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TripAdvisor Reviews Ikebukuro Plaza Toshima
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... look at the temples and shrines. This Toshogu Shrine was built in 1651 and is dedicated to the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. We spent quite a bit of time wandering around there although entry into the actual building was forbidden.
The next stop was to the large pond that is within the park itself. That pond is covered by lotus leaves. The lotus flowers were all gone but the seed pods remained, at least the ones that weren't too close to the edge of ...
... popular brand of water is called "Pocari Sweat"
3. Restaurants hard to see into -- they place curtains at their entrance so you can't tell if they are open or closed or even if it is a restaurant. Especially if the name is in Japanese only (as it usually is)
4. There is no garbage on the streets. In fact, no garbage cans. Shop owners run outside and sweep everytime a leaf falls
5. Kids as young as 5 years old ride ...
Okay so where is good place to not hurt your leg....the city! After leaving the Seiyo office today I stepped off the curb and pulled something in my leg which left this girl limping to and from the train station. Not pretty nor fun, especially on all the stairs!
Feeling worn out from all the limping I decided to stop at the Beck's Coffee shop and grab a BLT for dinner because this is one night I didn't want to ...
... out that the first thing to do is open the door and huddle up in
the lea of a wall in case of room collapses. More awesomeness was to follow
when we visited the Pokemon store (it’s amazing how many things you can put
Pikachu’s face on), the Ghibli museum (with the epic Totoro outside and cool
film celluloid ticket), Akihabara, and the Shibuya crossing made famous in ...
... up going in an Aussie steak house and having burgers :) Day 5 With our last day, we got up early 7am and went to the main fish market in Tokyo. We had to go early because it's all over and done with by 9am. It didn't take long to realise that flip flops were a bad choice for the fish market, they flicked black coloured water from the floor up the back of my legs. As we entered the market we saw 5 big tuna, probably in the order of 150kg each! Inside you ...