Shinkoiwa Park Hotel

1-1-3 Shinkoiwa, Katsushika, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto, 124-0023 , Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Katsushika

Studio Ghibli

A travel blog entry by picfisjapan14 on May 16, 2014

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We all had a great sleep. We woke up and had breakfast. I had 6 and Ben had 4 pieces of toast. And then we had some cereal - 2 bowls for me and 1 for Ben. We had a big breakfast because we were so hungry, and we didn't know when we were going to get lunch...
First we went back to the shrine we walked by yesterday, but this time without our bags. We saw a traditional wedding ceremony - the one with the lady in white and the man carrying the big red umbrella. There were ...

Tokyo back again

A travel blog entry by vanessaetyann on Apr 05, 2014

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... led us to a nice Cherry blossom festival between Iidabashi and Ichigaya (close to the Ysukuni Shrine). Everybody was outside, eating and drinking. There was few games to do as well. It looked like a small "Ducasse" but with much more food shop.

As we looked back at the map, we find out that we were at walking distance from the hotel. So we decided to continue on foot along the river. It is a really nice walk to end our last night in the area.


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Day 126: The busiest intersection in the world

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber on Feb 20, 2014

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... a few other tourists mixed in too). We were expecting to get bumped around and to run into people but nothing like that happened. Everyone moved smoothly and purposefully. No one tried to change their cause half way though and no one dared to walk slower than the set pace around them. It was sort of crazy how well it went. I guess the locals do it every day and are used to the unwritten crossing rules.

Getting home on the metro was another story. We could not figure out how ...

Parks and Intersection

A travel blog entry by char.j.stoever on Jun 14, 2013

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... prayer. All along the shrine there were walls filled with dangling wooden blocks. People wrote down their wishes on the blocks and hung them there, so I watched while my guides wrote theirs down. I can write Japanese, but I see it more as copying pictures slowly. I was jealous of how quickly they could write those beautiful characters. Meiji Shrine was so peaceful and quiet. I would never have known I was one of the most densely populated cities in the world.
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Kids Hall, Meiji Shrine, Kid's Square

A travel blog entry by wranovics on Jan 08, 2013

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... good or bad. Either way, you then tie this fortune to the fence type area, and if it's good luck, then tying the fortune helps the fortune come true, and if you got a bad fortune, tying it negates the bad fortune and turns it into good luck! How convenient!

The shrines will also be selling a lot of keepsakes, such as the traditional 'omamori', which is like a charm that you purchase and hang on a drawer at home, or in the car ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Koto/Edogawa/Shinkoiwa area of Katsushika, is near Akihabara, Yanaka, Kameido Tenjin, and Kameari.
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