Ark Hotel 90's

1-18-5 Oji, Kita, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto, 114-0002, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kita

三つ目: Third day, more Tokyo

A travel blog entry by remiroquai

11

... in the rituals and know why they do them. For instance, there is a huge (I'd say at least five Remko's) incense burner right in front of the shrine continuously burning, well, incense. The locals bathe in the smoke, probably to purify and remove evil spirits, for me it's more like walking through certain areas in Amsterdam. That is not entirely true because it is fun watching those people flapping their arms and clapping the smoke into their clothes. And ...

Made in Japan

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... over and over again, as I walked through the deserted streets of the Sumida neighbourhood towards my hostel.

Initially I had put the emptiness of the streets down to a combination of the weather and the day of the week but as I found as out the week went on, this is just a very quiet corner of Tokyo.

Sitting down for a spot of internet use was most tempting but the insistence of the Russian gentleman sitting opposite me that he enthusiastically pick his nose ...

TOKYO!!!!

A travel blog entry by robboinspace

87

... its last little blink of battery life. This cataclysmic clash of strangeness and beauty will have to exist, for the moment, only in your mind's eye or until, of course, you travel to Tokyo!

  • The next day I rose at a later hour and made my way back out of the city - or at least back out of the 'zone' I was in, and, as I travelled for an hour to the airport, looking out at the ultra-urban expanse, I was struck by the sheer quantity of Tokyo. ...

Hot Mess

A travel blog entry by ofraza

3

... though. I did get my massage last night but I really shouldn't have gotten a long one. It was one of those where it felt like the girl HATED me. I swear it was like she had a personal vendetta against me and was trying her darnedest to poke as hard as she could at all of my most sensitive spots. Over and over and over. It was funny because I really just wanted to relax but I kept holding my breath and waiting for the pain to go away. I even giggled to myself a few times because ...

10 ways to do Tokyo on a Budget

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

2
58

... mornings and tuna, we did wonder if it was really worth it but we'd read that visiting an auction is a must-see. Apparently the market only admits about 100 tourists to the auction so we turned up at about 6.00am hoping to get in.

We exited the metro station and wondered into the huge complex. The place was a frenzy of fork lift trucks, lorries and stern-looking men in wellington boots. I think our mere presence - like so much of ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Ikebukuro/Akabane/Itabashi/Nerima area of Kita, is near Rikugien, Sunshine 60, Kyu-Furukawa Teien, and Sugamo.
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