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Unbelievably strong cocktails are the order of the day at this quirky bar.
Kimono Making – H.I.S. Experience
Discover more about the traditional kimono and even try your hand at making one.
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.
An old-school Western style drinking den.
Escape to the coast and spend the day exploring the charming Kamakura.
An historic spot to watch a traditional 'kabuki' performance.
Journal Standard
You're sure to find what you're looking for at this bohemian store.
A small bar in Shibuya-ku, JBS Bar has a collection of around 10,000 records on vinyl, which are played and displayed in this small, wood-panelled space.
Japanese Cocktails: Tokyo’s Classic Bartending Culture
Japan Sword
Harbouring secret samurai aspirations?
Japan on Film – The Best Tokyo Videos
Nine storeys of stationary heaven.
Issey Miyake
This fashion designer never fails to impress.
Located on the edge of Tokyo's fish market, Isonoya offers the freshest sushi imaginable.
A traditional store where you'll find everything you need.
Imperial Hotel
Step into Tokyo history at the vast and glamorous Imperial Hotel.
Idee shop
Quirky designer items.
Ice Ouca
Traditional flavours of Japanese sweets in a rainbow-selection of ice cream.
Hysteric Glamour
Vintage American designs at this retro store.
A trendy clientele flock to House for their comforting fare.
Only Japanese is spoken in this minimalist restaurant; sip a delectable sake and soak up the simplicity...
Hibiya Park
 A stone's throw from the Imperial Palace, this park is perfect for tennis lovers and those looking for a quiet stroll in stunning surroundings.
Hg2’s Top 5: Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
With darkness descending long before you leave the office, and with a chill in the air - take a look at Hg2's top 5: outdoor ice skating rinks.
Intricate handmade goods.
Hedonist’s Guide to New Year’s Getaways 2013
Heaven 27 on Cat Street
Harajuku heaven. Need we say more?
Hatago International
A temple to air travel.
Hashi Choh
Funky chopstick designs.
Gucci Café
Incredibly glamorous, just expect to leave with your wallet feeling a bit lighter.
Great Roofscapes of the World
Graniph Harajuku
Trendy t-shirt designs.
Golden Gai
This ramshackle street is definitely worth exploring; foreigners might not be welcomed with open arms, but here, fortune favours the brave. Guaranteed to provide an adventurous night.
Getting High: Five Tokyo Hotels With Views
In a city full of skyscrapers it's worth getting high - these are our selection of the five best Tokyo hotels with views worth paying for...
Gen Yamamoto
A minimalist bar space that seats eight cocktail drinkers, the eponymous bar of Gen Yamamoto serves omakase-style tasting menus of seasonal cocktails.
Frank & Easy
Unique jewellery designs and imaginative bespoke pieces.
Franc Franc
Calling all pop-art lovers seeking to kit out their kitchens...
An organic grocery shop in Tokyo’s Meguro district, FOOD&COMPANY is as stylish as it is virtuous, offering good-for-you food in rustic-industrial surrounds.
Flash Ranch Discs
Bargain vinyls to be found here.
The roof terrace at this classy entertainment emporium is well worth a visit.
Facial Index New York
Take your pick from the hundreds of spectacles on offer here.

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