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The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) marks a point in Tokyo where tradition and innovation meet. It is the tallest tower in the world which serves as a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower all in one. Built with cutting-edge Japanese technology, there's no fears about the safety of this huge structure....

Would you like to see the urban landscape of Tokyo from a bird's-eye view? Would you like to experience one of Japan's many impressive artificial landmarks? Don't miss Tokyo Skytree, located in Sumida-ku (墨田区) in Tokyo. Tokyo Skytree Skytree is the "tallest free-standing broadcast tower in the world as of 2011"...

The Sumida River (Sumidagawa 隅田川), one of Tokyo’s classic waterways, is a photographer’s dream. With waterside terraces, appealing atmosphere, and breathtaking views, it’s a definite “must” on any tourist’s list. Yet sadly, many fail to take advantage of this fun, free opportunity. Originating in Chichibu (秩父), Saitama (埼玉), the Sumidagawa...

Ryogoku is a neighborhood in Sumida, Tokyo which is known as the heartland of sumo. Many times you'll be able to spot rikishi wrestlers around town going about their daily business, you can even see them at train stations sometimes! Every year, around three of the six Grand Sumo...

There are so many spectacular fireworks festivals in Japan which is why some places are even dedicated to their history. One particular place called Ryogoku, in Tokyo, is said to be the origin of Japanese fireworks. It displays animated fireworks during summer and is also home to a facility...

Shiseido is a well-known Japanese company which produces personal care products such as skin care, hair care, fragrances, and cosmetics. Shiseido was founded in 1872 and is among the oldest companies in the world. It is the biggest cosmetics company in Japan and it also has a strong presence...

Author's photo Closed since the beginning of March due to repair works, the Edo-Tokyo Museum will soon be opening it's doors once more to inform and delight its many visitors. You can reach it via the JR Sobu line and the Toei Oedo Line – located not far from the...

Located in the area between the Azumabashi Bridge and Sakurabashi Bridge, Sumida is known in the summer for an impressive fireworks display. Very much worth it to see in July as they have a system where everyone gets to cross the bridge for perfect views of the fireworks. ...

edo-tokyo-museum.or.jp Have you ever imagined how Tokyo must have been before all the skyscrapers came and before technology hit the country? What was Tokyo like, during the Edo period? The old name of Tokyo was Edo, until 1868, when the Edo period ended and the Meiji era started. The Edo period...

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