日本での一年間

August 7, 2008

Asakusa

Filed under: Tokyo places — myyearinjapan @ 1:39 pm

Today I went to Asakusa on an “over water bus.” We first took the subway to some gardens, then got on the “bus” boat and went to Asakusa, where we were dropped off at Sensoji temple.

300 year old tree300 year old tree

Apparently this tree is really old.

Flower field

Flower field

A big field of flowers. Actually, this whole garden is quite large. It’s amazing that it’s in the middle of Tokyo, and it isn’t the only big park sprinkled in among the buildings of Tokyo.

On the river

On the river

Sumida River boat ride

View of Odaiba

View of Odaiba

A view of Odaiba from our boat.

The Asahi Beer HQ

The Asahi Beer HQ

The most interesting HQ building I know. The top part is supposed to be foam and the bottom part is supposed to be a cup of beer.

temple

temple

Finally in Asakusa at Sensoji temple.

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3 Comments »

  1. Susannah san!

    I am drinking the 12-hour-old mint tea you made me this morning! The taste is rather strong, but it will always remind me of Japan!

    This blog is awesome! Post pictures of our adventure today!

    Oh, here you come!

    Bye!

    -Jenny O!

    Comment by Jenny des! — August 9, 2008 @ 1:06 pm

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