A Huge Display of Art at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi! Can You Check Them All Out for Free in One Spot?
Asakusa is one of the popular sightseeing spots in Tokyo. People from all over the world come here to visit Sensoji Temple, Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate), Sumidagawa (Sumida River), and Tokyo Sky Tree.
Our reporters Tina Tamashiro and Alisa Urahama visited Japan’s oldest zoo, Ueno Zoo! Not only does it boast being Japan’s most frequented zoo, but it has also been around for more than 130 years!
On this trip, we headed to Ame Yoko in Ueno, one of Japan’s biggest markets. All year round this market is bustling with people and its not just filled with Japanese tourists but also tourists from other countries.
If you work to death and become too tired, it will affect your appearance as well…! So, we visited Ryuunji (Ryuun Temple) in Setagaya.
Food in Japan has a reputation for being healthy and portions being quite small compared to those in Western countries but, there are many options available for those who have huge appetites.
Tsukiji is known as the “Kitchen of Tokyo”. It is the Japan’s largest marine product market, and its products congregate all around from Japan.
Experience Traditional Japanese Taiko at TAIKO-LAB in Asakusa! What Makes Taiko So Fascinating That It’s Gaining Popularity Around the World?
Do you know what the word taiko means? In English, it is often translated as “drum”, but when most people imagine a “drum” they think of a drum set made up of snare drums. But in Japan, the word “Taiko” has the meaning “Wadaiko” (“Japanese Drum” in English)
In a quiet residential area in Gotanda stands a French restaurant, Ne Quittez Pas, where you can taste the “power of life” through the natural ingredients of seafood and vegetables.
It’s time to venture out to other areas of Tokyo to explore! Tokyo doesn’t just consist of neighbourhoods on the Yamanote Line e.g. Ueno, Ikebukuro. The captial city has many hidden gems to visit yet they are rarely mentioned about especially for people wanting to explore the traditional side of Japanese culture.