Thursday, September 19, 2019

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (5)

Of course, no trip to Japan would be complete without spending time in Tokyo. In actuality, there is never enough time a person could spend in Japan’s capital city to let them do and...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (2)

3 Marunouchi Bright Christmas - The marvelous story of “The Nutcracker” The main event takes place at the Marunouchi-Building and features a 15m high and 65m wide Christmas theater. The theater begins above the walkway...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo

1 ~ 15 While many people come to Japan in spring and autumn, winter in Tokyo is made special with the many illumination lights on display throughout the season. WAttention presents you with the top...

Kappabashi: Home of Japanese Knives

Just a short walk away from Asakusa, Kappabashi is a great place to spend an afternoon among a joyful chaos of stores specializing in all sorts of kitchenware, and a must-visit destination for visitors...

Tori No Ichi: The Good Luck Charm Fair

If your sign is the Rooster you're in for a lot of celebrations this year and the next. Tori No Ichi, or bird/rooster day, is celebrated every 12 days of November. This means that...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Tokyo (2)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tokyo 35 Mukojima-Hyakkaen Garden (向島百花園) in Sumida A photo posted by こーさん (@kotyatora) on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:17pm PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3239.0814845361438!2d139.81341191526002!3d35.72421448018434!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60188f1ff4a0a553%3A0xf42f2d949b82d148!2z5ZCR5bO255m-6Iqx5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476865552520&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Beginning of November Color Peak: Middle of November...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Tokyo (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kanto Tokyo 37 Koishikawa Korakuen Garden (小石川後楽園) in Bunkyo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3239.8442658719177!2d139.74747801525945!3d35.70544978018868!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x60188c4646de5005%3A0x1b220216ae23c25e!2sKoishikawa+K%C5%8Drakuen+Garden!5e0!3m2!1sde!2sjp!4v1476865749777&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of November Color Peak: End of November until the beginning of December Recommended Spots: Oigawa, Tsuten Bridge, Momiji Forest Opening...

Tokyo’s Top Halloween Parties

Tokyo has the most wicked Halloween parties in Japan. Here is Wattention's pick to ensure you have a ghostly night out. Shibuya Halloween Party We have to start with possibly the biggest event in all of Tokyo....

Tokyo Yosakoi

Before Halloween, Ikebukuro has another big event coming up the Tokyo Yosakoi contest.More than a Matsuri, it's a big dance competition. Yosakoi is the name of the modernized Awa Odori, traditional summer dance. Thanks to...

A quick guide to Halal Japanese Cuisine in Tokyo

The struggle is over. What was thought to be extremely difficult – finding Halal Japanese cuisine that is both allowed and prepared according to the Islamic dietary guideline – is no longer the case...