September 6, 2018

Statue of Ota Dokan at Tokyo International Forum

A statue of Samurai wearing a Japanese woven hat and having a bow in a modern high-tech style building.
Ota Dokan (1432-1486) is a samurai in late Muromachi period, and he is well known as the builder of the Edo castle.
Tokyo International Forum is a convention center located close to Tokyo and Yurakucho stations.

Shooting date : July 12, 2018

August 2, 2018

Japanese Style Garden Pond at Hibiya Park

This is a pond called Shinji-ike.
Hibiya park was created as a western style park, but the pond and the surroundings are designed as Japanese traditional style garden.

This pond was used to be a part of one of moats of Edo castle.
You can see stone walls on the side of the pond.

Shooting date : July 12, 2018

July 4, 2018

Ueno Station Grand Concourse

That concourse is located in front of the main ticket gate of Ueno station.
The membrane roof of the concourse make a bright atmosphere.  

Shooting date : June 23, 2018

July 1, 2018

Hydrangeas by the Lotus Pond

Shinobazu pond at Ueno park in a cloudy day.
Shinobazu pond is divided into three parts, and the part of the pond is called lotus pond.
Hydrangeas are flower of rainy season, so those look more beautiful at waterside.

Shooting date : June 23, 2018

June 10, 2018

Stone Guardian Dogs at Kanda-Myojin Shrine

Pair of stone guardian dog which stand in front of the main hall of the shrine.
They look very gallant and powerful.

Shooting date : June 7, 2018

May 25, 2018

Man-made Beach at Odaiba

Odaiba is a artificial island in Tokyo bay.
I took these photos at Odaiba Marine Park.
you can see the rainbow bridge from there, and you can also see many anchors on the beach.

Shooting date : May 22, 2018

May 14, 2018

Fujimi Turret

Views of the Fujimi turret from the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace.
Fujimi turret is one of the three existing turret of former Edo castle.

They developed a small square just near the turret in 2016, and you can see the turret up close.

Shooting date : May 6, 2018