Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work (Museum) In Semboku,Japan

The Kakunodate Kaba-Zaiku Densho-Kan (Kakunodate Cherry Bark Work Museum) opened in 1978 to promote kaba-zaiku, or cherry bark work, as the area’s primary traditional artisanal craft. It was one of just three traditional artisanal crafts centers in Japan when it first opened. The museum itself is a modern structure designed in the traditional architectural style …

Sendai Mediatheque In Sendai,Japan

Sendai Mediatheque is a Japanese library located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Toyo Ito designed it in 1995 and it was finished in 2001. The Sendai Mediatheque first opened its doors in January 2001. Mies’ Barcelona Pavilion and Le Corbusier’s Dom-ino house are also mentioned as precedents for Ito’s work, and the Mediatheque appears to combine …

Tachikawa Residence and Shop

Tachikawa Residence and Shop was a storehouse built in 1901 that was classified as an important cultural item. It is a fire-resistant structure that escaped the Great Fire of 1907, which destroyed over 10,000 dwellings. It is now used for events such as parties and exhibitions. The next-door Western-style building can be used as a …

THE ST. REGIS OSAKA,JAPAN

When you plan a trip to a city as vibrant as Osaka, serenity is not the first word that comes to mind. The throng, the intensity, and the flashing lights are all part of the city-break experience, but the St. Regis Hotel in Osaka allows visitors to escape the chaos and resort to elegant serenity. …

OSAKA MARRIOTT MIYAKO HOTEL

The Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel, which opened in March 2014, is located on the upper floors of the Abeno Harukas building, with easy access to Tennoji Station. Guests can enjoy 360-degree views of the city from the panoramic view point on the 58th floor, which also has free WiFi. Private parking is provided on-site for …

Tenjin Festival (Tenjin Matsuri) In Osaka,Japan

Along with Kyoto’s Gion Matsuri and Tokyo’s Kanda Matsuri, Osaka’s Tenjin Festival (, Tenjin Matsuri) is considered one of Japan’s top three festivals. The celebration dates back to the 10th century and is held every year on July 24 and 25. The festival’s primary events take place on the second day, July 25, and include …

Dotonbori-Osaka,Japan

Dtonbori, sometimes known as Dtombori, is a popular tourist attraction in Osaka, Japan, that runs along the Dtonbori canal from Dtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the city’s Chuo ward. It was once a theater neighborhood, but it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area known for its quirky ambiance and big illuminated signboards. …

Bunraku Japanese Theatre In Osaka,Japan

Bunraku, also known as Ningy jruri , is a traditional Japanese puppet theater genre that originated in Osaka in the early 17th century. A bunraku performance features three types of performers: puppeteers (Ningytsukai or Ningyzukai), chanters (tay), and shamisen musicians. Other instruments, such as taiko drums, will be used on occasion. The most correct term …

TAPAS MOLECULAR BAR IN TOKYO,JAPAN

It was only a matter of time, with molecular gastronomy sweeping the globe, before it made its way across the Pacific. Tapas Molecular Bar, located in the magnificent lobby of Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, is an introduction to Japan’s inventive and imaginative food. The sushi seat in the restaurant, which seats a maximum of seven customers …

Maidreamin Maid Cafe in Akihabara

One of Japan’s many popular theme cafés is the Akihabara maidreamin Maid Café. It’s all about having a good time in brightly decorated rooms with a groovy dance vibe. When a female isn’t singing and dancing on stage, she engages in conversation with the audience, welcoming them into their dreamy world for a unique eating …