Rose Hotel Yokohama
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... Tower which is the tallest occupied building in Japan. The view from our room is remarkable both day and night. The most noticeable feature outside the window is the Cosmo World Ferris Wheel with a clock at the center. When it was built, it was one of the world's largest Ferris wheels and the world's largest clock.
The room rate included access to the club room for drinks and hors d'oeuvres in ...
... train it was literally every man for himself as everyone pushed and crammed their way onto the train like a herd of cattle. It was worse than the London rush hour by a country mile!
When we got to Asakusa and looked back at the train it was like those viral pictures you see on emails with peoples' faces crammed up against the doors and window. Quite funny really!
We made it out of the station and headed straight for the temple of Sensō-Ji. By this time it ...
... exhibition centre (http://www.bigsight.jp/english/), we knew it was going to be an interesting day. I use the term "interesting" very very loosely. The number of people, all moving as one giant black haired mass towards the entrance to the exhibition centre was astounding. And disappointing. And aggravating.
* This was only the 2nd day of the exhibition
* It was a Sunday
* It ...
... their toys. Masa's passion was radios! He took me to the second floor of a shopping center only for electronic basic things. The corridors were very narrow and the ceiling very low. They sold radio parts and old radios you could find anything related to any radio there! In general akihabara is very famous for electronic goods. But you can see many girls dresses up as some characters who are advertising other businesses. Prostitutation is not legal in japan and ...
... night was not as eventful as planned, we remembered there was a bar on the walk to the temple and decided to stop for a few drinks. Unfortunately, the drinks costed a bit more than we wanted so we decided to call it a night and head back to the apartment. Although the experience wasn't what we had expected, we considered it a good experience having been in Tokyo for New Year's. It also gave us an inspiration to experience future New Year's in other places as well.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility