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Tokyo International Airport Haneda

Haneda Airport, also known as Tokyo Haneda Airport and Haneda International Airport, is one of two international airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area. The other is Narita International Airport (NRT). It is home to Japan Airlines (Terminal 1) and All Nippon Airways (Terminal 2), as well as Air Do, Skymark Airlines, Solaseed Air, and StarFlyer, …

Roppongi greatest bars and restaurants – Tokyo, Japan

The fantastic bars and pubs in Roppongi are a great way to get started before going clubbing. A frequent local habit is to start with one drink in a bar or pub and then head to the club. You won’t be heading to a crowded spot because most of these venues are locals’ hidden gems; …

Roppongi – Tokyo, Japan Nightlife District

Roppongi is a district in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, known for its rich Roppongi Hills development area and thriving nightlife. Near Roppongi, there are a few foreign embassies, and the nightlife is popular among both locals and foreigners. It is located in Tokyo’s central district, south of Akasaka and north of Azabu. Numerous bars, nightclubs, strip …

The Japanese Formula 1

The Japanese Grand Prix is a Formula One World Championship race that takes place in Japan. Japan has traditionally been one of the final races of the season, and as a result, the Japanese Grand Prix has hosted many title-deciding races, with 13 World Champions crowned in the 34 World Championship Japanese Grands Prix that …

THE RITZ – CARLTON HOTEL IN KYOTO, JAPAN

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto, named Best Hotel in Japan by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, redefines luxury in a city that defies expectations. The hotel, which is located along the banks of the Kamogawa River and boasts panoramic views of the Higashiyama Mountain, features tastefully outfitted accommodations, four dining options, numerous refined and elegant event …

Megaearthquake: Hour that Shook Japan

On March 11, 2011, the Thoku earthquake and tsunami struck at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC). The submarine megathrust earthquake of a magnitude of 9.0–9.1 (Mw) had an epicenter in the Pacific Ocean, 72 kilometers (45 miles) east of the Oshika Peninsula in the Thoku region, and lasted around six minutes, creating a tsunami. In Japan, …

Yakuza

Yakuza, sometimes known as gokud, are members of Japanese-based global organized criminal syndicates. The Japanese police and media refer to them as bryokudan at the behest of the police, but the yakuza refer to themselves as ninky dantai. The English counterpart of yakuza is gangster, which refers to a member of a Mafia-like criminal organization. …

Nago City Hall In Nago, Okinawa

The Okinawa Islands are historically and geographically distinct from the rest of Japan; they were ruled by the Ryukyu Kingdom from the 15th to the 19th centuries, and they were occupied by American troops from the end of World War I until 1972. When a new city hall was to be erected in Nago, a …

Uchinoura Spасе Center (Former Kagoshima Space Center, The University of Tokyo)

As an ancillary facility of the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Industrial Science, this space observatory and rocket launch complex was built in 1962. It was designed by Kiyoshi Ikebe, a member of the institute, using his distinctive form theory. Aeronautical research was outlawed in Japan shortly after World War II as part of GHO’s …