The elegant museum hedged with bamboos

April 23, 2016 at 11:20AM “Nezu Museum” was renovated several years ago. Because bamboos are planted along the street, it has atmosphere of the Japanese style. There is a beautiful Japanese garden in it. I am sure that it will make you feel calm. The impressive entrance way under the eaves. Minami-aoyama 6-5, Minato, Tokyo,…

The fascinating small park at a street corner

April 23, 2016 at 11:00AM You find small parks in Tokyo where buildings and houses are crowded together. There are a few benches for the neighborhood to take a rest and often cherry blossom trees most Japanese people love. In the cherry blossom season passing pedestrians also unconsciously stop by such a park. Minami-aoyama 7-1, Minato, Tokyo, Japan…

The sumo ring with white balls of spireas

April 23, 2016 at 10:40AM There is a sumo wrestling ring at a quiet park where white spireas are gently flowering. You can seldom see sumo rings in the city. It is said that sumo tournaments were held in Samurai era. And now professional sumo wrestlers were invited and serve hot pot dishes once a year in the…

The shopping mall covered with colorful flowers

April 23, 2016 at 8:40AM Yebisu Garden Place is a shopping mall. As the name indicates, because a lot of flowers are planted every season, the mall looks like a flower garden. It is getting quite spring like, bees were working busily around the flowers. Ebisu 4-20, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Ebisu Sta. Step…

The white wall decorated with azaleas

April 23, 2016 at 8:00AM This passage leads to a tunnel that connests residential areas with commercial areas. Such a tall wall can be seen around here because a hotel and apartments have been built on the hill top. Pink and red flowers of azaleas add color to the green vines on the white wall. Mita…

The place for relaxation and refreshment on the junction roof

April 16, 2016 at 3:00PM “Meguro Sky Garden” is a public park in the roof of the O-shaped junction of two freeways. The external appearance of the junction looks like a fort or a warship. While you sit on a bench at the park, you might feel like you were on the top of a mountain because of a good…

The playground on a spring

April 16, 2016 at 2:20PM There is a playground having a spring where a lot of children are playing about. Here was a tea plantation field before. The town name, Shoto, is derived from the tea name. The quiet landscape reminds one of the past. Shoto 2-10, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Shinsen Sta. Step…

Double cherry blossoms on the hill top

April 16, 2016 at 0:00PM There are a large variety of cherry blossoms in the park. Because the color of the flowers and the time of bloom are different each other, you can enjoy such a beautiful scene for a long time. Aobadai 2-10, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Daikanyama Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo

A cluster of azaleas on the south-facing slope

April 16, 2016 at 11:40AM The public park is on a hill with a fine outlook. There are a lot of azaleas on the gentle slope leading to the viewing platform with benches. The bench is the best place where you read your favorite book or take a nap. Aobadai 2-10, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan Nearest…

Purple flowers of magnolia in front of a Japanese garden

April 16, 2016 at 11:30AM There is a small Japanese garden adjacent to a large playpark. The garden has ponds and waterfalls, and is enclosed with a white wall. You can enjoy a calm time in a relaxed atmosphere. Aobadai 2-11, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Naka-meguro Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo