At the end of autumn each year, the leaves on the ginkgo trees that line the Icho Namiki avenue of Jingu Shrine outer gardens turn a brilliant yellow.
Of course, there’s nothing to stop you walking along here at any hour of day or night, but if you go between the hours of 10am and 8pm, the sidewalks will be lined with food vendors serving a variety of festival-type food to keep you toasty warm.
Think second-hand kimonos, ceramics and other small trinkets. This is a good place to find stylish stuff and unusual souvenirs from Japan. Try to arrive early as both the market itself and the surrounding Yurakucho area with its many cafes […]
The Ark Hills antique market is much classier compared to some of Tokyo’s usual fairs. In addition to the amazing finds you can usually dig up at a flea market like jewelry and home goods, you can also find stylish […]
Step into Japan’s largest creator’s festival “Handmade in Japan Fes”. Over 3000 creators from across Japan (usually there are also creators from Taiwan and Hong Kong too, but we’ll see abou that) will have their creations on display. This year’s […]