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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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Going to Annexes and Branch Shrines of Famous Shrines and Temples in Minato Ward, Tokyo: Let's Receive Benefits from Koyasan and Toyokawa Inari While in Tokyo!

Jun 2, 2022

Minato Ward is home to around 40 shrines and 280 temples, with some famous places including Zojoji and Nogi Shrine. Out of those, did you know that there are "annexes" that follow the famous head temple and "branch shrines" where the faraway gods of those shrines are enshrined in a faraway place? To...

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Five Popular Original Goods in Museum Ships at Minato, Tokyo: Mori Art Museum and Ad Museum Tokyo

May 20, 2022

Minato Ward, Tokyo is home to many unique exhibition facilities. Of those facilities, some have museum shops built next to them, where you can find original items suitable for souvenirs. Here, we will be introducing goods from museum shops. In this second article of the series, we will be showing go...

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[Video Article] Exercising and Having Fun Playing e-Sports at Tokyo Tower's New Sightseeing Spot, "RED° TOKYO TOWER"

May 16, 2022

On April 20, 2022, one of the largest esports parks in Japan, "RED°TOKYO TOWER" opened in Tokyo Tower Foot Town in Minato, Tokyo. The new facility is already attracting attention as a place where cutting-edge VR technology, video technology, and physical experience come together, creating a complete...

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Report on "Hokusai from the British Museum": Going through the paintings that came home from the UK by the Edo period artist Hokusai Katsushika

Apr 28, 2022

"Hokusai from the British Museum -together with masterpieces of painting from collections in Japan" is held in Suntory Museum in Tokyo Midtown until June 12th. This article will introduce you to the highlights of the exhibition, along with scenes from the press preview held before the April 16th ope...

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The "Avengers Exhibition" at Roppongi Hills: Into the World of Superheroes from Iron Man to Captain America, Thor, and Hulk!

Apr 27, 2022

The "Avengers Exhibition," which features the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe centered around the "Avengers" series, has started in the Mori Arts Center Gallery on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower on April 16th. After touring 24 cities around the world including New York, London, a...

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[Video Article] Introducing Our Choice of "Cute Animals" within "Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa" Aquarium

Apr 15, 2022

"Maxell Aqua Park Shinagawa" is right in front of JR Shinagawa Station Takanawa Gate. The facility has many attractions and an aquarium with around 350 species, 20000 organisms displayed. It is a place where cutting-edge technology such as projection mapping and aquatic organisms collaborate, receiv...

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[Video Article] Minato Ward Eager to Invite Inbound Tourism. Asking Foreign Staff in Shiba Park Hotel, "What do you like about Minato?"

Mar 30, 2022

Minato, Tokyo has great access from international airports and works as the entrance of Japan. Not only are there famous cities and spots such as Roppongi, Shinagawa, Odaiba, and Tokyo Tower, but there are 86 foreign embassies, and 8% of the population are foreigners here, making it a popular area f...

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Nogizaka, Nambuzaka, Yureizaka: Walking Around Minato, Tokyo, "The City of Slopes" From Five Perspectives

Mar 15, 2022

The geography of Minato Ward is mainly divided into the Musashino Plateau in the West and the Bay Area in the East. The city, built on geography with many elevation differences, has many slopes. More than 70 wooden guides stand. It is said that there are more than 100 slopes in Minato Ward. What is ...

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Let's find out "the one and only truth" with Conan! Experiencing the Roppongi Museum "Detective Conan Live Museum: The Gift of Halloween"

Mar 8, 2022

Detective Conan is a famous mystery manga by Gosho Aoyama. "Detective Conan Live Museum: The Gift of Halloween" is a self-participatory entertainment where you can experience the world of the work, also popular in anime. The event is held at Roppongi Museum from February 11th (Fri) to June 5th (Sun)...

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[Video Article] Is This a Real Cookie!? Experiencing "Sweets Decoration" making at "Tamiya Plastic Model Factory Shimbashi" in Minato, Tokyo

Mar 2, 2022

"Tamiya" is a famous model manufacturer. Did you know that the only Tamiya-operated company store in Japan is in Shimbashi, Minato, Tokyo? In this article, we will be making sweets decorations, a popular hobby, at "Tamiya Plastic Model Factory Shimbashi." To the hall of plastic models, "Tamiya Plast...

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Places in Minato, Tokyo Where You Can Feel the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Mar 2, 2022

In this article, we would like to introduce some spots where you can feel the commitment toward a sustainable society as you walk around the city. Let's learn SDGs activities inside Minato Ward at "Minato Ward Eco Plaza" For a sustainable society, many municipalities and companies actively commit to...

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"Sen-Oku Hakukokan Museum Tokyo" Has Reopened! Introducing Three Must-See Renewed Exhibits Including the "Japanese Art Triangle" Exhibition

Feb 18, 2022

The "Sen-Oku Hakukokan Museum Tokyo" re-opened since it closed from the end of 2019. With a new name, the museum will be unveiled at the "Japanese Art Triangle: The Artists' Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo" Exhibition on March 19, 2022. In this article, we will show you through the new museum and must-sees ...

