Bridgestone Museum of Art
The Bridgestone Corporation’s collection, which was previously kept as a private collection by Bridgestone founder Ishibashi Shōjiro, is...
In Japan, even the humble kite can be an art form. There are 300 or so kites in this small but fascinating museum, including brilliantly...
Even with the bronze lions guarding it, you could be forgiven for walking right past this granite bridge under an expressway, where...
National Film Center
Screens two or three Japanese movies a day at bargain basement prices.
Connoisseurs of udon say that Osaka-style broth is lighter in colour and more delicate in flavour than what Tokyoites favour. Try for...
2-4-1 Nihombashi · interesting places nearby
Takashimaya’s branch on New York’s Fifth Ave is renowned for its cutting-edge Japanese-inspired interior, but the design of the Tokyo flagship store (1933) tips its pillbox hat to New York’s Gilded Age. Uniformed female elevator operators still announce each floor in high-pitched sing-song voices.