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Harajuku – Evangelion Store

This shop in Harajuku has a huge selection of Evangelion goods spread over over 2 floors. Clothes, home accessories, figurines, food and more! There is also a Art wall which is covered with Evangelion sketches, posters and other art. You’re allowed to make photos of all the products and goodies...

Harajuku’s Meiji Jingu Shrine – Coming of Age Day

Coming of Age Day is held on the second Monday of January each year. It’s a special event to congratulate all Japanese teens who have reached the age of majority, which is 20 in Japan, over the past year. Harajuku’s Meiji Jingu Shrine is one of the most popular places to...

Kawagoe – Cat Cafe NekoYa

NekoYa is located in Kawagoe, which is a must see if you visit Japan. If you want to take a break after a day of sight-seeing around Kawagoe, how about visiting a Cat Cafe? Instead of staying 1 hour, you can also stay for just 10 minutes, which will cost you 150...

Squirrel Park Machida

This cute, spacey Squirrel Park in Machida is the perfect place to spend your Sunday afternoon. There are lots of squirrels and they all have their own cute, little house inside the park. They can run around freely which is perfect for making photos and for feeding which is 100...

New Radio Kaikan in Akihabara

Photos made at the opening of the new Radio Kaikan (July 2014). After it’s closure in 2011, New Radio Kaikan was completely rebuilt and now open to the public again! 10 floors filled with shops, which were scattered around Akihabara previously, and of course lots of new stuff as well!...

Gotokuji Temple – Cat invasion

Gotokuji Temple is the home of the well known Maneki Neko (“beckoning cat”)! There are several stories about the origin of the Maneki Neko, one of them is that  a wealthy feudal lord named Ii Naotaka was taking shelter under a tree near Gōtoku-ji temple (in Setagaya, Tokyo) during a...

Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Sky Tree, located in Sumida – Tokyo, is a 634m tall, Observation Tower used for broadcasting. Besides the stunning view Tokyo Sky Tree offers, you can enjoy lots of shops, small museums and restaurants! There is also a Planetarium and an Aquarium. Tokyo Sky Tree is easy to reach by train...

Asakusa – Amusement Park Hanayashiki

Hanayashiki is the oldest Amusement Park in Japan! The park originally opened as a flower park in 1853 and slowly became an Amusement Park with about 20 attractions. It’s a charmingly decorated park, however keep in mind that it’s not that exciting for adults, as most of the attractions are build...

Shinjuku at Night – Government Building

The Shinjuku Government Building is the tallest building in Shinjuku and gives you a fantastic view of Tokyo, especially at night! Visit in the evening for a stunning night view and with clear weather during daytime you can see Mount Fuji. You’re allowed to take photos, however the use of...

Tamagawadai Park

If you want to get a break from the Tokyo crowds and concrete, Tamagawadai Park (多摩川台公園) is a good place to spend your afternoon. Instead of walking to this park from the nearest station Tamagawa, I really recommend you to get out at Den-en-Chofu station. It takes about 15 minutes to...