Shimbashi Atagoyama Tokyu Inn
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... was then caught by a sign for the zoo and our plan quickly changed, the museum was put on the back burner for a couple of days and we headed into the zoo in search of the giant pandas! The zoo was pretty good and we enjoyed seeing some native bears, pandas, elephants, giraffes, rhinos and other animals.
All in all an enjoyable day. Tomorrow we're planning on visiting Disneyland Tokyo so that should be fun!
- Rice cake (mochi) creation in hotel foyer;Daniel and I helping with pounding the dough
- Off to Harjuku Station, firstly to visit Meiji Shrine (along with a million other people)
- Then to Takeshita Street for Daniel's splurge on fashion
- back to hotel for r&r then off to Tokyo Dome City for a Japanese ...
... man the school crossings to make sure they get to school safely. There is a system for everything and it all seems to work very efficiently. The man at the icecream shop waits to serve as you place your order in the ticket machine, pay and take your ticket to give to him. It's been tiring negotiating the trains and the crowds and the language barrier but we are loving it so far and the kids are soaking it all ...
... rather than to hold onto for support. The Japanese metro is spotless. There was no dirt, no wrappers, no graffiti. No one smelled. I felt like I was waiting for something to happen. When I am in NYC, I am used to seeing the street performers come into the trains and do loud acrobatic shows for cash. This metro was teh definition of tranquil. There were signs that told passengers that it was Forbidden to push and shove when exiting the train, because ...
... on the roof. I wanted to visit them around sunset as the lights started coming on throughout the city. Unfortunately, I forgot that today was a Saturday and that most of the office buildings would be relatively dark so my plan didn't work out quite as well as expected. I wandered around checking out the views and taking pictures until the last bit of light sunlight was gone. Then ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsShimbashi Atagoyama Tokyu Inn Minato
Really good location, comfy beds, great shower, only thing wifi on phones only worked in the lobby!
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