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Shinjuku / Shibuya / Roppongi

Shinjuku, Tokyo

Full of energy and power, Shinjuku is flourishing as the core of the Tokyo Metropolis. The west area of is neatly lined up with skyscrapers. The east side is the most crowded one in Tokyo. The south area is scattered with new tourist spots. Shinjuku is a district of entertainment.

Hanazono-jinja ShrineHanazono-jinja Shrine
The astonishing vermillion Hanazono-jinja Shrine houses the guardian deity of Shinjuku. As  …  more »
History
Kabuki-choKabuki-cho
Kabuki-cho is Japan’s foremost nightlife district, which boasts over 60 years’ history. It  …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Kabuki-cho BenzaitenKabuki-cho Benzaiten
In Kabuki-cho 1 chome, stands a stature of Benzaiten (Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of art,  …  more »
History
Nishi-Shinjuku SkyscrapersNishi-Shinjuku Skyscrapers
Beginning in 1971 with the 47 floor Keio Plaza Hotel, this area is Japan’s first skyscraper …  more »
Food / ShoppingLandmark
Robot RestaurantRobot Restaurant
Located deep in the heart of Shinjuku Kabuki-cho, Robot Restaurant is a flashy entertainmen …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Shinjuku Chuo ParkShinjuku Chuo Park
Shinjuku Chuo Park is an oasis of flowers and greenery in the heart of Shinjuku. Bordering  …  more »
Park / Garden
Shinjuku Electric Street (Shinjuku Denki-gai)Shinjuku Electric Street (Shinjuku Denki-gai)
Shinjuku station is surrounded by major electronics stores, such as “Yamada Denki”, “Bic Ca …  more »
Food / Shopping
Shinjuku Golden-gaiShinjuku Golden-gai
Shinjuku Golden-gai (Shinjuku Golden Street) is a small district in Shinjuku Kabuki-cho whe …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Shinjuku Gyoen National GardenShinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Shinjuku Gyoen was originally created as a garden for the Imperial Family in 1906. The prop …  more »
Park / Garden
Shinjuku Jyuniso Kumano-jinja ShrineShinjuku Jyuniso Kumano-jinja Shrine
Shinjuku Jyuniso Kumano-jinja Shrine, built in the Muromachi Period (1336 – 1573), houses t …  more »
History
Shinjuku Southern TerraceShinjuku Southern Terrace
Shinjuku Southern Terrace is located on the opposite side of Takashimaya Times Square, whic …  more »
Food / Shopping
Suehiro-tei TheaterSuehiro-tei Theater
Built in 1946, Suehiro-tei is an esteemed Rakugo and Iromono theater that has held regular  …  more »
EntertainmentHistory
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tokyo Tocho Building)Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tokyo Tocho Building)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, or Tokyo Tocho Building in Japanese, is a 243 meter …  more »
Landmark

Shibuya / Harajuku, Tokyo

Shibuya is a place where many trend conscious youngsters love to gather. This fashionable and stimulating area continues to set the latest trends of the young generation at a fast rate. If you take a little walk from the station, you will find a quite artistic area. Something a bit different from the usual Shibuya is also good.

