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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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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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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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