Shibuya Crossing is one of the worlds busiest intersections. It’s located in Shibuya, just outside Shibuya station near the Hachiko Statue. At peak hours more than 1000 people cross the road at the same time.
Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony is a yearly opportunity for beginners and experienced tea drinkers to enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Tokyo has two major airports, Narita and Haneda. Haneda Airport is located much closer to central Tokyo than Narita and is therefore more convenient to get to and from. This post will list your options for getting from Haneda Airport to Central Tokyo. Are you arriving at Narita? Then read the Narita Airport post instead. Overview Tokyo …
Tokyo has two major airports, Narita and Haneda. While most international travelers will arrive in Narita, some international flights also arrive at Haneda. This post will list your options for getting from Narita Airport to Central Tokyo.
The Edo-Tokyo Museum is dedicated to the history of Tokyo, formerly known as Edo. The museum is housed in a very unique building from 1993, which is almost an attraction in it self.
The Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo is the biggest seafood market in the world. Over the years the market has become a huge tourist attraction.
Hamarikyu Gardens (Hama-rikyū) is a tranquil park in central Tokyo. The park is located near the old Tsujiki fish market and right next to the river. Hamarikyu Gardens feels quite special – pretty much anywhere in the park, you see the modern “forest” of high rise buildings surrounding the area.
Senso-ji (Sensō-ji), widely known as Asakusa Kannon Temple, is Tokyo’s oldest buddhist temple. Located in Asakusa, one of Tokyo’s most lively and busy districts, Senso-ji is one of the most visited spiritual sites in the world. This bright and colorful temple attracts so many people from all over the world that at times it’s even hard …
Tokyo tower is a transmission tower located in central Tokyo. The tower, which is one of Tokyo’s most famous landmarks, has two observation decks which are accessible to the public against an entry fee.
Hachiko (ハチ公) was a dog of the Akita breed, living from 1923 – 1935. The dog is famed for his loyalty to his master Ueno – even after Ueno’s death. A loyalty so strong that it has been the school example of loyalty in Japanese culture for nearly 90 years.