Events in August

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Tokyo Bay Night Cruises

Enjoy the cool breeze and the marvelous night view of Tokyo
Once the sun goes down, the light starts illuminating Tokyo, it is time to forget the summer heat and have a ball on the night cruise.

Attractions in Southern Izu (Minami Izu)

When it comes to traveling to Izu peninsula, the featured areas as a destination are always the eastern or the central areas, sometimes the western area. Don’t forget the southern area, having many places where you can discover the real charm of Izu.

Shiobara Hot Springs Village, the perfect place for detox and spiritual refreshment

Nasu HIobara has walking trails various hiking routes in the forest. Soaking at Onsen after walking is one of the attractions in the resort town.

Yatsugatake Mountains and Kobuchizawa Resort Town

Location : Nagano prefecture, Central Japan
Category: Leisure activities

Yatsugatake is a mountain range situated in the central region of Japan’s main island, famous for the alpine belt “Japan Alps” consisting of mountains higher than 3000 meters.

The Nakasendo Way and vestiges of the old Japan

Taking a Shinkansen bullet train is a quick way to travel between Kyoto and Tokyo, but why not go a long way round and take the inland mountain route to explore vestiges of the old Japan?

Toden Streetcar Tour of Tokyo Neighborhoods

Toden Arakawa-sen(line) is a streetcar system that is served between the historic neighborhoods Waseda and Minowa in the northern area of Central Tokyo. There are various attractions along the tramline, such as Japanese gardens, temples, and old shopping streets

Cycling in Tokyo | Riverside Cycling Routes

A bicycle is so a convenient vehicle indeed. It is eco-friendly and helps saving money on train or bus fares. Although there are some hilly towns within the 23 wards of Tokyo, such as Shibuya, Roppongi, Shinjuku (Kagurazaka), Kanda, and Yanaka, most of the 23-ward areas, especially in the eastern areas, are flatland where people can enjoy cycling.

Things to know about Tokyo Station

The Tokyo Station, another labyrinth you face in Tokyo
Tokyo Station or Tokyo Eki is the hub station that connects Tokyo and major cities in Japan by train and bus services. As well as being a terminal of numerous train lines, this 335m-long station building is a complex of facilities where new people easily get lost.

How to find and use Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Government provides a website allowing you to find and use Free Wi-Fi services in Tokyo. This site available in English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Korean and Japanese, and includes information about how to use their service as well as where to get Wi-Fi at public facilities in Tokyo.

Outlet Shopping Malls in Tokyo and surrounds

A number of large outlet malls have opened around Kanto region and many of them are located in a resort area or popular tourist spots.



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