The elegant Akamon, a symbol of the University of Tokyo , is also an important national cultural treasure. Built to welcome ... More
Akamon (Red Gate)
The elegant Akamon, a symbol of the University of Tokyo , is also an important national cultural treasure. Built to welcome Yasuhime, the daughter of the 13th generation Shogun Ienari, on her visit to the samurai Maeda Family in 1828, the gate got its name from its beautiful vermilion color, and its eaves still retain the Maeda Family crest. While you are on the grounds, pause to consider this century-old masterpiece.
Constructed in 1958, the Tokyo Tower soars 332 meters (1092 feet) in the sky, which is 13 meters (42 feet)
higher than the Eiffel Tower. There are two observatories from which to get panoramic views of Tokyo and Mount ...
Consisting of Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, several hotels, and a shopping area with more than 100 stores and restaurants, the
Tokyo Disney Resort is like a town in itself. The theme parks have various events, parades and live shows ...
Founded in 1926, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum displays a wide range of Japanese art forms in its six huge
galleries. Apart from organizing exhibitions of traditional Japanese crafts, graphic design, and calligraphy by contemporary Japanese artists, the museum ...