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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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Fussa

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Ryogoku

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Minato

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Meguro

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Iwo Jima

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Toshima

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Fuchu

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Tokyo

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  • Asakusa

    Tokyo Things to Do

    As you pass through Hozomon you will see the Five Storey Pagoda to your left. This, like other buildings in the complex, dates originally from 942 but has been many times destroyed by fire and rebuilt. Most recently, fires from the World War Two Tokyo air raids razed it to the ground, and it was rebuilt through donations made by faithful Buddhists...

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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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  • Gettng Information of Local Areas of...

    Shinjuku Favorites

    You can find the information about lesser-known areas of Japan by visiting Japanese Prefectural Tourism Promotion Center at the first floor of Tokyo Metropotalian Government Building #1. Tourist bureaus from all over Japan provide a leaflet of brochure introducing each areas usually divided by Prefectures.Then where to find Takayama info? Try Gifu...

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  • Citadines Tokyo Shinjuku

    Shinjuku Hotels

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

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Yotsuya Station

    Shinjuku Transportation

    Yotsuya station is located near the border between Chiyoda and Shinjuku wards. It is the closest station to get to Sophia University and St. Ignatius Church both of which are associated with the Society of Jesus. It is also within walking distance from the gate of Akasaka Palace used as the Guesthouse. The area commonly refered to as Yotsuya is...

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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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  • The Gulliver Pub - Hachioji, Tokyo

    Hachioji Nightlife

    The Gulliver Pub is a Western-style bar in the fun town of Hachioji, in the far west of Tokyo. The bar is clean and has a traditional European pub atmosphere. We sat at the bar, next to the unique saxophone beer tap, and we enjoyed a few pints of beer while we relaxed. They offer a good selection of bottled and draft European beer, most around 700...

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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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  • Niraikanai Hachiojiten Okinawan...

    Hachioji Restaurants

    Niraikanai Hachiojiten (ニライカナイ 八王子店) is an Okinawan restaurant located just a minute north of the JR Chuo Line's Hachioji Station. This small, rustic restaurant is well designed to resemble a beach-side shack on the tropical island of Okinawa. And the food and drinks in this...

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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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  • 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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  • From Harajuku to Shimokitazawa

    Setagaya Transportation

    Some Harajuku shoppers also drop by Shimokitazawa and both places are not so far to each other. To get to Shimokitazawa the first thing you would do is to find a subway station called MEJI-JINGUMAE. It is not difficult to find because it is close to HARAJUKU station and it is on its way to MEIJI SHRINE and YOYOGI PARK. Then get on the train bound...

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Tachikawa

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  • New Gyoza 1059 (aka Communist Gyoza)

    Tachikawa Restaurants

    New Gyoza 1059 is a tiny restaurant just southeast of Tachikawa Station that sells nothing but gyoza, beer, sake, and a few side dishes. The gyoza are massive, very flavorful, and freshly made to order, on the premises. The restaurant was established in 1971, and it moved to its present location in 1998. Many westerners jokingly call this place...

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  • Tachikawa Grand Hotel

    Tachikawa Hotels

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

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • WWII Japanese Munitions Factory at Tama...

    Tachikawa Off The Beaten Path

    Tama Hills, now a US Air Force recreation facility, was established as a Japanese Imperial Army weapons factory during World War II. At its peak, the site's three factories employed 2,085 people, and it was used to produce explosive chemicals. The natural topography and forest cover so concealed the factory, that it remained undetected throughout...

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Okutama-ko

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  • Ome Plum Blossom Festival

    Okutama-ko Things to Do

    Ome Plum Blossom Festival, or the Yoshino Baigo Plum Festival, takes place in Ome Ume-no-koen Park. There are more than 1,500 trees with 120 plum varieties in colors from white to pink to yellow.Plums are the first flowers to bloom in the early spring in Japan, around February or March, well before the famous cherry blossoms appear. Since the Nara...

