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TravelPod Member ReviewsSakura Ryokan Taito
Enjoyed our stay in traditional Japanese accommodation. Near a train station but not in the centre of the city. Family really helpful and friendly, a good first impression of what to expect in Japan.
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Today I've bought a small tripod so I later can make night-photography and long exposure. I found a shop called "Big Camera" which has a lot of different camera-gear.
When I try it in my hotel-room I find out that the connection to my camera is not sturdy enough so I go back to buy a small adapter so I can attach the head from my monopod. ...
... who ended up being all of the elite runners. I thought about taking a picture, but I didn't want to attract any attention to myself since I was still trying to find a way out.
Eventually I managed to find my way back up to the street and got a spot to view the race, or so I thought. There were plenty of other people around waiting, but then all of a sudden the Japanese spectators started walking away and someone who was around me told me that the race wasn't actually coming ...
... to use a card, rather than gimme. Truly, Helsinki Andy's advice to translate with added politeness has come in handy. I was early, waited, went through a second lot of baggage security and checked in. Nice unconventional routine to keep me on my toes. Once through passport control I realised I was relieved-I'd wondered whether I'd be quizzed over my lack of visa registration. It's something you're supposed to do if you're in one place for 7days or more, so ...
... though. I'd also really recommend Kosantai Ubeya, the hotel we stayed at there - it's really, really special. 3) Try the food - all of it! Don't blame me if you don't like sushi, though - I'm withYou on that one! You should definitely try tonkatsu and ramen. And the ninja restaurant! 4) Go to the origami museum, and make sure you get a class - I think they are at 11 and 2. # sounded like the afternoon one Was a bit more advanced! 5)Make sure ...
... catch, were they screen clips from the Gundam anime and have the mecha move,
light up & emit smoke – my Inner Geek was delighted.
After that we went to Palate Town to ride the giant ferris
wheel – it was so high! We had
sensational views of the Tokyo skyline in all its neon glory – fantastic experience! We then took the train back to Ueno and
decided to give Karaoke a whirl........which was interesting. ...