Nogi Shrine

Small shrine established in 1923 made famous by the suicide of General Nogi Maresuke and his wife Nogi Shizuko in 1912.

Akasaka Hikawa Matsuri 2022

Well-known festival that sees mikoshi and floats move around the streets of Akasaka. During the Edo period is…

Akasaka Jodoji Bon Odori Festival

One of the first bon odori festivals in Tokyo is held at Jodoji Temple in Akasaka, a short…

Sanno Matsuri

The Sanno Festival (山王祭) is the last of Tokyo’s major festivals and one of the three great festivals…

Akasaka Palace

Usually the best view you get of Akasaka Palace is from peering through the pristine white gates of…

Akasaka Antique Market

Although marketing itself as a flea market, the Akasaka Antique Market isn’t your normal items-spread-out-on-a-mat affair; like its…

Hie Shrine

Hie Shrine was established in 1478 by the regional lord, Ota Dokan—best known as the architect of Edo…