Tagged: autumn

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...

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...

Hamarikyu Garden

Hamarikyu is a beautiful, huge garden which is especially great to visit during the Plum Blossom period (end of February) and late Autumn (November). There is a tea-house to enjoy some traditional Japanese sweets and green tea and there is also a (free) English Audio Guide available, which provides explanations...

Mount Takao

Mount Takao(高尾山), also called Takao-san, is located about 50 kilometers from the center of Tokyo which makes it one of the closest natural recreation areas. Mount Takao has many different hiking trails for anyone from beginners to professionals. A hike from the base to the top takes about 90 minutes,...

Kamakura – Hansobo Shrine

The Hansobo Shrine in Kamakura is one of my favorite Shrines I’ve ever been to. Located in the mountains of Kamakura, it’s a bit of a climb but definitely worth a visit. Around the temple you’ll find many, impressive Crow Tengu statues and a you can even see Mount Fuji when...

Akihabara in the Autumn

The colors of the Autumn leaves in combination with colorful buildings gives you an amazing view and atmosphere while walking around in Akihabara. Japanese Autumn can still be very warm, but there are enough (theme) cafes to relax and cool down. There are often events during the weekends and most...