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Minato City World Promotion Video Discover the Charm of Tokyo Minato City

Jun 30, 2020

We have created "Discover the charm of Tokyo Minato City", which introduces Minato-ku with four charms: Modern, Traditional, Gourmet, and View. On this page, we will introduce each facility that appears in the video. Through the video, through the homepage of each facility, and try to actually visit...

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The charm of Akasaka Hikawa Shrine. A shrine with buildings remaining from the Edo period.

Jun 29, 2020

With a history of over 1000 years and buildings that hasn't changed since the Edo period (1603-1868), Akasaka Hikawa Shrine has been designated as an important cultural property. It is a shrine that has been loved by the shoguns of the Edo Shogunate and is still loved by the people of today. Read m...

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A Shrine To Help You Get A Promotion And A Museum Featuring The Latest Advances In Technology! Mt. Atago In Central Tokyo

Jun 23, 2020

Did you know that there is a mountain in central Tokyo? Atagoyama, or Mt. Atago, is a naturally formed mountain and on top of it is the famous Atago Jinja Shrine. The shrine is surrounded by beautiful nature and next to it is the NHK Broadcast Museum which offers visitors the chance to learn about t...

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Special feature on food delivery in Minato-ku, Tokyo: Let's enjoy the long-established traditions of Minato-ku gourmet at home!

Jun 22, 2020

For now it seems that we will be spending more time at home in order to prevent COVID-19 infection. Under such circumstances, what is attracting attention along with the takeout food of restaurants is delivery gourmet food that makes you feel as if you are traveling while staying at home. Therefore,...

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Azabu-Juban: Visiting The Temple Of Daikokuten The God With The Best Smile In Japan

Jun 1, 2020

“Azabu-Juban Shopping Street” is one of Tokyo’s most well-known shopping streets. Some long-established shops have been here for over 100 years, while others follow the latest trends. Close to this lively shopping district is Daihoji, the temple of Daikokuten ー the god with the best smile in Japan! ...

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Supporting the restaurants in Minato-ku, Tokyo! A feature on gourmet takeout in Minato-ku.

May 21, 2020

Restaurants are coming up with new ideas and doing their best during the emergency state that has been declared to prevent spreading the novel coronavirus. In this month’s feature, we present you with a gourmet takeout project to support those restaurants in Minato-ku. Among the Minato-ku shopping s...

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Toyokawa Inari Betsuin Temple – A Temple Visited By Popular Japanese Idols And Stars

May 19, 2020

“Toyokawa Inari Betsuin Temple” is a temple in Tokyo’s Akasaka district. It is known for its unique atmosphere, with numerous fox statues everywhere on the grounds, and the large number of entertainers visiting. So why do about 5 million people visit Toyokawa Inari Betsuin every year? Find out in o...

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A “Matchmaking” Shrine Surrounded By Office Buildings: Toranomon Kotohiragu Shrine

May 7, 2020

The history of Toranomon Kotohiragu Shrine dates back to 1679. While the city has been growing, it fully integrated the shrine into the modern cityscape. Slowly the shrine became one with the surrounding office buildings. Kotohiragu Shrine is a special place where you can still find traces of variou...

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【TO GO】Takeout Special Feature

Apr 24, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, we have been asked to refrain from going out. The Minato-ku Shopping District Association is implementing initiatives to introduce restaurants that are engaged in take-out services. Please take a look. http://www.minato-smile.net/minat...

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Exploring Shinagawa (Part 1): A High-tech Aquarium And Yakiniku Street

Apr 21, 2020

Shinagawa is a transit hub in Tokyo with easy access to Haneda Airport and many daily Shinkansen departures to every part of Japan. It is also a buzzing office district where many business people come and go. However, there is much more to see and explore in this area than just office buildings. Sh...

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Tokyo Stroll: Art & Shopping At Aoyama!

Apr 13, 2020

Aoyama is a must-visit neighborhood in Tokyo. It’s home to many designer brand shops with unique architecture and delicious cafe restaurants. The area also has some of the best museums and fashion stores in Tokyo, so you can walk around and spend the whole day shopping and visiting art sites. Watch...

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COMMUNE ー Tokyo's trendy outdoor food-site, featuring books and art!

Apr 6, 2020

Just a short walk from the Omotesando intersection is COMMUNE, a relaxed “camping site”-style outdoor facility, squished in an open space between office buildings. Here you’ll find stylish food stalls, an art gallery, and a UN farmers market booth. Check out the link to read more about one of the t...

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An art and shopping stroll in Minami-Aoyama

Mar 30, 2020

Minami-Aoyama is famous for its sophisticated atmosphere. Located next to the fashionable Omotesando, the area is full of great shopping experiences and fascinating art. From traditional art to contemporary art and architecture, Minami-Aoyama offers a diverse art-scene. Shopping here is almost an ar...

