Since 1869, with the arrival of Emperor Meiji, Tokyo – officialy, Tokyo Metropolis – is the Japanese capital.
Ginza is a popular upscale shopping area of Tokyo, with numerous internationally renowned department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses.
Higashiosaka is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It is served by two train stations, Tokuan and Kōnoikeshinden.
During nighttime, a young Japanese woman climbs the access ramp of a footbridge allowing pedestrians and cyclists to cross the Onji River in Daitō (Osaka district), Japan.
Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, Japan, across the Rainbow Bridge from central Tokyo.
Shibuya Crossing is the world’s busiest pedestrian crossing, stopping vehicles in all directions to allow pedestrians to inundate the entire intersection.
Japanese lanterns have been crafted in Japan as far back as 1085. In Japan modern times, they are now used only for decorative purpose.
In Japan, bicycle is an attractive transport option to millions of people every day. Many bikes are equipped with an umbrella and one or two seats for children.