Hotel Wing International Ikebukuro
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... we realized that Google Maps would be our savior as we navigated the Tokyo transportation system. When we planned out a route it actually told us what value of metro ticket we needed to purchase at the top of the route! So armed with that knowledge we could handle the various symbols to buy two tickets for the right value and we were on our way. After a very smooth ride to our chosen stop we came up from the underground line and began to walk the few blocks to the ...
... huge Chinese umbrella and followed by priests in interesting traditional outfits, and their family.
- Walked through the forest paths looking at the beautiful fall colours of the trees
2) Meiji Shrine Gardens
- 500Y to enter
- Spent an hour of so walking through the small pathways of the garden, again marveling in the fall colours
- Saw the famous Kiyomasa's Well, which has a steady flow of fresh water all ...
... seemed to be more in line with a playboy centrefold. All the shops have 3D models of these characters as well and in the arcades, the claw games don't give you the chance to win a cuddly toy like everywhere else, you win a model of a female manga character, in skimpy clothing and standing/laying in a seductive position. It's not just the men that love these! To be honest we think the ladies seemed to be showing these characters more attention. It doesn't feel quite right, ...
... famous for Cosplay and crÍpes!) were the traditional temple district Asakusa and the famous Tsukiji fish market. The sushi there - likely the freshest and best in the world! Anyway, any kind of food was nicely prepared with so much love for detail. Not to mention the flavours... Tokyo is a sensory overload, but one of the best ones :)
... that often, the outside of the buildings is just as fashionable, so we toured Omote-sando, gazing at the awesome architecture of the boutiques.
We discovered that there are no more reserved tickets available for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, which makes me sad because I was really loooking forward to going there. Boo.
We discovered that, though all of this was supposed to fill an entire day, it was only noon and we were done with ...