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Places and Events which you can appreciate art and fine arts.

Rediscover the city of Tokyo through manga and anime! Visit the exhibition "MANGA⇔TOKYO"

Sep 14, 2020

The anime movie 'Your Name', the manga 'Sailor Moon', and Sega's 'Yakuza' video game series ー these famous works that represent Japan's modern pop culture are all set in the city of Tokyo. Visit the "MANGA⇔TOKYO" exhibition at the National Art Center, Tokyo, to learn more about the many the stories...

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Tokyo Stroll: A Visit to Shirokanedai

Sep 7, 2020

In Shirokanedai, Tokyo, you cand find two facilities with amazingly large and green parks: the ‘Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum’ and the ‘Institute for Nature Study, National Museum of Nature and Science’. Join us for a walk in the Shirokanedai area from the link below! http://visit-minato-city...

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Be immersed in a high class feeling as you walk through architecture and gardens with the scent of historical romance Shirokanedai Stroll - Special Feature

Aug 19, 2020

Shirokanedai is known as one of Minato Ward's most quiet residential areas. Many people who are not familiar with the Shirokanedai name are likely aware of "Shiroganese," in reference to the women who live in the area. Shirokanedai is famous as a high-class residential area, but it also is home to e...

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Head To The Mori Art Museum And Meet The Stars Of Japan’s Contemporary Art Scene!

Aug 18, 2020

The Mori Art Museum in Roppongi Hills is one of the three cutting-edge museums of the Roppongi Art Triangle. Their current exhibition 'STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World' focus on artists active in Japan's contemporary art scene. Learn about contemporary artists in Japan, how th...

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Take A Peek Into Tokyo’s ‘Modern Life’ 90 Years Ago ー At The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

Aug 12, 2020

The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum in the Shirokanedai area offers visitors a rare chance to look around inside Prince Asaka's 1930s Art Deco villa. Visit their current exhibition to experience the latest living style and interior design in Tokyo ー 90 years ago! http://visit-minato-city.com/to...

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Inside The Mind Of Japan’s Design Geniuses – Japanese Designers Exhibition At 21_21 Design Sight

Aug 3, 2020

Have you ever wondered where Japan’s world-famous designers get their ideas from, how they are inspired, and how they combine their thoughts into great designs? Located in Tokyo Midtown, the 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT's current exhibition gives a glimpse into the design process of some of Japan's most famo...

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

Jun 30, 2020

[Discover the charm of Tokyo Minato City] is a short video we produced to introduce Minato-ku through four of the city's novelties: "Modernity", "Tradition", "Gourmet", and "Scenery". You can find a brief introduction to each of the facilities shown in the film on this page. We hope that you can get...

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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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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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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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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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Take historical walks to Hatsumode spots and use the chance to make a good luck prayer for the new year! Exclusive coverage of shrines/Buddhist temples/spiritual energy sites in Minato-ku, Tokyo

Dec 20, 2019

It is part of the Japanese new year’s tradition to visit shrines and temples for Hatsumode (the practice of visiting a shrine or a temple during the New Year). There, people pray for a safe year and peace. There are, of course, many lucky Hatsumode spots that we definitely recommend visiting in Mina...

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"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...

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Make the most of Winter Tokyo - visit the Tokyo Christmas Market 2019 !

Dec 19, 2019

The Christmas season has come to Tokyo. In addition to the countless winter lights throughout the city, the handful of Christmas markets around the city are a must-visit this season. One of the most popular ones is the German-style “Tokyo Christmas Market 2019”, held in Shiba Park close to Tokyo To...

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