Imperial Palace Cycling Course
Every Sunday, 500 free bicycles are lent for use along the 3.3km Imperial Palace cycling course. Bikes are given on a first-come,...
Idemitsu Museum of Arts
This excellent collection of Japanese art, sprinkled with Chinese and Korean pottery and a few stray Western pieces, is the result of...
While not really traditional theatre, the all-female Takarazuka Gekijō revue, going back to 1914, exposes Tokyo’s knack for complexity....
Yūrakuchō Yakitori Alley
Follow the smoke and steam that's looping its way up from under the railway tracks to this warren of rickety outdoor yakitori stands....
Hibiya-kōen · interesting places nearby
Built around the turn of the 20th century at the height of the Meiji era, this leafy park situated just west of Ginza was Tokyo’s first Western-style park. At the time, Western design was the fashion, and it doesn’t take long to notice the similarities to public spaces in London, Paris and New York. If you’re in need of a break on a quiet afternoon, find your way to one of the two ponds for a nice cup of tea at a pavilion.