Tokyo International Forum is a multipurpose Tokyo exhibition center located in the central Marunouchi district of Tokyo. It is a convention and arts center that is equipped with a range of facilities including multiple halls and 34 conference rooms Glass atrium, a large number of shops and restaurants as well as an art museum.The forum is visited by around 23 million people every year and serves as a center for promoting and conveying extensive culture and information.
The forum offers a diverse program of events throughout the year, including international conferences, ceremonies, academic meetings, exhibitions, concerts, musicals and fashion shows. People of all ages and from different backgrounds come together here to exchange ideas.
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The Tokyo International Forum is nestled between Tokyo Station and Yurakucho Station in Marunouchi.
The Tokyo International Forum near JR Yurakucho Station is a a centre for art, food and shopping but it's worth visiting just for its magnificent architecture, a glass and steel cathedral for international meetings from the 2012 IMF and World Bank Meeting to the 2020 Summer Olympics
Tokyo International Forum is situated across Yurakucho station and connected directly to Tokyo Station. Serving as one of the city’s major cultural centers, the venue houses everything from concerts to international conferences of mass scales. In Oct 2014 it hosts the International Bar Association congress, while in 2010 it is the venue for Weightlifting in the Summer Olympics. This masterpiece is designed by American architect, Rafael Viñoly in 1997, and keeping pace with modern times, there is complementary Wi-Fi internet access in the building
At the 2020 Olympic Games the International Forum Tokyo will host the weightlifting and Paralympic power lifting events.The Forum is located a short walking distance from many popular places like Tokyo Station, Mitsubishi Ichidokan Art Museum and the Imperial Palace.
Oakwood Premier Tokyo comes from a brand of standout luxury hotel & service apartments right at the heart of the Tokyo metropolis. It is located in the business hub of Marunouchi with JR Tokyo Station in close proximity. This will allow guests and travelers to easily access the city's extensive transport network and visit various landmarks such as Imperial Palace, Tsukiji Fish Market, Ginza and Shopping District. Boasting 123 luxurious apartments on the upper floors of a multi-serviced complex, each room offers a magnificent view of the city not to mention all furnished and a fully-equipped kitchen set which is rarely seen in your everyday service apartment. Without doubt, these spacious tranquil retreats are curated to give you the amenities and services of a luxury hotel and a feeling of home. They are good options for both business executives and leisure travelers from one night of a short-stay to a few weeks/months of mid to long-term stay.
NOHGA HOTEL AKIHABARA TOKYO is conveniently located in the midst of electric town Akihabara, also known as the capital of manga and anime. In addition, this neighborhood has an abundance of tech shops, maid cafes and a variety of restaurants. With just a 6 minute walk away from Akihabara station, it provides easy access to explore other areas nearby such as Ueno and Asakusa. This hotel embodies the rich cultures of music, art and food. Nohga’s concept of music is derived from Akihabara’s local history, starting as a district of radio and wireless component merchants in the late 1920s. The artistic and luxurious space throughout the hotel is achieved by featuring art and amenities designed in collaboration with craftsmen from around Japan. As for the food menu, it’s seasonal fresh ingredients are sourced domestically. The glasses and dinnerware served are collaborations with stores in the surrounding area. All 120 non-smoking guest rooms feature an ensuite bathroom with a rain shower, in-room safety box, mini fridge, USB plugs, free Wi-Fi, a high-quality bluetooth speaker and flatscreen TV with original music and film. The lounge area and a compact 24-hour gym can be found near the reception on the second floor. Services include laundry (from 2,750JPY) and a 24-hour front desk with a check in time of 3PM and check-out time at 11AM For sightseeing you can rent a Tokyobike for the day (2,000 JPY/day) to explore the vicinity.
Just minutes from Shinagawa Station, the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa is surrounded by lush greenery in the Takanawa area, with rooms offering balcony views of the nearby gardens and surrounding Tokyo cityscape. This urban resort features convention facilities like the Hiten banquet hall, international Convention Center Pamir, as well as a wide variety of Japanese, Chinese and Western restaurants.
