Introducing tourist spots and culture

Month: March 2023

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Sumida River

Sumida River is one of Tokyo’s representative rivers, flowing through several wards including Sumida and Taito wards, and is especially famous for cherry blossoms in spring and fireworks at summer. Tokyo Skytree, Asahi Beer Tower and Asahi Beer Hall It

Tokyo Midtown

Tokyo Midtown, located in Minato City, Tokyo, is a large complex of 130 retail stores, a hotel (The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo), museums, offices, residences, hospitals, and parks that opened in the Roppongi area in 2007. The Midtown Tower, the core of

Roppongi Sakurazaka

Roppongi Sakurazaka is a sloping road in Minato City, Tokyo, known as a cherry blossom viewing spot. The cherry blossoms are also illuminated at night. The combination of the steep hill and the rows of cherry trees stretching for 400

Meguro River

Meguro River runs through Setagaya, Meguro, and Shinagawa City of Tokyo, and is famous for cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo. About 800 cherry trees are planted along the Meguro River, and before the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19),

Yasukuni Shrine

Yasukuni Shrine, located in Chiyoda City, Tokyo, is one of the most famous shrines in Japan, founded in 1869 by the order of Emperor Meiji. There are about 500 cherry trees in the grounds of Yasukuni Shrine, making it one


Ginza, located in Chuo City, Tokyo, is one of the most popular shopping districts in Tokyo, visited by many people from Japan and abroad. Incidentally, in Japan, shopping, dining, and strolling in Ginza is called “Gin-bura”. Ginza is home to

Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street

Yanaka Ginza, located in Taito City, Tokyo, is a shopping street known for its old fashioned downtown Tokyo atmosphere that has been preserved since 1945. The main street of Yanaka Ginza is about 170 meters long and is lined with

Ryoanji Temple

Ryoanji Temple, located in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture is a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism, famous for its karesansui rock garden. Karesansui is an traditional Japanese dry garden, expressing landscape just using rock or stone.

Kohfukuji Temple

Kohfukuji Temple is located in Nara City, Nara Prefecture, and is a Buddhist temple with a history of over 1,300 years, known for its Five-storied Pagoda. Kohfukuji Temple is also designated as one of the cultural properties that constitute Nara’s

Asakusa (Sensoji Temple)

Asakusa, located in Taito City, Tokyo, well known for Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street, its main approach to the temple. Asakusa is one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, and is visited by many people from Japan