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【For foreign tourists】Directly connected from Haneda Airport by monorail! Visit at Hamamatsucho Station, the gateway to the city center "Shiba-Daimon Golden Route"

Jan 31, 2023

The Tokyo Monorail is the main means of getting from Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport) to central Tokyo. Hamamatsucho Station, the terminal station, is the "gateway to the city center" that is directly connected to the JR station. Hamamatsucho Station is convenient for access to various p...

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More than Specialized Books! Featuring Maniac Libraries in Minato Ward, Tokyo

Jan 31, 2023

Minato Ward, Tokyo, is home to many spots that will stimulate your intellectually inquisitive mind, such as the Minato Science Museum, where you can enjoy learning about science through a planetarium and hands-on exhibits, and the TEPIA Advanced Technology Museum, which introduces advanced technolog...

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[Minato History Walk] "Edo's Case Files In Minato Ward": Touring Sites of Major Incidents that Changed History

Dec 23, 2022

After Ieyasu Tokugawa's entry into the shogunate, Minato Ward developed at a startling pace under the Shogunate, becoming one of the centers of Edo, where samurai residences of various domains, temples and shrines such as Zojoji Temple and Shiba Daijingu Shrine, and merchants' quarters built along t...

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Gallery Tour in Two Gallery Buildings, "Piramide" and "complex665" in Roppongi, the City of Art

Dec 23, 2022

Roppongi is home to many exhibition facilities such as the National Art Center, Tokyo and the Suntory Museum of Art, and public art can be found in various places in the city, especially in Tokyo Midtown and Roppongi Hills. One of the art trips you can take in Roppongi is a "gallery tour." Here, we ...

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Featuring shrines in Minato Ward, Tokyo, famous for their blessings of luck in work and success in life! What are the power spots in the business town where about 1 million people work?

Dec 23, 2022

With more than 37,000 business establishments and nearly one million people working in the ward, Minato Ward, Tokyo, is one of the leading business towns in Japan. The ward is dotted with office districts such as Shimbashi, Akasaka, and Roppongi. The bustling atmosphere created by busy workers and t...

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The "20th Minato City Sightseeing Photo Contest 2022": A special feature on "Night Views of Slopes" in Minato City, Tokyo, a "City of Slopes"

Dec 13, 2022

The Minato City Tourism Association is currently accepting entries for the "20th Minato City Tourism Photo Contest 2022." We are searching for your memorable photos taken in Minato City. In this article, we are featuring "night views of slopes" in the "City of Slopes" of Minato City. With a camera i...

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[Video Article] Experience Tokyo Midtown's "MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS 2022" Illumination Enjoy a giant snow globe production and one of the largest outdoor ice rinks in Tokyo!

Nov 30, 2022

This is the season when various illuminations begin to light up the streets in anticipation of the Christmas season. In Tokyo's Minato Ward, you can enjoy heartwarming illuminations at various locations only available at this time of year. Roppongi, in particular, is one of the most popular areas in...

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There are many other recommended spots in addition to Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Namiki! A walk around the "hole-in-the-wall" places where you can enjoy the autumn leaves in Minato City!

Nov 18, 2022

The fall foliage season is in full swing from mid-November to early December in central Tokyo. In Minato City, too, the streets are decorated with autumn-colored trees throughout the ward. The most famous autumn foliage spot in Minato City is the "Jingu Gaien Ginkgo Namiki" in Kita-Aoyama, which is ...

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A one-day pass for the Minato City Community Bus "Chi-Bus", a stopover trip from Roppongi Hills to Aoyama to Akasaka-mitsuke.

Nov 16, 2022

When you walk around Minato City, you often see a little white bus. This bus is called "Chii Bus," a Minato City community bus. When you hear the term "community bus," you may think of it as a "citizen's footstep" for daily life, but Chi-Bus is also convenient for sightseeing purposes. Moreover, the...

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Mori Arts Center Gallery "Yoshihiro Togashi Exhibition -PUZZLE-"! The exhibition will show the footsteps of "Yu Yu Hakusho" and "HUNTER x HUNTER" with 362 precious original drawings and documents.

Nov 4, 2022

On October 28, "Yoshihiro Togashi Exhibition -PUZZLE-" opened at Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills, Minato-ku, commemorating the 35th anniversary of Togashi's career as a manga artist known for "Yu Yu Hakusho," "Level E," "HUNTER x HUNTER" and other works. The exhibition, which will run unt...

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[ Video Article ] Private Cruising Experience with Tokyo Water Taxi! Immerse yourself in an island hopping atmosphere on the Shibaura Canal and get a spectacular view of Tokyo Harbor!

Oct 20, 2022

When you visit Takeshiba Pier or Odaiba and look out over the ocean, have you ever seen a yellow boat that stands out from the crowd? This cute boat is operated by Tokyo Water Taxi. In fact, you can charter this cute boat and order a private cruise with a driver. This time, we ordered a tour of the ...

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[Video Article]Experience your dream of becoming a "Takarazuka Revue Star" at the Takarazuka Review Photo Studio Tokyo at Daiichi Hotel Tokyo!

Oct 12, 2022

Takarazuka Revue has fascinated Japanese theater fans for more than 100 years and has its own theater in Yurakucho, Tokyo. Takarazuka" is not only about the acting and singing of the leading stars of each troupe, the fascinating script and direction, and the gorgeous stage sets, but also about the m...

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How to enjoy "Roppongi Art Night 2022" for the first time in 3 years: "Doraemon" in collaboration with Takashi Murakami and the latest art, Roppongi will be drenched in art for 3 consecutive holidays!

