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- Spots to visit -

Generally we can find a good places on the travel magazines. I will introduce you my favorite places from those informations. I often visit those places.

The informations are changing fast, so please check new information on each website before you visit those places.

Healing/Relax For fun/Shopping To eat To feel


Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Shinjuku Gyoen
Place 11 Naito-cho Shinjuku, Tokyo map
Open 9:00~16:00(close 16:30)
Closed Mondays, and from December 29 to January 3
Admission 16 ∼ years old : 200 yen
7 ∼ 16 years old : 50 yen
0 ∼ 6 years old : free
URL Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Association

There is an entrance fee, but the park and garden are well tended and have a nice view. There might be a few restrictions, so you'd better to check out the homepage if you want to have some activity there.

Yoyogi park

Place Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Jinnan 2-chome, Shibuya map
Open No closing days
URL Kouen e ikou!(Japanese site)

One of the big and lively parks in Tokyo. Many kinds on people come here over the weekends. But it is also a calm and relaxing places.

Oota-ku heiwanomori kinen park

Place 2-1 heiwano-mori-kouen oota-ku Tokyo map
Open No closing days
URL Ootaku homepage

In general, there are many families and senior people. I found a big athletics there.

Kasai rinkai park

Place 6-2-1 Rinkai-cho, Edogawa-ku Tokyo map
URL Kouen e ikou!(Japanese site)

There is a strong wind because of the seaside location, but it's a beautiful park. It might be too cold in winter.

Japanese garden

Hama-riky? Onshi Teien

Place 1-1, Hama Rikyu-teien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo map
Open 9:00~16:30 (Close 17:00)
Closed No closing days
Admission 12 ∼ 65 years old : 300 yen
over 65 years old : 150 yen
under 12 years old : free
URL Kouen e ikou!(Japanese site)

The cherry blossoms light up the night when the season has come. You can enjoy yozakura(sakura in the night).

Water side

Hutago tamagawa (River)

Place Tamagawa/Seta setagaya-ku Tokyo map

It's nice to have a stroll and picnic on sunny days.

To eat

Ichiroku ya

Place Tokyo
Open It depend on the srore
(Generaly 11:00~23:00)
Closed Depend on the store
URL Ichiroku ya homepage

It's a chain of restaurants. I always go to an oomori-store. Really good.

For fun


Place 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo, Tokyo map
Open Depend on the store, regarging to URL below.
Closed No closing days
Admission Free for Tokyo-dome city
URL LaQua homepage

Laqua is next to Tokyo-Dome. It is not so big, but they have some pretty good attractions (I recommend the roller coaster.)


Place Daiba, minatoku Tokyo map

Attractions, shopping, restaurants, the beach.... I can not fit all of the information in this narrow space.

To feel japan

Ikegami honmon ji(temple)

Place 1-1-1 ikegami ootaku Tokyo map
URL Ikegami honmonji homepage

The temple in my neighborhood. I often go to there on New Year's day.

Katsushika Shibamata

Place 4-8-14 Shibamata katsushika-ku Tokyo map

Traditional Japanese down town. It offers a view of Japan in the old time.