Walking Biking in Spring Tokyo

The wind is still cold but biking season has come.  I visited temples, architecture and shops and enjoyed my spring day.

My main purpose today is to visit the event of the second anniversary of small shopping place called Ueno Sakuragi Atari.  The old Japanese houses were turned into sweet shops, restaurants or accessary shops.IMG_1311

The bakery here has many kinds of deli bread and all of them are inexpensive and very reasonable.

I had a green tea and lemon bread and a toast with small fish shirasu, sea weed and cheese.

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There is a bike shop called Tokyo Bike and you can rent a bycicle.  There are many interesting-looking streets and shops around here.

 

For More Information

1) Ueno Sakuragi Atari

Address: 15-6 Ueno Sakuragi 2-chome, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Access information is here.

Closed on Mondays.

2) Tokyobike Rentals

Address: 3-12 Yanaka 6-chome, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Price: Same day return 2,500 yen, 2nd day onwards 1,500 yen per day

You can book your bikes on line.  “Tokyobike” is a name of their brand.  Their bikes look very cool.

Website of Tokyobike Rengals is here.

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