Inokashira Park Zoo displays a range of Japanese and Asian species including deer, monkeys and aquatic birds. It is easily accessible located in Kichijoji and also contains a botanical garden and sculpture museum. A twice-daily, 45 minute tour with zoo guides is available.
Luckily for cheapos there are three days a year that admission is free: May 17 (Inokashira Park Zoo’s Anniversary Day), May 4 (Greenery Day), and October 1 (Tokyo Citizens’ Day).
From October 18th to 29th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”. Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style space […]
The 2021 event (like the 2020 event) is being held online. The info below is for the in-person event. Get ready to experience real Japanese flavors! This three-day food festival is jam-packed with 100 authentic Japanese experiences for kids and […]
The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo, visiting all 30 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train line. Teams can also choose to do a half-Yamathon, finishing […]