Source:Japan Info 3 Spots Not to Miss on Your Trip to the Tokyo Skytree! The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) marks a point in Tokyo where tradition and innovation meet. It is the tallest tower in the world which serves as a … Continue reading 3 Spots Not to Miss on Your Trip to the Tokyo Skytree!
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“Little Edo” Kawagoe 1 Day Tour
A while ago, when the cherry trees were still blooming, I spent one of my holidays in Kawagoe–a small town in the Saitama Prefecture. Though being near Tokyo, Kawagoe–often known as “Little Edo”–is a nostalgic town completely different from the urbanized Tokyo city. It is a place less busy and boiterous, but more tranquil and relaxing. Continue reading “1 DAY IN “LITTLE EDO” KAWAGOE”
Cherry blossom, or sakura (桜), is a national treasure in Japan. Each year, hundreds of thousands of Japanese people and tourists flock to cherry blossom viewing areas for hanami (花見) or flower viewing parties. This is not a new trend as flower viewing has been a pastime for many eras. Transport yourself to the hanami of the past by visiting Japan’s “Five Great Sakura Trees” – the “Nihon Godai Zakura (日本五大桜)”.
“Kamakura” is easily accessible just 1 hour from Shinjuku (Tokyo) using the JR Shonan Shinjuku Line. It has a traditional Japanese feel, so it is very much recommended.