• The University of Tokyo: the most well-known university in Japan, and a remarkable tourist attraction! Feel the school atmosphere on Komaba campus in Shibuya
  • The world of ukiyo-e: Ota Memorial Museum of Art, where you learn and enjoy at the same time
  • Explore Tokyo's Yamanote line: Tabata station
  • Let's chill out at Shiba Park, an oasis in bustling Tokyo
  • Animal cafes not to miss at Ikebukuro, Tokyo

The University of Tokyo: the most well-known university in Japan, and a remarkable tourist attraction! Feel the school atmosphere on Komaba campus in Shibuya

The University of Tokyo is widely recognized as the best university in Japan today. While the university has several campuses in total, in this article we will focus on the Komaba campus in Shibuya to introduce. If you look at the academic level, the University of Tokyo ranks at the top of Japan. But do you know that it is also top-rated as a tourist attraction? Let’s appreciate the historic buildings and rich nature there! The University…

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The world of ukiyo-e: Ota Memorial Museum of Art, where you learn and enjoy at the same time

Ukiyo-e, a genre of traditional Japanese paintings, is said to be the root of manga (Japanese cartoons), and has been gaining higher and higher popularity in the world. If you want to know more about ukiyo-e, and appreciate real masterpieces of ukiyo-e up-close, here is the recommendation for you. In Harajuku, a place renowned as the origin of pop culture, there is an art museum specific to ukiyo-e. Ukiyo-e, Japan's unique painting, depicts the…

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Explore Tokyo's Yamanote line: Tabata station

Each and every town in Tokyo is charming in its own way. In this article, we will introduce you to a town called “Tabata”. Not many people known much about Tabata, but the locals are very satisfied with this wonderful place. Welcome to Tabata Tabata is a station on the Yamanote line, which is Tokyo’s most important train line. Tabata station is considered anonymous since famous areas such as Shinjuku,…

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Let's chill out at Shiba Park, an oasis in bustling Tokyo

Shiba Park (芝公園) has a lot of charms, such as the landmark of Tokyo – Tokyo Tower, time-honoured temples and a peaceful landscape thanks to the rich nature there. Shiba Park, at the foot of Tokyo Tower It is of course fun to explore the bustling city in Tokyo, but don’t you sometimes want to avoid the crowd and enjoy peace for a while? Shiba Park is the choice for you! Located…

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Animal cafes not to miss at Ikebukuro, Tokyo

This is a must-see for animal lovers! In this article, we will introduce you to a number of animal cafes in Ikebukuro, a major transport hub in Tokyo. Get in contact with these cute animals The original craze started with cat cafes. In Japan, there are lots cat cafes where people can interact and play with cats. Over the years, it has expanded to accommodate a wide range of animal…

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Four best viewpoints of the night view of Tokyo: Enjoy night view with the sea in Harumi and Kachidoki Bridge area

When speaking of night view, what most people have in mind is, getting to higher places like skyscrapers and peaks is the best way to enjoy night view. Of course the city night view is a nice overlook from the top. But the thing is, it is not the only way to enjoy a wonderful night view! What about enjoying it along the coast? The area around Harumi and Kachidoki Bridge in Tokyo…

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Highlights in summer – 9 selected fireworks events around Tokyo

If you are visiting Tokyo from July to October, there will be millions of fireworks waiting for you! In this article, we are going to introduce several selected fireworks events in Tokyo. Enjoy a summer in Japan like a local does! When speaking of summer in Japan… Fireworks! Fireworks are an essential element of summer in Japan. Every year in summer, there are dozens of fireworks events being held one after…

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Bargain shopping! Flea markets in Tokyo you should visit

Thinking of going shopping in Tokyo? Visit the flea markets! This is where you can find great deals on items and interact with new people. Let's go to the flea markets! Are you heading out to Tokyo’s famous department stores? There are many shopping places to shop in Tokyo, as well as flea markets. In this article, we will be introducing you to the top flea markets in Tokyo. Good…

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Looking for traditional souvenirs? Visit Asakusa

Sensoji-temple (Asakusa Kannnon Temple) in Tokyo is one of the most popular tourist attractions. If you have a chance to visit this place, don’t forget to bring back souvenirs! Here, there is a long shopping street so you can find both traditional and unique Japanese merchandise. The oldest temple in Tokyo Sensoji temple, as one of the most famous temples in Tokyo, it is also the oldest with a history of…

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Tokyo Nightlife: Grab a glass of beer at Ebisu

For those who love alcoholic drinks, you should definitely visit Ebisu area in Tokyo. Why? Because here in Ebisu is where you can chill and enjoy the top-rated beers that are offered. Yebisu beer, a long-time favourite The oldest brand of beer that Japanese people are very familiar with is “Yebisu beer”. Established in 1890, and since then it has been popular among Japanese people for over 100 years. Yebisu…

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