Odaiba the best place in Tokyo ???

yesterday (16th may) I went with my french friend to Odaiba to see the amazing Gundam (for people who don’t know it is a big robot from a famous anime) at new mall that just opened.

Let’s start what happened at the morning, I woke up and had a serious hangover going and I was just sitting at the hostel lobby and watching to the emptiness (I’m sure some of you know that feeling), then my English friend made Pakistani curry which was delicious !
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It helped my hangover a lot and with it I got energy to go to Odaiba.

Took some shots at Asakusa while we were walking to the station.
Himiko is always a beautiful boat to see in the Sumida river and always when you see it you should take a photo.
Beautiful Himiko
Could it be?!?! Could it be possible !!! the cutest dog in Asakusa (I gave her the title !)
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You know me.. Always when I get a chance to take a photo of a Japanese school girl I take it.
Japanese school girls

I need to start taking more photos in the stations and metro! I know it is kinda a bad manner but I’m pretty fast taking a photo without people noticing.
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Took the Yurikamome train to Odaiba which is always fun
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When we were walking on a bridge and you could see bit by bit the amazing gundam, I got more and more excited. I been a big fan of it for a while and I have wanted to see that real size gundam for years and years ! I was so so so so so so so happy hah ( I know I sound like the weird guy ever..)

can you say that this thing is not cool ?
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Took some other great photos in odaiba that I’m sure you’ll like. I also got a one photo that I’m especially proud of !
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This is that photo that I’m very happy about.
Beauty of Odaiba

We decided that we did not want to pay other 315 yen to use the yurikamome train so we just walked through the rainbow bridge and I got some nice shots there as well.
Beauty of Odaiba
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I hope you enjoyed the photos ! Now that tomorrow Asakusa has a huge festival coming up I will take crazy amount of photos there !

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Love Tokyo Love Japan。愛の東京 愛の日本

Showing you some photos of Tokyo that I have taken in the last year. Some of my favorite places I like to go sometimes.

Let’s start with one of the most obvious choices.
Senjo-ji Temple (金龍山浅草寺 )
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Most people who visit Tokyo probably go here first when they arrive to the city. Senjo-ji is a beautiful place night and day. I like it because it’s a great place to take some photos and meet new people also the best hostel in Tokyo called “Sakura hostel asakusa” is there and I like to go there to use their fast wifi and meet old friends and get new ones.

Ueno Park (上野公園)

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Not one of the best parks in Tokyo but still I like it with the nice little lake they have there and of course the museums and the Ueno zoo. I remember the first month in 2011 when I was in Japan I often came here with a bentou (Japanese lunch box) or with some pastries to have nice quiet time relaxing and eating.

Spring when the cherry flowers are at full bloom the park is breathtakingly beautiful, full of colors and full of people having a great time.

Tokyo Disneyland (東京ディズニーランド)
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A great place to spent a day waiting 2-4 hours (if it is a good day) to get in to an attraction. Let your inner child out have fun! This place is a bit on the expensive side but still a awesome place to enjoy your time. I have been here couple of times now and always had a blast.

Odaiba (お台場)
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One of the best places for date or a day of shopping! Odaiba is full of malls and stores where you can find anything you want and then some. With it’s beautiful shore line and romantic view makes it one the best places to take photos. I especially like the restaurants on the top floors of one of the malls called Aqua city, where you can eat delicious food and watch the breathtaking scenery.

Rainbow Bridge (レインボーブリッジ)
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The amazing bridge that connects Odaiba to the rest of the Tokyo. I love to walk to odaiba through this bridge, the wind and the view make it worth it! I haven’t seen that many bridges in my life but this bridge is my favorite!

Tokyo is full of great places where I like to be including Nakano,Akihabara,shibuya,ikebukuro and so on but I will write more about them later on 🙂

Here are couple of little polls because I want to know a bit about you (my readers) as well.

You can add your own options to this one 🙂

Asakusa and Odaiba

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I got very beautiful photos last sunday as you have probably seen in my flickr. I would say that some of these are the best shots I have taken in Japan. I’ll tell you what I did that day.

In the morning we were thinking what to do, my girl wanted to visit a cat shrine at Asakusa and also buy some famous japanese sweets as well that they sell there. Had a breakfast at Subway which was very interesting since it was very much different then the subway I am used to.
Happy,Tired, Full of Food! 幸せ、疲れた、お腹いっぱい!

When we arrived to Asakusa we went to Senjo-ji first to pray. A lot of people as usual.
Happy,Tired, Full of Food! 幸せ、疲れた、お腹いっぱい!

The search of the Cat shrine started! Wasn’t too difficult to find but it is kinda far but absolutely worth it. Small place but very nice for people who likes cats, if I am not mistaken it is also called love shrine.
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Sadly when we arrived to the shop where my girl wanted to buy her sweets, they were solled out. Seems that they are bit famous that only one shop in Asakusa sells them, bur we decided to get something else that was also tasty.
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We took the Asakusa line to Mita station and from there were walked to Odaiba through the rainbow bridge, because I wanted to take photos and because I’m kinda trying to save money.

Normally walking through that bridge doesn’t take that long but since I had all my camera equipment with me I was taking photos like a madman.

Here are some examples what I got.
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I got some amazing shots of the Tokyo tower as well ! Even tho the Sky Tree is big and wonderful, we can’t forget one of the main symbols of Tokyo.
THE MIGHTY TOKYO TOWER !
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Also from the Odaiba beach I got some great photos taken.
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Those small boats you see at the beach with those beautiful colors are actually floating Izakayas ( japanese type of bars) and Monja&okonomiyaki (see what these are at my japanese food page) restaurants. They are not actually that expensive either the ones I read about only were about 4200yen to 6000yen a person. I’ll see if I will go on one of those boats this Autumn!

After this long day of walking and photo taking we were both hungry and decided to find a restaurant in aquacity that had a beautiful view. Of course at that time all the restaurants were pretty packed but we did find this very delicious American buffee restaurant, eat and drink as much as you want for 2000 yen, lots of delicious foods and deserts as well
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just 2 photos of the many many plates we had, if I remember right we had total about 10 empty plates so that would make 5 and 5.

Whose desert looks more delicious to you ? My girlfriends or Mine! I say mine!
(number 1)
Happy,Tired, Full of Food! 幸せ、疲れた、お腹いっぱい!

The upper one is my girlfriends and down is mine
(number2)
Happy,Tired, Full of Food! 幸せ、疲れた、お腹いっぱい!

Excellent view for after food smoking!
Happy,Tired, Full of Food! 幸せ、疲れた、お腹いっぱい!