Tokyo Station

The 30 Best Hotels Near Tokyo Station for a Relaxing and Convenient Stay in 2017

Tokyo Station is found in the heart of the Japanese capital. Right next to the Marunouchi area, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the picturesque skyscrapers of Tokyo that hide away chic eating and drinking establishments but within a short walk of the ever beautiful Tokyo Imperial Palace. As one of the most accessible…

Check Out These 7 Limited Silver Bell-Themed Items Available at Tokyo Station

The Silver Bell (銀の鈴) has been the symbol and meeting spot of Tokyo Station (東京駅) for 50 years. From an age when there were no cell phones, the Silver Bell has helped people come together for generations and has become a symbol for meetings and relationships. Silver Bell flickr.com/ The first bell was put up…

The 4 Best Things to Do in Marunouchi to Make You Fall in Love with Tokyo

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…

Want to See and Enjoy Tokyo Affordably in One Day? Check This!

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. So how did we do that?…

Celebrate Christmas 2016 With These 6 Cakes Available at Tokyo Station

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department shop area called GRANSTA where you…

Catch ‘Em Pokémon Plushies and More at These Pokémon Centers in Tokyo!

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 GO, loving the Pokémon franchise has…

Too Pretty To Eat? Get a Taste of Tokyo’s Floral Desserts!

Japan is famous for always keeping up with the latest dining trends. The latest fad in Tokyo is a taste for fancy edible flower desserts. If you happen to be near Tokyo station, make it a point to visit Havaro for their famous Bavarian Cream Desserts that look way too pretty to eat! Havaro hana-no-babaroa.com/…

Did You Know that Tokyo Station has a Dark History of Assassinations?

Tokyo JR station is located in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, and is one of the busiest stations in the city, always packed with busy businessmen and excited tourists. However, did you know that apart from being the main intercity rail terminal, the station also has a dark history of assassinations behind it?…

Have A Meal in Yakitori Alley: A Dining Place Tucked Under the Train Tracks

Ginza is not only a shopping district but is also famous for its numerous dining and entertainment options. If you’re in the area and are looking for a lovely evening meal of grilled food and beer, the Yakitori Alley would be a perfect choice. Similar to Shinjuku’s famous Omoide Yokocho, it is probably one of…
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