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  • Baba-ke Oshi-Jutaku House

    Okutama-ko Things to Do

    This large wooden house with a thatch roof near the top of Mitake was constructed in 1866 for the Baba family. This wealthy clan has a long history in the region, serving for the ruler Shingen Takeda as far back as the mid 1600s. Later the family helped visitors traveling to the Musashi Mitake shrine, and their home was was a stopping point for...

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  • Hiking Around Mount Mitake

    Okutama-ko Things to Do

    The Mount Mitake areas has many miles of trails connecting famous peaks, water falls, temples, scenic vistas and interesting geographic features. Some of the main trails include the steep trail from the base of the cable car to the top cable car station (about 60 to 90 minutes), the walk from the top cable car station to the shrine (20 to 30...

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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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  • 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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  • Yokota Base Shrine?

    Fussa Favorites

    In Yokota Base, I found a nice place with torii gate and garden. Unfortunately, the festival visitors are not allowed to enter. It seems to be a guest house for VIPs perhaps. It is heavily guarded. Only outside photo is allowed.

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Ryogoku

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  • Visiting Kiyosumi Garden and Fukagawa

    Ryogoku Things to Do

    Fukagawa is one of the must-visit places for those who love old-town Tokyo. It is often toured together with Tokyo Skytree, Edo-Tokyo Museum and Asakusa. Kiyosumi Garden is by far the most popular attraction in Fukagawa area. Other popular sites include Fukagawa Edo Museum, Kiba Park, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Fukagawa Fudoson, and Tomioka...

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  • Restaurant at the first floor of...

    Ryogoku Restaurants

    Finn's Cafe is a nice place to have a lunch when you visit Edo-Tokyo Museum. The restaurant is available for those who do not visit the museum. The cafe has a Lady-exclusive lunch menu for 1,300 yen. I am not so sure a man like me can order such menu. I ordered a set menu for Pizza Carbonara for 1,350 with a drink, small bowl of salad and a cake...

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  • Sarue Onshi Park

    Ryogoku Off The Beaten Path

    Sarue Onshi Park is one of the huge public parks in eastern part of Tokyo about ten to fifteen minutes train ride from Ryogoku. Around Edo-Tokyo Museum huge parks where the children can play are not so many. Sumida Park, Kinshi-cho Park and this park are often picked for family travellers with small children after visiting Edo-Tokyo Museum.

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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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  • Ritz-Carlton Tokyo

    Minato Hotels

    9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture, 107-6245, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • 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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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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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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Fukagawa

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  • What Happened to Kasa-Tei?

    Fukagawa Things to Do

    Kiyosumi Garden Tip: East-Japan, Tohoku Earthquake in 2011 made great damages to Japanese gardens in Tokyo. While most of the places returned to normal, it still has some damages which hasn't yet repaired. Kasa-tei, mushroom shaped gazebo at Kiyosumi Garden is one of such cases. Today, only base remains and there are no reconstruction plans ahead....

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  • Looks Inviting

    Fukagawa Favorites

    When I was going to exit from A3 gate of Kiyosumi Shirakawa station of Hanzomon Line to visit Kiyosumi Garden I found this ad board for Fukawa Edo Museum which looks quite inviting. I didn't plan to go to the museum at that time because Kiyosumi Gaden was the last to visit. I will definitely go there next time I visit Fukagawa area. It is only...

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  • From Narita Airport to Kiyosumi Garden

    Fukagawa Transportation

    To get to Kiyosumi Garden from Narita Airport, take Sobu Line Rapid from the Narita-kuko Station and change trains at KINSHI-Cho then take Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line train bound for Chuo-Rinkan or Shibuya and get off at Kiyosumi-Shirakawa. The garden entrance is about five minutes walk from A3 exit.

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Iwo Jima

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    by taigaa001 Updated Dec 13, 2011

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    Favorite thing: Currently Military Historical Tour has been organizing the tour for war sites including Iwo Jima from Guam and next tour is slated next March.

    Ask the organization if you are eligible to visit Iwo Jima or any vacancies left.
    67th Iwo Jima Commemoration and Reunion Tour

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Toshima

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  • Getting to Zoushigaya Cemetery from...

    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: Families

  • 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...