Architecture

Hina Matsuri at Hoshinoya

This Week in Tokyo – 5 March 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond. This […]

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The weight of the pThe weight of the planet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets as Mac celebrates being Tokyo's top tour guidelanet on this shoulder: Not Maction Planet; Teamlab Planets

This Week in Tokyo – 26 February 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond. This […]

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Inokashira Park Kichijoji reflections

This Week in Tokyo – 18 December 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This week’s […]

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Girl praying at Sensoji

This Week in Tokyo – 16 October 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This […]

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Yakatabune on Tokyo Bay

This Week in Tokyo – 25 September 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. Mac, […]

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Statue of Liberty Odaiba seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 10 July 2018

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. This […]

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Godzilla with credit card in MODI, Shibuya seen on a Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 8 May 2018

Introducing This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into history, culture and our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis. Featured […]

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‘Roads of Arabia’ at the Tokyo National Museum

Mac here. I was honoured to be invited to the Roads of Arabia Exhibition press day at the Tokyo National Museum, held today.   The exhibition presents treasures from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which span over one million years from the Paleolithic to the 20th Century CE, for the first time in Japan. However, […]

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Church of the Light seen on a Tokyo Private Tour

Tadao Ando’s Church of the Light in Tokyo

The Church of the Light is widely regarded to be a masterpiece of modern religious architecture, and a defining work of revered Japanese architect Tadao Ando. We take a detailed look at this iconic work, the centrepiece of a comprehensive retrospective which opened today at the National Art Centre, Tokyo.    The Ibaraki Kasugaoka Church […]

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