Akihabara Electric Town
What the Tsukiji Central Fish Market is to the food trade, Akihabara is to Japan’s legendary electronics industry: bustling, busy and...
Akihabara Radio Center
Strictly for old-school electronics otaku, this two-storey warren of several dozen electronics stalls under the elevated railway is the...
This Russian Orthodox cathedral is named for St Nikolai of Japan (1836-1912), who first arrived as chaplain of the Russian consulate in...
Tokyo's biggest pop phenomenon takes the girl-group prototype and expands it far beyond the five-girl quorum that proved successful for...
Botan has been making a single, perfect dish in the same button-maker’s house since the 1890s. Sit cross-legged on rattan mats as...
Lonely Planet review
Set in a rare, 80-year-old building, this Edo-style restaurant dishes up monkfish stew in a splendid communal tatami room from early autumn to mid-spring. When monkfish is out of season, expect the same traditional surroundings and a menu offering fresh river fish.