Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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.

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Latest Articles from Kanto Region

Tokyo Ghost Stories

If there’s one thing Tokyoites love, it’s ghost stories. With the popularity of “ukiyo-e” (woodblock prints), rakugo and kabuki theatre in the 1800s, ghost...

The things that go bump in Japan’s nights

Summer is the season of ghost stories in Japan, with Obon, Japan’s holiday honouring ancestral spirits, being held in mid-August. To get into the...

Protected: Geisha Odori

“Geisha”,“Kyoto” – these words go hand-in-hand; as natural as “fish” and “chips”! However when we think about Tokyo, different words spring to mind –...

The Mysterious World of teamLab Borderless

Imagine a world without rules, constraints or limits, a universe alive with shapes, colours and sounds, inspired by Japanese art from the past, yet...

From Edo Castle to the Imperial Palace – The History...

As Japan enters into a new era and welcomes a new emperor, the grounds around the Tokyo Imperial Palace will become much busier. That’s...

WAttention Tokyo 32 TOKYO Hot News

Bringing you the latest hot news Summer 2019 New entertainment center to open in Ikebukuro in July Slated to open on July 19, Q Plaza IKEBUKURO...

Protected: Hidden Gems in Yokohama`s neighbouring cities: A look at Kawasaki,...

On a rainy mid-week morning I set out to discover the charm of Yokohama`s neighbouring cities. I am no stranger to Yokohama City, often...

Tokyo: A city of two worlds

While Tokyo is often thought of as a modern metropolis, a step beyond the glistening skyscrapers and a wander down the winding side streets...

Shiver your excited cells with Japanese Spiritual Creatures and Monsters in...

Trick Art: Eye deception expose! https://youtu.be/ViCGBekLXt8 Photographic fun with Japanese ghosts, giant monsters, ninjas and time travel, all under one roof!  Trick art uses visual illusions, making the...

ROBOT RESTAURANT: Kulture Klash: Traditional vs Modern Japan

When you walk around Shinjuku – especially Kabukicho – you’ll see all the stores, restaurants and bars compete for your attention with music, anime...

Another 3hr trip – Kagurazaka/Kudanshita

Although Kagurazaka is close to Tokyo’s entertainment district, Shinjuku, it has a character all of its own. As a prominent hanamachi (geisha district) that thrived...

Another 3hr trip – Nihonbashi

The Nihonbashi area grew extremely fast following the beginning of the bakufu in the Edo period (1603-1868). The old castle town became the starting...

Another 3hr trip – Shinjuku

An average of 3.47 million people use Shinjuku Station every day, making it the world’s busiest station according to the Guinness World Records. Apart...

Another 3hr trip – Suidobashi/Nezu/Sendagi

A seamless blend of culture and history, this part of Bunkyo-ku in Tokyo is home to several famous landmarks such as the Akamon Gate...