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Answered over 4 years ago

What are the best bars in Tokyo?

Mari Takahashi Mari Takahashi, Living in Japan

MADURO in Grand Hyatt Tokyo is one of the best bar in Tokyo that I know of. With the Jazz music played, you'll sure be able to spend a luxury, romantic time in Tokyo. It's located in Roppingi.

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What are the best things to do around Tokyo to experience Japanese culture?

Satomi Ikoma Satomi Ikoma, Living in Japan

Kawagoe: Kawagoe is located in Saitama prefecture, which is right next to Tokyo. There you will be able to encounter traditonal Japanese style buildings. Also there are shopping streets to buy some cute souvenirs. Asakusa: One of the most easy place to access to experience local & trad...

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Which shops in Akihabara should an anime otaku go?

Satomi Ikoma Satomi Ikoma, Living in Japan

Cospatio Akihabara http://www.cospa.com/special/shoplist/list/akiba.html you can find lot of cosplay costumes Toranoana http://akihabaralist.com/toranoana lots of manga and anime goods! Note that there are 3 different buildings Gachapon Kaikan http://www.akibagacha.com/ You will be...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What are the best things to do in Hakone?

Satomi Ikoma Satomi Ikoma, Living in Japan

Stay at Osen ryokan Ryokan is a Japanese style inn where you sleep in futon and have beautiful Japanese kaiseki cuisine for dinner, plus onsen! Hakone is one of the largest onsen district throughout Japan and it is impossible to miss the experience at onsen. There are also many foot bath where ...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What are the best ramens in Tokyo?

Shin Kinoshita Shin Kinoshita, Living in Japan

Ramens have variety of tastes and preferences are different depending on person. Here are my personal recommendations! All of them are so popular that you have to expect some lines, but if you love ramen, definitely worth a visit. MOTENASHI KUROKI Try authentic "Shio(salt) soba". http://www.yelp...

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What are authentic Japanese food for lunch around Akihabara?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

There are everything. Soba, Tempua, Unagi, Sushi etc, but here are my personal recommendations;1. SOBA MATSUYAhttp://www.yelp.com/biz/%E7%A5%9E%E7%94%B0-%E3%81%BE%E3%81%A4%E3%82%84-%E5%8D%83%E4%BB%A3%E7%94%B0%E5%8C%BA2. TONKATSU MARU-GOhttp://tabelog.com/en/tokyo/A1310/A131001/13000379/3. RAMEN M...

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Answered over 4 years ago

What are taboos in Japanese culture?

Takaaki Mori Takaaki Mori, Living in Japan

What I see pretty often and making people around uncomfortable is talking loudly on the train. Especially if it is rush hours, Japanese locals are on the way to their work and often they are not in very good mood... by the crowded train, it's morning... etc. So be extra careful to keep your voice...

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Answered over 4 years ago

I am going to Japan for the first time. What should I expect?

Sosuke Kimura Sosuke Kimura, Living in Japan

It depends on how long your stay is, but if you have just a week, visit Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima. They are what's cold "golden route" where you can see most of major sightseeing spots. However, I'd recommend visiting rural areas of Japan. In these areas you will be able to experience authentic ...

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What are some of the best onsen districts in rural areas?

Mari San Mari San, Living in Japan

There are countless rural and not well known onsen districts in Japan. Of all of them, Kinugawa onsen in Tochigi prefecture is one of my recommendation. Kinugawa onsen is near Nikko, where the famous World Heritage temple Tosho-gu is located. You can enjoy seeing Toshogu during the day and relax ...

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Which shops in Akihabara should an anime otaku go?

Shin Kinoshita Shin Kinoshita, Living in Japan

1. Sofmap Amusement Museum In this figure, DVD, or have such as used games are sold. http://www.sofmap.com/tenpo/topics/exec/_/id=shop/-/sid=akb-amuse 2. Akihabara UDX When you go on weekends is so flea market has been held. It seems Anime Otaku products are sold. In the building seems...

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Answered over 4 years ago

How long is winter in Japan?

It depends on areas as Japan is a long island. Usually it is said that winter starts from november through the end of February or the beginning of March. But for instance, Hokkaido is located in the North of Japan and winter lasts much longer than that. And Okinawa is located in the south and ...

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