Places and Events for enjoying the sense of season in urban.
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...
A shrine that is a sanctuary for Japanese idol fans?! Nogizaka's "Nogi Jinja Shrine
Jul 13, 2020
Surrounded by quiet and lush greenery, Nogi Shrine is located right between Roppongi and Akasaka. With its fascinating history and connection to modern Japanese idols, the shrine attracts many visitors all year round. Learn more about the Nogi Shrine in our latest article below! http://visit-minato...
A Walk In Nature Around The Stylish Minami-Aoyama Area!
Jul 6, 2020
In the Minami-Aoyama area of Tokyo, you will find lively and fashionable shopping streets. But hidden behind all the buzz are a lot of quiet locations where you can feel naturem while still being in the city. Follow us on a walk around places where you can relax in the shade of a tree or in the ...
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...
Toyokawa Inari Betsuin Temple – A Temple Visited By Popular Japanese Idols And Stars
May 19, 2020
“Toyokawa Inari Betsuin Temple” is a temple in Tokyo’s Akasaka district. It is known for its unique atmosphere, with numerous fox statues everywhere on the grounds, and the large number of entertainers visiting. So why do about 5 million people visit Toyokawa Inari Betsuin every year? Find out in o...
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...
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 ...
HOW TO HANAMI - What you should know about cherry blossom viewing
Mar 9, 2020
Spring has come to Japan and the cherry blossom season is finally here! Viewing cherry blossoms is called ‘hanami’ in Japanese and is for many an important part of this time of the year. With the sakura blooming only for a short time, it is important to make the most of your hanami experience! Here ...
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. ...
Cherry Blossom Viewing: Tokyo Hanami Spots & Nearby Restaurants
Mar 3, 2020
In our latest video, we will introduce some of Tokyo’s famous cherry blossom viewing spots and popular restaurants you can find in each area. After your cherry blossom viewing session, hanami, how about a delicious meal with your close friends? Here are our recommended 2020 hanami spots and restau...
Tokyo Stroll: Takeshiba to Shibaura ー Discover Tokyo's Waterfront!
Feb 26, 2020
Follow us in our latest video as we take a stroll around Tokyo’s waterfront, from Takeshiba to Shibaura. We had lunch overlooking Tokyo Bay, visited a park with one of the best views on Rainbow Bridge, and went to see a cute bridge lit up at night. Enjoy our video and don’t forget to check out the a...
A walk around Tokyo's waterfrontーThe Shibaura area
Feb 18, 2020
Shibaura area is a neighborhood you won’t find in many guidebooks. It is close to Tokyo Bay and has many hidden gems, like a park with the most beautiful view on Rainbow Bridge, cityscapes that look like something straight out of an SF movie, and not to mention the cute Shinshiba Bridge. http://vis...
Feel the sea breeze at Tokyo's new waterfront landmarkーHI-NODE
Feb 13, 2020
The Tokyo bayside is often overlooked by people visiting Tokyo, but with the new facility HI-NODE, which opened in August 2019, a visit to Tokyo's waterfront should definitely be on your Tokyo itinerary! The observation deck and restaurants overlooking Tokyo Bay offer an amazing view, and from the p...
"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...
Get in the autumn mood with these spots to see autumn foliage around Tokyo!
Nov 18, 2019
Fall has reached Tokyo! With the colder weather also comes the colorful autumn leaves. We put together a list of some of the best places to check out the beautiful autumn leaves in Tokyo. Check it out below! http://visit-minato-city.com/best-spots-to-see-autumn-leaves-in-tokyo/
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 ...
Cuddle with hedgehogs and hamsters at Roppongi HARRY! (Video)
Oct 8, 2019
We visited the animal cafe HARRY in Roppongi! Sit down and cuddle with hedgehogs or head up the stairs to the second floor to spend some quality time with adorable hamsters at Mogu Mogu. Watch the video and read the full article here: http://visit-minato-city.com/animal-cafe-roppongi-harry/