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Tokyo Tower

There are many architecturally brilliant buildings all over Japan, ranging from old to modern structures. One of such is the Reiyukai Shakaden (霊友会釈迦殿) temple located in central Tokyo (東京) in proximity to the Tokyo Tower (東京タワー). It is a modern temple built in the shape of a sci-fi starship...

Koinobori (鯉のぼり) is a set of carp-shaped banners that float and flap in the air for the Children's Day celebrations from April to May. There is something strangely fascinating about koinobori on a beautiful sunny day. Koinobori display various colors, designs, and sizes which stream freely and strongly in...

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...

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....

If you love staying in tall hotels because of the magnificent views they offer, why don't you head to the tallest hotel in Ginza? The Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza Premier gives you the scenic view of the whole city, as well as the chance to choose from a wide...

Did you know that Japan has one of the oldest and largest filming industries in the world? It has been producing films since 1897 and for more than 100 years has continued to expand around the globe. In its history, one aspect that is particularly interesting are the various...

Tokyo is a dream destination for many. It is a vast, populated and busy city with many places to go and things to do. With its size and number of places to visit, you may feel overwhelmed about where to do your souvenir shopping and what to buy. While...

Before the currently popular and beautiful Sky Tree, there was another tall and magnificent legend that symbolized Tokyo to a T. Tokyo Tower, built in 1958 and located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, is the second tallest structure in Japan at 332.9 meters (1,092 feet). This tower is not just...

1. Tokyo tower Tokyo tower is located near the Zojoji temple, Tokyo and is one of the tallest structures of Japan. It is a television and radio broadcasting structure with a height of 333 meters. It was completed in 1958, and was listed as the tallest steel tower in the...

Main cities of Japan's east and west I guess some of you have already heard the names before, but there are two main cities in Japan: Tokyo and Osaka. Tokyo, situated i the east of Japan, is the biggest city and the capital of Japan. Osaka, situated in the...

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