Futakotamagawa Park

posted Apr 30, 2013, 4:30 AM by Tsubasa Kato   [ updated Apr 30, 2013, 4:37 AM ]

was the half open (on West side) on April 14, 2013 (before Golden Week), which is designed its basic plan on 2010. There are many attractions such as playard, kids space, event stages on the grass, Japanese garden, flowerbeds etc… Starbucks will open up its store at the scenic space (on South side) leading to the bank of Tamagawa River.
Address: 1-16-1, Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Access:[Train] 8-minute walk from Kaminoge Station (Oimachi Line)

9-minute walk from Futakotamagawa Station (Denentoshi Line)

[Tokyu Bus] Myoujin ike mae , Myoujin ike mae (Tama 11), Rise Plaza Mall mae, Tamagawa High School mae (Kuro 02)
Parking: Yes (open: 8:30am – 6:30pm, 23 spots, 300 yen/hour)
Japanese Garden "Kishinen"
The new Japanese garden, which is based on universal design, for everyone who can enjoy playing, relaxing and walking at Japanese open space.
Open: 9:00am - 5:00pm (March to October)
          9:00am - 4:30pm (November to February)

Closed: On Tuesdays, the year-end and New Year holidays

Fee: Free
Old Shimizu Family House (Kyu Shimizu-ke Jyutaku Shoin)
The house that used to belong to Shimizu family, which is built as a separate house in the 43th to 44th of the Meiji period, is considered Japanese modern architecture. It’s also the precious building registered as a tangible cultural asset by Setagaya word.
Open: On Sundays

 9:00am - 4:30pm (March to October)

 9:00am - 4:00pm (November to February)

Fee: Free
Futakotamagawa Park

Normal Behavior in Japan, "Thumbs-up"

posted Mar 7, 2013, 8:06 PM by Tsubasa Kato   [ updated Mar 7, 2013, 8:06 PM ]

marunouchi cafe SEEK

posted Mar 4, 2013, 2:36 AM by Tsubasa Kato   [ updated Mar 7, 2013, 8:04 PM ]

A new center "marunouchi cafe SEEK" is reopened (January 2, 2012), where is the base of an international cultural exchange for all visitors coming to Marunouchi, Tokyo.
Marunouchi area is known as the entrance to Tokyo, the events and exhibitions introducing the charms of Japan to everyone from all over the world. Tourist Information Center (TIC, JNTO) on the 1st floor is also available from 9am to 5pm.

Address: 2F Shin Tokyo Building, 3-3-1, Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-3212-5025

Access: 3-minute walk from Exit B7, Nijubashimae Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line)

             5-minute walk from Exit D3/D5, Yurakucho Station (Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line)
             5-minute walk from Exit International Forum, Yurakucho Station (JR Line)
             5-minute walk from Hibiya Station (Toei Mita Line)
             1-minute walk from Exit 6, Tokyo Station (JR Keiyo Line)
Hours: Weekdays: 9am-8pm, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday: 11am-6pm
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi services, Library, Fliers, Events/Workshops and Exhibitions
Others: Tourist Information Center (TIC, JNTO) on the 1st floor (9am-5pm)
Produced by: Mitsubishi Estate
::::: Upcoming Event on March 19th :::::
English Club (Lecture) "Winning a War on Suicide in Japan"
When: Tue. March 19, 2013
Time: 7pm - 8:30pm (Reception will open at 6:40pm)
Cost: 1,000 yen at the door
Capacity: 50 people
Speaker: Rene Duignan (Film Director)
*Click the bottom "申し込み" at the link above filling in your name, the number of participants,
email address and phone number.
Contact: TEL 03-5288-6125 (Only Weekdays: 11am-10:30pm)
English Club: Winning a War on Suicide in Japan

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