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Tokyo Imperial Palace

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...

As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things to do in Tokyo are infinite. However long you stay in Japan you're sure to feel like there's not enough time to discover as much of the country's amazing capital as you'd...

Kyoto (京都) is arguably one of the best must-see places in Japan: a prefecture full of picturesque spots that preserve Japanese culture and history. But when, for whatever reason, you're stuck in Tokyo's (東京) busy streets and tall buildings, with so little time and resources (that shinkansen or plane...

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and one of the most glamorous cities in Asia. With its low crime rate, countless bars and restaurants, and numerous cultural and historical sites, it's no wonder that it sees millions of tourists every year. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are coming and an even...

The Japanese Royal Family, or the Imperial Family, consists of Emperor Akihito (明仁さま), the Empress Michiko Shoda (正田美智子さま), their children and other family members. The Imperial House was founded in 660 BC by the first emperor of Japan, Jimmu (神武). It is the oldest dynasty in the world, with 125...

At the mention of Tokyo (東京), I am sure everyone has the idea that it is a costly place to visit. However, this is not 100 percent true. Just recently, my friend and I spent a day traveling around Tokyo area in, what I would say, an economical way....

The Tokyo Imperial Palace is one of the must-visit places in Tokyo, as well as in all of Japan. The beautiful gardens, stunning architecture, and the feeling of ancient legacy, these are just a few reasons why many local and overseas travelers find themselves flocking here. Let's have a...

The Japanese Imperial family is a symbol of the grace of the nation. All of them, for the most part, remain reserved and graceful in all situations. It is indeed enticing that the Imperial Family opens the gates to the palace on the days of the Emperor’s birthday (December...

Running is a great sport and it has been gaining popularity in recent years to help modern people cope with things like lack of needed physical exercise and locomotor movements, as well as the rising number of unhealthy food and poor diet. There are many benefits in running such...

Tokyo is without a doubt one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It’s not just the rich and vibrant culture of the Japanese that makes it such an alluring tourist destination but also has plenty of exciting scenery, including a plethora of places with significant historical importance....

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