Tokyo & Osaka

Tokyo and Osaka are the most popular cities for people who visit Japan. Mitsui Fudosan Retail Management Co.,LTD. which runs shopping malls across the country recommends Thai people shouldn’t miss to experience the latest facilities in both cities.

SUIGIAN is a newest theater-style restaurant and lounge presenting fresh new sensations which is recently opened in last month (20 March 2018). It is located in the central Tokyo district of Nihonbashi, one of the most attractive area in Tokyo providing shopping places such as COREDO Muromachi, traditional culture landmarks, as well as many hidden-gems restaurants around.

You will find the genuine traditional arts and Japanese food culture in this restaurant. For the culinary, SUIGIAN makes it possible to experience Japanese food culture through the five senses with a menu from leading restaurants such as sushi by SUSHIEI, Japan’s oldest existing Edo-style sushi restaurant, Japanese tea by FUKUJIEN, a long-established Kyoto store with over 200 years, and traditional sweets by OIMATSU and KAMESUEHIRO, long-established Kyoto confectionary stores. Alcoholic beverages have been selected by Mr. Takuro Tatsumi, an actor who is also famous as a food and wine connoisseur.

And while experience a taste of Japanese tradition cuisines, you will also enjoy the Japanese performing arts “Nohgaku” which is Japan’s oldest performing arts and also registered as a World Intangible Cultural Heritage.

This place has created by a famous art aquarium artist Hidetomo Kimura with the concept of “enjoying Japan” the interior is decorated with elements of traditional crafts which Japan has been proud of, and a space of chic and harmoniousness spreads. There is the stage in the middle with measuring approx. 5.4 m2 has been erected, decorated with the backdrop painted in the style of the famous Kano school in the Edo era.

Additionally, after 20:30, the restaurant transformed into the “Momokawa Lounge” which is designed on the concept of a salon “where people of culture gather to enjoy intelligent conversation, discuss performing arts, and occasionally engage in stylish play”, providing a cultural space. Guests can enjoy specially created à-la-carte dishes as well as alcoholic beverages from throughout Japan.

And if you also visit Osaka, It is the good opportunity to visit one of the newest popular place like VS PARKat EXPOCITY which has just opened on 7 April this year. VS Park is an extraordinary entertaining variety sports amusement facility which has become more popular among people. This place provides the various kinds of exciting sports with full of entertainment elements that you can experience as you are participating in a TV variety program.

VS Park offers 37 different kinds of “Yabasugi”(exciting and extraordinary) sports within the facility of about 2,640 ㎡. You can enjoy “Digital Activity” such as the ultra-short distance sprint activity with the animation escaping from beast “Nigakekiru”, add a unique gadget to the conventional sports. “Extra Sports”, and “Extra Activity” to experience hot sports introduced and becoming hot on TV and online. This is one of the coolest places you have never experienced. Its price is 2,700yen for adult, 2,160 yen for students, and 1,620 yen for elementary school student for 2 hours.

In addition, if you visit EXPOCITY, “Osaka Amazing Pass Expo’70 Commemorative Park Edition” will be the smart choice to go with. Osaka Amazing Pass is a useful pass when you travel around Osaka city area which includes all-you-can-ride on trains and buses in Osaka Area, and Expo’70 Commemorative Park Edition is a version that added the benefits and access around Expo’70 Commemorative Park area, such as special coupons which you can use at EXPOCITY, and free ride ticket of Japan’s largest Ferris Wheel “Redhorse Osaka Wheel” and so on. Its price is 2,950 yen for 1 day, sold at stationmasters’ offices at subway and railway stations and Tourist Information Centers around Osaka area.

Reference Information

SUIGIAN
Location: B1F, 2-5-10, Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Transportation Access: A 1-minute walk from Exit A6 of Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Subway Line / Hanzomon Subway Line. Direct access from Coredo Muromachi 2.
Opening Hours: 11:30–24:00
*Reservations are required for Lunch, afternoon Tea, and Dinner.
*Reservations are not required for Lounge Time (20:30 – 24:00).
Website: https://suigian.jp/en/

COREDO Muromachi
Location: 2-1-1, Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Transportation Access: Connected to Mitsukoshimae Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line/Ginza Lines
Connected to Shin-Nihonbashi Station on the JR Somu Express Line
Opening Hours: Shop 10: 00 – 21: 00, Restaurant 11: 00- 23: 00 ※ Some stores are different
Website: https://mitsui-shopping-park.com.e.act.hp.transer.com/urban/institution.php?iid=0013

EXPOCITY
Location: 2-1 Senribampaku Koen, Suita-shi, Osaka
Transportation Access: 2 minutes walk from Bampaku-kinen-koen Stn., Osaka Monorail
Number of stores: Approximately 300
Opening Hours: 10: 00 – 21: 00, Restaurant Street 11: 00-22: 00
Website: http://www.expocity-mf.com/expo/en/

Osaka Amazing Pass
Website: 
https://www.osp.osaka-info.jp/en/