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Ticket Prices of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games announced

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On August 24 2018,The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the ticket prices for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Source: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Official site Ticket Prices of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Ceremony Price Range Opening Ceremony JPY8,000 ~ 150,000 Closing Ceremony JPY8,000 ~ 90,000 Sports Price Range Archery JPY1,800~2,400 Athletics (Track & Field) JPY2,000~6,500 Athletics (Marathon) JPY2,000~3,200 Badminton JPY1,600~3,200 Boccia JPY1,200~3,200 Canoe JPY1,200~2,000 Cycling (Track) JPY2,000~3,200 Cycling (Road) JPY1,400~2,000 Equestrian JPY1,400~2,000 Football 5-a-side JPY1,800~5,000 Goalball JPY900~2,800 Judo JPY2,000~5,000 Powerlifting JPY1,400~2,000 Rowing JPY900~2,400 Shooting JPY1,800~2,400 Sitting Volleyball JPY1,400~3,600 Swimming JPY2,000~7,000 Table Tennis JPY1,400~2,800 Taekwondo JPY900~2,000 Triathlon JPY1,400~3,000 Wheelchair Basketball JPY2,400~7,000 Wheelchair Fencing JPY900~2,400 Wheelchair Rugby JPY2,400~4,000 […]

A brand new Giant Buddha revealed, Rokuya Daibutsu

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The Buddha seated in Kamakura is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in the Kanto region. Today, a brand new Buddha, who is even bigger than Kamakura Daibutsu was unveiled to public. Rokuya Daibutsu will certainly be a popular tourist spot for this holiday season. It is a part of HOUKOUJI, which is located in Hirai, Hinode-Machi, Nishi-Tamagun, Tokyo. Its height is 12m but if includes the base, the total height is 18m. The chief priest of Houkouji temple revealed that they particularly wanted the face of Buddha to look very beautiful from all the angles and the expression on the face to be welcoming and merciful. So why […]

Tokyo Shibuya Hotel EN – a Funky Boutique Hotel

Shibuya Hotel EN

Are you a fan of modern side of Tokyo and Japan? If so, why not stay at “SHIBUYA HOTEL EN”? This hotel is located in the midst of Tokyo, Shibuya near Tokyu Department store and looks very funky and special!! This hotel is very unique as a modern side and a traditional side of Japan coexist and both are blended perfectly having Manga and Ukiyoe decorated on the walls. Each room looks also super stylish and has excellent modern facilities. EN means a circle but also has many more meanings to it. You should be able to find a lot of different EN’s at this hotel. from the official webiste:- […]

The DORAEMON Exhibition Tokyo 2017

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Doraemon must be one of the most popular cat in Japan. He is a robot traveled from our future. Doraemon and his special gadgets from his “4th dimensional pocket” have saved Nobi Nobita and company and have always made us feel “if Doraemon is here with me…” every time we face a difficulty! Every Japanese child has grown up with Doraemon since ’70s but Doraemon is missed after we grow up. A number of famous modern artists therefore gathered for an act to “Create Your Own Original Doraemon” and will hold a unique exhibition at Roppongi Hills this autumn. From the official site: Organized under this concept, 28 artists and […]

Japanese Soba Noodles TSUTA

Japanese ramen shop Tsuta

Japanese Soba Noodles 蔦 (TSUTA) is the first Ramen shop/restaurant starred by Michelin Guide (2016). The most popular Ramen is Shoyu Ramen (Soy sauce based soup Ramen). 80% of their regular customers order this dish. Opening hours: 11:30-16:00 (Average waiting time is 60-120 minutes) Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday  *Tuesday: Miso Ramen only Website: //ameblo.jp/yuki-onishi/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jsn.tsuta Due to the overwhelming popularity since awarded by Michelin, they might have to move to a new location during the year of 2016.