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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.

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Tokyo×Sightseeing

  1. Congratulations on the 1,000th Issue of TokyoWalker! Get a Commemorative Gift

    TokyoWalker 1,000 Issue Celebration! A Collaboration with 1,000 Gold Fish at Sumida Aquarium

    NEW

    2017.08.10

  2. Only in Japan! Cooling Off During a Summer Evening in the City

    Only in Japan! Cooling Off During a Summer Evening in the City

    2017.08.03

  3. 【Odaiba】 Madame Tussauds to Hold Special Event for Michael Jackson’s Birthday!

    【Odaiba】 Madame Tussauds to Hold Special Event for Michael Jackson’s Birthday!

    2017.08.03

Tokyo×Food

  1. 1. Naniwaya Sohonten

    Five Select Gourmet Restaurants in Azabu-Juban, Tokyo, Popular Among Foreigners

    2017.08.03

  2. 1. Hechican

    Enjoy Gourmet Food in the Popular Tokyo Town of Kichijoji: Five Select Restaurants Highly Rated on Social Media

    2017.07.27

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  3. <1> Kebab, the father of eating tours at Ameyoko! Even celebrities come for the taste of its kebab! Enjoy the famous, entertaining sales pitches!

    BEST 4 Gourmet Foods in Ueno’s Ameyoko - From Famous Shops to Niche Stores

    2017.07.27

Tokyo×Shopping

  1. Chocolate Snacks in the Form of Tokyo Station Building and Sky Tree! Tokyo Souvenirs to Impress

    Chocolate Snacks in the Form of Tokyo Station Building and Sky Tree! Tokyo Souvenirs to Impress

    NEW

    2017.08.10

  2. 1. Tokyo Saryo

    Must-See for Tea Lovers! 5 Specialty Japanese Tea Shops in Tokyo

    2017.08.03

  3. 1. Laforet HARAJUKU

    Five Select Shopping Spots in Japan's Trend-Setting Area, Harajuku

    2017.07.20

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. Useful Ways to Utilize Tokyo Station

    Useful Ways to Utilize Tokyo Station

    2017.07.06

  2. 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

  3. 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