Sep 13, 2022

Roppongi Art Night 2022" will be held in the town of Roppongi from September 17 to 19. After being postponed and cancelled due to the spread of the new coronavirus, Roppongi Art Night will be held for the first time in three years. Here we will give you an overview of this year's event, and teach yo...

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"Tokyo Tower 100 Sceneries" - A comprehensive list of recommended photo spots, from classic spots to spectacular views of the tower when lit up.

Sep 8, 2022

Tokyo Tower can be seen from various places in Minato Ward. Walking around places where you can view the 333-meter-high red tower, you will often see tourists with their smartphones in hand, taking pictures of the scenery and commemorative photos. Tokyo Tower is one of the most popular sights in the...

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[Video Article]Tokyo's Minato Ward is in the midst of the excitement of thef the opening of the railway! GO to the former Shimbashi stop and railway-related spots during the commemorative exhibition!!

Aug 26, 2022

This year, 2022, is the 150th anniversary of Japan's first railroad. One hundred and fifty years ago, on October 14, 1872 (September 12 on the lunar calendar), Japan's first railroad officially opened between Shimbashi in Tokyo and Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture. Yes, Minato Ward in Tokyo, where Sh...

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Friendly to all! Barrier-free hotel in Minato-ku, Tokyo

Aug 26, 2022

Tokyo's Minato Ward, with its many attractive tourist spots and convenient access to various parts of the city, offers a wide variety of lodging facilities to meet the needs of visitors to the city for sightseeing or business trips. For this issue, we have selected three hotels that focus on the the...

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Viewing the exhibition "Lee Ufan Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of the National Art Center, Tokyo: Tracing the Path of the Leading "Mono-ha" Artist with a Total of 61 Representative Works and Late

Aug 25, 2022

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, since its opening in 2007. The commemorative exhibition, "Lee Ufan," is currently being held from August 10 to November 7. Born and raised in Korea, Lee Ufan began his career as a full-fledged artis...

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Visit the former Akasaka Detached Palace of the State Guest House in Akasaka! Feel the beauty and technology of Meiji Japan at the only national treasure building in Minato Ward, Tokyo

Aug 17, 2022

When U.S. President Joseph Biden visited Japan in May of this year, he and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held a summit meeting at the Akasaka Rikyu, a state guesthouse located in Moto-Akasaka, Minato-ku. This facility is used as a venue for meetings and hospitality when kings, heads of state...

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Now at the National Art Center, Tokyo, Roppongi! 5 Points to Know Before Viewing the "Kunstmuseum Ludwig" Exhibition

Jul 20, 2022

The "Ludwig Museum Exhibition: Trajectories of 20th Century Art - A Pearl Collection Created by Citizens" featuring 150 works of art from the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany, opened on June 29 at the National Art Center, Tokyo in Roppongi, Minato-ku, and will run through September 26. The exhibiti...

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[Video Article] TEPIA Museum of Advanced Technology, Meteorological Science Museum, Suntory Museum of Art, and other spots in Minato-ku, Tokyo, where you can find hints for "free research"!

Jul 20, 2022

The summer vacation season brings an increase in outings with children. While it is great to go out and have fun, it would be great for parents to give their children something to learn while sightseeing. With the theme of "free research" in mind, we have gathered together a list of spots in Minato ...

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"Sailor Moon Museum" Experience Report! A look back at the 30 years of the famous manga series with a connection to Minato Ward with a total of 180 original color drawings and more than 600 related go

Jul 11, 2022

The "Sailor Moon Museum," celebrating the 30th anniversary of the serial publication of "Sailor Moon," a milestone in girls' manga, opened on July 1st at the Roppongi Museum in Roppongi, Minato Ward, and will be held for three periods until December 30th. Legendary exhibition modeled after the Azabu...

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Under Attention from the TV Series "Roppongi Class!" Proposing a Date Course When Coming to Roppongi For the First Time

Jul 6, 2022

Roppongi is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo's Minato Ward and is full of hot spots to see, play, and eat. So, for those who are going to be walking around Roppongi for the first time, here are some suggestions for the best date course! [9:00] Start the day with a visit to "Tenz...

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Experiencing "Tokyo Bay Noryosen 2022" Held for the First Time in Three Years! Enjoying the Night Scenery of Tokyo Bay Aboard the Renewed Summer Pleasure Boat Sarubiamaru III.

Jul 6, 2022

One summer tradition in Tokyo Bay is the "Tokyo Bay Noryosen" that departs from Takeshiba Wharf. The ship was canceled last year and the year before due to infection prevention measures, but this year, it is scheduled to be held in three years. Furthermore, the ship was renewed to "Sarubiamaru III" ...

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[Video Article] Experiencing "Madame Tussaud's" at Odaiba! Into an Area of Dreams Where Lifesize Figures of Superstars Such as Michael Jackson, Masaki Suda, and Yuzuru Hanyu Come Together!

Jul 5, 2022

Maybe some of you might have thought looking at this picture above, "Is this the real Masaki Suda!" Actually, this is a lifesize figure displayed at "Madame Tussaud's Tokyo" inside DECKS Tokyo Beach in Odaiba. Of the 25 permanent facilities, the Odaiba facility is the only one in Japan. The facility...

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[Video Article] Experiencing "Empty-handed" Barbecue! Spending a Glamping-like Summer Vacation Watching the Views of Tokyo Bay Day and Night

Jun 20, 2022

Odaiba is full of tourist attractions such as shopping, dining, and entertainment facilities. Odaiba has everything you need for fun, but did you know that there are actually many popular spots for BBQ where you can enjoy the feeling of glamping while gazing at the ocean view? This time, we went to ...

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