"Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Akiba," one of the largest electronics retail stores in Tokyo, opened as the area's new landmark in 2005. At the same time, Akihabara attracts enthusiasts of the subculture media of manga, anime and figurines.
Asakusa and its neighborhood area have the ambiance of an old Japanese town. There is the Senso-ji Temple which has the famous Kaminari-mon Gate and Nakamise, the approach to the Temple lined with many souvenir shops. Asakusa is close to the TOKYO SKYTREE and is a must-visit place.
Atami has long been known as a place for a hot spring cure, and became one of the country's most popular resorts about 100 years ago. In addition to hot spring spas, there is also a bathing beach and an art museum. Atami is a popular place to make a day trip from Tokyo.
Daikanyama is an area formed by connecting Shibuya Railway Station, Ebisu Railway Station, Ikejiri-Ohashi Railway Station and Nakameguro Railway Station. Dotted with high-class boutiques, restaurants and sweets shops, Daikanyama has a classy elegant atmosphere.
Located at the foot of Mt. Fuji, the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park boasts several Guinness level "scream machines." Enjoy the beautiful view of Mt. Fuji from within the park.
Fune-no-kagakukan (Museum of Maritime Science)
This museum's displays focus on the structure and history of ships. It also exhibits real ships and historical documents. The ship-shaped building was modeled after the famous ocean liner "RMS Queen Elizabeth 2."
This area is one of Japan's top upscale shopping areas where many flagship stores of famous brands are located. The recent openings of a classy shopping mall GINZA SIX with enormous《Pumpkin》art installation by Yayoi Kusama at the main hall have been changing the district to a new chic shopping area.
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun
This is a hot spring leisure facility offering both day-bathing and overnight stay options. Enjoy an assortment of bathing styles from open air-baths with garden settings to a swimsuit amusement-spa area.
With a total length of 4 km, Hakone Ropeway is the longest ropeway in Japan. It links 4 stations from Sounzan Station to Togendai Station. Enjoy a "mid-air stroll" featuring a grand panorama that looks out on spots like Lake Ashi and Mt. Fuji .
Hakone Tozan Railway
Tracing back to a 1919 opening, this is Japan's sole authentic mountain railroad. With a steep incline, a dark tunnel trip, and a railway bridge crossing, this trip will dazzle your eyes.
Hakone-Yumoto Hot Spring
First developed in the 8th century, this hot spring prospered in the 17th century as a hot spring resort area along the old Tokaido route. Its feature charm is its tranquil highland setting. With easy access from Tokyo, it remains a popular favorite today.
Known for its magnificent nature and hot spring spas in various places. To visit Hakone, transfer to Limited Express Romancecar at Hon-Atsugi Railway Station, get off at Hakone-Yumoto Railway Station, transfer to the Hakone Tozan Railway, and get off at Miyanoshita Railway Station. It takes about 47 minutes from Hon-Atsugi Railway Station to Miyanoshita Railway Station.
Located on a low hill, Harbor View Park has an observation deck that gives a panoramic view of the Rainbow Bridge, and buildings in the Minatomirai District. The evening and night views are superb.
The park is laid out around Inokashira Pond, which serves as the headwaters of Kanda River. Visitors can enjoy nature in each season, like cherry blossoms in the spring, fresh greenery in the summer, and fall foliage. It is about a 5-minute walk from Kichijoji Railway Station.
Surrounded by the ocean and mountains, Izu is known for its attractive landscape. Visitors enjoy spas with gushing hot spring water, and fresh seafood from local fishing ports. Visitors can also take a close look at magnificent Mt. Fuji.
The area around Jiyugaoka Railway Station is a fashionable area dotted with sophisticated boutiques, specialty stores, restaurants and cafes. Jiyugaoka is one of the trendsetting areas of Tokyo.
