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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

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

Delicious Pork Tonkatsu at Butagumi Restaurant Tokyo

Pork Belly Tonkatsu at Butagumi Restaurant Tokyo

One of the best Tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo is called Butagumi, located in the neighbourhood of Nishi-Azabu, not far from Roppongi. Butagumi’s specialty is the delicious Pork Tonkatsu, the breaded pork cutlets served with shredded cabbage, miso soup, rice and

Posted in Asian, Food, Japan, Japanese, Nishi-Azabu, Roppongi, Tokyo, Tonkatsu

Roppongi Robataya Restaurant – Tourist Trap restaurant

Roppongi Robataya Restaurant Tokyo

I went in to Roppongi Robataya Restaurant to review the experience. My quick review = this is an overpriced Tourist Trap! Roppongi Robataya is a Robatayaki restaurant located in Roppongi Tokyo. Robatayaki is a form of Japanese BBQ where all

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Roppongi, Tokyo

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

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

Great Steak in Tokyo at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Roppongi

Wolfgangs Steakhouse Roppongi Tokyo

If you are looking for a great steakhouse in Tokyo then go check out Wolfgang’s Steakhouse in Roppongi. Steak is expensive in Tokyo so be prepared to pay around $100 for a good steak. The steaks at Wolfgang’s is around

Posted in Food, Japan, Roppongi, Steak, Steaks, Tokyo

Best Pizza in Roppongi Tokyo – Pizzakaya

Best Pizza in Roppongi Tokyo

If you are looking for the best pizza in Roppongi then do yourself a favour and head to Pizzakaya, which is just a few minutes walk from Roppongi Hills Tokyo. I had a craving for pizza so did a Google

Posted in Food, Japan, pizza, Roppongi, Tokyo

Yabuya Yakiniku Izakaya Restaurant Roppongi Tokyo

Yabuya Yakiniku Izakaya Restaurant Roppongi

I was looking for a restaurant in Roppongi to have dinner with a Japanese friend. I really wanted to go for yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) so searched for the closest Yakiniku restaurant to Roppongi Crossing which is right next to Roppongi

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Roppongi, Tokyo, Yakiniku