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Hachijojima is an island 300 kilometers south of Tokyo, located in the Philippine Sea. It is formed by two mountains, Mt. Hachijo-Fuji and Mt. Mihara, and takes less than an hour by plane and 10 hours by ferry from Tokyo. Most of the population lives in the plains between the two mountains. Because of the…

5 Things to Do in Stunning Okutama – Easily Accessible From Tokyo

Despite the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, the metropolis is not too far from beautiful places like Hakone and Chichibu. Apart from them, however, there is another place where you can escape to, just two hours away from busy Tokyo, namely Okutama. It is just as charming as Hakone and is a must-visit. Here are…

Limited Time in Tokyo? Here’s a 1-Day Suginami Itinerary You Can Follow

Here is your dilemma: You have less than 24 hours to spend in Tokyo. With so many activities you are thinking of doing, you seem to be unable to narrow down your choices. At times like these, it is good to remember the famous saying, “Take the road less traveled.” With that said, you’ll be…

40 Things to Do in Nakano, Shinjuku’s Stylish Neighbor, in 2018!

Nakano is a special ward near Shinjuku and is home to various places such as Nakano Sun Plaza and Nakano Broadway. Its convenient location in Tokyo makes it a great place to visit. Here are things to do in Nakano to make the most of your trip to Tokyo! For more things to do in…

40 Things to Do In and Around Ebisu, the Birthplace of the Much-Loved Yebisu Beer, in 2018

Originally named after the renowned Yebisu (ヱビス) brewery the Ebisu (恵比寿) district hasn’t let go of its drinking tradition, now housing an abundance of bars and eating establishments that overflow into the streets at night. Nestled noisily between Shibuya (渋谷) and Meguro (目黒), Ebisu is a business district with a twist where locals and tourists…

The Best 50 Things to Do in Marunouchi to Make You Fall in Love with Tokyo in 2018

Marunouchi is a modern-looking district found at the very heart of Tokyo, just a stone’s throw from Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. The name Marunouchi translates as “inside the circle” and originates from its location inside the palace walls of the Edo Castle hundreds of years ago. Originally inhabited by some of the country’s…

30 Things to Do in Tsukiji, Home to the Biggest Fish Market in the World, in 2018

Head south of Tokyo Station and the chic Ginza district towards Tokyo Bay and you will arrive in a small area called Tsukiji. This neighbourhood, easily accessible from either Tsukiji Station or Tsukijishijo Station on the metro, is most famous as the home of Tsukiji Market, the world’s largest fish market. With its proximity to…

35 Things to Do in Ryogoku, the Traditional Town of Sumo, in 2018

Ryogoku is a district most commonly associated with the popular Japanese sport of sumo. Sumo tournaments have taken place in the Ryogoku Kokugikan (sumo stadium) and sumo stables in the area for over a century and attract visitors from far and wide who come to get a glimpse of the giant wrestlers. The neighbourhood is…

38 Things to Do in Kagurazaka, a District Overflowing with Tradition and Culture, in 2018

Kagurazaka is a small central district of Tokyo that is relatively undiscovered compared to the tourist-packed surrounding areas of Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ueno. With a heavy French influence, the main street through Kagurazaka is brimming with French-inspired cafés, restaurants and shops. However, the history of this area dates back to the Edo period and you…

50 Things to Do in Kichijoji, Tokyo’s Hip and Arty Neighbourhood, in 2018

Kichijoji is located in the west of Tokyo and is viewed as one of the trendiest parts of the capital. Most famed for its expansive Inokashira Park, the town is also an artist’s wonderland with unique arts and crafts available on every street corner. Much quieter than central Tokyo, Kichijoji is just one 15-minute train…
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