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Terrace cafes with delicious sweets in Aoyama and Omotesando!

Mar 24, 2020

Take a break from your walk with a treat at a terrace cafe in the fashionable Aoyama and Omotesando! Cafe & Dining Zelkova offers seasonal menus and their latest creation is a mini Japanese tea experience set. For a treat at anytime of the day, head over to cafe crisscross for some amazing buttermil...

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Enjoy a bright spring day in the capital! The best spots to visit in spring in Minato-ku Tokyo

Mar 20, 2020

Spring is the season when it starts to get pleasantly warm and you get increasingly good weather for days out. This month’s article tells you about recommended spring days out in Minato-ku Tokyo so you can make the most of the beautiful spring weather in the capital. We are coming to the best time ...

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Go smoke-free in these popular Tokyo restaurants!

Mar 16, 2020

Tokyo’s culinary scene offers endless opportunities to enjoy an amazing meal. In our latest video, we introduce 5 smoke-free restaurants around Minato City. All with delicious food and in locations showcasing Tokyo’s beauty. Enjoy! Find the information of all the restaurants featured here ▶︎ http:/...

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HOW TO HANAMI - What you should know about cherry blossom viewing

Mar 9, 2020

Spring has come to Japan and the cherry blossom season is finally here! Viewing cherry blossoms is called ‘hanami’ in Japanese and is for many an important part of this time of the year. With the sakura blooming only for a short time, it is important to make the most of your hanami experience! Here ...

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Cherry blossom viewing spot in Minato-ku, Tokyo Let's enjoy the contrast of the cherry blossoms and the city unique to the city center!

Mar 4, 2020

The cherry blossom viewing season in Minato-ku, Tokyo, peaks from the end of March to the beginning of April every year. The crimson flowers, which bloom as if running through a short life, not only signal the beginning of a new four seasons, but also wrap the viewer in a warm mood with its beauty. ...

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Cherry Blossom Viewing: Tokyo Hanami Spots & Nearby Restaurants

Mar 3, 2020

In our latest video, we will introduce some of Tokyo’s famous cherry blossom viewing spots and popular restaurants you can find in each area. After your cherry blossom viewing session, hanami, how about a delicious meal with your close friends? Here are our recommended 2020 hanami spots and restau...

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Tokyo Stroll: Takeshiba to Shibaura ー Discover Tokyo's Waterfront!

Feb 26, 2020

Follow us in our latest video as we take a stroll around Tokyo’s waterfront, from Takeshiba to Shibaura. We had lunch overlooking Tokyo Bay, visited a park with one of the best views on Rainbow Bridge, and went to see a cute bridge lit up at night. Enjoy our video and don’t forget to check out the a...

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A walk around Tokyo's waterfrontーThe Shibaura area

Feb 18, 2020

Shibaura area is a neighborhood you won’t find in many guidebooks. It is close to Tokyo Bay and has many hidden gems, like a park with the most beautiful view on Rainbow Bridge, cityscapes that look like something straight out of an SF movie, and not to mention the cute Shinshiba Bridge. http://vis...

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 Feel the sea breeze at Tokyo's new waterfront landmarkーHI-NODE

Feb 13, 2020

The Tokyo bayside is often overlooked by people visiting Tokyo, but with the new facility HI-NODE, which opened in August 2019, a visit to Tokyo's waterfront should definitely be on your Tokyo itinerary! The observation deck and restaurants overlooking Tokyo Bay offer an amazing view, and from the p...

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Meet your childhood heroines at the world's first Sailor Moon show restaurantー‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon -SHINING MOON TOKYO-‘!

Feb 5, 2020

In Azabu-Juban, the home of Sailor Moon and her friends in the series, a new restaurant opened its doors last year in August. Shining Moon Tokyo has three evening shows with dinner per day and is open for food-only during lunchtime. With adorable Sailor Moon inspired dishes and drinks, and an impres...

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Travel the world without leaving Tokyo at the Minato City World Festival 2020!

Feb 5, 2020

The Minato City World Festival is a big event which goes on from mid-January to the end of March, and consists of 3 main parts. 1. “Minato City Stamp Rally of Embassies and Diplomatic Missions”ーVisit the usually closed-off embassies from all over the world! 2. “Minato City Shopping Street World Stam...

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From refined neighborhoods to a downtown area that still has its same traditional charm! A feature on shopping areas in Minato-ku, Tokyo

Jan 28, 2020

Valentine's Day and the season for graduations is almost here. Now there are more chances to go out shopping to look for some gifts. So that all of you can use it as a reference, this month's feature is to present you with noteworthy shopping areas in Minato-ku, Tokyo. If you visit that neighborhood...

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