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TravelPod Member ReviewsTokyo Grand Hotel Minato
Booked in here by our travel agents probably because of its price. My only complaint would be that there are no attractions within walking distance other than the Tokyo tower.
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Efter 19 timers rejse landede vi i Tokyo kl. 10:15 (03:15) for jer sådan ca. Vi er trætte og stakkels og wow hvor er her varmt :) så det bliver ikke en særlig lang opdatering lige nu :) ville bare lige sige at her er varmt og Awesome og vi har shibakoen i baghaven :) en park hvori der ligger smukke gamle templer og Tokyo Tower står på den anden …
... the Buddah's 20 ft high -- other photo-enhanced memories here are from 1984 as a Sophia U. summer co-ed, 1990 with newborn Ben in tow, and 2001 pidgeon chasing party with preschool Anna and 11-year-old Ben.
New this visit are Skytree, selfie sticks and perhaps not unrelated, a greater sense of the individuality of the population. If it was once true that Japan is a "homogeneous island nation" circa 1970's Nakane Chie, ...
... That's why there are lots of controversies about it. In the late afternoon we take a stroll around Ginza. This is the high-end fashion district and its main shopping street sees alternating brand new malls and luxury brands shops. It's quite relaxing, since during the weekend the wide main road is closed to traffic and people can walk at a slow pace, in contradiction with the ordinary picture of the Japanese rushing around frantically. After visiting the world largest UniQlo ...
The Uneo Park is large with multiple museums, shrines and open areas besides a relatively large zoo. We were early for the zoo so we stopped in at a couple of the shrines that are on the zoo grounds including a Buddhist Stupa with three large Buddhist statues and many smaller ones. But especially interesting for me was the Buddha head embedded in a cement wall. The statue from the 18th century had fallen over in ...
... and took a photo while posing cutely with our maid of choice.
The maids also came and chatted with us while we were enjoying our beverages and desserts, really trying to make us feel welcomed and comfortable, asking us where we came from and generally looking to engage us in conversation, even though the atmosphere there was a loud and hectic one.
At every step we were addressed as Master and Princess. The style in which they did this was not very far removed from ...