The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Apprentice in Tokyo

This year marks 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright.  There are commemoration events to celebrate the anniversary.  Since Wright has a connection with Japan, there are events in Japan, too for example in the Imperial Hotel.  Wright designed the old building of the Imperial Hotel which is now preserved in Meiji Village…

Matsuchi-yama Shoden Temple

Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa is one of the most popular temple in Tokyo.  But in old days in 17th or 18th century, there was another famous spot especially druing cherry blossoms season – Matsuchi-yama Shoden Temple.  From Senso-ji Temple, you go further towards Sumida River and a little north.  There is a mountain called Matsuchi-yama…