May 30, 2016

Black Building and White Cloud




The main building of Yushima-Seido that is a Confucian temple located in Yushima district, Bunkyo ward.
This architecture has a impressive black appearance.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.



May 28, 2016

The Burghers of Calais at the National Museum of Western Art




Rodin's the Burghers of Calais at the front garden of the National Museum of Western Art, Ueno park.
It is one of the twelve original casts.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 26, 2016

UENO KODOMO YUEN




UENO KODOMO YUEN (Ueno kids' amusement park) is located within Ueno park.

Very small, and it has a nice and retro atmosphere.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 24, 2016

Guardian Dogs at Ueno Toshogu Shrine.




Guardian Dogs at Ueno Toshogu shrine, Ueno park.  
"Toshogu" is a general term for a Shinto shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder of Tokugawa Shogunate that was the last feudal Japanese military government which existed between 1603 and 1867.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 22, 2016

Entrance of Ueno Toshogu Shrine




Ueno Toshogu shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Ueno park.
Behind the gate, there is an approach with rows of stone lanterns.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

Shinobazu Pond in May



Those lotus leaves in the pond have not been large yet, but those young leaves have beautiful fresh green color.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 17, 2016

Girls Playing Festival Music


On a street in Asakusa, they are playing festival music on Japanese traditional musical instruments.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 15, 2016

Neighborhood Mikoshi in Sanja Festival



On the second day of Sanja festival, around 100 Mikoshi from 44 districts gather at Sensoji temple.
One by one,those Mikoshi are purified by Shinto priests at Asakusa shrine, and carried again to parade through their neighborhood.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

Sanja Festival




A Mikoshi(portable shrine) is being carried in Sensoji temple.

Shooting date : May 14, 2016.

May 10, 2016

Mansei-bashi viaduct in the late afternoon


A red brick viaduct for Chuo line.
It is located between Kanda station and Ochanomizu station.
There are fashionable restaurants and boutiques under the railway.

Shooting date : April 20, 2016.

May 5, 2016

Akihabara Electric Town in the Cloudy Evening


Chuo-dori Street in Akihabara.
On that day, it was fine in the daytime, but the clouds threatened rain when evening fell.

Shooting date : April 20, 2016.

May 2, 2016

Yaezakura by the Moat


Ote moat near Takebashi station, on April 20.

Shooting date : April 20, 2016.