The Japanese version of the famous German beer festival of “Oktoberfest” will be held in Odaiba, Tokyo. You can enjoy real German beer, German sausages, and there is also live music performed by German bands.
Summers in Tokyo are hot, reaching over 30°C. So, this article will introduce a one-day sightseeing itinerary for must-see spots in Tokyo where you can escape the heat and enjoy energy-boosting dishes!
Over the weekend in summer, almost everywhere in Japan is rejuvenated by a local festival.Last year, my friends and I visited Iriya Kishimojin (Shingen-ji Temple), where the Iriya Morning Glory Festival was taking place.
Tokyo Guest House “Sato san’s Rest”Read Later
This time, we will introduce “Sato san’s Rest,” a guesthouse known to those who are in the know.
Sato san’s Rest is located in Tokyo’s Minami-Senju, a convenient place for sightseeing in Tokyo.
The guesthouse is a family-run business, and it is gaining popularity thanks to the warm and welcoming service it offers, different from major guesthouses and hotels.
Tokyo, Sumida River Fireworks FestivalRead Later
This festival is held every year on the last Saturday of July next to the Sumida River (Asakusa, Mukojima area). It's one of the largest and most famous fireworks festivals in all of Tokyo, attracting massive crowds. If you're lucky, you might even be able to get the fireworks and the Tokyo Skytree in one picture!
Get a Wristwatch for the Upcoming Summer at Kame-Kichi, a Famous Shop in Tokyo's Nakano Ward!Read Later
Kame-Kichi is a well-established shop celebrating 22 years in business this year. In Tokyo's Nakano Ward, where many watch shops battle fiercely for customers, this shop is one of the best, both in terms of inventory and price competitiveness.
This time, we will be introducing a Tokyo lodging facility called “Oak Hostel Zen.” It is a 3-minute walk from JR Uguisudani Station, the nearest station, which can get you to Akihabara by train in just 10 minutes. Ueno Park is also within walking distance, so we recommend visiting there for walking and jogging.
This facility offers not only dormitory-style rooms, but a wide variety of private rooms as well, so it works well for groups needing accommodations.
Hibiya is a neighborhood in Tokyo known for its cinemas and theaters. In March of 2018, Tokyo Midtown Hibiya opened and I visited a Shanghaiese restaurant called Raika in this building. There are also Raika branches in Tokyo's Shinjuku Gyoen and Aoyama. All three locations are so popular that it's hard to get in without a reservation.