Things to do in Tokyo, Japan

Yushima Tenmangu
2015.11.12
A Quick Look at Yushima Tenmangu Shrine, where Japanese Students Pray for their Exams
Exam season in Japan In Japan, to enter high school or university, students have to go through tough exams, and entrance exams are usually a very i
The scramble crossing in Shibuya
2015.11.06
A typical day in the life of a Tokyoite in Shibuya
13:00: Meeting friends in front of the Hachiko statue or at TSUTAYA. The crazy scramble crossing is famous in Shibuya and is usually interesting to
Tokugawa Yoshinobu’s cemetery
2015.11.02
Take a walk in the Yanaka Cemetery, where the last Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu rests in peace. (Tokyo)
Welcome to Edo and it’s old world nostalgia. What do you imagine when hearing the word Tokyo? Some might imagine cutting-edge technology, young peo
2015.10.25
3 Original Photo Locations for the Tokyo Sky Tree, the Tallest Broadcasting Tower in the World!
Want to take pictures of the Skytree that are a little different? Follow our guide!
The Kyu-Furukawa gardens
2015.09.24
Let’s hang out at the Rose festival during autumn at the “Kyu-Furukawa Garden”!
Every year the “Autumn Rose Festival” is held Every year the Kyu-Furukawa gardens hold its “Rose festival” in the spring and fall. In conjunction w
shinjukugyoen
2015.09.02
A masterpiece of landscape gardens in Japan. The cool urban oasis, ”Shinjuku Gyoen”
Let’s go to the parallel world of bustling Shinjuku! Shinjuku is one of the busiest areas in Japan and has a constant flow of people all day and nigh
Akita Dining and “Namahage”
2015.08.07
Taste local countryside cuisine at an old Japanese house-style restaurant in Ginza!
You no longer have to travel 4 hours to the north to eat Akita’s local specialties! You can taste them right here in Ginza, Tokyo! This restaurant is
book store
2015.08.04
“Kanda Jimbo-cho”the town to find rare books is also secretly known as a town of gourmet food.
A treasure box of rare old books. The ‘book town’ of Kanda Jimbo-cho. Do you like reading? I do! I love touring the second-hand bookshops, so I
2015.07.09
These cats bring fortune! More than 1,000 figures of “Beckoning cats” in Gotokuji Temple!
Why is it raising its hand? The mystery of the beckoning cat. Have you ever seen this figure of a cat in the entrance of Japanese shops? This becko
Ema for praying for success at school
2015.07.02
How to send your wishes to the gods in a Shinto shrine
Sending your wishes to the spirits If you have ever visited a Shinto religion shrine, you may have noticed these small wooden boards hanging. They
2015.06.24
Try out a public bath in Kagurazaka, a geisha district in Tokyo
Feel the nostalgia from the Edo period Kagurazaka is part of Shinjuku district, in the middle of Tokyo. Naturally, you’ll find many large chain sto
shitamachi_tanabata
2015.06.22
For 6th-7th July, 2019 - Make a wish at the Shitamachi Tanabata Festival in Ueno and Asakusa
If you want to enjoy the Tanabata Festival in Tokyo, I recommend celebrating it in Asakusa and Ueno, two 'shitamachi' (old downtown).
2015.04.30
Kokufu will be full of festivities! Kurayami-matsuri, a carnival in the darkness of night
The biggest shrine in Musashi province, Okuni-mitama-jinja Shrine The festival held in the darkness of night called Kurayami-matsuri, is one of the c
2015.04.01
The beginning of Japanese roads starts here at "Nihonbashi" in Tokyo.
Nihonbashi, where Japanese roads begin. Nihonbashi (literally, Nihon-bridge) is one of the most famous bridges in Tokyo. It was built in 1603, and wa