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  • Foods and Products

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    Sometime I wanted to drink something new, but many of Japan drink written in japanese only.To solve the problem is.... just try everything.This one looks nice,it's not really japan drink but it's Schweppes' ,but I saw this taste only in Japan so far.It's blood orange taste and with bubble.One good thing in bubble drink in japan is ..it doesn't...

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  • Shrines and Temples

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    The lucky charms in Japan can usually only be obtained at the shrines. They are usually categorized by the area of your wish such as “prosperous business”, “successful study”, “well-being of family”, "ward of evil" “fulfillment of love or wish for finding a partner”, etc. The small shrine in Ueno park charges 700 yen per charm whereas the bigger...

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  • How to Survive

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    Always Remember that ATM's in japan are mostly local! you can only withdraw from international ATM locations in Airports, Major Rail Stations, Post offices and on 7-11 stores! when in major Rail Stations or Airports, look for international ATM consortium logos like Cirrus, Maestro, Mastercard, Discover, Plus and a lot more! you can withdraw up to...

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  • Managing Your Luggage

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    At Narita International Airport, delivery service counters will send luggage to your hotel the next day or from your hotel to the airport for about ¥2,000 for bags up to 20 kilograms . Coin-operated lockers are located at all major JR stations, such as Tokyo, Shinjuku, and Ueno, as well as at most subway stations. Lockers cost ¥300 to ¥700...

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  • People and Life

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    The Love Hotel is a Japanese institution, where harried lovers find alone time away from gossiping office colleagues or crowded multi-generational homes with paper-thin walls. To attract patrons away from traditional hotels, love hotels boast "funky" rooms: costumes for rent, appliances, cool electronics, karaoke and even slot machines! Most...

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  • Facts and History

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    Before japan was famous (or notorious) for it's squat toilets wherein you just squat to tke a dump or pee but nowadays japan is now popularly known for its bidets and anus washes (lavatory) and it is an experience to use this bidets and *** washesas every hotel room is equipped with this high tech stuff and in public bathrooms, look for the bidet...

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  • Day Trip out of Tokyo

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    On my first visit I didnt have chance to visit Disneyland. So for 2nd visit, I took my kids to Disneyland and they love it!. So many things to do there. A lot of Disney characters, show, Disney Sea, Disney wolds and etc. You can get half price if you're a student. Sorry I dont remember how much I pay per entry.

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  • Getting Around

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    what makes police in tokyo unique is the Koban System wherein a Koban is a typically a two-storied housing with a couple of rooms with from one to more than ten police oficers. The officers in these buildings can keep watch, respond to emergencies, give directions, and otherwise interact with citizens on a more intimate basis than they could from a...

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  • Travel Plan Examples

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    the number one tour company in the tokyo area, the hato bus company is an icon itself in the tokyo area hence i've made a separate things to do tip for hato bus tours here in my tokyo pages. Whether you are looking for the time-honored standbys—shrines, temples and Japanese gardens—or the more fashionable and trendy hot spots, Hato Bus Sightseeing...

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  • City Overview

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    Please note that all information written here is valid for September 2011. Due to the events of the major Earthquake roughly 200-300km north of Tokyo and the problems with the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 240km north of Tokyo, Tokyo had experienced several effects. This is a 5th and hopefully final revision. I will probably remove this page by the...

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  • Akihabara

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    again this is the main reason why we went on a soujourn to japan as my friend is an anime fan, well me i just love kawaii japanese girls hehehe. Compared with service at normal cafés, the service at cosplay cafés involves the creation of a rather different atmosphere. The staff treat the customers as masters and mistresses in a private home rather...

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  • Imperial Palace

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    What we call KOKYO is the palace of TENNO (Emperor) which had been the castle of Tokugawa Shogunate (1603-1868) until Tokugawa Yoshinobu declared that the Shogunate give back the government to the Emperor in 1867. The Emperor had been taken away the government after the WW2 under the national democratization. The Emperor remains living in the...

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  • Shinjuku

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    In my first visit to Japan, stayed at a cheap accommodation of dormitory bed at Tokyo International Hostel. Very affordable at around 2,700 yen per night then, now 3,860 yen. Open to all nationalities and age group but they do separate local from foreigners in room assignment. Nice common hot bath "ofuro" after a long day of walking. Can reserve...

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  • Asakusa

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    The Kaminarimon Gate, with it's huge hanging lantern, sits at the southern end of Nakamise, the shopping street leading to the Sensoji Temple in Asakusa. I am told that it is traditional for parents to bring their daughters here on Girls' Day.

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  • Parks and Gardens

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    One of my favorite things about Tokyo is its many secluded Japanese fish ponds, which bring peace and nature to the urban madness. Designed with the traditional aesthetic, these pondsare intended to bring calm to one's soul, and they do. Importantly, they are all populated by monstrous koi who follow you as you walk around the pond, hoping for a...

