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. 1. Mt. Takao

    5 Spots for Trekking in Tokyo

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    2017.05.18

  2. 1. Meiji Jingu

    【Tokyo】Five Spots Around Yoyogi and Shinjuku to Feel Nature

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    2017.05.18

  3. 1. What is Yanesen?

    Experience the Working Class Charm! How to Enjoy Yanesen

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    2017.05.18

Tokyo×Food

  1. 1. Ooedo

    Five Select Japanese Restaurants in the Nihonbashi Area Over 100 Years Old

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    2017.05.18

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  2. 1. Ningyocho Imahan Main Branch

    Five Select Japanese Restaurants in the Ningyocho Working Class Area of Tokyo

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    2017.05.18

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  3. 1. A HAPPY PANCAKE Omotesando Branch

    5 Selected Enjoyable Exquisite Sweets Shops in Omotesando and Aoyama

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    2017.05.11

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

Tokyo×Shopping

  1. Not Just Shiroi Koibito! Ishiya Co. Sweets Limited to Ginza

    Not Just Shiroi Koibito! Ishiya Co. Sweets Limited to Ginza

    2017.05.02

  2. Ippudo Releases “Karaka Men” as Newest Souvenir Instant Noodles!

    Ippudo Releases “Karaka Men” as Newest Souvenir Instant Noodles!

    2017.05.02

  3. What is Shimojima, the Popular Store that Sells Everything from Wrapping Paper to Stationery?

    What is Shimojima, the Popular Store that Sells Everything from Wrapping Paper to Stationery?

    2017.04.27

Tokyo×Hotels

  1. 1. Hotel New Ueno

    Just 2 minutes from the station! 5 Hotels Near Ueno and Asakusa Stations

    2017.04.20

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  2. Experience Sleeping In a Bunk On The Limited Express ”Train Hostel Hokutosei

    Experience Sleeping In a Bunk On The Limited Express ”Train Hostel Hokutosei"

    2017.04.20

  3. First in Japan! An Experimental Accommodation in the Asakusa Area of Tokyo to Enjoy an

    First in Japan! An Experimental Accommodation in the Asakusa Area of Tokyo to Enjoy an "IoT Space" of the Future

    2017.04.13

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

    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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