Takayama matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan alongside Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. Takayama Matsuri is held twice a year, spring and autumn in the historical town of Takayama.
What to do when the Tokyo summer heat is beaming down on you? Head to the beach! A nice little day trip down to a pleasant little seaside town, Enoshima, is a perfect location to cool off and relax! Enoshima Beach offers plenty of things to do, including island adventures, sunbathing, surfing, eating local seafood, people watching, bar hopping, visiting the aquarium, unique temples, and just generally checking out the cool vibes of the beach town!
Conveyor belt sushi 回転寿司 (revolving sushi) is part of Japan's modern food culture and is a definite must-try. One of the most famous conveyor belt sushi chains in Japan is Kura Sushi (pronounced "kurazushi" in Japanse). Let's see why it is so famous!
Here's a list of the very best sushi in Nakano. Our selection includes three authentic, highly regarded restaurants that will cost you around ¥8,000 per person for a dinner, and also two very affordable options that don't compromise with their quality!
It might seem like an overwhelming task to find a nice sushi restaurant in Shibuya, given the number of restaurants in this huge city! Leave this task up to us, we found the best sushi in Shibuya from affordable to high-end. All you have to do is enjoy these awesome sushi restaurants!
Looking for kaiten sushi (sushi train) or a good quality, affordable sushi bar around the Nakano Station? If so, this is definitely a list you should consult. I've included some local well-kept secrets as well as popular chains where you can get the bang for your buck.
Just a 30 minute train ride from the Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo is the Omiya Station in Saitama. The place is not a hugely popular tourist destination but there are definitely some interesting things to see and do in the area such as going to the Omiya bonsai village, a quiet area with many old bonsai farms. And while you are there, why not eat at some of the delicious sushi restaurants in Omiya. Here are five selected shops and a note about the bonsai village.
Genki Sushi is a fun, welcome-to-the-future type of really cheap dining experience you won't want to miss in Tokyo! Check out how to order and what you should try at Genki Sushi