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Tokyo Skytree

Did you know that there are a variety of activities in Japan that you can participate in to mark the momentous occasion of the new year coming in? Other than letting your hair down during countdown parties or reflecting on the past year and making New Year's resolutions, why...

Many fans of Japan and the Japanese culture, be it new or old, are familiar with the '90s game of Pokémon (ポケモン) – traveling around a 2D world collecting Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター). Even though we may have grown up, as we have seen from the recent release of Pokémon...

Asakusa is known for being one of the few areas of Tokyo which have retained a sense of a bygone era with the Sensoji Temple, Tokyo's oldest, attracting a daily influx of tourists. One way to escape the tourists but still enjoy the area is to head to Bar...

Tokyo Solamachi, which is the name of the complex that is attached to the Tokyo Skytree, offers an enormously wide variety of souvenir shops that are definitely great places to pick up souvenirs from for anyone. This article concentrates on some of the more traditional Japanese shops that can...

Why yes, not only is there an amusement park in Asakusa, but one so close to Senso-ji Temple! The Hanayashiki Park was initially conceived as a flower garden themed park in 1853 near the end of the Edo period, but it is now best known for being Japan’s oldest...

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