There are dozens of excellent shopping districts in Tokyo – each offering a slightly different ‘flavour’. Here’s our quick guide to the biggest and the best
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April 25, 2013
So you have just one day in Tokyo and want to see as many iconic sights and have a many unique Tokyo experiences as possible? Better fasten your seat belt.
April 4, 2013
Don’t worry if hunger pangs hit you after midnight, most izakaya’s stay open until the wee hours.
April 2, 2013
As with all museums in Japan, free museums are often closed on Mondays and opening hours can differ. It is also worth remembering that some of Tokyo’s larger museums offer free entry to selected exhibitions or on certain days of the month.
March 7, 2013
If asked to name the world’s gourmet capital, many of us would immediately shout ‘Paris!’, but alas, this is no longer the case. In fact, since 2010 Tokyo has lay claim to this title thanks to its incredible wealth of Michelin-star rated restaurants.
February 28, 2013
It’s only natural that aesthetes, artists and creatives be drawn to Tokyo and Japan. The country’s ancient history and culture combined with Tokyo’s cutting-edge, kooky and adventurous spirit has spawned a visual feast of art, design, architecture and fashion.
February 7, 2013
October 18, 2012
With so many skyscrapers in Tokyo, you’re not short on options to get a great view—either of the city and its skyline or from one of its many gardens and temple complexes. We’ve listed some of the best views Tokyo has to offer:
October 4, 2012
Japanese culture is so ancient and unique that you’ll have no trouble finding plenty of beautiful gifts and keepsakes to spoil yourself, your family and your friends. From the cheap and quirky to the practical and exquisite, there’s a gift to suit everyone if you know what to look for. Here’s our top 10 souvenirs to buy in Tokyo:
July 19, 2012
Eating out in Tokyo is affordable if you follow a few basic budget tips and if you know where to look for your next meal. The great thing about Japanese cuisine is that cheap does not necessarily mean unhealthy. For just a few yen you can feast on delicious ramen, udon soup, fresh sushi, noodles, curry and donbori.