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Asakusa at Night – Sensoji Temple

Asakusa is a great place to visit. The Sensoji Temple is beautiful, lots of traditional shops and restaurants. Even when the shops are closed it’s fun to walk around, because the street lanterns and the temple will be lit up which creates an amazing atmosphere. There are also restaurants which stay...

Asakusa – Lantern Festival – Touroue

This Lantern Festival “Asakusa Touroue” makes Asakusa even more stunning than usual! The Sensoji Temple area is covered with hand-painted lanterns. Some are funny, some are cute and some are just amazingly pretty. This festival usually takes place from mid till the end of September. From Asakusa station it’s just...

Kanda – Snowman Fair

The Kanda Snowman Fair takes place around January every year. 80 tons of snow are being trucked over from the Gunma Prefecture, to be used in the Snowman contest. You’ll find many diffrent creations, from cute characters like Rilakkuma and Totoro to funny looking penguins. During the fair you can...

Hakone – Odawara Castle and Onshi Hakone Park

Hakone is surrounded by beautiful nature. These photos were made during my school trip to Odawara Castle and Onshi Hakone Park. Unfortunately it was raining, otherwise we could have seen mount Fuji. Odawara Castle is a beautiful castle with a long history to it. Entry fee is 400 yen. The...

Akihabara – Cosplay Shops and Cosplayers

Especially during the weekend, you’ll find all kind of events going on and in Japan they love to dress up for the occasion! Now that Harajuku bridge is no longer the place to see cosplayers, Akihabara is the place to be. The Maids don’t usually want to have their photo...

Odaiba – Daiba 1-chome Shotengai

If you’re in Odaiba and a fan of Retro stuff be sure to check out Daiba 1-chome Shotengai (台場一丁目商店街). Daiba 1-chome is a charming, retro Shopping Arcade themed for the Showa era (1925-1989). You’ll find Retro sweets, Toys, Arcade Games and more! This shopping arcade has a completely different feeling...

Odaiba, Gundam, Fuji TV and Rainbow Bridge

There is so much to see and do in Odaiba, you can easily spend several days while shopping, visiting museums, Fuji TV, the giant Gundam, the cinema, Sega Joypolis, Gundam Cafe and more. The Rainbow Bridge is one of Odaiba’s iconic sights and is especially beautiful in the evening, when...

Odaiba – Oedo Onsen Monogatari (Hot Spring)

During your busy trip in Japan, you might want to take some time to relax and recharge. In this Onsen (hot spring) theme park you’ll find many different baths, 2 sauna’s, a beautiful garden with a huge foot bath filled with various stones to massage your feet (some really hurt...

Akihabara at night

Akihabara looks even more beautiful at night, because of all the Neon lights. Most of the shops will be closed around 20:00 – 21:00, but you can still continue the fun in one of the many Game Centers, Maid Cafe’s, restaurants and Karaoke Centers. Some shops that are open until...