Tokyo Character Street | Tokyo Travel Guide
If you want to buy anime goods in central Tokyo, Tokyo Character Street at Tokyo Station is awesome. There are more than 30 anime shops such as a Pokemon store, Jump Shop, and a Ghibli shop.
Soshigaya Ultraman Street | Tokyo Travel Guide
There is a fascinating street for pop culture fans in Soshigaya, Tokyo called Ultraman Shopping Street. There are many hidden superhero characters, you can have funny coffee and buy cool souvenirs.
Kappabashi Kitchen Street | Tokyo Travel Guide
All shops in Kappabashi Street sell kitchen wares for professionals and passionate home cooks. This is where Japan’s famous plastic food samples originated.
Tokorozawa Sakura Town | Saitama Travel Guide
Maybe you wouldn’t think Saitama is a typical destination for pop culture and architecture fans, but Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama is just that! Find out what to discover there.
Arakurayama Sengen Park | Mt Fuji Area
Go to Arakurayama Sengen Park if you want to take that famous photograph that showcases three iconic symbols of Japan at the same time in spring; a five-storied pagoda, cherry blossoms, and Mt Fuji.
Kairakuen Garden | Ibaraki Travel Guide
Kairakuen Garden in Mito (north of Tokyo) is one of the three great gardens of Japan that was constructed during the feudal time. It is especially famous for its beautiful plum blossoms in early spring.
Geihinkan (Akasaka Palace) | Tokyo Travel Guide
Geihinkan (also known as Akasaka Palace) was built as a residence for the crown prince in the early 20th century. Now it is used for visiting VIPs from foreign countries. But you can also visit the beautiful banquet rooms!
Sengakuji Temple and the 47 Ronin | Tokyo Travel Guide
Sengakuji is a Buddhist temple in Tokyo. It is a famous spot among history lovers because this is where the tombs of the 47 Ronin are located. Learn more about this fascinating story of loyalty and revenge.
Kagurazaka | Tokyo Neighborhoods
Kagurazaka is one of the Geisha districts in Tokyo with an old town atmosphere. Walking through narrow streets with black wooden walls and dining in exquisite restaurants is a great way to spend an afternoon here.
The Different Faces of Mt Fuji
See beautiful pictures of the many different faces of Mt Fuji from various vantage points!
Hitachi Seaside Park｜Ibaraki Travel Guide
One of Japan’s most beautiful sights is surely Hitachi Seaside Park with its colorful ‘seas’ of flowers and otherworldly Kochia fields that turn red in autumn. What is there to see in different seasons?
3 Expat Friendly Areas in Tokyo | Travel Guide
What do Roppongi, Hiroo, and Azabu have to offer the intrepid tourist who wants to veer a bit off the beaten path?
Our teamLab Borderless Experience
What will you experience at the teamLab Borderless exhibition in Odaiba, Tokyo? This is a lively description of a visit by a few of our staff to this wonderful digital art museum.
The History of Tokyo | Travel Guide
What became today’s largest metropole in the world started out as a small town in the 13th century and became a small castle town in the 15th century. Then the feudal lords started fighting out a war that would change the course of Edo’s history forever.
Family Friendly Tokyo Tips | Travel Guide
Tokyo is a great destination for families with kids. Our local experts give you a whole bunch of tips to have the best holiday you ever had with your family!
EVANGELION Anime Pilgrimage in Hakone
If you love Japanese anime Neon Genesis EVANGELION, an ‘anime pilgrimage’ to Hakone is a great activity to do from Tokyo. There are many places that appear in the series in Hakone, find out where to go in real life!
The Tokyo Station Area | Travel Guide
Tokyo Station is not only a place where you go to catch the shinkansen, it is very much an area with plenty of dining, entertainment, and shopping options. Architecture fanatics will also have a field day in Marunouchi.
Nihonbashi & Ningyocho
Most Japan tours start in Tokyo. Even if you don’t have much time here, Nihonbashi and Ningyocho will offer you a lot on the city’s history and food culture. Find out what there is to discover in these historical areas!
Sugamo is a local Tokyo neighborhood that is especially popular with elderly ladies. Find out why you should include this area on your Japan tour itinerary if you like to see how the locals live.
Off the beaten path but full of history and picture-perfect vistas, that is Shibamata in Tokyo. How can you enjoy this area best? Find out where to go and what to eat in Shibamata.
Ryogoku Sumo Town
Ryogoku is known as Tokyo’s sumo neighborhood. What is sumo about? Where can you go to see sumo wrestlers in action? Where can you eat a dish typically eaten by wrestlers? And what else is there to see in Ryogoku?
Daikanyama and Nakameguro
Got at least 3 days in Tokyo on your Japan tour? Find out where to go in hip neighborhoods Daikanyama and Nakameguro.
Tokyo Highlights and Hidden Gem Itinerary
Find out which 5 highlights and local areas should definitely be included on your Tokyo itinerary if you come here on your Japan tour.
