Marunouchi Area in Tokyo used to be an office district until some fifteen years ago. But the whole area was redeveloped in the past couple of decades and it turned into the mixture of offices and shopping complexes. In the late 1990s, if you visit there on weekends, there were only few people walking on…
It’s still summer-like weather in Tokyo but it has become a bit cooler than before. Autumn in Japan is a season of appetite. Japanese people tend to feel hungry after appetite-depriving summer. And of course it’s a season of beer. Well, in Germany, perhaps it’s October but we cannot wait too long.
This exhibition went on a tour to Rome and London and finally came to Tokyo which introduces 75 houses by 56 groups of Japanese architects. It just started recntly and will last until 29 October, 2017.
Today, I participated in a bicycle event “Bicycle Ride in Tokyo”. Starting from Hibiya Park, I enjoyed cycling while seeing bay area Tokyo’s sightseeing spots. It was 28-kilo meter ride. Here is today’s route map.
I wrote about Antiquarian Bookshops in Jimbocho in July this year. Jimbocho is a town of bookshops and they hold annual book fair at the end of October. This year’s festival already began and it will end next Sunday.