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The Authentic Japanese Fine Dining In Town

The word fine dining has always been heard in many of the western restaurants. But do you know that it is also available in Japanese restaurants too? Japanese are very particular in their food freshness and taste. Hence they have also adopted the fine dining concept into their foods too. This is because they emphasize to eat their foods fresh. If possible immediately after it is prepared. HANARE, ...

Tokyo’s Best Kept Secret is now available at Starling Mall

On 14th July 2017, Mitsuyado Seimen (known as the “House of Tsukemen”) a large chain of Japanese eateries specializing in tsukemen noodles has opened up their first outlet in Malaysia located at The Starling Mall. Mitsuyado Seimen is well known for its signature tsukemen dish, a chewy wheat noodle which is eaten after being dipped into a thick, flavorful broth. Same as others Japanese ...

Tokyo: Kiyosumi Teien

The grounds of Kiyosumi Teien (清澄庭園) were originally the residence of an Edo era merchant, and eventually changed ownership to a feudal lord who turned them into a garden. During the Meiji Period, the founder of Mitsubishi bought the garden to entertain his guests. It was donated to the city of Tokyo and opened to the public in 1932. A highlight of the Kiyosumi Teien landscape garden are the many ...

Places that you must visit in Tokyo

Japan has been a very hot destinations for travelers. Most of our Malaysian travelers love Japan after they visited it. I have a chance to visit Japan a few years ago and Tokyo is on of the place that i wouldn’t  want to miss. Based on my research and also trip over there, i’ve shortlisted top 14 places that you should visit when you are there. Tsukiji Fish Market Akihabara Koishikawa ...

Tokyo: Tokyo Midtown

Tokyo Midtown is a city within the city in the center of Tokyo’s Roppongi district. Opened in 2007, the complex includes apartments, offices, shops, restaurants, museums, park space and a luxury hotel. In its center stands one of Tokyo’s tallest buildings, the 248 meter tall Midtown Tower. The top floors of the Midtown Tower are occupied by the Ritz Carlton Tokyo, one of Japan’s ...

Tokyo: Todoroki Valley

The Todoroki Valley (等々力渓谷, Todoroki Keikoku) is probably central Tokyo’s most unconventional green space. Located in the middle of the densely populated Setagaya city ward, it is an attractive walking trail, leading for about one kilometer through a narrow, wooded valley along a small river. At the other end of the valley stands the atmospheric Todoroki Fudo Temple together with some shrine...

Tokyo: Takaosan

Mount Takao (高尾山, Takaosan) is one of the closest natural recreation areas to central Tokyo, offering beautiful scenery, an interesting temple and attractive hiking opportunities. Although outside the city center, the mountain is still located within metropolitan Tokyo and takes only 50 minutes and 390 yen to reach from Shinjuku.   A network of numbered hiking trails lead up the slopes of Tak...

Tokyo: Makuhari Messe

Makuhari is a commercial district just outside central Tokyo along the shores of Tokyo Bay in Chiba Prefecture. In the late 1980s, the district was built on reclaimed land in a modern style of architecture and with noticeably organized city planning that includes elevated promenades and walkways as well as wide, well designed streets. The district’s attractions include a convention center, b...

Tokyo: Ikspiari Shopping Mall

Ikspiari is a shopping mall at Tokyo Disney Resort, located between Maihama Station and the Disney Ambassador Hotel. It features more than a hundred shops, restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as Cinema Ikspiari, a 16-screen movie theater. The mall is divided into nine themed zones with a wide variety of shops selling fashion, accessories, household goods and travel services. Two of the zones spec...

Tokyo: Kasai Rinkai Park

Opened in 1989, Kasai Rinkai Park (葛西臨海公園, Kasai Rinkai Kōen) is the largest park in central Tokyo, located just across the Edogawa River from Tokyo Disney Resort. It was built on reclaimed land and developed in an effort to restore and preserve natural Tokyo Bay habitat. The park offers a nice break from the surrounding cityscapes and has a number of walking trails that crisscross the gardens, la...

Tokyo: Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

The Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum is an open air museum in the western suburbs of Tokyo, which exhibits a range of historic buildings from the Tokyo area. The buildings were relocated or reconstructed here in order to preserve a chapter of architectural history, which has been almost completely lost in fires, earthquakes, wars and city redevelopment. Most of the buildings exhibited are f...

Tokyo: Mitakesan

Mount Mitake (御岳山, Mitakesan) is one of the many highlights of the Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, which covers more than 1250 square kilometers of forested mountains, hills, gorges and some rural towns in the prefectures of Yamanashi, Saitama, Nagano and Tokyo. Besides a popular shrine, Mount Mitake offers various walking and hiking opportunities in virtually unspoiled nature. Located in the Oku...

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