Enshrining the deity of sacred Mt Hiei, northeast of Kyoto, this hilltop shrine has been the protector shrine of Edo Castle (now the...
Built on a site once inhabited by feudal lords, Japan’s current parliament building was completed in 1936 and houses two chambers – the...
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This hip jazz club often features local and European talent, as well as healthy doses of Latin jazz. Shows start at 7.30pm and 9.15pm.
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4th fl San-no Kaikan, 2-14-1 Akasaka · interesting places nearby
Ensconce yourself in your hori-kotatsu (low table with hollowed-out space in the floor for your legs) or on a log bench, and drape a napkin made of kimono fabric over your lap. Kindly staff grill yakitori (chicken and other meats or vegetables cooked on skewers) over irori (hearths) set into your table.