A few months ago, I wrote about Otsuka Women’s Apartment House which was one of the apartment houses of Dojunkai. There was another famous Dojunkai’s apartment houses in Omotesando and the redevelopment of the site after it was demolished attracted lots of attention a few years ago. Once the state-of-the-art apartment houses is now a trendy shopping…
Cemeteries have special solemn atmosphere and I cannot stop visiting there. I have already wrote about 84 Thousand Images of Jizou God in Yanaka, Yanaka Cemetery and Zoshigaya Cemetery. And I will tell you one more in Denzu-in Temple.
When I wrote about Hozuki flower market, I wrote that there was another flower market. Today’s posting is about that flower market – morning glory market. It was held on July 23rd and 24th in Denzu-in Temple in Bunkyo-ku.
I wrote about Imperial Hotel in June. I visited the hotel in Tokyo once again and this time had a chance to visit Old Imperial Bar. I wanted to come here because this is the only place in this hotel where you can admire the original work of Frank Lloyd Wright. The wall was from…
There are several flower festivals in Bunkyo-ku and Hozuki Market is one of them. Hozuki or Chinese lanterns are summer plants and back in old days, people used to buy hozuki when they visited temples. Decoction of hozuki is said to be good for kidney desease.
This is a continuous posting from yesterday. You will find streetscape of traditional houses in Ningyo-cho and Suitengu area. Walking around this area is fun and enjoyable.
Ginza and Nihombashi are famous traditional shopping spots. If you walk some more, you can find another shopping spot of local colour. That is Ningyo-cho.