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On the groups second day in Tokyo we are going to the worlds biggest fish-marked: Tsukiji
The fish-marked is a very busy work-place and we have to watch our step as small fast trolleys drive in the narrow allies.
Later we went to see the emperors palace but it is not open to the public so we can only see it from the outside.
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Today we can follow the guide around Tokyo or take on Tokyo on our own. I’ve decided for the latter and go and see the Edo Museum.
To get to the Edo Museum requires taking the Tokyo local trains where I have to switch train (somewhere) twice. This should bee possible as I’ve paid attention as to what our guide got around and we …
Our breakfast is ordered for 7.30, we have chosen to have a traditional Japanese breakfast and in response to the question I posed on the first morning, apparently you can eat fish three times or more a day. There are also the usual pickled vegetables and preserved plums, miso soup, tofu, fresh fruit and a very western looking salad.
... bit scary indeed!
After that, we walked back to the metro station, making a quick stop to a gigantic mall looking like "The Venitian" casino in Las Vegas: fake blue sky, fake columns, fake italian restaurants, fake fountains… but real expensive shops and so many chinese people! Surrealistic experience.
On our way back to downtown Tokyo, we stopped at Akihabara," the electric city" as it's called. ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center