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  • Tokyo Tower

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    There are 2 tickets sold separately to get to the top of Tokyo Tower. The first ticket will get you to the middle section, where lots of merchants will sell you stuffs. The second ticket will get you to the observation section. The view from Tokyo Tower is magnificent. I can't describe for you, but you've to do-it-yourself. There are rubber...

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  • Harajuku & Omote Sando

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    This street is originally the main approach to MEIJI JINGU. Now it's considered as the fashion street behind HARAJUKU. A nice street for taking a walk, resting in some coffee shops, watching people go by.

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  • Shibuya

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    One of the most famous things about Tokyo is the Shibuya Crossing. It's featured in Lost in Translation and probably plenty of other movies and tv shows. Although it looks really intimidating, it really isn't that bad. Cross the road and then go get a seat at Starbucks and watch other people cross the road. It's really bizarre that I am writing a...

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  • Roppongi

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    Go to One-eyed_Jack, a nightclub at Roppongi. They have dance shows and there is a casino, and lots of girls to have drinks with. I used to work there for a few months some time ago, and had a very good time. Take lots of money because everything in Tokyo is expensive! The nightlife is crazy! You can go on for ages. It is hard to find the best...

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  • Ginza

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    The best thing about Tokyo is wandering the crowded streets finding new and wonderful sights so unlike what you see in any other city. Giant buildings many floors high and only 12 feet wide. Millions of office workers streaming out of the train stations on their way to their jobs at 8:45 in the morning. Those funny clear plastic umbrellas the...

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  • Tsukiji Market

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    There is a Denny's (www.dennys.jp/dny/index.html) about a block from Tsukiji, open 24 hours. A popular spot to hang your head all night with a cold cup of coffee in front of you. http://www.adaplace.com/Dennys-Tsukiji---03-5565-3466_100275.html ...or here. Look for the "D" in the middle of the...

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  • Odaiba

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    On of Tokyo's newest attractions is the Rainbow Bridge that was modelled after the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Its name comes from the fact that its color changes constantly between all the colors of the rainbow. When going to the architectural wonderland Odaiba you will either take a ferry or take the Monorail Yurikamome that runs over the bridge...

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  • How to Post Letters / How to Withdraw...

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    You can exchange foreign currency for Japanese yen at banks and shops designated as "authorized money changers." They are avaialble all around tokyo. The exchange rate fluctuates daily in accordance with the money market conditions (the present rate is $ 1 = 88 yen, better than in hotel which is at $ 1 = 83 yen) Arriving in Japan without Japanese...

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  • Theatres and Museums

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    The Kabuki-za on Harumi-dôri at Ginza is Japan's most famous kabuki theatre. There are performances of the unique Japanses theatre art kabuki nearly every day. Because kabuki plays are very long (mostly 4.30-9 pm), I would advise to get in the on a short-time ticket. This is done all the time, because even many Japanese are not patient enough to...

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  • Marunouchi

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    After the Emperor Meiji said that he wanted Japan to catch up with the West, he ordered that Japanese buildings from the times of the shôguns should be destroyed and that more buildings should be built in western architecture. Tokyo-Eki Station was modelled after its counterpart in Amsterdam. Its red brick building is, nonetheless, very nice to...

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  • Tokyo Dome

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    Tokyo Dome is really very beautiful at night! With so many lights ... the amazing Tokyo Dome Staduim ... good restaurants to have a meal or drinks .... see how beautiful this is! I like this picture very much!

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  • Nihombashi

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    It worth a lunch time visit to Nihonbashi, to experience business centers that drive Japan's economy. See the difference of Japanese working crowd before they "transform" to a party animal after work. Actually, I was looking for the famous Rainbow Bridge, wrongly alight in this Nihonbashi Station, worth a visit though. In Japanese, Nihon = Japan;...

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  • Ueno

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    AMEYOKO is a shopping arcade that had been a black market in the post war decade that the atmospher of those days still remains. I used to shop around here when I was in a high school when Yen was strong to purchase goods from US or some other foreign countries in a good deal. The shops never had been an ofiicial resellers. The shops there these...

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  • Ikebukuro

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    I'm sure this happens everywhere, but I think its a decent way to do business, but I'm sure extended exposer would get annoying. While walking between Ikebukuro station and Sunshine city you can get around a dozen or so of these advertisments on tissue packages, near the end of my trip I began collecting them to get as wide a variety when I got...

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  • Ebisu Garden Place

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    At the end of the Ebisu main square, you can easily see a lovely European style building. I though this is preserved old buildings, but in fact, it is a classy French restaurant. Newly built imitation of European architecture.

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  • Festivals and Carnivals

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    O-matsuri or festivals are a very common feature of Japanese religious life, especially during the summer months. There are a range of different types. For example, portable shrines called o-mikoshi, sometimes as havy as a ton, are carried through the neighbourhood. This is done for the gods enshrined in the o-miskoshi not to get lonely. The most...

