Things to do: this week in Tokyo September 4- September 8

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 in Must see, News, Things to do |

Tokyo Tower 2020 light-up Until Sat Sep 7, 2013 Tokyo Tower Tokyo Tower is doing its part to get the city into the spirit of the Games. Check it out after dark to see it lit up in the Olympic colours of green, yellow, blue and red, with the shut-off observatory lights representing black to complete the set. Catch it while you can – the lights will only be on until the announce date (September 7). Details Open Until Sep 7 Time 5-10pm...

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Check out the largest photo of Tokyo ever taken. It’s zoomable!

Check out the largest photo of Tokyo ever taken. It’s zoomable!

Posted on Aug 15, 2013 in Japanese technology, Must see, News, Stories about Japan |

The largest photo ever taken of Tokyo is zoomable, and it is glorious It took photographer Jeffrey Martin two days of shooting and four months of editing to create the interactive panorama you’re about to experience. At 600,000 pixels wide, it would measure 50 meters by 100 meters if printed at photographic resolution. And yes, it is every bit as awesome as it sounds. Go ahead. Try it. Zoom in on anything you want, like that guy off in the distance taking a photo from his...

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