Japan

Japan Travel Guide

The dark, designy, one-person deep standing bar sells single servings of sake in little jars to keep the sake fresh.

Nail Quick lets you enjoy Japanese nail services. They have gel nails and polish colorings with beautiful nail arts. You can select the sample in iPad Nail Catalogues and the real samples in the salons.

A variety store in the truest sense, this member of the Tokyu Hands department-store chain sells everything from kitchen knives to camping packs.

Feel the beat of the music as omikoshi (portable shrines) mounted on palanquins are paraded through the streets of Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood the third weekend in May. The Shinto festival honors the founders of the Asakusa Shrine and Sensoji Temple.

The bakery in the New Otani Hotel specializes in mont blanc desserts.

At almost 38,000 square feet, Narita Nakamise is the largest airport duty-free boutique mall in Japan, linking 19 full-blown stores, including fashion bigwigs Cartier, Hermès, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tiffany, and Coach.

On New Year's Day, eat osechi (a special feast of seafood and vegetables) and join the happy crowds huddling outside the Meiji- Jingu Shrine to get good tidings.

Around the world, the name Mikimoto is synonymous with the highest quality pearl jewelry.

The store's tailors stitch men’s overcoats from wool, cotton, silk, and hemp.

One of Japan's largest department stores (also one of the world's largest), Tobu is located atop the Ikebukuro subway station, with 15 stories above ground and 4 beneath.

Dog's Care Joker brings Roppongi Hills pampering to pooches.

The riverside 685-year-old Zen monastery has 24 temples on the property.