Narita san

This temple is really close to Narita airport, so I had an early morning flight, which meant staying overnight at Narita and I decided to take a look at this famous temple.Narita-san, Shinshō-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in central Narita, Chiba, Japan.  It is a lead temple in the Chisan branch of New… Read More Narita san

Azabu Juban

Azabu-jūban is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It is a lively residential area in central Tokyo with a mixture of Japanese shops, restaurants and bars. Azabu Juban has an interesting shopping strip with a mixture of Japanese and western shops restaurants and bars. Towards the end of August, Azabu-Juban holds one of the biggest international… Read More Azabu Juban

Yoshiwara

The Yoshiwara was a famous pleasure district,(red-light district) in old Edo, present-day Tōkyō, Japan.  In the early 17th century the Tokugawa shogunate restricted prostitution to designated districts to try to restrict prostitution. The Yoshiwara was created near what is today known as Nihonbashi.   In 1656 the government decided to relocate Yoshiwara to its present… Read More Yoshiwara