Ota City is considered one of Tokyo’s top manufacturing zones, with both modern products and traditional crafts created in the area’s workshops and factories.
Walking around Ota City, it’s easy to forget that Tokyo is a megacity. This quiet corner of the capital feels more like a collection of villages, where neighbors still stop to chat and parks and gardens fill with the sound of children at play. If you want to enjoy a slice of life in one [...]
This is a shopping district in front of Kojiya Station on the Keikyu Airport Line. There are various event hosted at the shopping district, such as the Summer Awa Odori (dance) Festival. “Kojiya Market” is held on Friday and Saturday of the fourth week of the month, bringing numerous shoppers to the area. Getting [...]
The Zoshiki Shopping District leads from Zoshiki Station through a workaday shitamachi neighborhood in southern Ota Ward. Though lined with local businesses, it’s perhaps best known by tourists as the promenade leading to the Tire Park (Nishi-Rokugo Park). This unique playground, which uses recycled tires to form climbing obstacles such as a giant Godzilla and [...]
It is a shopping district with about 140 stores that stretches for the total length of 555m from Umeyashiki Station on the Keikyu Main Line. Customers can browse in a parade of stores ranging from perishables, prepared foods, grocers, and retro cafes. The area was designated as the top model shopping district in Tokyo in [...]
In years past, one of the most important roads in Japan was the Old Tokaido, a 320-mile byway that linked the Imperial city of Kyoto with the shogun’s city of Edo (present-day Tokyo). While cars and rapid trains now run most of the route, you can still walk a portion of the historical highway in [...]
Tokyo Haneda Airport is the only airport within Tokyo Prefecture, and has an increasing number of visitors and attractions emerging each year. Winning the award for World's Best Domestic Airport, and Best Airport Terminal Cleanliness, your journey through Haneda Airport is sure to be a smooth one. The domestic terminal consists of terminal 1 and [...]