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Tokyo

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Shinjuku

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Harajuku

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Hachioji

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Setagaya

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Tachikawa

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Okutama-ko

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Meguro

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Ryogoku

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Minato

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Fussa

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Hashimoto

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Toshima

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Iwo Jima

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Chiyoda

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Shinagawa

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Tokyo

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  • Imperial Palace(Kokyo Gaien National...

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tokyo Things to Do

    Is a huge open park space. The park is also maintained and significantly less crowded and provides a great view of the palace ground’s traditional Japanese architecture. Kokyo Gaien is also adjacent to Hibiya Park. The Marunouchi Skyline has an excellent view from the Kokyo Gaien. Marunouchi is the most famous business districts in Japan. In recent...

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  • Park Hyatt Tokyo

    Tokyo Hotels

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

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  • McDonald's

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tokyo Restaurants

    Every country has unique items at McDonald's and Japan is no different. We made it a point to visit McD's once during our trip and got to partake in these delicious Japanese items: - Ebi-O-Filet: Similar to a fish filet but made with "ebi" (Japanese for shrimp) pattie - Shaka Shaka: Special seasoning to add to fries - Green Tea McFlurry If you...

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Shinjuku

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  • Skyscrapers in Shinjuku

    Shinjuku Things to Do

    Shinjuku Skyscrapers Tip: Shinjuku i-land Tower opened in 1995 is best known by the LOVE sculpture near the main entrance of the building. The main tower is as tall as 190 meters, and has fourty-four floors. The building has been used as offices, shopping spaces and condominium. The complex also has a shopping and restaurant mall.

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  • ibis Tokyo Shinjuku

    Shinjuku Hotels

    This chain hotel is in an excellent location if you want to explore the bright lights of Tokyo. Step...

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  • Kita Sando (North Approarch)

    Shinjuku Things to Do

    Yoyogi Tip: Redevelopment of Shinjuku area has recently expanded southward and at Yoyogi located between Shinjuku and Harajuku could someday be devoured into the part of area called MINAMI SHINJUKU. Kita-sando or North Approach, however, gives the solace, serving as the last stand against extreme urbanization of Tokyo. It is one of the three main...

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Harajuku

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  • What Does It Say?

    Harajuku Favorites

    Meiji Shrine has some information bulltin boards or warning signs or cautions only written in Japanese. Photo #1: It says this garden opens throughout the year. No closing days. That's great.Photo #2: The sign close to the wooden Torii gate leading to South Walkway. It shows three things not allowed in this shrine precincts. 1 No cars or horse...

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  • Meiji Shrine 3: Main Shrine Buildings

    Harajuku Things to Do

    Whatever walkways(Southern, Northern and Western) you take, you will see a huge wooden Torii gate to enter the central Shrine area. If you come from Harajuku by walking along Southern Walkway(Approach) , you will see a wooden torii gate and huge wooden gate. Huge Two-Storied Wooden gate behind a torii gate is called Minami Shinmon built in 1921....

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  • Jogging In Yoyogi Park

    Harajuku Sports & Outdoors

    Although jogging in Meiji Jingu grounds is prohibited, you can enjoy jogging at Yoyogi Park adjacent to the shrine. Even during heated summer days you may find some people jogging there. They do not follow the fixed circuit, but jog wherever they want. Running on cycling courses, however, is not allowed.

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Hachioji

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  • Sakae Chaya Soba Restaurant

    Hachioji Restaurants

    Sakae Chaya is a soba noodle and seafood restaurant located on the road of traditional shops at the base of Mount Takao. This is one of the biggest restaurants on this small road, and you will notice it's cooks preparing soba noodles in the window along the street. Inside, there are about eight table on tatami mats and a few dozen small...

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  • Hachioji Plaza Hotel

    Hachioji Hotels

    Less than two minutes on foot from the train station. Rooms are very small (not by Japanese...

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  • Trick Art Museum, Takaosanguchi Station

    Hachioji Things to Do

    The Trick Art Museum in Hachioji opened in 1996 and is near the base of Mount Takao. The museum features trick art, or trompe l'oeil, which is painted in a very realistic fashion to appear in three dimensions. The museum also has some rooms with angled floors and wall to make people appear taller than they really are. The theme in the museum is...

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Setagaya

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  • Getting To Hanegi Park

    Setagaya Transportation

    Hanegi Park is best known as the park where Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival is held from mid February to early March. The park is located close to UMEGAOKA STATION of ODAKYU LINE. From SHINJUKU: Take RAPID EXPRESS, EXPRESS and SEMI-EXPRESS train to ODAWARA and change to local or semi-section express at SHIMOKITAZAWA then get off at UMEGAOKA....

