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Intermediatheque (FREE)

Intermediatheque is one of Tokyo’s best curated yet least talked about museums. Whether you are interested in seeing a selection of ‘abnormal antlers’, a...

Daigoji Temple – the forgotten World Heritage site of Kyoto

Daigoji Temple (醍醐寺) is a picturesque Buddhist temple in south Kyoto. While a bit run down in places, the main pagoda and red bridge...

Bitchu-Takahashi – Secret mountain castle

For some reason completely unknown to most tourists, including Japanese tourists, Bitchu-Takahashi (備中高梁) presented one of the most surprising castles we have ever visited....

Kyoto Railway Museum

Kyoto Railway Museum (京都鉄道博物館) is a brand new museum showing off all the latest train technology, as well as in-depth exhibitions on railway history...

Tottori – visit the world renowned sand museum

Tottori (鳥取) is the most popular city in northern Chugoku, best known for its sand dunes (the largest in Japan) and associated sand museum. Budget...

Kochi

Kochi (高知) is a large city in southern Kyushu containing the usual attractions of shrines and a castle, but with a few very unique,...

Tokyo National Museum

The Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館) is the first stop for anyone with a keen interest in Japanese history, art, design or fashion. It is...

Sony Building (FREE)

Want to try out the latest technology, from VR headsets to the latest games? The Sony Building in Ginza is a nice retreat from...

NTT InterCommunication Center (FREE)

NTT InterCommunication Center (NTTインターコミュニケーション・センター) is a free media, art and communications gallery in Shinjuku, Tokyo. NTT is Japan's main telephone provider, and this museum...

Top 5 Free Art Galleries in Tokyo

Tokyo has a rich art community with a huge selection of large and small galleries. From huge complexes to galleries hosted in an apartment, there is...