Arakicho

2018.01.02
Dive into the history of Arakicho experiencing the U-shaped town
Tokyo is a city with elevation of the floor varying in different locations When you look at the map of Japan, you can spot the Kanto plain is wide an
2017.12.15
Sainenji, a buddhist temple that houses the spear of the famous samurai and ninja Hattori Hanzo also known as the “Demon Hanzo”
Sainenji temple 西念寺 was built by Hattori Hanzo 服部半蔵 in the year 1590 in memory of the first son of his lord, the Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. Hattori Hanzo
2017.12.12
Where you can find the traces of Edo,Meiji and Showa period
The town was the residence of a powerful Japanese feudal lord in the Edo period Araki town, which is in between Yotsuya-sanchome Station of the Marun
2017.12.11
Enjoy the remains of the Showa period left in Arakicho
A town which continues to leave its history remaining, Arakicho In recent years, there has been some attention to the Showa period (1926-1989). Curre
2017.12.10
Explore the finest restaurants in the back alleys of Arakicho
How the alleys of Arakicho is formed “路地の名店” (finest restaurants in the back alleys) is a phrase used in Japanese. “路地” (roji, meaning “passageway”)
Ema for praying for success at school
2015.07.02
How to write on the wooden plaque called 'Ema' and send your wishes to the Shinto gods.
Sending your wishes to the spirits If you have ever visited a Shinto religion shrine, you may have noticed these small wooden boards hanging. They