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21-21 Design Sight (Roppongi, Tokyo)

21-21 Design Sight is a very innovative museum. There is no permanent exhibit but rather original exhibits that rotate every five to six months. I attended the present exhibit “Measuring: This much. That much. How much?” with my son who does not like math so much. He and I had …

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Suntory Museum Tea Ceremony (Roppongi, Tokyo)

I highly recommend the Suntory Museum Tea Ceremony if you have guests in town or have yet to experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony yourself. The Suntory Museum offers a great value for visitors. I have yet to find a ¥1,000 tea ceremony in such a lovely environment.  The tea …

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2021 Fall Tokyo Museum Exhibits – Science, Art and History

Fall 2021 Exhibits

Fall 2021, Tokyo Exhibitions to See We have updated our most loved exhibitions this fall, from art and design to science for you and the family. Despite the SEO being extended until the end of September there are some great museum exhibits. Don’t miss the Tokyo Art Studio’s second group …

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Koinobori – Learn, Go, Make! – May Fun

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I love seeing the growing schools of koinobori swimming in the city sky this time of year. Do you have a koinobori (carp streamer)? I love the colors, the movement and the symbolism. The carp streamers are hung in celebration of Children’s Day which is May 5th.   If you have …

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Wise Wise Tools (Roppongi Midtown, Tokyo)

Wise Wise Tools tea pots

Without fail, I have found beautiful “made in Japan” gifts at Wise Wise Tools in Roppongi Midtown. Although their assortment is not wide vs. other Japanese art and craft stores, the merchandisers have selected an amazing variety of home utilitarian items, decor, toys, and wear. A large percentage of the …

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Hinokicho Park and Playground (Midtown, Tokyo)

Hinokicho Park

Hinokicho Park and Playground is an urban oasis in central Tokyo. Located behind the Tokyo Midtown shopping complex the park holds a beautifully landscaped garden with small lake – gorgeous during cherry blossom season in Spring and for the foliage in Autumn; illuminations and skate rink in winter, various cultural …

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Top 10+ Tokyo Restaurants with Terrace Seating

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Summer has arrive so to stay cool and get fresh air here are our Top 10+ Tokyo restaurants with terrace seating. Water views, city views and garden views all with great food.  We have visited each location and personally recommend. Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the …

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Favorite Family Tokyo Museum Exhibits – Spring Summer 2020

Favorite Family Tokyo museum exhibits

There are hundreds of art museums in the Tokyo area, but here are our favorite family, Tokyo art museums. Very few Japanese art museums have permeant exhibits, but instead rotate exhibits 3-4 times per year. The exhibits ration typically follow the seasons. To help make decision making easier, we update …

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2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activities

2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activties

2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activities. Best Living Japan is a blog made and managed by Moms, who are living in Japan. We know what Tokyo, Japan events and activities our family has enjoyed and want to share our best recommendations with you! This list is in order of …

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