This website is translated using machine translation. Please note that the content may not be accurate.
×

Articles

You can see introductory articles on things such as tourist attractions and events.

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. ...

Read More

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...

Read More

Pray for good luck in the New Year at a fun new year's visit spot for a history walk! Special feature on shrines, temples and power spots in Minato-ku, Tokyo

Dec 20, 2019

Japanese New Year's Day is a year's prayer for safety and peace by visiting shrines and temples at the new year's visit. Of course, there are many good luck spots in Minato-ku, Tokyo that you should visit at the new year's visit. Tokyo Minato-ku, once the gateway to Edo on the Tokaido, is dotted wit...

Read More

"My Route" Tokyo Minato-ku Illumination Christmas Market Special Feature!

Dec 20, 2019

In Minato-ku, Tokyo, illuminations and Christmas markets are being held in various places for Christmas and the end of the year next week. I tried to summarize the main spots using the "My Route" function (course creation function) in Minato City Tourism Association HP! ! You can read the page's two...

Read More

Let’s go see the amazing view of gorgeous lights in the city! Special feature of Minato-ku Winter lights

Nov 20, 2019

When the beginning of winter passes, you can find these colorful lights twinkling and warmly lighting up the cold sky. Urban Winter lights in cities transform the time people spend in the city into a special moment that is out of ordinary. Winter lights in Minato-ku are found in city centers such as...

Read More

Enjoy an entire day in a city colored with the red of autumn leaves! Special Minato-ku "colorful autumn leaves" edition full with places to enjoy the autumn colors from tree-lined avenues to parks

Oct 19, 2019

If you hear "Minato-ku", do you all think of a city with glittering nights? That is correct! But actually, with its rows of ginkgo trees in the outer gardens of Meiji Shrine, the Shiba Park where you can enjoy the autumn colors while comfortably sitting on a bench and looking up at Tokyo Tower, and ...

Read More

MINATO NIGHT WEEK 2019 – A special 9-day experience of the night in Minato-ku, Tokyo

Sep 20, 2019

Minato-ku is one of the most famous downtown areas in Japan, including Roppongi, Shimbashi and Akasaka. There are countless nightspots in Minato-ku, from the night view of Tokyo from the high-rise buildings lined up, the night view from the boat, the bars of hotels and famous shops, and the night ac...

Read More

Tokyo Bay cruise to feel the sea and the wind! Minato-ku Latest "Night Waterfront" Special Feature

Aug 20, 2019

The view from the cruising boat that passes through Tokyo Bay is a glittering sight filled with the charm of the Tokyo Bay Area. While feeling plenty of sea and wind, the scenery that sees the water side can enjoy a little different charm from usual Tokyo. In the bay area, which is crowded by boat, ...

Read More

Look out over a sparkling Tokyo! Featuring inspiring Minato-ku night view spots

Jul 19, 2019

From skyscrapers to the bay area, the beauty of the sparkling Tokyo night view will captivate you. Have you ever visited a Tokyo observation deck? There are many famous night view spots in Minato-ku that overlook 360 degrees of Tokyo. We will introduce observation decks from which you can see impres...

Read More

Plenty of cool ness! Minato-ku "Night Summer Festival" Special Feature

Jun 19, 2019

Minato-ku is a city with a wide range of cities, from areas with deep history such as Azabu, Roppongi, Shimbashi and Daimon to areas where trends gather. Especially in the way of enjoying the night, you can meet many shapes in each city. This time, I would like to introduce the summer festival of th...

Read More

Minato-ku Tourist Information Center

May 20, 2019

Minato-ku Tourist Information Center is located at Hamamatsucho Station on the Tokyo Monorail. Staff are available in English (Korean by day) and can provide information on the various tourist information, restaurants, transportation and accommodation in Minato-ku. We also sell goods from the Minato...

Read More

Minato-ku Time Travel Tour

Feb 16, 2019

Many new spots that are ahead of the times are created in Minato-ku - a place where businesses and trends start. This is not a recent thing - Minato-ku has been home to trendy spots throughout history, and many of these places still exist. Minato-ku Time Travel Tour takes a look around those histori...

Read More

A meeting of trendy and historic! Minato-ku as a cosmopolitan city

Feb 14, 2019

In the present day, Minato-ku is a place where trends are invented; a center of commerce and business marked by rows of skyscrapers. This landscape, which seems completely normal now, looks completely different if we travel back in time 100 years. The place where Minato stands today has twice bee...

Read More

Parks, today's public places of relaxation, tell the story of Minato-ku history!

Feb 14, 2019

Taking a carefree stroll, eating lunch on a bench, resting under the shade of a tree. Parks are a place of relaxation for people of all ages to enjoy as they please, and experience the changing of the seasons. The birth of the public parks of modern Japan dates back as far as 1873, when the Meiji go...

Read More

Japan's internationalization starts from Minato-ku! Easy world tour

Feb 14, 2019

There are currently around 140 embassies in Japan, more than half of which are in Minato-ku. The reason why there are so many in this one area dates back to the opening up of Japan. Many foreign diplomatic establishments seeking diplomatic relations became necessary in Japan, when the "Sakōku" iso...

Read More

A luxury residential area since the Edo period? The reason why Minato has so many temples & shrines

Feb 14, 2019

Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by a beautiful shrine appearing out of nowhere between the modern buildings of Minato-ku? That's no surprise - there are about 40 shrines, and 280 temples in Minato-ku alone. Minato-ku has had areas of high ground since even the Heian period, so many templ...

Read More