Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi’s New Facelift

Nihonbashi is Tokyo’s primeval commercial district, and while Nihonbashi is no longer the center of commerce it once was with places like Marunouci and Otemachi becoming the city’s most important financial districts, and places like Ginza, Omotesando, Roppongi, Shibuya, and Shinjuku offering among the best and most extravagant shopping experiences in Tokyo, Nihombashi has retained…

10 Fantastic Spots for a Photographer on Tokyo’s Sumida River

The Sumida River (Sumidagawa 隅田川), one of Tokyo’s classic waterways, is a photographer’s dream. With waterside terraces, appealing atmosphere, and breathtaking views, it’s a definite “must” on any tourist’s list. Yet sadly, many fail to take advantage of this fun, free opportunity. Originating in Chichibu (秩父), Saitama (埼玉), the Sumidagawa breaks off from the Arakawa…

The Top 10 Shopping Districts in Tokyo for Fashion Enthusiasts

Fashion has become synonymous with well-known places like France, Italy, and the US. These countries house the big names for haute couture and were the first to forward fashion as something more than just clothing. Any major fashion enthusiast would easily pick any of these places given the chance of a shopping spree. The contributions…

3 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Tokyo That Will Not Break the Bank

Being Japan’s capital city, Tokyo has a reputation for outrageous prices when it comes to food and drinks. However, there is actually no need to eat in the most upscale restaurants to experience authentic Japanese cuisine. The 3 places listed below are prime examples of restaurants serving excellent food at mid-range prices! 1. Ginza Uchiyama…

Pay a Visit to These 3 Historical Tokyo Buildings Which Are Still In Use Today!

Tokyo, as the capital city of Japan, is home to many old buildings with historical significance. Some of these have undergone several renovations but are still being used today. If you would like to be more familiar with Tokyo’s historical spots, here are three buildings which are still in use and are highly valued by…

Experience Early Digitalized Spring At The ’Flowers By Naked’ In Tokyo!

Projection mapping or images mapped onto 3D Objects have become a big hit in Japan. What was once used for entertainment has now reached an even further stretch of occasions like wedding ceremonies. The beautiful sight of these projection mappings first drew attention in Japan during 2012. Ever since then, the use of projection mapping…

Nihonbashi Art Aquarium: perfect escape during hot summer months!

The art aquarium (aka Eco Edo Nihonbashi Art Aquarium) has been thrilling audiences since opening its doors back in 2011. Perfectly situated in Nihonbashi an area steeped in Japanese tradition especially during the Edo /Meiji era. One can see this in its myriad of displays around the museum. There are more than 5000 goldfishes in…