Autumn in Tokyo 2007 Journal Updates

I’ve just updated the entries (with photos) for Autumn in Tokyo November 2007.

Tokyo Day 1

Arrival at Narita Airport, Getting to Central Tokyo by N’ex (Narita Express) to Shinjuku Station
Shinjuku Station – the busiest train station in the world
Kabukicho (red light district), Hanazono Shrine (Tori no Ichi)

Tokyo Day 2

Tsukiji Market – the world’s biggest wholesale seafood market
Ginza shopping belt, Chuo Dori closure to traffic (Pedestrian Heaven)
Odaiba Marine Park – Rainbow Bridge

Tokyo Day 3

Yoyogi Park, Harajuku – Autumn colours (kouyou/momiji) of maple and ginkgo
Meiji Jingu (Meiji Shrine), Cosplayers, Harajuku Kids, Jingu Bashi (Shrine Bridge)
Akihabara Electric Town, authentic Kaiten-Zushi experience
Aerial View of Tokyo at night from Tokyo City View, Mori Tower, Roppongi Hills

Tokyo Day 4

Tokyo Station, Marunouchi, Imperial Palace surrounds
Radio Kaikan Akiba, Volks doll shopping, adult shop visit
Shibuya – where Tokyo’s most fashionable congregate

Tokyo Day 5

Kouyou/Momiji viewing site – Icho Namiki (Ginkgo Avenue), Aoyama
Souvenir shopping in Akiba – Laox, Lammtarra, Don Quijote (Donki), Tokyo Anime Center

Tokyo Day 6

Takeshita Dori, Harajuku – where the real Harajuku Girls shop
Omotesando Boulevard – Tokyo Champs Elysee
Shibuya 109, Tokyu Hands, Loft craft/DIY stores, Tsutaya DVDs and CDs

Tokyo Day 7

Images of Shinjuku
Shinjuku Gyoen (Shinjuku National Garden) – beautiful, vast park
MaruiOne (Marui Young) – Gothic Lolita heaven

Tokyo Day 8

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building free tour
Kabukicho and host bars

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