Category: Hatanodai

Hatanodai on a Snowy day

Most of my time in Japan I stayed in Hatanodai (旗の台), a convenient, little city close to Shinagawa and Shibuya. Snow is pretty rare in the Tokyo Area, but I was lucky to be part of one of the most terrible snow storms in 13 years :D (2013). In 2014...

Hatanodai – A Rainy Afternoon

Hatanodai is the place I spent most of my time living in the Tokyo Area. It’s a small but convenient city close to Shinagawa and Shibuya. Hatanodai has many charming, local shops and Shrines. It’s a really nice place to live as it’s lively during day time but very quiet...

Hatanodai – Abandoned Houses

Abandoned places in Japan never cease to amaze me. While I was living in Hatanodai I stumbled across my own local abandoned building. The reason why there are so many of these in Japan is because demolishing a house is actually quite expensive. People who inherit these houses often do...

Hatanodai – Spring and Summer Events

Hatanodai (旗の台) is the neighborhood I spent most of my time in while staying in Tokyo and is a cute, convenient, little city close to Shinagawa and Shibuya. During spring the street of the Share House I stayed at turned pink and rained pretty, pink blossom for days. When you...

Hatanodai – Horenji Temple

The Horenji Temple (法蓮寺) is located close to my neighborhood Hatanodai, but is officially located in Ebaramachi. Horenji Temple is a small Temple compared to more well known Temples but then again it’s nice and quiet and it has a small beautiful zen garden as well. This Temple is dedicated...