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  • Expensive???

    If you are just a tourist, the answer is no. Because the souvenirs and the transportation is not as expensive than other places. But if you want to buy a flat or rent an apartment, maybe it is.It depends on your budget, of course.We went three times to Japan and we stayed in a very convinient ryokan in Tokyo very cheap. But if you want to buy...

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  • In Need of a Facial, Wax or Pamper?

    Boudoir Day Spa is the first foreign owned day spa in Tokyo. It is conveniently located in the Harajuku area and offers excellent service and treatments. Contact Details:Boudoir Day SpaTel/Fax: 03 3478 5898http://www.boudoirtokyo.comMaison Kawai 1012-25-3 JingumaeShibuya-ky Tokyo 150-0001

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  • Could you be part of it?

    Could you be one of the 11 Canadian delegates on the 21st Ship for World Youth, organized by the government of Japan, in partnership with the United Nations?Are you:- Interested in traveling to Japan, Tonga and New-Zealand for free, on a Japanese cruise ship?- Between 18 and 30 years old?- Eager to discover new cultures?- Available from January 14...

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  • GREAT PLACE

    TOKYO IS A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE FUN AND ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE JAPANESE PEOPLE..... THE KINDNESS OF THE JAPANESE PEOPLE CAN SHOW ..JUST BE OPEN TO IT..... I ACTUALLY LIKED EVERYTHING I DID THERE!!!! SADDEST PART WAS LEAVING...

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  • Scenery along the train journey to Tokyo

    One of the advantages of taking the JR rail train from Narita Airport to Tokyo is that you can enjoy nice scenery along this 80 minute journey. The train will pass by flat farmland, as well as several small towns (including Narita itself) before slowly arriving at the skyscraper city of Tokyo which is of contrast to the small towns. More...

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  • New & Old

    One of the charms about Tokyo is that you can find new and modern skyscrapers in existence side by side to historical buildings such as shrines, temples etc. For example, the Zozoji Shrine is situated near to the Tokyo Tower, and the shrines of Yoyoji Park are also flanked by nearby tall buildings.

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  • Flowers in Tokyo

    Although Tokyo is a highly populated and concrete jungle, there are still many beautiful parks in the city area with beautiful trees and flowers. One of my fondest memories of Tokyo are the beautiful flowers in the parks, as well as the colourful foliage colours of autumn.

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  • Visiting Tokyo in autumn

    One of the best seasons to visit Tokyo must be in autumn when the days are generally clear with nice cooling weather, and of course the colourful autumn leaves. One thing to note is that the colourful autumn leaves in Tokyo are at their best during mid-November to mid-December, which is a bit late as compared to many other places around the world....

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  • Roppongi

    Roppongi is an area in Tokyo which is famous for its nightlife. There are many pubs, shops and restaurants here including the Hard Rock Cafe. Many people go to Roppongi to have a good time.

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  • Tokyo Bay

    Tokyo Bay is a huge bay in the southern Kanto region of Japan, surrounded by the Boso Peninsula (Chiba Prefecture) and the Miura Peninsula (Kanagawa Prefecture). The ports of Tokyo, Chiba, Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Yokosuka are all located on Tokyo Bay. On the western coast of Tokyo Bay, between Tokyo and Yokohama, the Keihin Industrial Area has been...

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  • You'd Never Think It, But You Must...

    People coming to Tokyo would not probably think of cakes and sweets, but truth be told the Japanese have a sweet tooth. You can try all sorts of traditional sweet treats, but also be sure to try the more modern favourites... the cakes and cream puffs, mousses and tarts. You'll find amazing treats in the basements of major department stores and also...

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  • FOR THOSE WHO LIVE IN TOKYO

    There is a wonderful way to save money when dining out etc in Tokyo. This would be best for those who live here or those that will be in Tokyo for some time. There is a new book, called Tokyo Coupons that has 50% discounts on food books. You can find out more and buy the book online at;http://www.tokyocoupons.comSelect English from this menu and...

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  • Lanterns

    I love this photo really! It's sooo Japanese but yeh..you can still make it as Chinese without those writing of course! I took this one in Shinjuku near in West Exit. Later please...

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  • Global Travel

    The fruits, I mean!Imagine the chances of finding Durians & Pomelo in Tokyo!& the price? 4000 yen! That's US$38 for a durian!!! Geez, whoever buys them must be a fanatic, lol...I love durians, but these fruits are really cheap in Indonesia!US$38?! I can hire a maid for an entire month!!!But globalisation is awesome, as long as you've the $$$, you...

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  • Park Hyatt Tokyo

    The Park Hyatt Tokyo is everything I expected from the highest quality of hotels. All of the staff...

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  • Citadines Tokyo Shinjuku

    1-28-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, 160-0022, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Tachikawa Grand Hotel

    2-14-16 Akebonocho, Tachikawa, Tokyo Prefecture, 190-0012, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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