November 22, 2017

Large Two Storied Gate Appears at the Fountain Pond in Ueno Park




This architecture is for an event named "Tokyo Suki Fes".
This gate is compered to the Kaneiji temple's main gate which used to be.
Ueno park area was Kaneiji temple grounds in Edo priod.

Shooting date : November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017

Ginkgo Tree by Tokyo Bunka Kaikan



Tokyo Bunka Kaikan is a cocert hall for classical music located in Ueno park.
I took this photo today.
I think almost ginkgo trees in the park still have green leaves, but leaves of that ginkgo tree have already changed color.

Shooting date : November 14, 2017

November 1, 2017

Main Pillar of Shohei-bashi Bridge




Shohei-bashi is a bridge over Kanda-gawa River which is located between Mansei-bashi Bridge and Hijiri-bashi Bridge.
The bridge has beautiful main pillars.

Shooting date : September 18, 2017

October 15, 2017

Sofmap AKIBA #1 Store



Sofmap is a consumer electronics retailer.
There are several Sofmap stores in Akihabara.
Sofmap AKIBA #1 is specialized in selling Otaku (anime, idol) goods and used mobiles.

Shooting date : September 18, 2017

September 26, 2017

Yodobashi-Akiba and Akihabara station




Yodobashi-Akiba is a large electoronics retail store located next to Akihabara station.
You can go there from Akihabara station's central exit very easily.

Shooting date : September 18, 2017

Please check my other photo about Yodobashi-Akibathe from the link below.
Night Scene of Yodobashi-Akiba

September 12, 2017

A Figure of Nippon Daemon on the Street




A figure on Denboin-dori Street, Asakusa.
Nippon Daemon is an honorable thief in the Kabuki play called "Shiranami Gonin Otoko" (The Five Thieves).
In the play, he is the leader of a band of thieves.
The play was premiered in 1862 at Ichimuraza which was a major Kabuki theater.
Denboin-dori Street is a shopping and dinning street full of atmosphere of Edo period.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

Please check my articles about the street from the links below.

Denboin Street
Edo Monja Hyotan
Gate of Denboin

September 3, 2017

Asakusa Nishisando Shopping Street




Asakusa Nishi-sando shopping street is an arcade located west of Sensoji temple.
There is a impressive gate at the eastern end of the arcade.
Pillars of the arcade are painted vermilion, and the street surface is covered with wooden boards.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017