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  • Tokyu Stay Yoga

    Setagaya Hotels

    4-4-1 Yoga, 158-0097

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hanegi Park

    Setagaya Things to Do

    Hanegi-Koen is one of the largest parks in Setagaya ward and it is known by its plum garden and the first "playpark", a sort of "adventure playground", in Japan. Hanegi Park's playpark is a unique style of the playground where children can play freely according to their own judgement and the rules.Note: In 2014, Setagaya Plum Blossom Festival will...

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Tachikawa

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  • Musashi Kokubunji Park

    Tachikawa Off The Beaten Path

    Mushashi-Kokubunki Park, located in the Kokubunji area of western Tokyo, is a large park that features open spaces, picnic areas, water features, and some wooded areas. The park was created in 2002, after the closure of a facility of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (before it merged with others to become the Ministry of Internal...

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  • Tachikawa Grand Hotel

    Tachikawa Hotels

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

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Tama Monorail

    Tachikawa Transportation

    The Tama Monorail is a 16 km regional transit link that runs north-south between Higashiyamata, near Saitama Prefecture, to Tama, a city next to Kanagawa Prefecture. Along its journey the monorail stops in Tachikawa, where it links travellers to the JR Chuo Line, a major route to and from central Tokyo. On this route, the monorails stops at 19...

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Okutama-ko

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  • Chicago Chicken, Ome

    Okutama-ko Restaurants

    On the main street in central Ome, next to the Showa Retro Packaging Museum, is a takeout yakitori restaurant called シカゴチキン, which seems to translate to "Chicago Chicken." This shop opened in 1976, almost 40 years ago, and it is still going strong, even if it's a bit aged. We stopped here and got two pieces...

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  • Ome's Old Movie Posters

    Okutama-ko Things to Do

    The area around Ome Station has lots of old movie posters, mostly on storefronts along the main road through town. The posters are generally from the 1940s through the 1960s and include Japanese movies, American movies, and some European films. Ome celebrates its Showa-era past, and these posters are memories of this bye-gone era. The signs are...

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  • Dumpling Soup Bon Bon Tei, Ome

    Okutama-ko Restaurants

    Bon Bon Tei (ボンボン亭) is the name of a very inexpensive restaurant located in central Ome, just a short walk from the station. The specialty here is gyoza soup with noodles. They offer four kinds of broth for the soup (Thai-style curry, Italian tomato, Chinese Szechuan, and Japanese-style egg, seaweed and soy),...

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Meguro

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  • From Gohyaku Rakanji Temple to Daienji...

    Meguro Transportation

    After crossing the overpass you will find a road leading to the bridge of Meguro River. After crossing the river you will see Arco Tower Annex(one of the offices is Amazon Japan Head Office) impressive building representing Meguro Gajoen complex. Daienji is located at the top part of Gyoninzaka Slope after passing the entrance of Meguro Gajoen.

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  • Claska

    Meguro Hotels

    1-3-18 Chuocho, Meguro, Tokyo Prefecture, 152-0001, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • From Gohyaku Rakanji temple to Daienji...

    Meguro Transportation

    The recommended route between Gohyaku Rakanji temple to Daienji temple is a bit complicated. Kaifukuji temple is right next to the Gohyaku Rakanji temple. After visiting Kaifukuji temple go along the narrow road running east of the temple after climbing the steep road you will see the downslope coming from the graveyard of the temple. When you go...

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Ryogoku

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  • Jikoin Temple

    Ryogoku Off The Beaten Path

    The Buddhist temple beside Yokoami-cho Park, Jikoin Temple was founded by Tsukiji Honganji Temple right after Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923 to relieve the souls of disaster victims. Its main object of worship Amida-nyorai statue include the powdered remains of the earthquake victims. Its bell tower was built in 1959 for the memorial of both...

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  • Great Kanto Earthquake Memorial Museum

    Ryogoku Things to Do

    Yokoami-cho Park Tip: While the Memorial Hall is centered on prayer for the disaster victims, Great Kanto Earthquake Memorial Museum is focused more on records and facts about what Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923 was. The photographs right after the earthquake, people who lost their home after the earthquake. Number of artifacts that show how the...

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  • Tokyo Metropolitan Memorial Hall

    Ryogoku Things to Do

    Yokoami-cho Park Tip: Impressive temple-like building with pagoda-like tower is Tokyo Metropolitan Memorial Hall dedicated to the victims of Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923. Inside the hall, you can see the paintings depicting how destructive the quake had been. Particularly some of the pictures vividly describing the Tsunami damage struck the...

