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Kanamara P*nis Festival Exposed ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLYinJAPAN #47. The Manga Cafe Experience ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #16. Japan's Volcanic Sand Bath Experience ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLYinJAPAN #48 鹿児島 砂むし温泉. Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure ★ WAO✦RYU! TV ONLY in JAPAN #13 原宿探検&変身. NINJA BOAT CRUISE on Tokyo's Sumida River! OEDO ONSEN MONOGATARI HOT SPRINGS. Tokyo alleyway guide. By Kumi Nagano Hidden in between and behind shiny high-rises, massive station complexes and other architectural monsters, Tokyo's old-school alleyways or yokocho are treasure troves for anyone looking to experience the city's less sterile, more down-to-earth side.

Tokyo alleyway guide

Found all over town, Tokyo's yokocho host thousands of tiny eateries, pubs and shops, some of them dating way back to the early postwar years, and provide opportunities for slipping back in time to the smoky, change-filled decades of the Showa era. Recent years have seen some yokocho become trendy locations for opening hip new restaurants, adding another flavour into the diverse mix of tastes, attitudes and customs found on these backstreets. If you don't mind a little neighbourly physical contact (many joints seat less than 10 patrons), yokocho eateries and izakayas are cheapo heaven.

50 Things to Do in Ueno and Asakusa Area. This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified) 41.

50 Things to Do in Ueno and Asakusa Area

Higashi-Ueno Koreatown (東上野コリアンタウン) This Koreatown is the oldest in Tokyo, with a history dating back to the post-war era. It’s an area where you can buy ingredients for Korean food, Korean clothing, visit Korean barbecue restaurants, and hear lots of languages other than Japanese. There are many little-knwon excellent BBQ restaurants, so you should take a look around and see what strikes your fancy.

Japanese homepage: 42. This anime shop close to Ueno Station, Yamashiroya, is recommended for people who don’t have any time to go to Akihabara. Japanese homepage: 43.Kissako (喫茶去) Kissako is a tea parlor offering Japanese food on the grounds of Ueno Park. Japanese gourmet site: 44. Located just about a minute away from Ueno Station, this cat cafe where you can enjoy some time with a number of cats has an environment that feels like a living room.

Japanese homepage: 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. LIST OF EVENTS AND FESTIVALS / Official Tokyo Travel Guide GO TOKYO. Secret Onsen. BBC iPlayer - Japan: Earth's Enchanted Islands - 1. Honshu. Kiyomizu-dera. History[edit] Kiyomizu-dera was founded in the early Heian period.[2] The temple was founded in 778, and its present buildings were constructed in 1633, ordered by the Tokugawa Iemitsu.[3] There is not a single nail used in the entire structure.


It takes its name from the waterfall within the complex, which runs off the nearby hills. Kiyomizu means clear water, or pure water.[4][5] It was originally affiliated with the old and influential Hossō sect dating from Nara times.[6] However, in 1965 it severed that affiliation, and its present custodians call themselves members of the "Kitahossō" sect.[7] Present[edit] The main hall has a large veranda, supported by tall pillars, that juts out over the hillside and offers impressive views of the city. Beneath the main hall is the Otowa waterfall, where three channels of water fall into a pond.

The complex also offers various talismans, incense, and omikuji (paper fortunes). HUGE Festival in Asakusa Japan!! 外国人の初めての三社祭. Beautiful MATSUSHIMA Bay and the Mausoleum Caves 日本三景・松島. Gujo Hachiman 名水の町・郡上八幡. BBC iPlayer - The Travel Show - 87. Japan. Tokyo Asagaya TANABATA festival - 阿佐ヶ谷七夕祭りに行ってみた^^ MIYAJIMA - Most beautiful island in Japan 宮島★ 厳島神社 日本一美しいところ. Baths of Kurokawa's enchanted forest. Kyushu was until quite recently somewhat overlooked as a tourist destination, a Cinderella to the more obvious attractions of the main island with its celebrated temples, castles and samurai towns.

Baths of Kurokawa's enchanted forest

But people are beginning to travel farther afield: enthusiasts come here in search of the Imari and Arita pottery the area is famous for, while the more energetic strike out cross-country hiking, cycling and climbing. True hedonists head for the small villages where rotenburo, open-air, natural hot spring pools bubble from the volcanic earth, drawing visitors from all over Japan and increasingly from abroad.

The geology that produces such dramatic beauty of landscape can from time to time show its destructive force, as we saw last year. But Kyushu lies at the southern end of the archipelago, far from those upheavals. Encouraged by the indomitable Japanese ability to rebuild their lives and welcome outsiders, foreigners are coming back. Time for my first hot spring bath. A surprise awaits me. Sapporo Snow Festival - Yuki matsuri - 札幌雪祭り★2015. MATSUMOTO CASTLE - 松本城. Fishing inside Japanese Izakaya - 釣りができる居酒屋.

PIKACHU Festival in Yokohama, Japan!! 横浜ピカチュウイベント. Japanese Gachapon Capsule Toy Paradise! ガチャガチャパラダイス★ Japanese Bon Dance Festival in Ikebukuro // にゅ〜盆踊り2015 池袋西口公園. The Most Beautiful Spot in Japan 猊鼻渓舟下り Tohoku Travel. Indicud. Aomori's Nebuta Matsuri: Japan's Top Festival : WAO-RYU!TV ONLYinJAPAN. Japan's Night Train: The Sleeper Car Adventure #32 WAO-RYU!TV. Tokyo Cat Cafe Experience ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLYinJAPAN #31 ネコカフェ. Tsukiji Fish Market Guide: Tuna Auction and Breakfast Odyssey ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY IN JAPAN #27 築地市場体験. Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #26 東京カプセルホテル体験. The Naked Man Festival ★ WAO RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #01 はだか祭り.

Japanese Public Bathing Exposed: The Naked Truth ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #25. Things you CANNOT do at Japanese Onsen (Rules for the public bath in Japan) How to do Japanese Onsen (adventures inside a traditional Japanese public bath) CAT ISLAND in Japan! 猫島 (宮城県)Tashirojima. JAPANESE RABBIT ISLAND - ウサギ島 大久野島. The Pikachu Train Adventure: The Coolest Anime Train in Japan #36. Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto: All 10,000 Gates Explored ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #24 夜の京都伏見稲荷神社. Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure ★ WAO✦RYU! TV ONLY in JAPAN #13 原宿探検&変身.

The Manga Cafe Experience ★ WAO✦RYU!TV ONLY in JAPAN #16. Monkey Waiters in Japan! TOKYO'S CRAZIEST BAR: A place where few things make sense. LOVE Hotels in Japan: 5 You Should Know 英国人が選ぶ最強ラブホTOP5. Robot Restaurant, Shinjuku, Tokyo 超貴重!最もクレイジーな時期のロボットレストラン. RABBIT CAFE IN JAPAN うさぎカフェに行ってみた! LOVE Hotels in Japan ♥ ラブホに行ってみました! My First MAID CAFE Experience! Akihabara, Japan カナダ人の初めてのメイドカフェ.

Fox Village in Zao Japan! 蔵王きつね村・kitsune mura.