Our last stop. we failed to see pandas in Ueno zoo due to time constraints as we spend almost a whole day in Asakusa. It is another shopping district and a park. Advertisements
Sensoji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. Sensoji Temple is a few steps from Asakusa Station, served by the Ginza Subway Line, Asakusa Subway Line and Tobu Railways. This is also known as the old Tokyo. Asakusa is… Continue reading Asakusa
A must visit when in Tokyo. Odaiba is a popular shopping and entertainment district on a man made island in Tokyo Bay. It attracts mostly young people as a new amusement spot in the city. Access to Odaiba can be an attraction in itself, as the views of the Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo’s harbor and… Continue reading Odaiba
Our last stop in Kyoto. Though we try to see many sights as much as we could, Colorful Kyoto never failed to amaze us. We arrived in Gion at night. We didn’t explore much this interesting village. So much to see and too bad we didn’t had the chance to see Geisha walking in the… Continue reading Gion District
Fushimi Inari Shrine is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to the shrine grounds.
This is the second stop after Bamboo forest. It is one of the most popular buildings in Japan, attracting a large number of visitors annually. It is designated as a National Special Historic Site and a National Special Landscape, and it is one of 17 locations making up the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which… Continue reading Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion
This has been one of my dream vacation. This is truly enchanted sans the crowd. It is highly suggested to be there before 9am as this place is very popular and gets too crowded. Only had few pics because getting solo picture wasn’t really that easy. It is only 15 minutes away from Kyoto Station.… Continue reading Scenic Sagano Railway and Enchanted Bamboo Forest