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Spring Festivals near Tokyo!!

Believe it or not, it’s almost spring! Springtime is a time of change, new beginnings and renewal. The school year ends end in March and the new year begins in April. Companies also follow a similar calendar. The spring is a very important time for farmers to make preparations for planting rice. It’s also a […]

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An Underground Stone Quarry near Nikko

If you’re visiting Nikko, one of the most popular sightseeing areas near Tokyo, one place you might want to add to your list is the Ohyaishi Museum. It isn’t a conventional sightseeing spot, but it’s one you’re sure to be impressed by. Ohyaishi Museum The Ohyaishi Museumused to be an actual stone quarry, where they […]

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Tokyo x Sakura (Cherry Blossom) = Beautiful Hanami

It is getting warm! Cherry blossom will be in bloom soon!! Here is the forecast. Cherry blossoms will be in full bloom on around 5th April in Tokyo, I guess. Let’s enjoy cherry blossoms! We’ve prepared 3 different cherry blossom (sakura) walking tours to help you get the most out of this beautiful yet short-lived […]

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Harajuku’s Top Pancake Shops

Japan is definitely a paradise for sushi lovers, like myself but I’m also a huge pancake lover. Usually pancakes are eaten as a dessert rather than for breakfast and you will find it on many dessert menus in western style restaurants. Japanese –style dessert pancakes are smaller, sweeter and thicker and you don’t usually need […]

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Looking for mosque in Tokyo? Here’s a list.

The Japanese community is more diverse than you think and if you are a practicing Muslim and trying to find a place to pray in Tokyo there is no need to fret. Listed below are mosques located in the Tokyo area. We also offer a unique tour for Muslim tourists includes a stop at a […]

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New Year in Tokyo

New Year’s Holiday is by far the most important holiday of Japan. Traditionally people go back to their family home and spend holiday season as a family. In Tokyo many people went back home for the holiday season, so many shops will be closed or operated on unusual schedule. For the temples and shrines they […]

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The Craziest Themed Restaurants in Japan

Japan is a country of creativity, expressed within a wide spectrum of forms. Themed Restaurants are one of the highlights in Tokyo. Not only do you get to enjoy delectable Japanese cuisines, you will be in for an unforgettable and interesting experience. Eating in Japan is not a mundane routine, but an adventure! Let’s start […]

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Perfect Guide to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories Enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of Tokyo from the Observatories! The view from each tower differs slightly: On the Northeast side you will see highrises and skyscrapers of Shinjuku; on the northeast side you will find the Tokyo Skytree, On the South Tokyo Tower, and on the fine […]

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Dive into the Ghibli Museum

Hayao Miyazaki, arguably the most famous Japanese Animation director, is known for animation films such as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and so on. The Ghibli museum, that displays his animation films, opened more than a decade ago in Mitaka, Tokyo. This museum is not just a museum of animation, but contains enjoyable contents for […]

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How To Spend a Cold Day in Tokyo

When you have to deal with not so desirable weather on vacation, what do you do? Below is a list things to do on cold winter day in Tokyo, it’s categorized into entertainment, shopping, and education. Entertainment Ooedo Onsen Monogatari Theme park of onsen (hot spring) in Tokyo. It is in the Odaiba Area and easy […]

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