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.
Well now it’s autumn and Tokyo is no less mesmerizing with trees that leaves start to turn yellow before finally falling during winter. It may be hard to imagine but I found a lovely spot to enjoy the autumn at The University of Tokyo and it’s one of my favorites!
Packed with historical breweries producing some of the most distinct and high-quality sake in Japan, Niigata’s sake history dates back hundreds of years.
The temple was built in AD 686 and is positioned near the top of a mountain. There is a covered stairway leading up that’s strewn with flowers and lined with stone lanterns.