The latest eki naka
redesigns and renewals also include open spaces for local/cultural events. As you pass through the station, you may find anything from saké tasting to charity events to farmers markets to art exhibitions and concerts !
A good example of these revamps is Tokyo station
, which was recently renovated for its 100 th Birthday !
Keep on the lookout for English-language flyers and posters, or look online for information from the local ex-pat crowd.