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Torii Gates in Tokyo

These red gates are called torii, and they can be found at the entrance, or within, a Shinto shrine. Their purpose is to mark the space as pure and sacred. 24 more words

Japan

Gallery Maruhi - Nezu

Not far from Tokyo’s downtown Nezu subway station you will find the tiny and remarkably charming gallery Maruhi. If you look really well that is. It is almost hidden away in a tiny nearly 100 year old house inside a tiny alley not wide enough for even two people to walk down. 136 more words

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Dag 2 - Ameyoko - Ueno Parken - Asakusa - Sensoji templet - Tokyo Sky Tree -Yanaka - Shinjuku

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Ameyoko market, här fanns allt möjligt att handla utmed en lång gata vid Ueno station. Under andra världskriget fungerade den som en svart marknad. 460 more words

Japan

Golden Week Holidays

As I write this one, I am in the staff room, on my desk, feeling lazy and sleepy, waiting for my next class. I still can’t believe Golden Week is over. 885 more words

Japan

Hey Mum! I'm in Tokyo VI

Hey Mum,          

What’s up? How are things? Same old?

Today I’m sitting in the kitchen of Khaosan Ninja with a coffee and pastry from the convenience store down the road, happy that I don’t have to spend another night in this dreadful place. 802 more words

Japan

September 20th - Bus Day

The first bus to ever run in Japan in was in Kyoto, on the 20th of September 1903. The busline ran from the street crossing near Horikawa Nakatachiuri over to Shichijo and ended in Gion. 270 more words

Places

Day 3

Temples, Cafes, and Walking— Exploring “Ya-ne-sen” with my aunt