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Minato

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  • Hibiya Park: Overview

    Minato Things to Do

    110-year-old park in the midst of thriving business district of central Tokyo is the first western styled park built in Japan. It was designed by Seiroku Honda who also created densely forested Meiji Shrine and a great number of early public parks in Japan such as Onuma Park in Hokkaido, Tsuruma Park in Nagoya and Ohori Park in Fukuoka. The park...

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  • Shiba Daimon Hotel

    Minato Hotels

    This is a fairly standard Japanese business hotel, and as such is quite reasonably priced by Tokyo...

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  • Shimbashi Station (Hibiya Exit)

    Minato Things to Do

    Shimbashi Station is one of the oldest train stations in Japan originally opened in 1872. The station was moved to current place in 1914 and former Shimbashi station was renamed as Shiodome and used as the freight terminal. The station is close to Ginza on the eastern exit, not far from Hamarikyu Garden located about one kilometers east of the...

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Fussa

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  • From Fussa to Tokyo(Shinjuku and other...

    Fussa Transportation

    For people living in the western part of Metropolitan Tokyo, going to Tokyo makes little sense because Tokyo actually is made up of 50 or so popular areas. To really want to get what you want to go you need to learn about what attractions belong to which area. When most of Fussa residents go to "Tokyo", they first get to SHINJUKU. From SHINJUKU you...

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  • Toyoko Inn Fussa Ekimae Higashi-guchi

    Fussa Hotels

    4-1 Higashicho, 197-0021

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • From #5 Gate to Mizukuraido Park

    Fussa Transportation

    From Yokota Base #5 gate back to the Haijima station, why not take a cool well-shaded path along Tamagawa Aqueduct nearly free of crowd. After getting off from #5 gate of Yokota Air Base, walk along route #16 southward toward Haijima station. About five minutes walk you will find a Demode Diner. From there, turn right to the narrow winding road,...

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Taito

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  • Tokyo National Museum, Ueno: Overview

    Taito Things to Do

    Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park is an ideal place if you love Japanese arts and history and it will be a great help before visiting historical places such as Kyoto, Nara, and Kamakura because the museum gives us the whole picture of Japanese art in general. The museum boasts a great number of National Treasures and Important Cultural Assets so...

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  • THE GATE HOTEL Asakusa Kaminarimon by...

    Taito Hotels

    2-16-11 Kaminarimon, 111-0034

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Face-Only Buddha Statue Finds New...

    Taito Things to Do

    Ueno Park Tip: Names for the Buddha Statue: Ueno Daibutsu, Great Buddha Statue of Ueno, Suberazu (Fail-Safe) Buddha Statue, Gokaku Daibutu(Great Buddha Statue Bringing Success)Buddha statue in Ueno Park is still outstanding, even though it has only face part left, something like Olmec colossal head statue or huge Buddha head of Kofukuji Temple in...

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Chuo

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  • Nihonbashi: Mile Zero Point of Tokaido

    Chuo Local Customs

    Today, Nihonbashi Bridge was covered under the expressway and buried in urban landscape. Hundreds of years ago, however, when Tokyo was named Edo, Nihonbashi Bridge was a wooden bridge often rebuilt after the floods. Today's bridge built in 1911 is the 20th bridge crossing over Nihonbashi River. Nihonbashi Bridge during Edo Period is now...

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  • Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo

    Chuo Hotels

    1-3-22 Yaesu, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture, 103-0028, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Another Oiwa Shrine

    Chuo Off The Beaten Path

    When historical buffs talk about Oiwa Shrine(Oiwainari Tamiya Shrine) they usually refer to that in Yotsuya but actually there is another in Chuo city. Confusingly though Kabuki actors pay visits to both Oiwainari shrines. Why are there two Oiwa Shrines? Oiwainari shrine in Shinkawa area is a lot newer and was moved from Yotsuya in 1879 because the...

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Toshima

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    Toshima Transportation

    Zoushigaya cemetery is known as one of the largest cemeteries in downtown Tokyo area. The cemetery grounds inter some of the popular Japanese novelists such as Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Kyoka Izumi as well as Lafcadio Hearn who is best known by his retelling of Japanese horror stories, Kwaidan. Change trains at Ikebukuro Station of Yamanote Loop to...

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  • Tokyu Stay Ikebukuro

    Toshima Hotels

    2-12-2 Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo Prefecture, 171-0014, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Sunshine Aquarium

    Toshima Things to Do

    Sunshine Aquarium is by far the most popular place in Sunshine City complex which attracts huge visitors from all over the world. It gives pleasure amid urban concrete jungle of Tokyo. Highly recommended for family travellers. It had been closed for renovation but it was reopened in August 2011.

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Where is Tokyo and what areas are not? Tourists often confuse Tokyo with Tokyo Metropotalian areas. Actually there is no Tokyo as a single municipality. What you call Tokyo is made up of...

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