Articles with tag: tokyo

So, we had come to Odaiba. This is an artificial island in Tokyo Bay . Nowadays in Odaiba (it is also called Daiba), there’s an amusement park, several shopping centers (malls) and offices of large companies, including the headquarters of Fuji Television. You get on the island by car or on foot...
In the previous review I was telling about us walking through the mall in Tokyo , which was big, but there was nothing to do. So we came out into the street and there we saw the History Garage, which was available for a free visit! Great :) The design of the museum is very original. To the...
It was evening. The pagoda was beautifully illuminated. We were located on the territory of the shrine complex of Senso-ji Shrine, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple in Tokyo. Here’s the first part of this review. These are festive flags. Zenizuka Jizoson is written on the plate. "Zeniduka"...
On the first of January, we went to Senso-ji shrine. It is the oldest Buddhist shrine in Tokyo, a very revered shrine. It was built in the 17th century. Although it was badly damaged during the World War II, and many of the buildings had to be rebuilt. According to the legend, a figurine of the...
This is the famous Ginza in Tokyo! This is not a street, but an entire area where the chic world boutiques of the famous brands are concentrated. The side streets are fancy too. The main street is called Ginza-dori, although it’s official name is Chuo-dori. A subway line, which has several...
The Imperial Palace (Kōkyo) is located in the Marunouchi neighborhood in the center of Tokyo. The whole complex is surrounded by a wall and a moat. There’s a park around. The palace is the official residence of the Emperor of Japan, and of course, it is a closed area, but twice a year it is...
Yoyogi Park is located in Shibuya, Tokyo . It is said to be one of the biggest parks in Japan. There is a well-known and honored Meiji Shrine. I suggest you to take a walk along the park alleys. There are bike paths and pedestrian crossings in the park. Some people come there for jogging....
I want to tell you about the famous Shinto shrine Meiji-Jingu, which was built in honor of the Emperor Meiji in Tokyo. It is located in a forest near Yoyogi park in Harajuku. I'd never been in a Shinto temple before that time. First, there was just a forest and there was nothing interesting. Then...
Shibuya is the center of parties, entertainment and night life in Tokyo. Fashionmongers usually sit here in bars and do shopping. The shops are huge here! Shibuya is also famous for its love-hotels where only couples can stay in. Here’s a monument to a green tram :) It is marked as "old EMU car"...
DisneySea Park opened in Japan in 2001. This is a Disney topical park on the water. All the amusement rides, shows and entertainment are in one way or another connected with the water element. Tokyo Disney Resort is located in the suburbs. There is a huge area with several parks and hotel. The...

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