Tokyo

by Beth Tew May. 23, 2020 465 views

Tokyo was our first and last stop in Japan in November 2018.

Day 1:

Asakusa District - Nakamise Street and the ancient Sensō-ji temple.

Sumida District - Tokyo Skytree.

Day 2:

Ueno District - Ueno Park and Tokyo National Museum.

Kawasaki District - Kawasaki Warehouse.

Akihabara District - electronics stores.

Day 3:

Shimbasi District - Nakagin Capsule Tower.

Odaiba Island - National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation and MORI digital art museum.

Final Day:

Shibuya District and Yoyogi Park.

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Ueno Park - Inari fox statues mark the entrance to a shrine

Ueno Park - Inari fox statues mark the entrance to a shrine

Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Prayer requests inside Ueno Park.

Prayer requests inside Ueno Park.

View of Tokyo Skytree from our hotel in Asakusa.

View of Tokyo Skytree from our hotel in Asakusa.

Kawasaki warehouse - a five-storey amusement arcade.

Kawasaki warehouse - a five-storey amusement arcade.

Sliding doors opened to reveal the entrance to Kawasaki warehouse from the car park.

Sliding doors opened to reveal the entrance to Kawasaki warehouse from the car park.

Inside Kawasaki warehouse it was designed to look like the former Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong.

Inside Kawasaki warehouse it was designed to look like the former Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong.

Akihabara district and its many electronics shops.

Akihabara district and its many electronics shops.

The iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower in Shimbasi. It is made up of 140 self-contained prefabricated capsules.

The iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower in Shimbasi. It is made up of 140 self-contained prefabricated capsules.

Odaiba Statue of Liberty on Odaiba island - a large artificial island in Tokyo bay.

Odaiba Statue of Liberty on Odaiba island - a large artificial island in Tokyo bay.

The Geo-Cosmos globe display at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation on Odaiba island.

The Geo-Cosmos globe display at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation on Odaiba island.

ASIMO the humanoid robot during a demonstration at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation on Odaiba island.

ASIMO the humanoid robot during a demonstration at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation on Odaiba island.

MORI digital art museum on Odaiba island. You're not given a map when you enter and so it's up to you to make sure you have explored and discovered each of the hidden rooms.

MORI digital art museum on Odaiba island. You're not given a map when you enter and so it's up to you to make sure you have explored and discovered each of the hidden rooms.

One of the light and music displays at the MORI digital art museum on Odaiba island.

One of the light and music displays at the MORI digital art museum on Odaiba island.

The busy crossing in Shibuya.

The busy crossing in Shibuya.

Watching the crowds at Shibuya crossing from inside Starbucks.

Watching the crowds at Shibuya crossing from inside Starbucks.

A traditional Shinto wedding procession in Yoyogi Park.

A traditional Shinto wedding procession in Yoyogi Park.

Meiji Shrine Sake Barrels in Yoyogi Park.

Meiji Shrine Sake Barrels in Yoyogi Park.

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Patricia D-R 1 year ago

Great pictures! Huge fan of Japan!

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Jay Boggess 1 year, 3 months ago

Wonderful tour! Nice camera work!

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Beth Tew Replied to Jay Boggess 1 year, 3 months ago

smileThank you

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Benny Law 1 year, 4 months ago

#8 does look very much like Hong Kong, my birthplace.

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Beth Tew Replied to Benny Law 1 year, 3 months ago

Nice - they put a lot of effort into the building's themed decor. Even the sound, as they played recordings of people talking in Cantonese.

1 year, 3 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil 1 year, 4 months ago

I was there in the end of 2018. An unforgettable city. Love the pictures

1 year, 4 months ago Edited
Beth Tew Replied to Antonio Gil 1 year, 4 months ago

A beautiful time of year to visit Japan! Thank you for your comment

1 year, 4 months ago Edited
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