As the premier jazz venue in Tokyo, the Blue Note is the place to hear some of the world's greatest jazz musicians. Tied in with other clubs in such cities as New York and Milan, Blue Note is able to attract such names as Natalie Cole, Oscar Peterson and Taj Mahal. Arrive early for dinner and enjoy a wide ranging menu offering everything from steaks to seafood. A rustic, elegant setting provides the perfect vibe to enjoy dinner and music and is a must-visit for jazz lovers while in Tokyo.
Con Totoro che vi saluta all'ingresso, entrate in questo museo colorato e stravagante e scoprite tutto sulle animazioni dello Studio Ghibli. Passeggiate tra le bellissime mostre e scoprite come vengono creati i film d'animazione. Dopo aver appreso il processo cinematografico, potrete assistere alla proiezione di brevi filmati esclusivi del museo. I bambini si divertiranno a giocare sul gattobus di peluche di il mio vicino Totoro e poi potranno visitare il giardino pensile per vedere la statua alta cinque metri del robot-soldato di Laputa castello nel cielo. Visitate il Museo Ghibli per conoscere meglio uno degli studi di animazione più iconici.
This magical wonderland is a fitting embodiment of Walt Disney's legacy. Opened in 1983, Tokyo Disneyland was the first Disney theme park to be built outside the United States. The park is centered around the iconic Cinderella Castle, and features a troupe of attractions scattered across numerous themed arenas such as World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown and Tomorrowland. In addition, this gargantuan facility is also home to an arsenal of shops and dining facilities. Here, Mickey Mouse, along with his clan of iconic Disney characters, parades around, sparking joy and jubilation among both young and old.
Il Gyo-en di Shinjuku fonde influenze occidentali e orientali nel suo allestimento di giardini all'inglese, francesi e tradizionali giapponesi. Il giardino ospita anche pittoresche case per la cerimonia del tè e una serra con una notevole collezione di piante tropicali. È famoso soprattutto per i suoi alberi di ciliegio in fiore, che all'inizio della primavera colorano lo splendido paesaggio di diverse tonalità di rosa che grazie alla loro bellezza attirano molti visitatori. Il giardino è il luogo ideale per prendere una boccata d’aria fresca, rilassarsi in mezzo alla natura e risollevarsi il morale.
Il Museo Nazionale di Tokyo espone un'infinità di sculture, dipinti, calligrafie, oggetti archeologici e altre arti decorative. Divise in sezioni che spaziano dall'arte giapponese a quella coreana e cinese, le collezioni del museo non sono altro che il risultato della salvaguardia della storia e della cultura asiatica. Mostre, conferenze, e workshop si tengono regolarmente in modo che i visitatori possano ottenere informazioni preziose sul continente più grande del mondo. Il museo conserva anche documenti storici risalenti al X e XI secolo.
Suntory Hall is one of Tokyo's best concert venues for classical music. It harbors two concert halls: the Main Hall with a capacity of 2006 and the Blue Rose Hall with a capacity of 432. The larger hall mainly features orchestral concerts and pipe organ recitals, while the smaller hall offers a wide range of different classical genres, including popular children's concerts. Wines, cocktails and coffee are available at the Bar Intermezzo before each concert and during intermission. The concert halls gives the impression of opulence with great, ambient lighting and the stage right in the middle, with the seating arranged in a semi-circle on different levels. So, definitely go for a show here, it is well worth the price.
Located in the east of the city, Tokyo Station handles a vast array of commuter trains running north, south, east and west. All trains are color-coded to match the lines on which they run. Most lines run local, rapid and express trains. Tokyo Station is also the terminal for bullet trains running to all corners of the country. Tickets for these may be purchased at all major JR stations at the Midori Madoguchi (Green Window). It is best to make a seat reservation in advance. Moreover, the imperial red building also houses a plethora of shops, eateries and even a hotel within its premises, making it a premiere attraction.
Tokyo International Forum is an excellent venue for music, theater, dance performances, cinema and art exhibitions. It consists of four buildings, each with its own venue hall. Live performances are usually staged in Hall A and Hall B. The facilities are marvelous and include a variety of restaurants that cater to a wide range of culinary tastes. Concerts are also sometimes staged in the afternoon and evening.
The fountains in this park were created to commemorate the marriage of the current emperor of Japan. This place is a precious green park for people in the city of Tokyo. It is a good place to take your family. After taking a walk in the park, you can have lunch at a restaurant nearby. At night, the fountains in this park are lit up, so you can enjoy a majestic water show right before your very eyes.
This is actually two theaters - one with 270 seats, the other with 180. They both stage predominantly European and art films, but there are exceptions. The only refreshments available are the usual cinema goodies of candy and popcorn. Beer is available in one of the theaters but not the other, although they do not seem to object if patrons take their own along.
Kabuki-za, the main kabuki theater in Tokyo since 1889, usually features two daily performances each consisting of three or four plays, and the repertoire is changed monthly. For 650 Yen, non-Japanese-speaking visitors can hire earphones that give an explanation in English. The visitor who does not have time for an entire performance can buy a ticket for the 4th floor to watch part of the show, but earphones are not available. Five restaurants provide a wide range of Japanese food and refreshments for visitors.
Last century, this was the parade ground for the Japanese Army, and now the nations first western style park has become an oasis for tired workers who on sunny days gather at lunchtime and have a few minutes repose from office-related stress. On weekends, the place is popular among courting couples. Close to the Imperial Palace and a short walk from Ginza, the Park also has a library, public tennis courts, restaurants, a flower shop and an open-air arena where concerts are often held.