Going around Tokyo

Recommended places to visit for foreign residents in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, a city full of skyscrapers, nature, and steeped in history. The first time you come to Tokyo you may visit Tokyo Tower, Sky Tree, and the Imperial Palace. While that may make for an event-filled weekend on your first visit to Japan, this barely scratches the surface of things to do in Tokyo. Tokyo has many things to offer for people of all ages and you'll find that being bored in Tokyo is a difficult task. 

Below are guides with recommended places to visit during your stay in Japan. The guides include Art and Science museums, places for families with children, old shopping streets, Japanese gardens, destinations to visit during the summer, and more.

Roppongi Art Triangle - Art Museum Collective

You may or may not be aware but the Roppongi neighborhood is home to a thriving arts community, and at its center is what is collectively known as the Roppongi Art Triangle. While there are other art displays around Roppongi, the three corners of the Triangle, “the National Art Center, Tokyo”, the “…

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All about Tokyo Midtown – Shop, Eat, and get Cultured

If you live in the Roppongi area, you are no doubt familiar with the Roppongi Hills development. If so, you’re also no doubt familiar with Tokyo Midtown, which sits in Akasaka, not far from Roppongi Hills along Gaien Higashi Doori. It is built on 10 hectares of land that previously served as the for…

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Roppongi Station

Whether you live in a luxury expat apartment within a shiny high-rise tower or in a tiny 1k apartment over a mom & pop bar with the sounds of Roppongi Junior High School floating in through your window, those living in the Roppongi Area will pass through Roppongi Station on their way to work. Fo…

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A Brief Guide to Roppongi

Your Ultimate Expat Guide To Roppongi Roppongi, which means “six trees” in English, is located in the Minato Ward of Tokyo. It is known as the most popular enclave for expats living in Japan. With such a big portion of Tokyo’s expat population residing in Roppongi, you can expect much of the area to…

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Tokyo Illumination 2018: Midtown Christmas and Beyond

Tokyo Midtown Tokyo Midtown represents the pinnacle of the Tokyo design scene, an edgy confluence of sky-scraping wonder that is home to the famed “Art Triangle,” and various permanent sculptures. As superb as these treasures are, however, few of them can compare to Midtown Christmas, a Tokyo illum…

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