This impressive gate was originally constructed during the late Edo period (pre-1868 Tokyo). It is typical of the ... More
This impressive gate was originally constructed during the late Edo period (pre-1868 Tokyo). It is typical of the architectural extravagance made by influential daimyo (feudal lord) families at the time. Being important military figures, the Ikedas of Inaba were such a family. The gate was originally found outside their Tokyo residence in Marunouchi and later moved to Takanawa. The gate has been at its current location since 1954.
The Ginza is Japan's (and perhaps Asia's) most prestigious shopping area. Many high end retail shops have their flagship stores
here. Ginza attracts smart and elegant shoppers and office workers as well as students in t shirts. There are ...
The elegant Akamon, a symbol of the University of Tokyo , is also an important national cultural treasure. Built to
welcome Yasuhime, the daughter of the 13th generation Shogun Ienari, on her visit to the samurai Maeda Family in ...
This is the main branch of the popular yakitoria found at Inokashira Park. Unlike its sister shop, the service here
is more timely and friendly. You can enjoy chicken skewers, with either salt or teriyaki sauce, accompanied by beer ...
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