Home to many temples belonging to the Zen sect. Kenchoji Temple and Engakuji Temple are among the two of the notable five Zen temples called Kamakura Gozan in Kamakura. The temples remind us of the old good days of Kamakura, where the first shogunate government was established by Minamoto Yoritomo, a samurai lord. To visit Kamakura, transfer to the Yokosuka Line at Ofuna Railway Station, and get off at Kamakura Railway Station. It takes about 7 minutes from Ofuna Railway Station to Kamakura Railway Station.
A historical castle town which is sometimes called "Small Edo," a city reminiscent of the Edo period. It is highly recommended to visit a clock tower called Tokinokane, the symbol of the city, and Kashiya Yokocho, an alley lined with candy stores. To visit Kawagoe, transfer to the Kawagoe Line at Omiya Railway Station, and get off at Kawagoe Railway Station. It takes about 24 minutes from Omiya Railway Station to Kawagoe Railway Station.
The Kinugawa hot spring resort with ryokan and hotels spreads along the Kinugawa River in the suburbs of Tokyo.
In addition to its historical sites like Takeda Shrine and scenic sites like Shosenkyo Gorge, Kofu City is also known for its local products like peaches, grapes and other fruits, the hoto noodle dish, and wines. The city is also dotted with hot spring spas.
Konica Minolta Planetarium "TENKU" in TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN
TENKU is a planetarium in the TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN. All the seats are reclining seats which make you feel relaxed while enjoying the fantastic journey in the starry night sky.
The beautiful sight of Japanese larch and maple reflected in the clear pond and spot-bill ducks sliding across the water surface make Kumoba Pond loved as a place for quiet walks. The surrounding area is spotted with interesting sites, like cemetery land for foreigners and art museums.
Kusatsu Hot Spring
Counted as one of the three most famous hot springs of Japan, Kusatsu Hot Spring is one of the most representative hot springs of Japan. It was already famous nationwide as a hot spring therapy spot by the 15th century, and the cityscape today is imbued with a deep sense of history.
Kyu Karuizawa is a summer retreat area that is home to numerous holiday houses of foreign visitors and cultural personages. A cityscape featuring Western style architecture is emerging. It is currently bustling year round as a sightseeing area.
A dammed lake in Mt. Hakone, Lake Ashi presents a beautiful landscape with a view of Mt. Fuji and fun tour boats. It is also popular as a fishing area plentiful in trout and bass.
Lake Kawaguchi has the longest shoreline out of all of the five lakes located at the foot of Mt. Fuji. The surrounding area is home to some great hot spring facilities with spectacular views of Mt. Fuji from open-air baths.
Mt. Fuji is Japan's tallest mountain (active volcano). Its exquisite symmetrical beauty has captured the heart of Japanese people from days of old. It is also known worldwide as a symbol of Japan.
Mt. Fuji Fifth Station
Located at the timberline, Mt. Fuji Fifth Station is often referred to as the border between heaven and earth. In the summertime, it is bustling with climbers in its role as a base for mountain climbing. With its shrines, shops, and observation deck looking out on Lake Yamanaka, it is also fun as a convenient sightseeing spot as well.
A great place to enjoy riding a cable car and climbing in the suburbs of Tokyo. Mt. Takao is one of the three-star destinations in the Michelin Green Guide Japan. To visit Mt. Takao, transfer to the Chuo Line at Tachikawa Railway Station, and get off at Takao Railway Station. It takes about 18 minutes from Tachikawa Railway Station to Takao Railway Station.
Selected as one of Japan's one hundred most beautiful mountains. Visitors can reach the top of the mountain by funicular or ropeway. Transfer to a shuttle bus for Mt. Tsukuba at Tsukuba Center. It will take about 40 minutes.
Known for natural beauty like the Kegon Falls, and historical buildings like the World Heritage Nikko Toshogu Shrine.
Old Mikasa Hotel
This hotel was designed by Japanese architects in 1906 to have a pure Western design. Today, it is designated by the country as an important cultural property, and the interior is open to the public as a historical architectural structure.
