Tagged: Edo

Bell Tower, Candy Alley and Warehouse District

Kawagoe is a historical town, which retains the culture and atmosphere of the Edo Period. There’s lots to see and eat making this a definite must visit. Kawagoe is also known as ‘Little Edo’ thanks to the Kurazukuri (Clay Walled Warehouse Style) buildings in the main street, of which most...

Asakusa – Amusement Park Hanayashiki

Hanayashiki is the oldest Amusement Park in Japan! The park originally opened as a flower park in 1853 and slowly became an Amusement Park with about 20 attractions. It’s a charmingly decorated park, however keep in mind that it’s not that exciting for adults, as most of the attractions are build...

Yanaka Ginza – Edo Period Neighborhood

Yanaka Ginza (谷中ぎんざ) is a charming, traditional, shopping district in the center of Yanaka(谷中), Taito-ku, Tokyo. This shopping district has an atmosphere which brings you back to the Edo Period. There are about 70 shops which sell traditional house accessories, delicious food and more. During holidays and weekend it can...

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...