Fuchu Urban Hotel
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... middle of Tokyo this park is on 83,000 sq metres and is not the only large park.
We did this before heading into the fashion district.
We also had a late lunch, 4pm, in a bohemiam restaurant which was full of character downstairs off the street.
It was then another train trip back to the station before our stop so we could walk thru an area we had been told had several restaurants. As with most of the day it was raining so it was ...
... You got free Hello Kitty merchandise too.
After we'd finished marveling at our respective rooms, we went to see the show at the Robot Bar. You really just have to look at the photos to understand. It was crazy and loud and bright and everything you'd expect it to be! It had lots of girls dancing around and riding robots and robots having a boxing match and then there was some weird crazy fight between the robots and the forest people, where ...
... is still quite green. Our main purpose for the reign the garden however was the water bus station located at one corner. We're heading up to Asakusa, an older portion of the city that was rebuilt after the war and retains much of its older charm. At the heart of Asakusa is the eponymous shrine. The main walking path toward the shrine is Nakamise Avenue. This pedestrian mall features shops of all kinds and is packed with people. It is close to ...
... gravel path which was so nice, seeing as we had done so much walk on pavement. There was a spot along the path that displayed hops and ingredients that made Sake. It was neat to see the containers as they resembled large lanterns.
While in the park we also visited Miji Shrine. Before entering the shrine you must wash first, there was a well for which you would dip a ladle into the water and wash each hand (left then right), then your mouth. We then entered the shrine, ...
... bit into, was filled with sweetened red bean mash (much tastier than it sounds). We finished it, but only because finding a trash receptacle in Tokyo is as much cause for celebration as winning the lottery (WHERE DO THESE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE PUT ALL THEIR TRASH BECAUSE IT SURE ISN'T ON THE GROUND!). It wasn't that it was bad, it was just...texturally uninteresting. Kind of like Robert Pattinson in Twilight. Enjoy the photos/captions!
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