All posts filed under: Japan

From Tokyo Sky Tree

We were lucky: less clouds than expected. Tokyo Sky Tree is 634m high and here is the view from the observation deck (350m.)   Sumida River. North East side of Tokyo.     This last one is taken by my iPhone 6. Good Job!

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Riverside Kyoto

Kamo River runs thru Kyoto City from north to south and you can go across it like below.     In my opinion, bicycle riders of Kyoto run pretty faster than Tokyo riders. Be careful. I found an interesting reflection of the waters of Higashi […]

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Jojakkoji Temple -Kyoto

Cherry blossom season was already over when I visited Kyoto in the end of this April. If flowers are not available… may be something green? I took a train to the west part of Kyoto around Arashiyama, where many people expect for bamboo bushes. Avoiding […]

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Kyoto People -Locals Meet Tourists-

People who’ve never been to Kyoto will definitely expect for something really traditional Japanese, for example, temples.   However, since I’ve been there several times, this time, I tried to focus on a scene with people in Kyoto both tourists and locals.   Tourists – […]

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Tokyo Weekends

@Shinjuku   @Akasaka   @Shoin Jinja Mae I found an old path in an area where now many stylish restaurants, bars or cafes are starting opening.   @Soshigaya Okura Not by riding a car nor a bicycle but only on foot, you get to know […]

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New Year in Japan -2017 ver.

Around the New Year’s Day is a good time to visit Japan. Japanese people become most religious this time of the year. Many people go to shrines or temples to communicate with god/buddha: people thank for all the blessings of the past year and wish […]

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Western Style District in Yokohama

A port city, Yokohama has one of the largest China town in Japan. But that’s not the only multicultural aspect of the city. There is a district called Yamate that preserves western style houses. I know foreign tourists won’t be really interested in this info. […]

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A Redeveloped Area: Futakotamagawa

If you go across the river called Tamagawa, it’s already Kanagawa Pref., so the left side, Futakotamagawa, is the most southern part of Tokyo. I’m very familiar to this area because I’ve visited here when I visit my grandparent in my childhood. They live at one […]

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