Hong Kong

Tokyo: Meiji Jingu

Our main reason to visit the Yoyogi Park was to visit the Meiji Jingu, Tokyo's premier Shinto shrine, which was built in 1920. It is also called the Imperial Shrine and is a memorial to Emperor Meiji, who died in 1912, and his empress Shoken, who died in 1914. Their tombs are in Kyoto. The… Continue reading Tokyo: Meiji Jingu

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Hong Kong

First hours in Tokyo: Hotel Century Southern Tower and Yoyogi Park

We took a night flight from Hong Kong to Tokyo, which meant that we arrived at 6am local time at the airport. This was too early for the Narita Express, so we had to take the bus to Shinjuku Station, where our hotel was located. This was fine as well, the traffic on early Saturday… Continue reading First hours in Tokyo: Hotel Century Southern Tower and Yoyogi Park