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Places and Events for enjoying the moment of Minato-ku.

[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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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] 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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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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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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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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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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Experience Living in Minato City - Bayside Edition

Jun 17, 2021

Minato City has both the urban cityscape of Roppongi and Azabu, and the bayside of Shibaura and Odaiba, making it an area a lot of people dream of living in. If you've ever wondered what it's like to live in Minato City, you don't want to miss out on this opportunity that will allow you to experienc...

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Recommended rainy day sightseeing spots in Tokyo's Minato Ward, which you can reach from the station almost without getting wet.

May 31, 2021

The rainy season will soon be upon us again this year. On a wet day in the rainy season, there are few places you can visit comfortably. Here we will feature some recommended sightseeing spots that you can reach from the nearest station without getting wet, even when it's raining. There are some spo...

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Increase Your Luck in Minato, Tokyo! Go on a Trip to Get All of the Popular Goshuin Stamps While Riding on a Rental Bicycle

Apr 28, 2021

Collecting goshuin has been attracting more and more enthusiasts recently as a hobby that anybody can pick up casually. Minato, Tokyo also has many miracle-working shrines and temples with a never-ending presence of goshuin enthusiasts. Although it would be possible to visit several shrines and temp...

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The Deep History of Optics at the Nikon Museum, Presented by a Nikon Fan of 15 Years!

Apr 28, 2021

Nikon is a world-famous camera manufacturer headquartered in Japan. You can learn about Nikon’s 100+ years of history and the various products they’ve made at the Nikon Museum located in Minato, Tokyo. The writer of this article has been a user of Nikon cameras for 15 years, and will guide you on a ...

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Special Feature for the Minami-Aoyama Area! Enjoy a day trip to an area filled with "Grown-Up Indulgences"

Oct 22, 2020

In this month's special feature, we put a spotlight on the Minami-Aoyama area. Minami-Aoyama, situated in the North-East of Tokyo's Minato-ku, is a very sophisticated area where the most cutting edge culture of Minato-ku—which itself has many hip spots—all come together and amalgamate with good old ...

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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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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...

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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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