Daily Archives: December 20, 2015

Tokyo Daibutsu (Buddha), Jourenji Temple

On Thursday 17/12 we visited one of The Great Buddhas at Jourenji Temple in Itabashi-ku. This Buddha was originally built in 1977 to commemorate the victims of WWII and the victims of the Great Kanto earthquake of 1923. At 13m … Continue reading

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Kyu Asakura House

On Wednesday 16/12 we visited an historic traditional house in Daikanyama, built by the then Chairman of Tokyo’s Prefectural Assembly. The house and gardens are both amazing.   We could go through most of the rooms inside, the kids loved … Continue reading

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Yoyogi Park

On our first full day in Tokyo, Tuesday 15/12, we walked up our street away from Shibuya Centre to Yoyogi Park. It’s a big park full of Cherry Trees, although they currently have no leaves in the middle of winter. … Continue reading

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