August 31, 2017

Nostalgic Bar Alley in Asakusa

View of An alley named "Hatsune-koji".
This alley is located near Sensoji temple.
It was very hot when I visited there, that wisteria trellis shaded the alley nicely.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

August 23, 2017

Small Stone Bridge at Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

This bridge was built in 1618, and it is oledest remaining stone bridge in Tokyo.
You can see beautiful varicolored carp in the pond under the bridge.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

August 15, 2017

Five Storied Pagoda in Summer

Five storied pagoda at Sensoji temple, Asakusa.
There were summer clouds in the sky.
Girls wearing Yukata(casual cotton Kimono) were looking up at the tower.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

August 10, 2017

Sensoji Temple on a Monday

Sensoji temple is one of the most popular sightseeing spot in Tokyo.
Although I visited there on a Monday, there were so many people in the temple.

Shooting date : August 7, 2017

August 7, 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