Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Guide to marvelous Summer Festivals!

From firework festivals, shrine events and dance parades; among the hundreds of events going on during the hottest time of the year, here are some suggestions for you! Asakusa Summer Night Festival - Toro...

Gundam and Japan: ode to the statue

Bandai Namco recently announced that it will remove the iconic Gundam statue in front of Tokyo Odabai's Diver City next year (Model RG 1/1 RX-78-2 Ver. GFT to be exact). Its last public appearance...

Festive Christmas Markets In and Around Tokyo (2)

3 Roppongi Hills Christmas Market This year is the 10th anniversary of Roppongi Hills’ Christmas Market. It´s based on the biggest Christmas market located in Stuttgart, Germany and features a total of 11 stores lining...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (6)

11 Meguro River Minna no Illumination Gotanda Fureai Waterside Square and the cherry trees along Meguro river will be decorated with light pink LED lights to create the image of blooming Sakura – Cherry blossoms...

Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo (3)

5 Roppongi Hills – Artelligent Christmas – Keyakizaka Galaxy Illumination The main illumination takes place along Keyaki slope on the Azabu side of Roppongi Hills. The illumination covers two themes, the “Snow and Blue” one...

3 Wild ‘Onsen’ Theme Parks

Want a little more than just a soak in hot water? Try an onsen theme park, where a whole world of water-related adventure awaits! 3. Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park & Spa Resort...

TOKYO MIDTOWN ♡ SUMMER

Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi opened its yearly summer event last week! You can enjoy and explore five summer themed areas until August 28th. The highlight of the event is the Summer Light Garden, which opens...

Tokyo Skyline Views From Roppongi Hills

From Ropongi Hills's observatory deck, you can enjoy an amazing panorama of Tokyo's urban landscapes. The view of Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree together, and the view at Shibuya and Shinjuku are some of...

Ryugin, the world’s 29th best restaurant

Japanese restaurant Ryugin - located in Roppongi - is one of Tokyo's 12 restaurants that boast 3 Michelin stars, and has received this honor for 4 years in a row! It is also one...

Illumination at Keyakizaka-dori Street Roppongi Hills

During the winter, illumination shines everywhere in Tokyo. Even on the coldest nights, the Tokyo winter illuminations are there to keep one's heart warm. Keyakizaka-dori Street in Roppongi Hills has 1.2 million shining LED lights,...