North Tokyo

Tokyo National Museum

2016-12-07T12:00:13+00:00

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 [...]

Tokyo National Museum2016-12-07T12:00:13+00:00

Kanda Myojin Shrine

2018-08-08T09:49:44+00:00

Kanda Myojin Shrine (神田明神) is a major Shinto shrine near Akihabara and Ueno. Over 1000 years old, the buildings have been stunningly [...]

Kanda Myojin Shrine2018-08-08T09:49:44+00:00

Kyu-Furukawa Gardens

2018-07-09T13:18:45+00:00

Kyu-Furukawa Gardens (旧古河庭園) could be described as a half English, half Japanese garden. One half looks like a traditional English garden, [...]

Kyu-Furukawa Gardens2018-07-09T13:18:45+00:00

Nezu Shrine

2018-07-09T13:25:27+00:00

Nezu Shrine is a small shrine complex and garden, famous for it's yearly Azalea Festival. It has around 3000 azaleas, while [...]

Nezu Shrine2018-07-09T13:25:27+00:00

Akihabara

2018-07-10T14:57:08+00:00

Akihabara (あきはばら/秋葉原) is the geek capital of Japan. Actually, it seems like the geek capital of the world.  Anything a [...]

Akihabara2018-07-10T14:57:08+00:00

Asakusa

2018-07-10T15:37:56+00:00

Asakusa (あさくさ/浅草) is the main tourist zone in Tokyo.  While this may put some travelers off, it is still a [...]

Asakusa2018-07-10T15:37:56+00:00

Ueno

2018-07-10T15:39:54+00:00

Ueno (うえの/上野) features one of the biggest parks in Tokyo and is one of the main 'cities' within the megalopolis [...]

Ueno2018-07-10T15:39:54+00:00

Kappabashi-dori

2018-07-10T15:49:05+00:00

Kappabashi-dori (かっぱばし/合羽橋) is a fascinating street for restaurant and cafe owners to buy specialist goods.  There are many plastic food [...]

Kappabashi-dori2018-07-10T15:49:05+00:00

Sakura Hot Spring

2018-07-10T15:24:33+00:00

Sakura Onsen is a modern hot spring in Tokyo that uses real hot spring water.  It also includes a traditional [...]

Sakura Hot Spring2018-07-10T15:24:33+00:00