Entries Tagged as 'Harajuku'

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 [...]

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 [...]

金曜日, 11月 18th, 2011

Harajuku/Aoyama/Omotesando Art guide

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Harajuku/Aoyama/Omotesando Art guide

Explore the art in Harajuku/Aoyama/Omotesando area!
In fact in these areas there is not only fashion but different kinds of art. We will explore artists that are the most recent and those that represent Japan.
First we start from the sacred place for high school girls, Takeshita Street.

This street is always packed with people no [...]

水曜日, 11月 17th, 2010

Akarium of the Meiji Shrine

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Akarium of the Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine is located within the forest of Harajuku, lively city with young people. Once you enter the shrine, there exists a quiet world not well-matched with Tokyo.
Did you know that this forest was artificial?

The Meiji Shrine was built to worship the Meiji Emperor when he passed away. The region was originally a [...]