Wa-Oh! JAPAN

Tokyo

Japan's capital Tokyo is Japan's biggest megacity. It's about 30 minutes from Haneda Airport and 60 minutes from Narita International Airport. This easy-to-access city is very popular with travelers!
Within Tokyo, there are various areas. Shibuya is famous for having the world's busiest crossing, which is said to be used at most by 500,000 people daily. Harajuku is the home of the latest fashions and sweets, as well as Japan's KAWAII culture. Shinjuku is a neighborhood of skyscrapers surrounding the world's busiest train station. Ikebukuro has the incredibly popular Pokemon Center; Roppongi is the place to enjoy Japanese nightlife; Ginza is full of expensive boutiques and department stores; Asakusa is a historical area visited by 30 million people yearly; the center of traditional culture, Ueno; the holy land for anime and manga fans, Akihabara; and of course there's Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree.... This is also the capital city of cuisine, a place where you can enjoy the standard dishes of sushi, tempura, sukiyaki, soba, and more, as well as regional specialties from around the country and the world. Every time you visit Tokyo you'll find something new. It's a huge city that is full of charms that make people fall in love with it.

Topics

Tokyo×Sightseeing

  1. Aquarium + cherry blossom viewing + digital show! A dolphin show with a flurry of falling cherry blossoms

    Aquarium + cherry blossom viewing + digital show! A dolphin show with a flurry of falling cherry blossoms

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    2017.03.16

  2. 1. Calico

    Five Cafes in Tokyo Where You Can Play with Animals!

    2017.03.09

  3. 1. Akihabara Information Center (Akiba Guide)

    5 Recommended Sightseeing Spots in Akihabara, Japan's Most Famous Otaku Culture Area

    2017.03.02

Tokyo×Food

  1. 1. Taimeiken

    5 Recommended Yoshoku Restaurants in Tokyo

    2017.03.09

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  2. 1. Thrush Café

    You can enjoy cherry blossom viewing, too! 4 Restaurants with Superb Views in Tokyo

    2017.03.09

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  3. A leader in the craft beer world and maker of Yona Yona Ale and Suiyoubi no Neko has finally come to Shinjuku!

    A leader in the craft beer world and maker of Yona Yona Ale and Suiyoubi no Neko has finally come to Shinjuku!

    2017.03.09

Tokyo×Shopping

  1. 1. Tsuchiya Kaban Nishi Arai Main Branch

    Made In Japan! 5 Recommended Bag Shops in Tokyo

    2017.02.02

  2. 1. Isetan Shinjuku Branch

    Perfect for souvenir searching! 5 Recommended Depachika in Tokyo

    2017.02.02

  3. AKOMEYA TOKYO

    Five Cool Souvenirs to Buy at Tokyo's New Trend Spot, AKOMEYA TOKYO

    2017.01.12

Tokyo×Hotels

  1. 1. Shinagawa Prince Hotel

    Easily Accessible! 5 Recommended Hotels in the Shinagawa Area

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    2017.03.16

  2. 1. Kenchoji (Kanagawa)

    Spend the Night at a Temple! 5 Recommended Shukubo in the Tokyo Area

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    2017.03.16

  3. Books and café and accommodations?! A Unique, New Breed of Hostel Rises in Ginza

    Books and café and accommodations?! A Unique, New Breed of Hostel Rises in Ginza

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    2017.03.16

Tokyo×Tips & Manners

  1. Face-to-face interview with part-time “miko” that most women yearn to be like! A Glimpse into the World of Shrine Maidens

    Face-to-face interview with part-time “miko” that most women yearn to be like! A Glimpse into the World of Shrine Maidens

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    2017.03.16

  2. 1. Shimokitazawa: overflowing with unique shops! A neighborhood popular with young people

    5 Out-of-the-Way Sightseeing Spots in the Greater Tokyo Area That Will Improve Your Trip

    2016.04.14

  3. 1. Observation Room of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

    5 Great Spots To Enjoy The Tokyo Night Scenery

    2016.04.14

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