See, Eat, Do

A guide to places to go, things to do, and different food options in Tokyo.

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How to eat ramen: What are those bottles for?

How to eat ramen: What are those bottles for? Most ramen shops have a bunch of bottles on the table, but do you know what’s in them and what they’re for? We want to show you the best way of using them because Tokyo Bee Hive is nothing if not passionate about ramen and we want you to be t

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How to eat soba
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Soba Noodles

Soba noodles Soba is a very famous food for Japanese people. In Japan, when eating soba, it’s not only acceptable to slurp to enjoy the flavour, but it’s regarded as a necessary part of enjoying the noodles. In a lot of other cultures, this is a strange manner and might even been seen as

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Red Dragon
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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
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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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