me and my husband went for 3 weeks on our more recent trip. We started in Shinigawa district and visitng places on the the ever so punctual Yamanote line, after tokyo we headed on the shinkansen
It saddens me when people see a tourism page and can think of nothing else to say other than down voting a country, that they have probably never been to, because of attitudes towards marine life. If you go there you would see the massive conservati
Tokyo is truly the city that never sleeps with an amazing mix of modernity and history with amazing bars and restaurant
Go there visit the country, experience
Watch Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams partake in the Japanese national pastime as he takes to the karaoke mic for a rendition of Bread of Heaven!
That high note...😮
🏉Find out more about what you can do when you visit Japan for the RWC2019 here: http://visitjapan2019.com/
It's a must-win game for Wales against Italy this weekend, and in honour of our opponents I thought I would pay homage to their famous Castrati! After enjoying ...their hospitality Andy and I decided to treat the Japanese locals to a rendition of a traditional Welsh hymn. Unfortunately the only one they had was in a key Katherine Jenkins would struggle with - watch out for that top note!
Create a personalised #journeythroughjapan and discover a wealth of outdoor activities!
Today on our #journeythoughjapan we’re admiring the view from the top of Mt. Takao, near Tokyo.
Looking at the leafy scenery around you, you’d never believe that this 600 metre tall peak is technically within the city limits of Tokyo!
With a perfect mix of beautiful scenery, attractive hiking routes, and interesting temples and shrines, a day trip to Mt Takao is the ideal way to get a taste of Japan’s beautiful mountains.
Planning to visit Tokyo on your #journeythroughjapan, but struggling to decide what to do?
Let Trip Advisor help, with this handy list of the top 20 places to visit in Tokyo as chosen by travellers. Do you agree with the top pick?
From the hot springs of Kurokawa Onsen to the bohemian creativity of Fukuoka, Kyushu is one of Japan's hidden gems. Join Youtuber Alex Hunter as he explores the magic and wonder of Kyushu, "quite literally the most beautiful place" he has ever been to and one of his "favourite food destinations on earth"!
Art fans won't want to miss this!😉
Situated inside Tokyo's Ueno Park, the National Museum of Western Art is a symbol of Franco-Japanese cultural relations. In 2016, the main building itself by Le Corbusier was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
These magical night photos of Tokyo’s streets by self-taught photographer Masashi Wakui look straight out of a Miyazaki film!
Wakui's images might bear a striking resemblance to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, but the subjects aren't actors or models - they're just ordinary citizens who happened to cross his path.
WIN A TRIP TO JAPAN!
Thank you to so many of you who entered our recent competition to win a pair of return plane tickets to Japan.
The lucky winner has now been selected and contacted. Congratulations!
If you didn’t win this time please check back and enter our next
From the centre of its rice distribution system in the 1600s to a hub of avant-garde theatres and entertainment halls in the pre-war years, Asakusa's role may have changed over time, but its importance to Tokyo's history, economy and culture has remained consistent.
As one of Tokyo's most historically, economically and culturally important neighbourhoods, it should be top of any visitor's Tokyo bucket list. Here are the 10 spots you MUST visit when you are in Asakusa!
Louise Bourgeois' Maman spider sculpture🕷️ crouches menacingly at the foot of the Mori Art Museum in Roppongi, Tokyo.
Founded in 2003, this contemporary art museum🎨 is now a formidable presence on the Tokyo art scene and is a must-visit for art aficionados - if not for arachnophobes!
The Dezomeshiki Fire Festival began 400 years ago ago to pray for a fire-free year and warn citizens of Edo (old Tokyo) of the dangers of fire through incredible acrobatic displays atop towering bamboo ladders. 🔥😮🚒
Find out more: www.seejapan.co.uk/…/events-celebratio…/dezomeshiki-festival
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Everybody has heard of Akihabara as the centre of Tokyo's otaku ('geek') culture - but what about Nakano Broadway? 🤖
This shabby shopping arcade has become Tokyo’s character culture mecca in recent years.
Whether it’s a record store devoted to German prog music or a Takashi Murakami gallery, you’ll find it all next to everything from fortune tellers to vintage/indie bookshops. #journeythroughjapan
There are over 200 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tokyo, making it the most starred city in the world, even ahead of Paris.
Even if your budget doesn't stretch to Michelin cuisine, there is an almost infinite choice of dining options in the culinary capital of the world.
If you're having trouble choosing then check out this list of the top 20 must-try restaurants in Tokyo as chosen by travellers
Thank you to everyone who entered our recent competition with Japan House London and JAPAN AIRLINES (JAL) to win a trip to Japan - amongst a whole host of other fantastic prizes!
We're pleased to announce our Grand Prize Winner! Congratulations to Helen Neil from South Lanarkshire, Scotland, who has won a 7 night holiday to Japan including 4 nights in Tokyo and 3 nights in Kagoshima, Kyushu, in hotels courtesy of Japan House London and with flights courtesy of JAL.
Centrally located near the Imperial Palace, Hoshino Tokyo is Hoshino Resorts' first hotel in an urban setting, much less a big city like Tokyo. 🗼
Offering a traditional ryokan (Japanese inn) experience with modern touches and impeccable hospitality, it also has an onsen (natural hot spring) on the 17th floor with panoramic city views. It doesn't get much better than this!😍