "Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.)" premiered in Japan August, 2016 and is popular among all ages. Famous landmarks were used throughout the movie because the audience can easily recognize the locations.
Followings are 10 recommended Tattoo friendly hot springs and public baths in Kanto Region which is including Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, Gunma and Tochigi.
As you know, Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and Osaka is the second largest metropolitan in Japan. There are a lot of unique differences between those cities. It is interesting to compare them when you travel both cities.
If you are looking for a good activity but don’t feel fit enough to try Mt. Fuji, try Mt. Takao which has a great access from Tokyo downtown and offer you much more than just a hiking!
These are the 8 hottest nightclub in Shibuya, Tokyo which cover the popular music genres including Electro, EDM, House, Techno, Dub Step, Bass, Trap, Hip Hop, Jazz, Soul, Funk...etc. These night clubs will have you dancing until the sun rises!
Samurai, Ramen, Sushi, Lolita, Kanji, and traditional theatre. Those places are there for you to experience and feel Japan, to make your visit truly unforgettable!
The Japanese traditional pastry, Castella, is something that everyone would immediately fall in love with its simple, delicious, and delicate flavor and taste.
I know Japan is not particularly the cheapest destination for a holiday. But when it comes to food, I can assure you that you don’t really need to restrict your budget to go for one of the best dishes. And here are the example list that you can try t...
Shotengai (Shōtengai 商店街), a kind of shopping street that has developed originally in each residential area in Japan, is a great place to experience Japanese food culture and see Japanese daily life.
Denbouin street in Asakusa is the perfect mix of modern Tokyo and old Edo Tokyo. You can find traditional shops and great restaurants that will leave a lasting impression.
Did you know there are many free activities and things to do in Tokyo? We know that money can be a pain during the travel, but don’t let it stop you from enjoying Japan to the full, because it shouldn’t!
Hamarikyu Gardens, Tokyo's secret beautiful traditional Japanese gardens, has been kept and preserved in between the skyscraper buildings. A superb contrast of the old meets new.
The long waited Kirby Cafés and the Official Goods Shops are now opened! Visit the world of Kirby Super Star and enjoy foods and drinks perfect for summer!
The world is heated with Pokémon Go fever, and Japan is not an exception. Here is a list of place known as "Pokémon Nests" in Tokyo, Japan, for you to catch rare Pokémon whilst sightseeing!
Don't miss one of the most popular summer events in Tokyo. Art Aquarium Tokyo 2016 has something for everyone to enjoy and won't soon be forgotten.
Have you ever heard of Shikinejima Island? Shikinejima Island is not famous, but it is an attractive tropical island where you can easily visit from Tokyo.
Haunted houses are one of the iconic summer attractions in Japan, mainly for the chilling effect you feel on your back in a cold sweat. Why don’t you make your way to the doors of Japanese haunted houses.
One of the things we look forward to while traveling is Ekiben (railway boxed meals). There is a variety of Ekiben all over Japan as you may know. Let's enjoy Ekiben at the station you stop.
The home of Hello Kitty and other lovely characters, Sanrio Puroland, reached its 25 anniversary last year. Let’s see how you can make the most use of it!
As is generally known, there are plenty of great cafes in Tokyo. Some of them offer tasty Matcha (green tea) sweets as their signature menu. If you are a big fan of Matcha, be sure to visit and enjoy the real Matcha world!
It is tough to narrow down the best places to eat in Japan. However these 10 restaurants all have that something special that really makes them stand out above the rest!
On November 2, 2016, Tsukiji market, the world's largest and busiest fish market, will close the doors its 80-year history to move to a new site in the Toyosu district of Tokyo.
Recently, there are many clean and stylish Capsule Hotels developed in Tokyo. Capsule Hotel is smaller than the regular hotels but the price is so reasonable.
Visit these 7 luxurious dessert shops while in you are in Ginza, Tokyo. They can take you to a world out of everyday life and give you an extraordinary experience!
Enjoy the night life here in Tokyo by visiting Shinjuku's Golden Gai where close to 300 bars and eateries exist in the narrow alleyways, preserved in the early 20th century.
From lush forested landscapes to simple Japanese towns Studio Ghibli draws inspiration from everything inbetween. It’s worth it to visit these next Japan's destinations to see where your favorite movies came from.
The area of Daikanyama is dense with stylish cafes and restaurants. Here's the best 8 cafes in Daikanyama, Toyko! Hope you will enjoy the atmosphere and good coffee.
The following list will cover some of the best treats to get in Depachika (Japanese department-store basements). Although you can find far more than just desserts we will be focusing on sweets for you or your family to enjoy.
A land forgotten by time, Aogashima, is a mysterious little island located off the coast of Mainland Japan. This tiny volcanic island has sights and views that are hard to find anywhere else in the world. Let’s explore what makes this island so speci...
Pixar Animation Studio will open an event "Pixar Adventure: An Adventure That Starts From 'What Ifs' " at LAFORET HARAJUKU in Tokyo from August 27th to September 25th, 2016!
With the increase of the passengers using the Haneda Airport, the airport has been adding more spots which attract the passengers. Let me introduce some of the great spots in the Haneda Airport.
