The art of bonsai is an ancient and very special tradition in Japan. At this museum, you can learn more about the beauty of the art.
I always thought Daruma dolls looked grumpy and unhappy. But at the temple where they were created, I learn there’s much more to them than that.
It seems odd to me, but for people in Tokyo a cat cafe is the perfect way to spend time with animals which they’re not allowed in their apartments.
There seem to be more rules than usual in Japan. So many things are forbidden and the people just accept it. But why?
Once a year this intimate sumo tournament is held at one of Japan’s most infamous shrines. It’s a special way to experience the sport.
There are some weird museums in the world – and plenty are in Japan. But this one in Tokyo has got to be one of the strangest!
It’s one of the most famous landmarks in Tokyo but, without its namesake, Japan could have turned out to have been very different.
The pink and white cherry blossoms only bloom for a short time in Japan. But they carry centuries of tradition and symbolism.