In Machida, there is a small animal park with a huge outdoor enclosure with over 200 squirrels. Visitors can enter the enclosure and feed the squirrels, however you should not be a late riser.
Only in Japan, can you get the luxury of a spa, combined with the traditional atmosphere and healing benefits of an onsen's natural hot spring water. As an onsen aficionado living in Tokyo, I have visited almost every onsen and spa in the city, so here are my top ten.
You never step into the same river twice is no truer for the ever changing Meguro River that runs through and defines Nakameguro. The area has gone through many incarnations from Edo times when Tokyo was a river city bustling with commerce and trade along the many rivers that crossed it.
A popular illumination spot in the Kanto Area is the amusement park Pleasure Forest in Sagamihara. They illuminate the whole park every night in the winter months. This year they have a special collaboration with Pokémon and a part of the illumination has been redesigned in a Pokémon fashion.
Manyo no Yu is an onsen resort chain which has locations all over Japan and is well-known by Japanese people. In Japan’s metropolitan area you can find it in Machida (Tokyo), Sakuragicho (Yokohama) and Hadano, but we want to talk only about the first one here.
Now known primarily among visitors as the home of Tokyo Sky Tree, Sumida ward can easily provide a long weekend's worth of tasty food, Japanese history and culture, shopping, and entertainment. This article introduces five stops worth venturing eastward for.
Inside the exhibition Small Worlds Tokyo you can find different areas. Each has a different topic and is filled with many details. So take your time to explore all of the miniature worlds with your own eyes and cameras.
Contrary to many seated Buddha statues, the Ushiku Buddha statue stands at a marvelous height of 120 metres, with a 10 metres base and 10 metres lotus platform. What you see in pictures are nothing compared to what meets the naked eye.
Animals of all types harbor inside the walls of these themed establishments, giving customers a worthwhile experience. For first-timers, the amount of activity going on in the area can be overwhelming, so this article will try to help you navigate around. Here are a few of the best animal cafés we at Taiken Japan recommend you visit.