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Hanako-san recommended that we visit the Meiji Shrine - the largest shrine in Tokyo which is dedicated to the Meiji Emperor and his wife. It was a beautiful sunny day and almost as soon as we reached the park around the shrine we were approached by a group of Japanese University students. The students asked whether we would like a free tour so that they could practice their English! Being the cheapskates that we are, how could we turn down the offer of a free tour! The ...
... is 44 feet tall and set in a clearing amidst blazing fall foliage. Made for some great photo ops and it was enjoyable watching the locals take attempting to take pictures with the buddha sitting in the palm of their partner's hand.
We returned to the train station, picked up our bag and went back to Kamakura (5 minutes). Although there were a few sights we hoped to see in Kamakura itself, it was getting late and the key sites we really wanted to ...
... 2 hours on a super express train to get to there. We dropped our bags at the hostel, stopped for some lunch, and then walked to Peace Memorial Park and the Hiroshima Memorial Museum. We started in the museum. There were displays written in Japanese and English explaining the history of Japan and Hiroshima leading up to the day of the A-bomb, August 6th 1945, details on the construction of the bomb and the planning for the drop, and details and ...
... the main street but if you venture in to the side and back streets, it's really quaint and has a chilled vibe.
Back on the last train of our day bound for home. We stopped at our local for a quick Katsudon before attempting to pack our bags in readiness for our departure tomorrow.
Both of us forgot to put on the pedometer so no idea how many steps but my feet are feeling like it was more than ...
... of stores and restaurants, and also the location of the TBS building (local cable station), the TBS store seemingly popular with tweens and young adults, based on the long line waiting outside to enter just to browse their collection of anime items. There is an outdoor ice skating rink, and a movie theater as well. Japan is one of the countries in the running to host the 2020 Olympics and I guess it would be aired on TBS as there are a lot of Olympic 2020 related ...
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