Yanakado is a shop famous for selling fortune cat. It has a wide range of fortune cats and other associated products. A lot of them are handmade by the shop owner and therefore those products are unique and distinctive. Most of the lucky cats in the store are hand-made by the designer, and the finished product can bring the uniqueness and warmth to the guests. There a...
The former Acropolis Museum was built in 1874 and was further extended. However, as it has reached the capacity, the New Acropolis Museum was opened in 2009.  The New Acropolis Museum is situated at the foot of the Acropolis Hill and covers an area of 14,000 square meters. It is 10 times bigger than the former museum. It was jointly designed by Swiss architect Bernar...
The Princess One Spoon Shop situated at near Shibuya's Meiji Shrine, is the sister shop of "Alice on Wednesday". "Alice on Wednesday" has the theme of "Alice in the Wonderland", while "Princess One Spoon" uses the theme of the Princess. The shop is spaced over two stories with the second floor selling souvenirs and accessories, and the first one sells food products. Pl...
Situated at the intersection of Omotesando and Cat Street, the GYRE complex was built in 2008 and together with the Omotesando Hills across the street, they have created an upscale fashion district with lots of brand name shops within the two complex.  GYRE has 6 levels but it has only 20 restaurants and shops, and each of them is very spacious. GYRE gathers famous b...
There are many different types of special architectural features inside the Kitano Hall of Fame, of which the Embassy of Artistic Illusion is a must visit site. This place plays with people's illusion and there are six different districts, which are "Kobe Original Series", "Adventure World", "Illusion World", "Illusion & Brain Training", "Famous Painting World" and "Ma...
Apart from LAFORET, Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku which was opened in 2012 is also considered as another landmark. Situated in the intersection between Meiji Street and Omotesando, the Tokyu Plaza comprises of various famous brands from Japan and around the world, including American Eagle Outfitters, the hands be shop which is a joint venture of Beams and Tokyu Hands, t...
Vatican is the smallest country in the world, and it has an area of 0.44 kilometres squared and a population of 540. However, it has the largest cathedral in the world – known as Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano (or St. Peter's Basilica), as well as Musei Vaticani (or Vatican Museum) which is considered as having the same importance as the Louvre Museum and British Museu...
The landscape of the Suijo park looks like a ship if you see it from the sky. It has areas for visitors to rest and there is even space for you to practise Yoga. There will be some areas for performances and "World's Best Breakfast" (Bills Restaurant) and Noodle and Chinois will have their outlets within the park. Next time when you are in Fukuoka, please visit the park. ...
If you would like to visit the Vatican Museum, you need to enter it from the boundary of Vatican. As there are a large number of tourists visiting every day, advanced reservation through the internet is recommended, otherwise you will need to spend a lot of time lining up for tickets. There are headphones with guided tours in Chinese which you can rent there. You can also ...
The SCAI The Bathhouse Art Museum has been converted from the 200-year-old Kashiwayu Bathhouse. Very often it has invited some up and coming Japanese and foreign artists to organize exhibitions there. Apart from enjoying the art pieces during exhibitions, the SCAI The Bathhouse also has very special architectural design. In addition, the Tokyo Art Museum and the Tokyo Nati...