August 29, 2015

Sumida River in a Fine Day

View of Sumida river from Asakusa.
You can see Tokyo Sky Tree and buildings in River-pia Azumabashi across the river.

Shooting date : July 10 , 2015

August 23, 2015

Kaminarimon Yanagi-koji Alley

An alley in Asakusa.
It has a nostalgic atmosphere.

Shooting date : July 10 , 2015

August 20, 2015

Gate of Denboin

The gate stands on Denboin street, Asakusa.
Denboin is the residence of head priest of Sensoji temple and it is also the place where priests of the temple do Buddhist training.

Shooting date : July 10 , 2015

August 15, 2015

Nezumi Kozo at Denboin Street, Asakusa

There is an object of Nezumi Kozo on a roof.
Nezumi Kozo ("Rat Kid") is a thief in Edo period and a hero in popular legend.
In the legend, he steals money from corrupt lords and evil merchants by creeping into their residences alone, and gives money to the poor.

Shooting date : July 10 , 2015

August 8, 2015

Edo Monja Hyotan

"Edo Monja Hyotan" is a Monja restaurant located on Denboin street, Asakusa.
Monja is a type of traditional pan-fried  food in Kanto region which made of wheat flour and other various ingredients.
In the picture on the restaurant's shutter, you can see a family in Edo period cooking and eating Monja with a small spatula.

Shooting date : July 10 , 2015