Local attractions in Tokyo and the Vicinity | Spring
Kasai-Rinkai Park in Tokyo, known for the largest aquarium and a view of the Tokyo bay down from the Ferris wheel, has more to see and have fun.
Do you know whose portraits are on the Japanese Yen Bills? The portrait for the 1000 Yen is of NOGUCHI Hideyo野口英世, a bacteriologist and physician. And the portrait of the 5000 Yen is HIGUCHI Ichiyo , the first professional female writer in Japan.
If you wish to explore the Mt. Fuji area and experience something traditional with a tranquil atmosphere, the Kuonji temple in Mt.Minobusan is the place to visit.
The Kyu-Furukawa Gardens features a Western-style garden adorned with approximately 200 roses of 100 different varieties, as well as a Japanese garden designed by the legendary gardener Jihei Ogawa.