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Tokyo is Japan's capital and the largest metropolitan area on the globe.

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Each day, 30 million people live, commute, work, and party in this cutting edge city.

Although using the train and subway system in Tokyo is efficient, knowing how to devote your time and navigate your experience can be overwhelming. There are big traveler's attractions to take in like Meiji Shrine, Emperor's Palace, and Roppongi nightlife, but there are also hundreds of no name backstreets lined with shinto shrines, family-owned noodle shops, public bathhouses, koi ponds, and curio shops.

Here you'll find a collection of articles that help you work your way through the big experiences and the local. Matador community members share their favorite Tokyo nightlife spots, theme restaurants, restaurants, and encounters.

How I fell in love with Hanami, the Japanese tradition of flower-viewing

Living in a crazy small Tokyo apartment

The 11 most inspiring travel photos this week

Catching the last days of the Tokyo fish market

Tokyo Aglow: A timelapse film that will leave you in a daze

This Tokyo bookshop only sells one title at a time

14 foods you’ll get addicted to in Tokyo

12 American habits I lost in Tokyo


These new, colorful outdoor toilets in Tokyo are completely transparent

This drive-in haunted house in Tokyo is the stuff of nightmares

The ultimate LGBTQ guide to Tokyo

5 of the best under-the-radar neighborhoods in Tokyo

Shibuya Scramble Square to become the tallest building in iconic Tokyo district

How to survive Japan without speaking Japanese

Tokyo’s digital art museum is the coolest art display ever

7 ways to save money on your trip to Tokyo

Everything you need to know to experience Japan’s Robot Restaurant

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