The Pokémon Café in Nihonbashi, which opened in March 2018, is the latest character café in the popular series of games and series in Tokyo. The café and the adjacent Pokémon Center DX store were opened in 1997 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the first store. The bright café, which is furnished in warm wood tones, offers main courses, desserts and drinks - all of which are arranged with a focus on one or more Pokémon and some are suitable and limited to certain topics or seasons. You can also find exclusive merchandise here - from plush toys in chef jackets to bowls and cutlery with Pokémon motifs. They also sell Pikachu Sweets, special sweets and products with the most popular of all Pokémon as a motif. A visit to the Pokémon Café is only possible with a prior reservation, time slots can be selected from one month in advance and also in English via the website. It is located on the 5th floor of the Nihombashi Takashimaya Shopping Center, which is not far from the Tokyo and Nihonbashi stations.
PIZZERIA & BAR NOHGA is an all day dining restaurant interpreting a fusion of “Spanish Italian” cuisine and has a kitchen to table design. There is a casual bar area and restaurant where you can take a peek inside the open kitchen whilst enjoying your meal. Visit the cafe for a range of coffees and teas along with an offering of tapas snacks and seasonal desserts. The cafe also offers an assorted dessert and all-you-can-drink cafe set. Breakfast takes on the art of sharing, where a range of platters are combined with focaccia and your choice of eggs cooked your way. Coming for lunch? Choose from a selection of pizzas, pastas and salads. Each lunch menu is accompanied with homemade soup, iced tea and focaccia. Dinner time offers a range of exquisite tapas and pizzas that can also be shared. Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00, Lunch 11:30 - 14:30, Cafe 14:30 - 18:00, Dinner: 18:00 - 23:00 with last order at 10pm.
Toyosu Market is a wholesale market in Tokyo located in the Koto District. It was built on man-made land in Tokyo Bay and replaces the historic Tsukiji Fish Market, which was previously the capital's famous fish market. Opened October 2018 and is the largest seafood market in the world. The market in turn consists of two separate fish markets, one for auctions and the other for general sale, plus a fruit and vegetable market. There are also restaurants and a variety of options for visitors. Tourists can watch the market from a viewing platform on the second floor and take part in guided auctions and events. However, it is no longer possible, as was previously the case in Tsukiji, for visitors to be directly at the famous tuna events, a platform was built for this, from which one can see into the interior of the market. The modern building complex also offers a roof terrace and a shrine and is easily accessible by bus and train.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo prompted the renaming of the building previously known as the 1000-day theater in Tokyo Sports Square. Tokyo Sports Square is used for event preparations and is intended to provide information directly to fans. It is planned that the wonderful sides of Tokyo will also be shown to advantage. You can enjoy food and drinks here while watching the exciting games on a big screen. Current updates of all favorite teams are also available here. There is also an exhibition of uniforms and mascots. Tokyo Sports Square will also be used to broadcast news about the Tokyo Olympics.
CD/DVD sales and rentals are on the right and the bookstore is on the left side of the street, about a 5-minute walk from Gotanda Station West Exit. The store stocks a wide selection of video games and comics and everything you could want entertainment-wise.
The new Ginza Sony Park will refresh the Ginza area by bringing a splash of color and life to this city district. The park project includes two phases with the first half of the park aiming to be completed by September 2021 and the second for completion in 2025. Visitors can look forward to lush green spaces, shops, and restaurants. The lower park will encompass above-ground and below-ground structures to create a wide and open feeling in an otherwise cramped city. Currently, guests can visit a few eateries and kiosks that have already opened. Phase two—slated for 2025—will involve creating a green park space to provide the public of Ginza with a “vertical stroll”. The architecture of both structures promises to be something innovative and seamless with the surrounding Ginza. Visitors can look forward to visiting a space designed with Sony characteristics of unparalleled playfulness.