Tokyo in the Snow

雪の東京

2017

Mt. Takao, Hachioji, Tokyo

Standing 599 meters (1,965 ft) tall and located within an hour of downtown Tokyo.

March 26

17424989_10210713723938150_3209213837839475373_n17425143_10210713722938125_1352014326394507953_n17553642_10210717443871146_2032422780635277172_n17498604_10210717445591189_4099261073257593591_n17553820_10210713721658093_3864996155503665022_nTaken by Tomomi Yamazaki  

 

2016

Tokyo sees first November snow in 54 years!

Somewhere in Tokyo

November 24

15192593_10157708748830648_5293567607935759929_nTaken by Sachiko Takao

 

Yotsukaido, Chiba Pref

A city located in northern Chiba Prefecture.

November 24

15178316_929578307172233_8645519530702854015_n15181160_929578313838899_3612745212290779485_nTaken by Naoko Yokoyama  

 

Ueno, Taito-ku

Home to some of Tokyo’s finest cultural sites. Many Buddhist temples are also in the area.

November 24

15170873_1142598729143354_4694134605280805876_n15109422_1142598839143343_5723011017157379728_nTaken by K-2 Style  

 

Machida, Tokyo

A city located in the Tama Hills of southern Tokyo Metropolis, bordered by Kanagawa Prefecture on the west, south and east. Approximately 40 – 50 kilometers from the center of Tokyo.

November 24

15135798_10210022096481554_7449596112739202399_n15193452_10210022096161546_5966011999181251114_n15079047_10210022094841513_4862830392148169406_nTaken by Clara Chiba  

 

Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Area, Koto-ku

Tomioka Hachiman Shrine (富岡八幡宮) is the largest Hachiman Shrine in Tokyo, which was founded in 1627.

January 18

12417593_932352636851439_7276732551317503177_n12541041_932352710184765_1015290139292184923_n12509440_932352683518101_8717952746851405885_n12417718_932352723518097_7011577371066561762_n12541087_932352650184771_4712319910156314891_nTaken by Reina  

 

Jisso-in Temple, Setagaya-ku

January 18

12494882_10153929426943478_4792889245417774928_nTaken by Adrian Ringin  

 

Central Tokyo

January 18

12553039_10153860669532173_5359719213519767860_nTaken by Ana Kontic

 

Eastern Tokyo

January 18

12507573_10207926198728766_1705200266958852218_n12565371_10207926198808768_9102734550078527367_n12509318_10207926199208778_2915961885507813328_nTaken by Sarah Nishina

 

 

2015

Komagata, Taito-ku

Taito-ku is a special ward situated in the northeastern portion of the wards area of Tokyo. There are so many temples/shrines, parks, museums and zoos in this city. Taito-ku is famous for its typical Shitamachi districts such as Ueno and Asakusa.

February 

10426545_858841777472159_6032811916199212603_nTaken by Hiromi Suzuki  

 

Tokyu Oimachi Line

A railway line which extends from Oimachi in Shinagawa, Tokyo, to Mizonokuchi in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.

January 

10277156_766464803440224_4228218749703059176_n1505187_766464846773553_278498304481626136_nTaken by Reina  

 

Kasukabe, Saitama Pref

A city in eastern Saitama Prefecture, approximately 30 kilometers (19 mi) north of Tokyo. Kasukabe once prospered as part of the Nikkō Kaidō highway, an important trade route that linked Edo with Nikko.

January

10968283_656299961142857_1510476778_nTaken by Masanori Tsuchibuchi  

 

Azumabashi Bridge, Taito-ku

10958376_10152609215316669_2123764723_nProvided by Noemi Inoue

 

Harajuku, Shibuya-ku

Harajuku is known internationally as a center of Japanese youth culture and fashion.

January

IMG_1236Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

 

 

2014

Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku

A neighborhood in Tokyo, near Iidabashi Station. It has a shopping street at its center, lined by numerous cafés and restaurants. In the early 20th century, the area was renowned for its numerous geisha houses, of which several remain today.

February 

10408638_761984893871408_2688614737699867178_nTaken by Katsuya Nagata  

 

Minami-senju, Arakawa-ku

During the period between 1650 and 1873, Minami-senju was the location of the Kotsukappara execution grounds.

February

10961808_10204814631620126_1998539042_nTaken by Hidetoshi Toyoshima  

 

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