World's first Snoopy Museum newly opened in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 23rd! This is where you can enjoy Snoopy and Peanut World to the fullest. You'll be in love with adorable Peanut cartoons!
Mitama Festival at Yasukuni Shrine is one of the largest festivals in Tokyo. This festival runs over every 4 days between July 13th to July 16th. If you are in Tokyo during that time, you have to check this out!
Shinjuku station opened new expressway bus terminal called "Basuta Shinjuku" on April 4th 2016 at the South exit of Shinjuku station. This terminal features a number of great conveniences for all types of travelers.
These 5 most popular firework festivals (Hanabi Festivals) are super big events for Japanese and loved by many people. Don't miss to go to the fireworks festivals!
Ghibli museum, located in Mitaka, Tokyo, is a treasure island for all Hayao Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli fans around the world. How to get there and buy tickets of the Ghibli museum?
"From 5 to 9" is a Japanese love story drama of the heroin Junko Sakuraba and the monk Takane Hoshikawa. I want to introduce 5 locations for this drama.
Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku Tokyo is one of the most unusual restaurants in the world. If you like laughing out loud, go with your partner, your friend and have fun.
These are some of the best ramen in Tokyo you should try when you visit Tokyo. Even though there are some mass-market brands listed here, they have some good reasons to become widely popular in the world.
Comparison of the main transportation methods from Osaka to Tokyo. Introducing the time required & fares of each transportation such as night bus, flight and shinkansen.
You can see Japanese festivals everywhere in Japan because there are more than 300,000 festivals in Japan. You should visit traditional and unique Japanese festivals.
Shinjuku is a central ward of Tokyo and very popular among not only Japanese but also foreign tourists. You can enjoy visiting High-rise building, shopping and amusement!
Omotesando is not only for shopping but also discover the cozy cafes, restaurants and hair salons where Japanese fashion lovers usually go. Seeing people walking on Omotesando street will inspire you what the Japanese fashion trend is.
Umeshu is one of Japanese fruit wine made from plum and especially popular with Japanese women and young people. Introduce 3 famous umeshu bars around Tokyo.
Japanese Bread have been developed in the original way and there are unique bread in Japan. You should visit bakeries in Japan and enjoy Japanaese bread world.
Animate Ikebukuro is the largest anime goods store in the world. There are Manga, game anime-related goods, CDs and DVDs. It's the very place for all anime-lovers.
Jiyugaoka is a very fashionable town and also well known as sweets town as there are many sweet shops. I recommend 5 selected sweet shops there.
Sento isn't just a place of bathing. It is a place of cleansing, relaxing, catching up with friends, and meeting new people. Introducing 4 famous retro sento in Tokyo.
Hana Yori Dango ( Boys Over Flowers ) is the best selling girls manga in Japan of all time. I introduce film locations for making this story which fans like visiting.
You can eat as much sushi as you want at all you can eat sushi restaurants. I'll introduce you to 5 amazing affordable sushi restaurants hidden in Tokyo.
3 craft beer bars for craft beer lovers at Tokyo including Good Beer Faucets and Craftheads. Let's have a good time with awesome craft beer and lovely foods!
Top 3 luxurious sushi restaurants in Tokyo awarded the highest honor of 3 Michelin stars the year it entered the Michelin guide. You must fall in love with their Sushi.
Here is a list of our recommendations for high-quality capsule hotels that offer an alternative to getting a hotel room. They are clean, cheap, and comfortable!
We are sharing with you the 10 coolest and beautifully designed Japanese Starbucks that let you keep sightseeing as you take a break. It will keeps you coming back for more!
If you love Japanese anime or character, Tokyo character street is a perfect place to visit. There are many themed shops of Japanese popular anime and characters.
Introducing 10 Wonderful places to enjoy Sakura Viewing "Hanami"around Tokyo. Let's travel to feel this Japanese culture and enjoy Hanami with amazing Sakura in this Spring!
Ueno Park is one of the oldest park in Japan. There are museums, a temple, shrines, Tokyo University of Arts, a zoo and a big pond (Shinobazu Pond) covered by a lot of lotus plants. Ueno Park is also one of the most famous spot for Sakura. Walking un...
Asakusa Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo. This article will tell you 3 reasons why Asakusa Sensoji Temple is a must visit destination for tourists.
Tokyo Tower is always there for people in Tokyo, sometimes in the clear sky, sometimes with a beautiful lighted-up illumination. At the foot of Tokyo Tower, there is Shiba Park including Zojoji Temple, which visitors can enjoy Sakura in the spring.
Book lovers in search of trendy, yet affordable solitude may find the Book and Bed Tokyo hostel in Ikebukuro an attractive alternative to the city’s more conventional hotels. The recently opened hostel boasts a collection of 1,700 novels in Japanese ...
Roppongi Hills is a mega-complex comprising offices, shops, restaurants, museums, a movie theater, and even residences. Visitors can enjoy the panoramic view from the observation deck on the 52nd floor, have a cup of coffee on the patio watching the ...
Tokyo Skytree, with its full height of 634 metres, is the tallest structure in Japan. Although it is primarily used as a broadcasting and radio tower, the tower is a must-go for tourists visiting Tokyo. With its abundance of unique shops, restaurants...