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Authentic Japan – One day itinerary through Ota City, Tokyo

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Whether you’re looking for a Tokyo sightseeing area that offers a local cultural experience or a way to pass the time on a long layover at Haneda Airport, Ota City in southeastern Tokyo is the place to visit. Ota City is the largest of Tokyo’s 23 wards. Most tourists have probably only set foot there [...]

International City – Ota Festival on Sky Day at Haneda

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Ota City is an international city that is closely connected to Haneda airport, allowing it to host the annual International City Ota Festival.

Fireworks Festival at Tama River

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August 15th 2016 marked the 69th commemoration anniversary of Ota-ku declaring itself as the Peace City, after the end of World War 2 for Japan.

My Day at the Ota City Tourist Information Center

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Friday 11th December saw the official opening of the brand new Ota City Tourist Information Center in Keikyu Kamata Station. Since I had been invited to attend the opening ceremony in a furisode (long-sleeved kimono), I started my day early at a hair salon, having my hair styled in a traditional up-do with flowery ornaments, [...]