A short walk from Ryogoku Station and just down the road from the Sumida Hokusai Museum is Edo-yu Spa, a 24-hour oasis of comfort and relaxation. After a morning trotting briskly around Ryogoku, an afternoon spent gently poaching in the lush …
Take a break from the neon wonderland and get out into these green spaces.
Katsushika Hokusai—you may not know him by name, but surely you've seen his (in)famous artworks.
The shell of history's unluckiest boat, the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, is housed in a special exhibition hall in Yumenoshima Park in Tokyo's Koto Ward. The Titanic hit an iceberg it could have avoided. The Lusitania was sunk by torpedos during a war. …
The Institute for Nature Study is a lush forest oasis smack dab in the middle of Tokyo. Enjoy 20 hectares of ponds, gardens and winding paths.
When it comes to Japanese snacks, nothing beats the humble onigiri—toothsome and cheap.
Part 2 of our quick, easy-to-digest guide to the history of Tokyo, to make your explorations that much more awesome.
A quick, easy-to-digest guide to the history of Tokyo, to make your travel that much more awesome.