Off to Tokyo, Japan

After all the anticipation 🙂 in less than 24 hours I’ll be on a plane and off to Tokyo, Japan. The plan is for me to explore Tokyo and give myself time to fall in love with the city. I do have a generic list of Must-See/Do:-

¨ Ghibli Museum

¨ Old Tokyo
Asakusa

¨ Yasukuni Shrine
3-1-1 Kudan-kita
Station: Kudanshita (3 min.) or Ichigaya or Iidabashi (7 min.). On Yasukuni Dori
Shrine daily 24 hr.; Yushukan daily 9am-5:30pm

¨ Ueno Park
Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan)
Oct-Mar Tues-Sun 9:30am-5pm (enter by 4:30pm); Apr-Sept Tues-Fri and Sat-Sun 9:30am-6pm (Fri open to 8pm during special exhibitions)

¨ Ginza — Department stores, luxury brands

¨ Kabuki Theatre
4-12-5 GINZA, CHUO-KU TOKYO
Ginza
Matinees 11:00a.m.-3:45p.m. Evening shows 4:30p.m.-9:00p.m.

¨ Shibuya — Teen fashion

¨ Harajuku — Street/teen fashion

¨ Shinjuku — Cameras, computers

¨ Odaiba — Shopping and entertainment on Tokyo Bay

¨ Roppongi — Nightlife area

¨ Ebisu Garden Place – Pleasant shopping area

¨ Daikanyama — upmarket boutiques

¨ Kokuritsu Nogakudo (National Noh Theater)
4-18-1 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
JR Tokyo Stn. / JR Chuo Line / 4-min. ride / Ochanomizu Stn. / JR Sobu Line / 12-min. ride / Sendagaya Stn. / 5-min. walk

¨ Nakano Broadway

¨ Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba

¨ Takaosan

Wonder if there’s something I left out?

Anyway, check back in a couple of days and if I can get to a computer (because I’m leaving my laptop at home), I’ll be happily reporting from Tokyo 🙂

Meanwhile, have a good long weekend and Happy Easter to all!!

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