Tatebayashi Plaza Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsTatebayashi Plaza Hotel
Ok, average business hotel then.
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Sundays are full on family days in Japan, and we are lucky to have a chance for a full extended family outing to Harajuku - youth culture shopping mecca. Tim bows out as he preps for a teaching exam, but May, Amy and Haruko join the three of us and Takakosan for an 8-member party excursion to the busiest of busy shopping streets -- Takeshita Dorii. If we don't lose someone it will be a miracle.
So far so good on our walk to the train station where we'll ...
... before, there is always someone who knows someone who lives nearby, so suddenly I had an appointment at the Omiya Station information desk at 10 am, with someone I only met once before at a barbecue.
A quick look on my favorite app TripAdvisor showed me that Omiya is also home to many bonsai nurseries and an actual bonsai museum. All together this area is called 'Bonsai village'. I have a soft spot for this artful horticulture that is deeply ...
... and then took a walk to Tokyo Dome. Andreas wanted to check out the entrance fees to the amusement park there. With that done, we went for sushi, into the "exciting" book store for a peek (yes, their sign was accually labled "the exciting bookstore") and then, home. Goodnight for now. Oh, and happy International Star Wars ...
... br> self explanatory..3:30pm - 9pm Saturday, Sunday & National Holidays..
Oh well, there's always next time!
With many many photos taken and our fill with the magnificent wisteria fragrance we travel back to Tokyo on the Express Shrinkensen train.. travel time cut in half but cost doubled!
Final verdict? ... A must do day out for all that visit Tokyo in Fuji Season!
... of the only other things on the menu was horse sashimi, so of course we tried that. It was pretty tasty but not really much different from beef I didn't think, maybe slightly lighter in flavour. After lunch we walked to the Ryokan and dropped our bags off and then explored the town. It seemed pretty much deserted and only had a couple of shops, however what it lacked in shops it made up for in vending machines. I don't know ...