In the calm, early morning darkness, many Japanese wait to see the sunrise. It is January 1st, and it is the first sunrise of the year. Praying to the first sunrise of the year for health and happiness is just one of the interesting traditions of the Japanese New Year, the Shōgatsu. This important holiday [...]
Haneda Airport International Passenger Terminal is located just 14 km south of Tokyo Station and is one of two international airports serving the capital.
The Haneda Shrine dates back more than 800 years to the Kamakura Period and these days with its proximity to Haneda International Airport, many visitors to the shrine go to pray for air travel safety.
Tokyo is a vast metropolis, with endless modern entertainment and excitement. There is so much going on that it can be hard to decide what to do. If you’re stuck for ideas on how to spend your day in the city, then look no further than Ota City Tourist Information Center.
Discover a Hidden Side to Tokyo Ota city is packed with fun experiences, places and great food and, once you visit, you’ll meet great people too. If you want to imagine how you could spend your time in Ota city, then these 1-minute videos will give you some great ideas. Sensory Exploration If you want [...]
“Hot town, summer in the city … “. The words to a well-known American classic rock song could have been written specifically about Tokyo in the warmer months. While summer in Japan is often a sweltering affair, there are still plenty of places you can go to either escape or enjoy the weather. Omori Furusato [...]