In November, Kiku flower exhibitions are held at major spots in Tokyo and the vicinity, including gardens, parks and shrines. The admission is usually free.
Ueno is located in a district in the north of central Tokyo. Ueno is well known for many cultural and historical places, for example the Ueno Park and Zoo.
Go hiking and explore Western Tokyo, the mountain area of Mt. Mitake (Mitakesan), Oume Town and Akigawa Valley. This area has a bunch of attractions; the soothing landscape of nature-rich countryside, historic shrines and temples nestled among trees, scenic rivers with crystal clean water and the mystic mountain worships – all known as the allure of Japan.
Narita International Airport, a gateway to Japan for travelers by air, is formerly known as Tokyo New International Airport although its actual location is in Narita city, Chiba prefecture. Soon after arriving at the airport, most of the travelers instantly leave for Tokyo and chances are that Narita city is still off the beaten track for international tourists.
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.
Odawara, the city known for the gate way to Hakone resort area, is a castle-town having a glorious history back to Samurai era over 550 year ago. Don’t miss out on visiting Odawara where you will find things to see and do, including Samurai and Ninja costuming.
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
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.
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.