Tokyo National Museum | Tokyo Guide
The Tokyo National Museum was established in 1872 and is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The Museum collects houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art and archaeological object of Asia, focusing on Japan.
The Meiji Shrine
Near the areas of Shibuya and Harajuku is the famous Meiji Jingu, where the souls of Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken are venerated. Today it is one of the most important tourist spots in Tokyo, attracting thousands of tourists from early in the morning.
Ghibli Museum Mitaka
Japan’s leading animation producer is without a doubt Studio Ghibli, having produced 6 of the 10 highest-grossing films in Japan. The studio is known for…
TeamLab Exhibitions in Tokyo
Some of the best immersive art experiences that can be enjoyed in Japan are modern exhibitions by teamLab. There are two versions of this exhibition, one is in the Toyosu area, and the other is in the Odaiba area.
Animate Department Store in Tokyo
Animate sells a wide variety of anime goods including comics, light novels, dojinshi (self-published magazines), CDs, DVDs, character goods, figures, video games, trading cards, and costumes
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse was built as a model warehouse in the country from the late Meiji era to the early Taisho era.
Minato Mirai 21
In 1981 the municipal government of Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city after Tokyo, started to revitalize its port area in order to carry Yokohama into the 21st century as a business hub independent of Tokyo. Minato Mirai 21 is the 1.2-mile urban redevelopment of the waterfront of Yokohama.
Tokyo ‘s 5 Most Recommended Places
While planning a trip to Japan, it can be difficult to make a choice of where to go, due to the great number of interesting places to visit. Therefore, we made a list of the 5 best places to visit while traveling in Tokyo.
Nakano Broadway is an amazing retro shopping center that is regarded as a sanctuary for ‘otaku’, the Japanese version of nerds. Learn more about this interesting hidden spot in Tokyo!
Shinjuku | Tokyo
Shinjuku is known for its impressive streets full of neon signs. Throughout the territory, there is a wide variety of international cuisine and hundreds of department stores ranging from clothing stores to high-tech devices.
Sunamachi Ginza Street Food
If you are a bit adventurous, the Sunamachi Ginza is a great alternative for crowded and popular places like Omoide Yokocho to get your local street food fix.
Yanesen & Yanaka | Tokyo
Yanesen in Tokyo is a great destination for travelers who are looking for a peaceful, local area with a traditional feel to it. Find out what to see and do in Yanesen!
Monzennakacho | Tokyo
Monzennakacho is a great area for a quick, local bite and tipple. There are many tiny restaurants that serve great food, and there’s a local temple with an interesting ceremony.
Shibuya | Tokyo
Tokyo’s young fashion mecca Shibuya has been given a make-over! What’s the popular area’s history? And what is there to do today?
Roppongi | Tokyo
Roppongi is known as one of Tokyo’s nightlife destinations that are especially popular with local expats. What else is there to see and do in cosmopolitan Roppongi?
In the heart of the Japanese sumo wrestling city of Ryogoku is the acclaimed Edo-Tokyo Museum, where you can learn all about Tokyo when it was still named Edo.
Ginza | Tokyo
Ginza is a district in central Tokyo, and its name means ‘silver place’ when translated to English. That still holds true today, as it is one of the most high-end shopping districts in Japan.
Fukagawa Edo Museum | Tokyo Guide
The Fukugawa Edo Museum is a small history museum where you can be transported back in time to the Edo era. Find out what you can see in this cool little museum!
Odaiba | Tokyo
Artificial island Odaiba in Tokyo became very popular with young people, especially young couples who flock to shopping and amusement. Find out what fun you can have here!
The Izu Seven Islands
What can you do on the Izu Seven Islands in Japan? A lot quieter than the usual beach resorts in Okinawa, you can enjoy hiking, ocean activities, and fresh seafood here.
Chichibu | Saitama Prefecture
What fun activities can you do in Chichibu in Saitama? This pretty small mountain town has a lot more to offer than you would initially think!
Chidorigafuchi in Spring
If you are looking for cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Chidorigafuchi is one of the best places to go. You can see the beautiful moat from a boat and walk through pink tunnels.
Meguro River in Spring
If you are looking for cherry blossoms in Tokyo, Meguro River in Tokyo is one of the best places to go. The cherry trees covering the river look like a pink tunnel for only a few short days per year.
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden in Autumn
Koishikawa Korakuen in Tokyo is a beautiful garden to visit for fall foliage and other seasonal treats. What is the meaning behind the garden’s architecture? And what else is there to do in the area?
IKSPIARI at Tokyo Disney Resort
A trip to Tokyo Disneyland isn’t complete without stopping by the IKSPIARI shopping mall after your visit to the park. It is open until late, and there are many great shops and restaurants here.
Tokyo Disneyland in Japan | Travel Guide
A trip to Tokyo Disneyland guarantees you an amazing time! But in which hotel should you stay? And how can you avoid some of the long lines? Let us give you some good tips!