Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo worships Emperor and Empress Meiji which was constructed after the Emperor died.  It was completed in 1920.  The property was for the residence of samurai clan which was then purchased by the royal family.  Today, this is the shrine which has the largest number of visitors on New Year’s Day…

Yoyogi Park

If you are biking in Shibuya, Yoyogi area is almost next door.  It will take you only five-minute ride.  Yoyogi Park is like Central Park in New York and Hyde Park in London.  It’s in the middle of the big city but you will forget the bustle of the city.  And still you will have…

Halloween Is Coming Soon

Long time no see!  The last time I posted here, it was still hot but now it has become cooler and it’s October.  Over the past few years, with some reason, Halloween suddenly become popular in Japan.  At this time of the year, wherever you go in Tokyo, you will find orange and black figures.