Category: Tokyo


Odaiba

During the Edo period, the Japanese built many fortified islands in the bay of Tokyo to protect the city. Most of those small islands merged into larger islands through the […]

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Tsukiji Market

The Tsukiji Market in Tokyo is a must-visit for anyone interested in Japanese cuisine. The market encompasses a few blocks adjacent to the Tsukiji Wholesale Market. The daily fish market […]

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Imperial Palace

The seat of the Emperor of Japan moved from Kyoto to Tokyo in 1868. The construction of the new Imperial Palace in Tokyo was completed in 1888 on the location […]

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Meiji Jingu Shrine

The Meiji Jingu shrine is one of the most important places of worship in Tokyo. The Shrine was dedicated to Emperor Meiji, the first emperor and his wife, Empress Shoken. […]

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Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower might not be as high as the Tokyo Skytree, but it is equally impressive. It is a similar self-supported steel structure as the Eiffel Tower, but 13 meters […]

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Tokyo Skytree

You can spot the Tokyo Skytree towering over the city from almost everywhere in Tokyo. This broadcasting tower for radio and television is 634 meters high and the tallest structure […]

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Imperial Palace

The seat of the Emperor of Japan moved from Kyoto to Tokyo in 1868. The construction of the new Imperial Palace in Tokyo was completed in 1888 on the location […]

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Harajuku

Harajuku is one of the most iconic neighborhoods in Tokyo and a famous tourist attraction. The neighborhood became famous through the unique clothing style of the young Japanese that live […]

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