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Pay a Visit to 2 Temples Loved by Locals on the Way From Narita Airport to Tokyo

Majestic shrines and temples loved by locals can be found on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Here we introduce two such temples that you should take a moment to see on your journey. 1. Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Kozo Hikage (Fuller, Inc.) The vividly colored three-story pagoda, beautiful temple architecture, and aroma of…

2 Dining Districts Famous Among Locals Located Between Narita Airport and Tokyo

If you’re looking for the essence of Japanese sake, the first place you should go to is an “izakaya” (traditional Japanese pub). At an izakaya, you can try sake and delicious side dishes unique to Japan. While izakaya serve simple food, the flavor is out of this world, and the atmosphere inside is the perfect…

Looking to Buy a Yukata for Summer? Check Out These 5 Affordable Places in Japan!

It is almost impossible to walk down Tokyo’s summer festivals and not see Japanese people in their yukata, a traditional Japanese clothing for summer. Yukata is the more casual version of a kimono, made from cotton or synthetic fiber. It is made for all genders and ages. Not only is it perfect for personal wear…

3 Picture Perfect Spots Not To Miss in Asakusa!

The Asakusa area in Japan welcomes thousands of visitors each year. There are many reasons to love Asakusa including its historical landmarks, accessible locations as well as the affordable accommodation. While it is still full of the hustle and bustle of people, Asakusa’s beauty is quite different from many modern places like Shinjuku, Harajuku, and…

Where to Buy Souvenirs in Tokyo: Top 15 Places

Traveling to Japan is an amazing experience where you can see breathtaking nature and impressive historic buildings, experience thrilling festivals, sample delicious local food, and shop until you drop. Shopaholics would probably agree that cities like Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo have enough shopping centers, themed and specialty stores, and shopping streets to last a lifetime!…