BunkamuraBunkamura
Bunkamura is a large-scale arts and culture complex that houses mini-theaters, concert hall …  more »
EntertainmentMuseum / Gallery
Cerulean Tower Nohgaku-do TheaterCerulean Tower Nohgaku-do Theater
Nohgaku is a traditional Japanese performing art called Noh and Kyogen. Both Noh and Kyogen …  more »
EntertainmentHistory
Futako Tamagawa RISEFutako Tamagawa RISE
Futako Tamagawa RISE is a complex facility located near Futako-Tamagawa Station. Rise Shopp …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Gotoh MuseumGotoh Museum
Gotoh Museum is a private museum that exhibits the private collection of Keita Goto, founde …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Jiyugaoka Sweets ForestJiyugaoka Sweets Forest
Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest is a confectioneries theme park. It offers premium desserts prepare …  more »
Food / Shopping
Meiji-jingu ShrineMeiji-jingu Shrine
Located in an extensive thickly-wooded parkland, Meiji-jingu Shrine is dedicated to the Emp …  more »
History
Nezu MuseumNezu Museum
A collection of Japanese and Far Eastern art related to fields such as tea ceremony utensil …  more »
Museum / GalleryPark / Garden
OmotesandoOmotesando
Omotesando is a major avenue that was originally constructed as the approach to Meiji-jingu …  more »
Food / Shopping
Omotesando HillsOmotesando Hills
Omotesando Hills is a commercial complex with a roughly 250-meter facade along the Omotesan …  more »
Food / Shopping
Ota Memorial Museum of ArtOta Memorial Museum of Art
Ukiyo-e prints and paintings were developed from Japanese popular art at the beginning of t …  more »
Museum / Gallery
SHIBUYA 109SHIBUYA 109
SHIBUYA 109, popularly nicknamed “Maru-Kyu (0-9 in Japanese)” is a fashion building that le …  more »
Food / Shopping
Shibuya Center Town (Shibuya Center-gai)Shibuya Center Town (Shibuya Center-gai)
Shibuya Center Town (Shibuya Center-gai) is the busiest part of Shibuya, located between th …  more »
Food / Shopping
Shibuya HikarieShibuya Hikarie
Shibuya Hikarie is a 34-story skyscraper completed in 2012. It is a comprehensive commercia …  more »
EntertainmentFood / ShoppingMuseum / Gallery
Shibuya Mark CityShibuya Mark City
Shibuya Mark City is a large-scale commercial complex consists of two buildings. “East Mall …  more »
Food / Shopping
Shibuya Scramble CrossingShibuya Scramble Crossing
Shibuya Scramble Crossing is one of the most famous and busiest crossings in Japan, or even …  more »
LandmarkOthers
Takeshita-dori StreetTakeshita-dori Street
Takeshita-dori is a 350-meter long street from JR Harajuku Station to Meiji-dori Avenue. Th …  more »
Food / Shopping
Taro Okamoto Memorial MuseumTaro Okamoto Memorial Museum
The building of Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum used to be a house and art studio of the renow …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Toguri Museum of ArtToguri Museum of Art
Toguri Museum of Art is a prominent museum specializing in ceramics. It displays approximat …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of PhotographyTokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography was opened in 1995 as Japan’s first art museum spe …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Tokyu Plaza Omotesando-HarajukuTokyu Plaza Omotesando-Harajuku
Tokyu Plaza Omotesando-Harajuku is a shopping mall opened in the middle of the Omotesando a …  more »
Food / Shopping
TOKYU THEATRE Orb TOKYU THEATRE Orb
TOKYU THEATRE Orb is a theater for musicals located on the 11th floor of Shibuya Hikarie. A …  more »
Entertainment
Trainchi JiyugaokaTrainchi Jiyugaoka
Trainchi Jiyugaoka is a shopping mall that have a special appeal for women. It has 13 fashi …  more »
Food / Shopping
Yebisu Garden PlaceYebisu Garden Place
Yebisu Garden Place is a complex facility directly connected with JR Ebisu Station with a m …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Yoyogi ParkYoyogi Park
Yoyogi Park, the former site of Tokyo Olympic Village in 1964, is a quiet thickly-wooded pa …  more »
Park / Garden

Roppongi, Tokyo

Roppongi is an international town that houses many foreign embassies, and offers a number of shops and restaurants designed for foreign customers. You can enjoy shopping and eating gourmet foods around Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown. The route to the National Art Center Tokyo (NACT), the Mori Art Museum and the Suntory Museum of Art, known as the “Art Triangle”, is a great place to stroll by. You can also enjoy a walk to the Azabu-Juban shopping district to check out the atmosphere of the old days. Enjoy delicious food and the traditional courtesy at long-established shops serving Soba noodles and Taiyaki pancakes.

Akasaka SacasAkasaka Sacas
Akasaka Sacas is a complex entertainment area filled with halls for events as well as shops …  more »
EntertainmentFood / Shopping
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial ParkArisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park is a 67,000 square meters park, which is one of the largest …  more »
HistoryPark / Garden
Azabu Juban Shopping TownAzabu Juban Shopping Town
Azabu Juban Shopping Town is a common shopping area with a history of more than 300 years.  …  more »
Food / Shopping
Haiyuza TheaterHaiyuza Theater
Haiyuza Theater was constructed in 1954 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Haiyuza Theate …  more »
Entertainment
Mori Art MuseumMori Art Museum
The cultural symbol of Roppongi Hills located on the top of the Mori Tower. Mori Att Museum …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Okura Museum of Art (Okura Shuko-kan)Okura Museum of Art (Okura Shuko-kan)
Located in front of the Hotel Okura’s main building, Okura Museum of Art was established as …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Roppongi HillsRoppongi Hills
Roppongi Hills, a big scale of creative cultural and information center, is a complex consi …  more »
Food / Shopping
Suntory HallSuntory Hall
Suntory Hall is Tokyo’s representative classic concert hall where various famous conductors …  more »
Entertainment
Suntory Museum of ArtSuntory Museum of Art
Suntory Museum of Art is an art museum in Tokyo Midtown with “Art in Life” as its basic pri …  more »
Museum / Gallery
The National Art Center, TokyoThe National Art Center, Tokyo
The National Art Center is the first national art institution without a permanent collectio …  more »
Museum / Gallery
Tokyo MidtownTokyo Midtown
Tokyo Midtown is a new style of composite urban district based on the concept of “high-qual …  more »
Food / Shopping

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