Known as an industrial city, Kawasaki is one of the main cities forming the great Tokyo area. Coliving is on the rise as people realize how much the city has to offer. The city is always moving, with something to entertain around every corner, it is considered to be the New York of Japan.
Kawasaki is well known for its contribution to the automobile and the tool industry. The city has historical features that will captivate and aw. The Kawasaki Daishi Temple is a Buddhist temple well visited by locals and visitors. Many go to pray for relief from or preventions of accidents.
The city has an Open-Air Folk House Museum collection of about 25 traditional folk houses, which is truly magnificent. The houses were actually taken apart, transported, and then reassembled. If you prefer something more on the modern art side, the Taro Okamoto Museum filled with art exhibits with the sole purpose of celebrating the wonder of abstract art is a local favorite.
There are too many shopping spots to name them all, but two demand to be noticed. Azalea underground shopping mall, which is yes, underground, has many stores and restaurants to choose from. The next is La Cittadella, which is undoubtedly for lack of a better word, posh. The stores and surroundings were designed and built to look like a small Italian town, and they sure nailed it. There is everything you can think of including a cinema and even a place to go clubbing. If you love a good concert, be sure to check out the Muza Symphony Halls calendar.
The city has everything a digital nomad needs - a subway station that runs to every corner of the city and beyond - a café on every corner, and coworking spots no matter your style or preference. The Internet speeds here are lighting quick so a coliving space will undoubtedly be equipped for your business needs.
To live in a city that never sleeps is not for everyone, but its surely for someone looking to see the world on their own time while enjoying a truly original coliving experience.
Here are some fun facts about Kawasaki:
- The Mores building in Kawasaki has the shortest escalator, which holds the record in the Guinness Book of World Records
- The Toshiba Science Museum is one of the coolest places on earth
- You can get your friends together and have a barbecue on the Kawasaki side of the Tama River
- The Anata No warehouse themed game arcade is made to look like the famous district of Kowloon in Hong Kong. They also have a whole floor dedicated to activities such as darts and ping pong