Posts Tagged ‘ Harajuku ’

Japan:A Closer Look At Tokyo-Part 1

Jan 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Regional Travel Resources

Today Honor (UKTokyoite) from Tokyotopia continues her series of guests posts on Tokyo in our Japan: A Closer Look Series. Last week she shared some advice on the practicalities of visiting Tokyo and today she will tells us about some of the great things to do and see in Japan’s capital city. Take it away […]

Nihon on the Net – 11/30/08

Nov 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Nihon on the Net

Mitsubishi, the world’s biggest tuna trader, imports bulk of bluefin tuna caught in the mediterranean to japan. as stocks of this staple of the sushi platter become scarcer some groups believe that there is a need to impose a partial moratorium on bluefin tuna fishing and to drastically reduce catch quotas. is harajuku in […]

Shinto Priests at Meiji Jingu

Nov 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Photo Gallery, Temples & Shrines, Tokyo and Vicinity

This shot of traditionally dressed Shinto Priests parading at Meiji-Jingu Shrine in the Harajuku area of Tokyo was captured by Danielle who recently made a trip to the shrine’s Autumn Festival and it is with pleasure that we share it with you at The Nihon Sun.  Thanks Danielle! In her own words: “This shot was […]

Elvis is Homeless in Japan

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Events

If you have even wandered just off Takeshita Dori in the Harajuku area of Tokyo there is a good chance that you have seen a young Elvis Presley cast in bronze.  The statue of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, strumming his guitar, stands in front of the aptly named Love Me Tender store that […]