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Akihabara – Mecca of Electronics and Subculture

Historically known as a shopping district for electronic products, Akihabara has in recent years evolved to become a hub for the latest trends in a variety of thriving subcultures.

Wandering off Regular Tourist Routes in Tokyo

  Ginza, Shibuya, Roppongi…these are great places well-known to tourists. However, there are many unbeaten tracks waiting to be explored. How about strolling along small alleys among the local people while enjoying local snacks? Definitely a brand new experience for you! YANESEN Explore th[...]

JAPAN TRAVEL DIARY: KANTO AREA 2013 PART 4-FINAL

  DAY 04 YAMANASHI PREFECTURE 山梨県   LAKE KAWAGUCHIKO PLEASURE CRUISER   Named “The Ensoleille” (meaning “In the Sun” in French), Lake Kawaguchi Pleasure Cruiser offers a comfortable sightseeing experience that takes visitors on a 20-minutes boat journey around the vast lake. O[...]

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Tokyo, capital of Japan, is a metropolitan with 13 million inhabitants. The city of Tokyo is divided into 23 wards, 26 cities and 13 small towns, covering 2187 sq. km. This huge, sprawling metropolis was known as Edo, which was the seat of the Tokugawa Shogunate since Tokugawa Ieyasu established his feudal government in 1603. After the Meiji Restoration of 1868, the emperor and capital were moved from Kyoto to Edo and the city was renamed as Tokyo.