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... balconies is on the left side.
Kappabashi Dori - History
sources: wiki & kappabashi website
Kappabashi Dori = Kappabashi Dougu street is located in Tokyo's Taito city, along the west side of Asakusa's main entertainment district, midway between Ueno and Asakusa.
Merchants began gathering in Kappabashi area around 1912, selling old tools, hardwares ...
... we noticed 2 things.
1: Not being Japanese is like a Fastpass system for getting character photos; and
2: Isabelle has by now learned how to push her way to the front, and get noticed by the character.
This theory was tested when we came across, Prince Eric, Ariel the mermaid's boyfriend/love interest. There was a massive group flocking around him when we noticed him, and we heard "I'm sorry...no more photo's. I have to ...
... I can't help but wonder if I was really in Tokyo. It was unbelievably quiet. I though Tokyo was supposed to be full of people. Maybe because it was a Saturday and people were at home or in the mall, maybe I was in the business district, I don't know but it was really quiet. Aside from me and my friend, there's probably just around 2 or 3 other people on the streets.
After checking in, we went straight to our rooms. I wanted to take a ...
... neons everywhere but a few streets have survived the modernization assault and have small non-neon illuminated shops. There is a very large temple complex where you can see some geisha strolling around. There was also a very interesting ritual, a pot with dozens of incense sticks was smoking and people just pull the smoke toward their hair or those of their children.
I finished my night in Roppongi. Roppongi for some reason is ...
Sated with our shopping prowess we continue to the temple itself.
Sensoji is said to be the oldest Buddhist temple in Japan, dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon and thriving with Japanese devotees praying ...