A convenient 20-minute train ride from Yokosuka or approximately one hour from Tokyo Station, Kamakura is a fantastic choice for a day trip that offers visitors a variety of experiences: towering bamboo groves, mysterious caves, elegant Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, and hands-on workshops that will leave a lasting impression of this ancient capital.
Ueno District is one of Tokyo’s busiest and has plenty of fun activities to fill an entire day. Here you’ll find Japan’s oldest zoo, more museums than you can visit in one day, a French-style modern park with a lake, Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, and busy streets with food and merchandise vendors.
During your time in Japan, you might have noticed that we have many traditions to go with every one of the four seasons. Spring brings a bounty of flowers, seasonal foods and traditions for you to experience.
Cherry blossom season is finally back! You may notice pops of pink blooms on the trees in your neighborhood. According to the Japanese metrological agency, sakura will bloom in Tokyo on March 18 this year, so make plans now to visit the city’s photogenic spots.