People have been asking for this one since 2013. I finally did it in 2 parts. Continue reading What does Kanda mean?
内幸町 Uchisaiwai-chō (Inner Happy Town) 内幸町 Uchisaiwai-chō is a backwards L-shaped postal code in 千代田区 Chiyoda-ku Chiyoda Ward that borders on 中央区 Chūō-ku Chūō Ward and 港区 Minato-ku Minato Ward. If you walk from 日比谷公園 Hibiya Kōen Hibiya Park to … Continue reading What does Uchisaiwaichō mean?
Today let’s look at Kitami, a place name closely related to Edo. Continue reading What does Kitami mean?
Mishuku – a place so obscure, I just had to write about it. Continue reading What does Mishuku mean?
The story of the Kanda River is a story as old as Edo itself. It is part and parcel of the evolution of the city. Continue reading The Kanda River
Sometimes called the biggest river in Japan, though it’s actually not, this unruly river unites much of the Kanto area.
Continue reading The Tone River
It’s sounds inaka, but so does your mom. Continue reading What does Tamachi mean?
Ota Dokan did it! Well, in this case, he probably did. Let’s get it on. Continue reading What does Dokanyama mean?
Sendagi is one of the areas where the spirit of old Japan still lingers. It’s history lovers wet dream! Continue reading What does Sendagi mean?
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