Mt. Asama erupted dramatically in 1783, and the remains of the lava that shot forth then became Onioshidashi. The expanse is now a park garnering large scale attention as one of the world's three most impressive scenic spots.
You can see volcanic vents erupting from Owakudani, a volcanic crater created during the last eruption of the Hakone Volcano. Be sure to try black boiled eggs produced here. Transfer to Hakone Ropeway at Hakone-Togendai, and get off at Owakudani Railway Station. It takes about 16 minutes from Hakone-Togendai to Owakudani Railway Station.
Recreational facilities that house a Ferris wheel, the "MEGA WEB" Toyota Motor showroom and the "VenusFort" shopping mall.
A mecca for women's fashion. Most of the floors from the 2nd basement to the 8th floor above ground are occupied with shops specialized in women's fashion for the late teens and the early twenties.
St. Paul's Catholic Church
This famous architectural structure has been awarded by the American Institute of Architects. It has been featured in works by legendary literary figures like Tatsuo Hori, used for wedding ceremonies among prestigious personages, and is loved by many, far and wide.
SUMIDA AQUARIUM is an urban aquarium located in the TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN. It has one of the largest indoor pool where penguins and other animals live and the tank in which the sea of the Ogasawara Islands is reproduced. There is so much to see!
The Hakone Open-Air Museum
This is the first open air museum in Japan. Some 120 sculptures are on display amidst the great outdoors. Enjoy viewing art flavored with a seasonal ambiance.
Tokyo Big Sight
A convention center where various special events are held. Even when no event is scheduled, unique buildings for commercial facilities around Tokyo Big Sight are still worth seeing.
Thrilling attractions make your heart throb, and entertainments full of dreams exhilarate you both physically and mentally. Here, fairytales become reality and Disney characters come to life. Are you ready to create your own treasured memory in this dreamlike world?
Watch Broadway-style shows, enjoy sophisticated entertainments and experience adventurous rides. In the only sea-themed Disney amusement park on the globe, you are invited to fill your day with fun and thrills.
The TOKYO SKYTREE is the world's tallest free-standing broadcast tower boasting the height of 634 meters. Its observation deck at a height of 450 meters has a circular glass tube. You would feel as if you were walking in the sky.
The TOKYO Solamachi is a commercial facility lies at the foot of TOKYO SKYTREE. Its ground extends east to west for about 400 meters and there are 312 shops of all sorts. You can enjoy food and shopping here.
A home center with a broad array of products from tools to materials and party goods. Sales clerks give detailed explanations and demonstrations of products.
Tsukuba Science City
One of the world's leading research cities. In addition to about 300 research institutes including governmental and corporate research institutes, there are also commercial facilities like TSUKUBA Creo Square.
There are many must-see areas around Ueno Railway Station, such as Ueno Zoological Gardens, Tokyo National Museum and the National Museum of Western Art. A wide variety of products are sold at inexpensive prices in "Ameya Yokocho" (candy store alley), which runs along the viaduct between Ueno Railway Station and Okachimachi Railway Station.
Since its opening in 1930, Yamashita Park is the most well-known park in Yokohama. The park has a plaza called the World Plaza, a big playful staircase with a cascade, and various monuments.
East Asia's largest Chinatown with more than 500 stores closely spaced in an area of about 200 square meters. Visitors enjoy eating good meals, and buying souvenirs and miscellaneous items.
A popular amusement park with a thrilling roller coaster and fun attractions for kids. Enjoyable for visitors of all ages.
Yokohama Marine Tower
Since its opening in 1961, the Marine Tower has served as a symbol of Yokohama, and watched Yokohama Port grow. Enjoy a view of Yokohama City from the observatory, 91 meters above ground.
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
Red brick warehouses built about 100 years ago were renovated and converted to commercial facilities. Visitors can enjoy restaurants and stores. Various special events are also held here.