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The Edo-Tokyo Museum: The 400-Year History of Tokyo

The Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館) is a museum about the 400-year history of the city of Edo-Tokyo since Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu…

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Tokyo Tower – Don’t look down!

Since I’ve never been to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower I had to go to the Tokyo Tower which…

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Entrance of the Miraikan
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Miraikan 2004: Robots & Space Stations

The reason for my trip to Odaiba – besides riding the Yurikamome – was a visit to the Miraikan (未来館)….

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Posted in akihabara japan tokyo

Apple in Japan 2004

This isn’t a post about the Apple Store in Ginza, I’ve covered it in an earlier post. Walking around Akihabara,…

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Kamakura – The Beach

Kamakura isn’t only full of temples and shrines, but the city also has a long beach. It’s on one end…

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Nintendo FamicomBox
Posted in akihabara gadgets & toys tokyo

Akihabara: Super Potato 2004 – FamicomBox and Super Famicom Box

One store on my list for Japan was Super Potato in Akihabara. Super Potato (website) is a retro games store…

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Apple Store in Ginza 2004

In the evening I went to the Apple Store Ginza. Germany doesn’t have an Apple Store yet so it was…

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Atami: Beach and Mountain

Sometimes I do travel without a fixed plan, just looking at the train/subway map and asking myself “I wonder what’s…

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Akihabara in the evening
Posted in akihabara japan tokyo

Akihabara – The Electric Town

I actually went to Akihabara more than once during this trip. Akihabara is also known as Electric Town and is…

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Yokohama China Town

Germany has its share of Chinese restaurants, but there is no China Town. One of the biggest China Towns of…

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