Today we’re looking at one of Tōkyō’s best kept secrets. It seems like Asakusa’s boring cousin, but the town is steeped in the history of Edo-Tōkyō. Continue reading What does Mukōjima mean?
Continuing with our 4th installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō via the Ōedo Line. Continue reading Ōedo Line: Ushigome-Yanagichō & Ushigome-Kagurazaka
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Why is Kagurazaka called Kagurazaka?
This one doesn’t have much of a story, but it’s definitely a cool spot in Tokyo. Kagura is a kind of Shinto ritual dance. It’s ancient and stylized and… I’ll be honest, I don’t know very much about it besides the name. Continue reading What does Kagurazaka mean?