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What to do in Tokyo in October

October is an excellent month to visit Tokyo. I rate October as one of the best months to visit Tokyo. The weather is really good, with bright sunny days, very little rain fall and the temperature is still warm to

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

What To Do In Tokyo in September

Tokyo Beer Gardens in September

September is a great time of year to visit Tokyo. September is the first month of Autumn, the peak of the hot summer days are over but it is still nice and warm in Tokyo to get out and about

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Restaurant with a great view over Shinjuku Tokyo – Hibiki Restaurant

Restaurant with a view over Shinjuku Tokyo

If you are looking for a restaurant with a great view over Shinjuku Tokyo then go check out Hibiki Restaurant. Hibiki Restaurant is a Japanese restaurant located on the 49th Floor of the Shinjuku Nomura Building which is located on

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Where to withdraw cash from Tokyo ATM machines

ATM Cash Machines in Tokyo 7 Eleven Stores

It is now easier than ever to withdraw cash from an ATM cash machine in Tokyo using a foreign issued credit or debit card. It used to be so difficult to find an ATM in Tokyo which accepted foreign issued

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine in Kabukicho Shinjuku Tokyo

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine Shinjuku

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine is a small Japanese Shinto shrine located in Kabukicho Park, right in the heart of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s red light district, on the eastern side of Shinjuku Train Station. Enshrined within Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine is Benaiten, the Shinto

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Kanda Myojin Shinto Shrine in Tokyo

Kanda Myojin Shinto Shrine Tokyo

Kanda Shinto Shrine (Kanda Jinja) is popularly called Kanda Myojin located not far from Akihabara in Tokyo. The deities enshrined at Kanda Myojin are the guardian deities for the 108 Tokyo neighborhoods including Kanda, Nihombashi, Akihabara, Ohte-Maruouchi, the Old Kanda

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Temples, Tokyo

Inarikiō Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Inariko Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Inarikiō Shrine is a small Shinto Shrine located in Shinjuku Tokyo, just on the other side of Kabukicho, on the Eastern side of Shinjuku Train Station. The grounds of Inarikiō Shrine are surrounded by apartment buildings. The main shrine at Inarikio

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Raiden Inari Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Raiden Inari Shrine in Shinjuku Tokyo

Raiden Inari Shrine is a small Shinto Shrine surrounded by the hustle and bustle of downtown Shinjuku Tokyo. What Raiden Inari Shrine lacks in size, it makes up for in colour and beauty! At the front of the shrine is

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Kumano Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Kumano Shrine Shinjuku

Kumano Shrine is a beautiful Japanese Shinto Shrine located in Shinjuku Central Park in Nishi-Shinjuku, around 15 minutes walk from Shinjuku Train Station. The full name of Kumano Shrine is Juniso Kumano Jinja. Kumano Shrine is located very close to

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Best Shrines in Shinjuku Tokyo

Hanazono Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Shinjuku is one of the main business districts of Tokyo, with many tall skycrapers and large shopping malls. Found in between the tall buildings are some really nice Shinto Shrines which are worth visiting. Check out the best shrines in

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo