Important Cultural Property

2 Amazing Collections of Artifacts on Your Way From Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo!

Important Cultural Assets defined by the Cultural Asset Protection Law are scattered across all of Japan, bringing the rich cultural and historic heritage of the country to life. Here are two spots with collections of Important Cultural Assets that you can visit easily on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Take a detour…

Locals Love These 2 Power Spots Located Between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo!

Japan is a country with mysteries hidden in all aspects of everyday life, and the route from the airport to the city is no exception. Here we introduce two “power spots” (locations believed to be flowing with mystical energy) beloved by local residents, on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Join the locals…

Bandai Bridge: An Iconic Landmark of Niigata City

Did you know that there is a bridge that is known as the symbol of Niigata City (新潟市)? The bridge is called Bandai Bridge (萬代橋) and it is the perfect place to picnic, see blooming tulips and even cherry blossoms! Let’s learn more about this historic and beautiful site! Niigata City View this post on…

These 3 Attractions Prove Tokyo University Offers More Than Just Study

Among all the places to explore in Japan, who would have thought that the academic sites are one of the best places to visit? One of many universities that offer beautiful buildings is the University of Tokyo’s Hongo Campus (東京大学本郷キャンパス). The grounds are a great place to walk around with the abundance of historical and…

Discover the Art of ‘Nihonga’ at the Yamatane Museum of Art in Shibuya!

“Nihonga” is the term used for Japanese-style paintings made using traditional art styles and techniques. The Yamatane Museum of Art in Shibuya which has been founded by Taneji Yamazaki exhibits excellent nihonga done by artists who are working in creative and contemporary directions. A total of 6 to 7 exhibitions are being held every year…