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Walking around Takeshiba/Shibaura/Odaiba with your pet dog and cat! Answering 10 questions about traveling with your pet in the Minato Ward Wangan Area

Feb 1, 2022

Did you know that the Wangan Area in Tokyo, Minato is popular among people who love to travel with pets? In this article, we will be answering 10 questions for those who are thinking of traveling with pets. 1. What are "special experiences" that you can do when you travel with pets in Minato? One sc...

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[Video Article] The Past And Present of Shiba Through the Eyes of Shiba Hyakunenkai Men

Jan 11, 2022

Shiba Area is home to Shimbashi, Daimon, and up-and-coming Takeshiba in Minato, Tokyo. Did you know that there is a group called "Shiba Hyakunenkai" in the area, composed of 28 shops with more than a century of history? In this article, we interviewed the group's chairman Mr. Eichi Kaneko (Shibadaim...

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Sweets & Gifts from Minato, Tokyo That You Can Buy Online

Dec 24, 2021

In this article, we will be introducing sweets and gifts of Minato, Tokyo that you can buy online. All of the shops on the list are traditional and have a best-selling item. Why not try these gifts, not only as presents for your loved ones but also for yourself? Akasakamochi from Akasaka Aono Origin...

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A Bushido Story that Represents Japan: Touring the Origins of Chusingura & Ako Roshi in Minato, Tokyo

Dec 23, 2021

Chushingura is a word that you would always hear about at the end of the year. The "Genroku Ako Incident," which the Chushingura was based on, happened in the heart of the city in Edo Castle and Ryogoku. In Minato Ward, Tokyo, the sites of critical phases of the incident remain, such as Sengakuji wh...

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Matchmaking Shrines and Love Power Spots: Love Fulfillment Spots in Minato, Ward, Tokyo

Dec 20, 2021

Wanting to wish for true love? Or do you want to tell your feelings to someone you love? Choosing where to go pray or tell your feelings is important. So this time, we selected "love fulfillment spots" in Minato Ward, Tokyo from our perspective. Here are some great locations that are matchmaking pow...

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It's Going to Be Open Again in 2022! Receiving Power of Luck from the Annual New Year's "Minato Shichifukujin (Seven Lucky Gods) Meguri" (Second Half)

Dec 9, 2021

The annual "Minato Shichifukujin Meguri" will be held from the 1st to the 10th of January, 2022. This event tours around 6 shrines and 2 temples in Minato Ward during the Hatsumoude season. In our last article, we walked through the first half of the model route and showed you the Hojuin, Kumano Shr...

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It's Going to Be Open Again in 2022! Receiving Power of Luck from the Annual New Year's "Minato Shichifukujin (Seven Lucky Gods) Meguri" (First Half)

Dec 9, 2021

The "Minato Shichifukujin Meguri", which tours around the 8 shrines and temples in Minato Ward, Tokyo. It will be held in 2022 from the 1st to the 10th of January. In the Hatsumoude season, the Shichifukujin Meguri takes you to 6 shrines and 2 temples in Shiba, Azabu Juban, and Roppongi. Also, one c...

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Popular Spots Takeshiba and Odaiba Light Up! Tokyo Minato Illumination Special 2021

Nov 29, 2021

With Christmas Season just around the corner, illumination events have started in many parts of Minato Ward, Tokyo. Here, we will be reporting on the latest information and the actual events themselves. https://visit-minato-city.tokyo/en/articles/442 Maxell Aquapark Shinagawa "NAKED STAR AQUARIUM" ...

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[Video Article] Handmade Aroma Candle Making in Minami-Aoyama: Kameyama Candle House Aoyama!

Nov 26, 2021

In the studio of the Japan Candle Association built inside Kameyama Candle House Aoyama in Minami-Aoyama, Minato Ward, Tokyo, you can experience original aroma candle making in a 2-hour lesson. You don't need to have to gather any equipment. Aroma candle making is getting more popular as an easy hob...

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Roppongi Illumination & Christmas Special 2021

Nov 26, 2021

The illuminations start to light up cities as everyone gets ready for Christmas. Roppongi, where two major spots, Roppongi Hills and Tokyo Midtown, reside, attracts attention not only from Tokyo but from all over Japan. This year is no exception as various places in Roppongi start their original ill...

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5 Popular Original Items of Museum Shops in Minato Ward, Tokyo ~National Art Center and Minato City Local History Museum~

Nov 17, 2021

Many museum facilities in Minato Ward have elaborate, original items available. This time, we will focus on shops in the National Art Center in Roppongi and the Minato City Local History Museum in Shirokanedai. We also will introduce 5 of the most popular original items. "Souvenir From Tokyo": Museu...

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"19th Minato Ward Travel Photo Contest 2021" Is Here Again This Year! Introduction to Some Popular Photo Spots in Minato Ward, Tokyo and Past Awards

Nov 9, 2021

The Minato Travel & Tourism Association will hold its "19th Minato Ward Travel Photo Contest 2021" this year. During the entry period from November 1st, 2021 to January 31st, 2022, anyone can submit photos that introduce tourism and rediscover attractive spots of the city. The contest is divided int...

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