Visit Tokyo if you want to make your vacation to Japan an enjoyable and unforgettable experience. Tokyo Metro subways connect all the areas of Tokyo allowing visitors in Tokyo to easily visit all the wonders of this vast city. In this video, take a journey around Tokyo as a tourist and discover a taste of … More Experience the City with Tokyo Metro – Tokyo Metro Campaign
Map: View larger map Asakusa (浅草) is a district in Taito-ku, Tokyo. It is most famous for the Sensouji Temple, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. There are several other temples in Asakusa, as well as various festivals. In my opinion, this is one of the places in Tokyo that feel like “traditional” the most. There is a long … More Best Spot 12: Asakusa (浅草)
Map: View larger map Access: CLICK HERETickets: CLICK HERE Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー) is a broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634 meters in March 2011, making it the tallest tower in the world, and second tallest structure in the world after Burj Khalifa (829.8 m). One of its main purposes is to relay … More Best Spot 11: Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー)
Today was the big day of this year marathon in Tokyo! Thousands of runners started close to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, in a 42km course that passed in famous spots like the Imperial Palace, Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Station and Tokyo Sky Tree! There are always so many people wanting to participate in this event that … More Tokyo Marathon 2013!
As you should already know by seeing the Tokyo subway map, there are a lot of lines! So, how to memorize them? Colors don’t work very well. The result would be something like: “the dark-blue line goes north, and the light-blue line goes south”. So they chose a letter from each line name to identify … More Tokyo Subway Lines
Remember the post about the opening of Tokyo Sky Tree? Today it’s exactly half a year since it opened to the public! Today I’m showing you a really cool video about it, which I found on youtube! Have a look!
Some time ago, I went with a friend from my orchestra to Asakusa’s Hoozuki-ichi (酸漿市) Festival, and then we went to eat 天丼 (tendon) in the oldest restaurant of this kind of food in Japan (which exists since 1837, and is called 三定 (special reading, Sansada) -> OFFICIAL WEBSITE HERE). Basically, the meaning of 天丼 … More Japanese Food: Tendon (天丼)