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Ueno – National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

The National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Not only the exhibitions are impressive, the building itself is gorgeous as well. The museum is huge with its 6 floors filled to the brim with stuff to explore. Even just getting a short impression of everything will take half a day. Lots...

Odaiba – Daiba 1-chome Shotengai

If you’re in Odaiba and a fan of Retro stuff be sure to check out Daiba 1-chome Shotengai (台場一丁目商店街). Daiba 1-chome is a charming, retro Shopping Arcade themed for the Showa era (1925-1989). You’ll find Retro sweets, Toys, Arcade Games and more! This shopping arcade has a completely different feeling...

Ikebukuro – Toyota Showroom

Sadly the Toyota Showroom in Ikebukuro was closed December 2014 after 23 years of operation. Besides the huge amount of Toyota cars they also had awesome car simulation games, a free cinema, lots of games for the kids and a cute car cleaning ritual of the Toyota Car Clean Team....

Ueno – Tokyo National Museum – Heiseikan

If you love art and historical things, you should definitely visit Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館) which is Japan’s oldest and biggest museum. You can find four different galleries in the Tokyo National Museum, each housed in different buildings; The Main Gallery (Honkan), Eastern Antiquities Gallery (Toyokan), the Heiseikan Gallery and...

Ikebukuro Natural Disaster Hall

You will learn everything about earthquakes and fires in the National Disaster Hall in Ikebukuro. They have an earthquake simulator in which you will sit around a table with a few other visitors. I joined the Magnitude 7.0 simulator and it was really, really scary. They teach you to sit down...