Get lost in Art Deco at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teian Art Museum’s Exotic Modern exhibition. The exhibition explores the influence of “exotic” cultures on art and fashion in early 20th century France, and features clothing, sculpture, painting, jewelry, posters, and more. The museum itself is an homage to Art Deco, a mansion built in 1933 for Prince Asaka, who lived for a time in France and loved the style. The museum is set in a large garden and admission includes access. The museum is covered under the Grutto Pass.
CEATEC is a giant consumer electronics show that takes place in October each year. It’s the Japan equivalent of mega trade shows like CES in the US and IFA in Europe. Although Japanese electronics companies are no longer the innovators […]
Running for over 40 years, the Edogawa Fireworks Festival is one of the more senior fireworks festivals in Tokyo. The venue, on the banks of the Edo River, is a 25-minute walk from JR Koiwa Station and a 15-minute walk […]
Taking place either in Nakano or Ikebukuro, this small flea market is punted at the ladies, though, in our experience, can be a good time for all genders. Check it out for previously-loved clothing, crafts, antiques and all sorts of […]
We’re totally in love with Showa Kinen Park—it’s a massive park with dazzling trees, myriad flowers, a dragonfly marsh, bird sanctuaries, fountains, bike trails, a kids area and everything else you could possibly want out of a park. But autumn […]