Living in Tokyo


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Amazing Discount Shinkansen Ticket

amazing discount Shinkansen ticket Do you still pay full price for Shinkansen tickets? Most foreigners don’t know that you can get discount Shinkansen tickets for some cities if you hold a foreign passport! Incredibly, this is for residents too, not just vacationers! Check out our article to m

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Jindaiji Temple 2

Jindaiji Temple 2 Part 2 of our guide to Jindaiji. If you haven’t read part 1 yet, you can find it here: Jindaiji Temple 1 walking route map 5. The Shaka hall area The Shaka hall 釈迦堂/ しゃかどう Shaka dou was built in 1976 to store the Buddha statue listed as a national treasure. The entrance fee i

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Jindaiji Temple

Jindaiji Temple 1 Jindaiji temple is the second oldest temple in Tokyo, said to date back to AD 733. As well as centuries of history, it also houses the oldest statue of Buddha to be classed as a national treasure. Have a look at what I think is the best route for enjoying everything Jindaiji temple

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Kakujo Gyorui Kodairaten

Kakujo Gyorui Kodairaten A big fish market in Tokyo’s Higashi-kurume city. A must-visit for seafood lovers! see summary How is the fish market so good? Kakujo Gyorui Kodairaten is one of the biggest fish markets in Tokyo. The company has headquarters in Nagaoka city in Niigata prefecture, and

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How to buy quality fish with language guide

How to buy quality fish with language guide If you’re in your home country, it’s easier to find the fish that you want to eat because you know the fish names and how to ask the shop staff for help in cleaning and filleting etc. Also you know the best fish market in your hometown – or it’

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