Wednesday, November 14, 2018

KANTO

関東地方

Home to the Tokyo and Yokohama, Kanto region has a dense population, with bustling cities, vibrant culture and endless sites of modern development. But Kanto is also home to beautiful mountains, idyllic beaches, and a deep history.

Kanto Region Ibaraki茨城県 Chiba千葉県 Tochigi栃木県 Gunma群馬県 TOKYO 東京都 Kanagawa神奈川県 Saitama埼玉県

Latest Articles from Kanto Region

nohga hotel

NOHGA HOTEL: Elegance in the Heart of Ueno, Tokyo

Even after a year of living in Japan, I feel like every time I visit Tokyo it has something else to say and I...

Noh Theater Workshop in Tokyo

What is Noh? The word literally means "skill", and is a form of classical drama, created in Iga by Kan'ami Kiyotsugu during the Muromachi...

WAttention 29 Special: ARCHITECTURE & ARTS IN TOKYO

Tokyo – the metropolis of organized chaos, where buildings seem to have grown at will. And they have grown in all shapes and...
Ana Intercontinental Hotel chocolate

Hedonistic Experience – ANA InterContinental Tokyo’s Red Ruby Chocolate Afternoon Tea

written by Sarah Nishina It's been said that nine out of ten people like chocolate and they say the tenth person is lying. Which one...

Tokyo Through Architects’ Eyes

Tokyo has been bottomless inspiration for many architects and architecture admirers from all around the world. As Keisuke Oka, an independent architect we interviewed,...
Tokyo Doodle © Simon Kalajdjiev

DRAWING TOKYO’S FUTURES: An interview with Simon Kalajdjiev

– An Interview with Simon Kalajdjiev, an architectural illustrator Short Bio A graduate of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje. 2006:...

Robot Restaurant: A fantastic world where humans and robots coexist

  EXCITED AND DAZZLED FIRST-TIMER: The very first time I visited the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, I was completely unprepared and didn’t have a single idea...

Taishakuten Specialty: Kusa Dango

When Tokyoites think of Shibamata, mugwort dango is among the first things that pop to mind. In the past, local farmers could only afford...

Traditional Culture Experience Programs for Foreign Visitors!

Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) implement various projects and programs such as Japanese dance, Shamisen of Nagauta, Engei (Japanese...

DESIGN FESTA GALLERY – Art Let Loose

Free admission, free expression, free spirit– Design Festa Gallery is all about freedom and has been giving space to artists for 20 years. In...
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Kamata Hakensha: The Soul Balanced on the Knife’s Sharp...

Samurai were said to believe that their soul resided inside their katana swords. Mr. Kamata of the eponymous and worldwide known store in Asakusa...

The Untouched Soul of Shitamachi

People around the world tend to think of Japanese culture as very monolithic and homogenous. But the truth is that Japan’s modern identity is...

Kiyosumi-shirakawa・Monzen-nakacho

A different but traditional Tokyo Located in a triangle formed by Sumida River, Arakawa River and Tokyo Bay, the Kyosumi-shirakawa and Monzen-nakacho areas are easily...
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Art and Architecture-Spotting Tours by WAttention

ART & ARCHITECTURE-SPOTTING ITINERARIES BY WATTENTION Ginza/Mita/Shinagawa Area ALL THE FACES OF ELEGANCE The Ginza area was the heart of Japan's modernity in the early 20th century...