English Built in 1935 as Japan’s first wedding complex, Meguro Gajoen is a mini-oasis in the middle of a mostly business district. Granted, Meguro Gajoen is not the most amazing place in Japan to visit, however this complex does offer some very interesting attractions including indoor traditional restaurant/tea ceremony rooms, gardens with some gorgeous wooden […]

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English Shiodome was known as the Shimbashi railway terminal, until 1914, but since 1984 it has slowly transformed into one of Tokyo’s most modern areas, where luxury hotels and business buildings rule the roost. For the average tourist there is nothing too special about this place except maybe the presence of one of Japan’s largest […]

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English Too often compared to the Eiffel Tower of Paris, Tokyo Tower is in fact a big, fancy communication (TV and Radio) tower built in 1958. Indeed, as soon as the NHK started to broadcast TV in 1953, a large broadcasting tower needed to be built in order to cover the entire region. Tokyo Tower […]

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English Koi carp / Koi Fish or more specifically nishikigoi are a huge part of Japanese culture. Thought to be the symbol of luck, prosperity and good fortune, the Koi carp is also venerated by its natural attributes that are perseverance, strength and its tattooed-like body, which are all closely tied to the Japanese national […]

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English If there is one place in Tokyo that does not need any introduction, it is undoubtedly the Akihabara district! It was after the second world war that Akihabara became Tokyo’s hottest market for electronics and other household goods. However it wasn’t until around 1980 that Akihabara started to became the place to go for […]

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English Founded in 1869 by the Emperor Meiji, the Yasukuni Shrine is unfortunately known by many outside Japan for being the center of some controversy. Nevertheless, the Yasukuni Shrine is one of Japan’s most famous shrines and dedicated to anyone, Japanese or not, soldier or not, that lost their lives while serving Japan. Modest in […]

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English Originally built in 1914, Tokyo Station, or Tokyo-Eki, is Japan busiest station in terms of number of trains per day. According to Wikipedia, over 3,000 trains pass through the station every single day. Tokyo Station also holds a special place in the hearts of Tokyo residents. Despite being over 100 years old, the main […]

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English The Toshogu Shrine in Nikko is a very popular tourist attraction for both Japanese and foreigners alike. It is the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate that ruled Japan for over 250 years. The shrine consists of more than a dozen buildings located in a beautiful forest outside the […]

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Note : This is yet another version of the first video we made a couple of month ago. This video was taken when testing a new Lens for our gear and could not resist to share these footage of Shibuya’s famous crossing with you… Hope you will enjoy these long, yet gorgeous video of one […]

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Note : This is yet another version of the first video we made a couple of month ago. This video was taken when testing a new Lens for our gear and could not resist to share these footage of Shibuya’s famous crossing with you… Hope you will enjoy these long, yet gorgeous video of one […]

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English The Gateway to Mt Nantai, is how you could sum-up the Futarasan Chugushi Shrine. More modest that most of Nikko’s temples, the Futarasan Chugushi Shrine is in fact two places in one. The first, Chugushi Shrine, is located on the shores of the Chuzenji-ko with the Futarasan Shrine located on top of Mt Nantai […]

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English A few weeks ago we uploaded a small video of Lake Yuno-ko during a strong snow storm or blizzard (take your pick) which prevented us to take the time to shoot a nice video of the place, its bridge and its waterfall… So we decided to wait for better weather conditions in order to […]

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