A historic alleyway, Omoide Yokocho is a foodie destination with old-world charm, serving up sushi, ramen, yakitori and more
The affected stations will be closed from the first train to around 4pm for the construction of Takanawa Gateway
A galaxy far, far away is now in Tokyo
Day-tripping for day-drinking
Enjoy the city at its most sparkly – when Tokyo switches on its festive lights and illuminations come autumn and winter
Tokyo's one big buffet spread: fresh seafood, baked goods, whiskies and more
Whether it’s super-fresh sashimi, chargrilled crab or rice bowls topped with copious amount of ikura, here’s your chance to fill up on seafood...
It's one of the most popular spots in the whole of Tokyo for autumn leaves...
Whether it’s visual art, fashion, handicrafts or avant-garde performance that gets your juices flowing, you’ll find it at this sprawling cultural jamboree...
Japan's biggest street dance bash returns to Yoyogi Park with a programme composed of performances, open 'dance battles', classes and even a contest for high school dance teams...
Showa Kinen Park is the most beautiful in autumn...
Looking for the city's best coffee shops? Tokyo cafés range from boutique roasters to drip-coffee specialists and classic kissaten
As one of the world's greatest food cities, the choices in Tokyo can be overwhelming. So start these 10 iconic Tokyo-born dishes
Michelin-starred restaurants aren’t all expensive. Here’s where and how you can enjoy a top-rated meal for about ¥1,000 – or less
Forget the pricey omakase sushi – try these cheap and cheerful conveyor-belt and standing sushi restaurants instead
Forget eggs and toast – start your morning right with a traditional Japanese breakfast instead
Feast your eyes on the best restaurants in Tokyo: from hearty cheap eats to modern Japanese cuisine and Michelin-starred stalwarts. Get ready for the culinary adventure of a lifetime
Find the top bars in Time Out's ultimate guide to drinking in Tokyo: from craft beer and wine to sake and cocktails
Tokyo is Asia's jazz capital, with great shows taking place daily in tiny bars and mega-clubs
A laidback drinking experience, music bars are known for their curated playlists and extensive vinyl collections
Craft gins in Japan are distinguished by their use of uniquely Japanese botanicals. Here are our favourite bottles
Oh, the reliable Yamanote line. We always depend on Tokyo's favourite green train to take us in a looped route around central Tokyo, hitting up all the best...
The holidays are just around the corner, and with all the city's bright illuminations and colourful autumn leaves, this is also a time for feasting. This...
Every year, Tokyo gets into the holiday spirit with a bounty of beautiful illuminations, including the brightly lit streets of the Marunouchi business...
The second and final lottery for residents in Japan to purchase tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will start on Wednesday November 13...
Ghibli Museum is perhaps one of the hardest museums in Tokyo to get into: it is wildly popular, but mostly because tickets are often sold out as soon as they...
In 2018, when Ryozo Tatami, the mayor of Maizuru in Kyoto prefecture, suffered a stroke and collapsed while giving a presentation inside a sumo ring, several...
Get to know the ins and outs of the fiercely competitive cosplay scene, from handmade costumes to international conventions
There are all sorts of unspoken rules you need to abide by when bathing naked with strangers
From local manners to social etiquette and cultural sensitivity, this guide will help you become a model traveller in Tokyo and Japan
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The traditional multi-course kaiseki dinner is considered the epitome of Japanese cuisine, and these dedicated restaurants are the best in Tokyo
Grilled chicken on skewers, or yakitori, is a quintessential Japanese soul food. And these restaurants serve up some of the city's best
Whether you prefer hot or cold soba, we've rounded up the best restaurants where you can slurp on these tasty buckwheat noodles
These restaurants serve some of the best deep-fried pork cutlets in Tokyo
Where to savour regional Japanese cuisines in Tokyo, from Hokkaido's grilled lamb to Kyoto's matcha desserts and Osaka's takoyaki
Saltwater conger eel, or anago, is a Tokyo speciality, and these top restaurants serve it in many styles
To see Mt Fuji in all its glory, take a day trip out of Tokyo to these scenic spots in Yamanashi and Kanagawa
Ogasawara is technically part of Tokyo, but these remote islands are a subtropical paradise unlike anywhere else you've seen
Escape the city chaos – the prefectures around Tokyo boast great beaches, onsen resorts, organic farming, hiking and vineyard tours
After the devastating atomic bombing of World War II, Hiroshima has risen again to become a beacon of world peace, and one of Japan’s top tourist destinations
Discover the city with our ultimate checklist of the best things to do and things to see in Tokyo, from museums and tours to restaurants and bars
With arts, science, dinosaurs, robots and the opportunity to drive a shinkansen, these Tokyo museums are perfect for the young and old alike
Nightlife in Tokyo is more than just the bars and clubs. Here are some top late-night booze-free activities that don't involve drinking
Where to shop, eat and drink in Tokyo’s ‘kawaii’ capital
Our picks for the best art museums in Tokyo, from traditional Japanese paintings to Renaissance classics and contemporary works
Fancy sleeping in a library? Here are the best library- and bookstore-hotels in the city for book lovers
A new generation of capsule hotels is reinventing the tiny-hotel industry with cool tech and hip designs. Here are Tokyo's top pods
Stay at these Japanese-style inns for a taste of traditional hospitality
Tired of the cookie-cutter hotel rooms? These one-of-a-kind accommodations in Tokyo will give you a reason to stay in
As you can infer from its name, Eggslut is all about the humble eggs, but taken to new heights in a series of speciality breakfast sandwiches...
This little take-out stand in Shibuya takes the traditional bento (boxed lunch) to a whole new level...
Shibuya’s new landmark tower Shibuya Scramble Square is home to this cosy eatery focused on whipping up authentic curry dishes...
Yoyogi-Uehara-based French restaurant Sio has just opened its second branch in Marunouchi, bringing the restaurant's signature fusion of French and washoku cuisine...
Yakiniku can be difficult thing to enjoy as a solo diner, but Yakiniku Like makes the process simple with their touch screen menus and individual grills for each and every diner...
Located on the first floor of Omotesando Hills, this new shop and adjoining café space offers a variety of sweets...
Where to eat, shop and play in ‘High Touch Town’
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There's more to Asakusa than Sensoji and the Skytree
The best places to eat, shop and play in Tokyo’s buzziest neighbourhood