Magazine Tokyo

  • I tested for you ... live a sumo training in Tokyo!

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    If there is one, Tokyo is a city of experiences, each more exotic than each other. And in this large list, attend a sumo occupies a place of choice! If you visit Japan outside of the regular season, you can always attend a training. The problem is that it is far from easy to find a room between those that remain closed, those that do not open to the public, those that charge an entrance fee. You have to have luck, and it was my case! sumo Trainings are held early in the morning. We decide to go for a location scouting the night, without more information than the name of a subway station [...]

  • Discovery of Minato-ku

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    Practical information about the discovery of Minato-ku Our walk starts at the Tsukiji subway station SHIJO (Tsoukidji Shijo). It is located on the line Toei OEDO (Toèille Oedo) and is indicated by E18 on the new plans of the metropolitan. You are advised to arrive early (6:30 would be ideal!). Because the market-one of the highlights of this visit- is open from 5 hours to 13 hours. But beware, it remains closed on Sundays, public holidays and irregularly one day a month for cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Discover Minato-ku: Introduction So what are we to discover in this area of [...]

  • Organize a city break in Tokyo: some tips before departure

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    The Japanese capital is one of the most amazing cities in the world. Architecture, scenery, monuments ... every detail is a change of scenery. There is so much to see an exhaustive list but is impossible, however, visiting some best sights one can decently say we saw Tokyo. It should be clearly starting with Shinjuku, one of the emblematic areas of the city. It's a little concentrate all one can see in Tokyo temple, shops, department stores, restaurants and game rooms. This is also the opportunity to do a walkabout to the Japanese, in fact, the area is very busy and this whatever the time, [...]

  • What activities do family in Tokyo?

    Tokyo, entre culture, tradition et modernité

    If you have decided to take your children on a trip to Tokyo, you will need to arrange to have an overall idea of ​​the places you are visiting or you will be baffled. Certainly the feeling of exploration is exciting but in the case of the Japanese capital, this will be difficult because it is home to a multitude of things, mainly for children, you will not be able to see them all. You start by putting your child in the bath by booking an afternoon for a tour of the Ghibli studio aka the Disney of the East, the museum houses various exhibitions presenting you the animation process, a playground, [...]