Japan

Tokyo: Boat trip on Sumida River

After visiting the Senso-ji temple in Asakusa we walked to the river and went on a boat trip on the Sumida river. There are different trips to choose from and we went for the 1 hour round trip, from Asakusa to Hinode and back again. The boat took us past Hamarikyu Japanese Gardens down to… Continue reading Tokyo: Boat trip on Sumida River

Japan

Tokyo: Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji temple is one of the great cultural and religious icons of Japan. It is one of the oldest and most popular temples in Tokyo, dating back to 628 A.D. At that time, according to popular lore, two brothers were fishing in the nearby Sumida river and caught the catch of their lives – a… Continue reading Tokyo: Senso-ji Temple