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6 travel features tagged “Cultural Activities”

The first Australian Geisha girl

It was not an easy task for an outsider, but Fiona – known as Sayuki – is hoping her new venture will attract more tourists to sample some of Tokyo’s traditions.
Read more… 01 April 2013


Tokyo’s strangest sights

The Japanese city is full of baffling – yet logical -- attractions, from maid cafes to plastic food to giant robot statues.
Read more… 06 August 2012


Tokyo in pictures

From the streets of Shinjuku to the Koishikawa Korakuen garden, striking sights from around the city.
03 August 2010


Tokyo: The allure of Akihabara

From multi-storied computer stores to anime-themed cafes, Akihabara is Tokyo's thriving epicentre for electronic goods and otaku (geek) culture alike.
Read more… 03 August 2010


Tokyo's sumo wrestling scene

Highly ritualistic and more athletic than initial appearances may imply, sumo is a stunning, charged spectacle that you cannot miss if you are in Tokyo at tournament time.
Read more… 03 August 2010


Harajuku: Tokyo's best people watching

Visit the neighbourhood whose name has become synonymous with images of kids dressed up in outrageous fashions. It is a creative reaction against the rigidity of Japanese society.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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