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Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine or Yasukuni Jinja (靖国神社) located in Tokyo was built by Emperor Meiji in 1869. Yasukuni Shrine enshrines over 2,466,000 names of Japanese people who have died during war time. This includes the Boshin War, Seinan War, Sino-Japanese War,

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Temples, Tokyo

Zojoji Buddhist Temple Tokyo

Zojoji Buddhist Temple Tokyo

Zojo-ji Temple (増上寺) is a large Buddhist Temple located close to Roppongi Tokyo, just next to Tokyo Tower. The temple was founded in 1393 by the Jodo Shu buddhist denomination as the central monastery in Kando (East Japan) region. The

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Roppongi, Temples, Tokyo

Xi’an Chinese Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Soup dumplings at Xian Chinese Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku

Xi’an Chinese Restaurant is a popular Chinese Restaurant serving food from Xi’an in western China. Street food, dumplings, roast duck / pork, stir fries and Chinese Hot Pot. Located on the Western side of Shinjuku train station, just a few minutes

Posted in Asian, Chinese, Food, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Vietnamese Restaurant Shiodome Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Vietnamese Restaurant Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Restaurant is a casual dining Vietnamese restaurant located directly above Shiodome train station on the Oedo line, just a few minutes walk from Ginza Tokyo. They have menus in Japanese and English. With an extensive food menu and a

Posted in Asian, Food, Ginza, Tokyo, Vietnamese

Hibiya Park Tokyo

Hibiya Park Tokyo

Hibiya Park in Tokyo is located close to Ginza and at the southern end of the Imperial Palace Gardens. Hibiya Park covers an area of 161,636.66 square meters. During the Edo Period the park land housed several feudal lord mansions

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Tokyo

Diya Indian Restaurant Roppongi Tokyo

Buffet lunch at Diya Indian Restaurant Roppongi

Diya Indian Restaurant is casual dining Indian Restaurant located in the Roppongi Hills Shopping Complex. They have an all you can eat buffet at lunch time and al a carte menu in the evening. Traditional Indian curries and tandoori dishes –

Posted in Food, Indian, Roppongi, Tokyo

Spice Heaven Indian Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Spice Heavan Indian Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Spice Heaven Indian Restaurant is located within the Shinjuku Park Tower, the same building as the Park Hyatt Tokyo Hotel. A small restaurant serving traditional Indian cuisine. Great Indian decor and friendly staff. Always happy to serve more naan bread during

Posted in Food, Indian, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Gandhi Indian Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Inside Gandhi Indian Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Gandhi Indian Restaurant is located within the Washington Hotel in Nishi-Shinjuku, 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku Train Station. Gandhi Indian Restaurant serves up a range of traditional Indian curries and they have a traditional tandoori oven for cooking Tandoori chicken and

Posted in Food, Indian, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Meiji Jingu Shrine Tokyo

Meiji Jingu Shrine Tokyo

Meiji Jingū Shrine is located within Yoyogi Park in Harajuku Tokyo, close to both Shinjuku and Shibuya. Meiji Jingu Shrine is one of the most important Shinto Temples in Tokyo and Japan. On New Years day the temple has over 3

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shibuya, Temples, Tokyo

Yamashita Park Yokohama

Yamashita Park Yokohama

Yamashita Park in Yokohama is a large public park located right next to Yokohama harbour. Yamashita Park is 750m long with waterfront views over Yokohama harbour. Yamashita Park is only 500 meters walk from Yokohama Chinatown and just 5 minutes

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Tokyo, Yokohama