Entries Tagged as 'Tokyo'

火曜日, 3月 19th, 2013

A period to the 85 years history of Shibuya Toyoko line station

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A period to the 85 years history of Shibuya Toyoko line station

Shibuya – a terminal station that represents Tokyo.
On March 15, 2013, the dome-shaped Shibuya station of the Tokyu Toyoko Line ended its operation for relocation.

The station began running in 1927. Its structure was completed on the year of the Tokyo Olympics in 1964.
or many years, it has witnessed all of Shibuya from the time [...]

火曜日, 12月 4th, 2012

Jinbōchō Den

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Jinbōchō Den

Today we introduce to you the popular and ever hospitable restaurant of Japanese cuisine, “Den”. Having accumulated experience at Sakurazaka Uwo Toku and other restaurants, Zaiyu Hasegawa decided to start his own restaurant in 2007, and opened Den in Jinbōchō. In its third year, the restaurant received its first star from the Michelin Guide 2010th [...]

火曜日, 8月 7th, 2012

Maid Café “@home café”

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Maid Café “@home café”

At “@home café,” the number of customers exceeded 200 million in November of 2011. Popular between both male and female, we have decided to report and photo shoot this maid café.

The concept of the café is “to create an unrealistic world.” There are many fun goods inside of the café.

水曜日, 7月 18th, 2012

Asakusabashi Walking Guide

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Asakusabashi Walking Guide

Asakusabashi is a town located in Taito, Tokyo, and it is well known for selling traditional Japanese dolls. There are many large shops located around the area which specialize in selling these dolls.

Yoshitoku

Yoshitoku doll shop can be found as soon as you exit Asakusabashi station. This shop is very familiar due to its well known [...]

火曜日, 6月 12th, 2012

Harajuku Walking Guide ver2

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Harajuku Walking Guide ver2

Harajuku is most famous for its street style; Lolita and visual K being two of the most popular, but fashion isn’t all this area has to offer. If you walk from the famous shopping street, Takeshita Street, towards the well known Meji Shrine, you can see a variety of Japanese people and foreigners alike.

Takeshita [...]

木曜日, 5月 10th, 2012

Saruya Toothpick Specialty Store

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Saruya Toothpick Specialty Store

Saruya toothpics and storefront
Saruya is a toothpick specialty shop located in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, near the Mitsukoshi and Ningyocho area. Saruya was established in 1704 and has been open for over 300 years. This is a very special shop filled with tradition and history.

When Saruya was first established in 1704, there were many other toothpick shops [...]

月曜日, 3月 26th, 2012

Mount Mitake Walking Guide

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Mount Mitake Walking Guide

Mount Mitake is located near Tokyo, Japan in the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park. Standing at 929 meters high, and is easily accessible from Tokyo via train.
Takimoto station is located at the foot of Mount Mitake, and from this station you can either walk or take a cable car up the mountain to see the [...]

金曜日, 3月 23rd, 2012

Asakusa Jidaiya Service

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Asakusa Jidaiya Service

The Asakusa Jidaiya service offers to guide tourists though Asakausa on rickshaws. The drivers who pull the rickshaws have extensive knowledge of Asakusa and they can offer an in-depth tour filled with fun facts and history of the area.

JIdaiya rickshaw and driver

Jidaiya rickshaw front and back

水曜日, 2月 29th, 2012

Snow in Tokyo February 29, 2012

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Snow in Tokyo February 29, 2012

Every year, usually in February, it snows at least once in Tokyo. The snow doesn’t usually last very long, nor is it very heavy, but it brings a true feeling of winter with it. The atmosphere of Tokyo; usually fast paced and charged with energy, changes when the snow falls, and everyone slows down so [...]

日曜日, 2月 19th, 2012

Kuramae Walking Guide

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Kuramae Walking Guide

Tokyo old fashioned town, “Kuramae” comes from the fact that during the Edo period there was a rice granary in this land. An old fashioned town in which you can feel the Edo atmosphere that had been left in the old fashion street, we will be introducing Kuramae this time.

First, is the Yamagata Shoten [...]