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Japanese History Japanese Subculture Travel in Japan

What does Kanda mean? (part two)

Follow up to the last article on Kanda & Kanda Shrine.

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#rivered Japanese History Travel in Japan

What does Kanda mean?

People have been asking for this one since 2013. I finally did it in 2 parts.

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Japanese History

What does Ōme mean?

Ōme was far from Edo but today it is one of the most beautiful areas of the Greater Tōkyō Metropolitan Area. It also has a connection to a legendary Kantō samurai hero.

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Japanese History

Ōedo Line: Ochiai-Minami-Nagasaki

Continuing with our 27th installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō

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Japanese History

Ōedo Line: Yoyogi and Shinjuku

Continuing with our 23rd installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō via the Ōedo Line.

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Japanese History Japanese Shrines & Temples Japanese Subculture

What does Akihabara mean?

The autumn leaves are changing. It’s time to tackle the otaku mecca – Akihabara!

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Japanese History Tokyo Rivers Travel in Japan

The Kanda River

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.

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Japanese History Tokyo Rivers

The Rivers of Edo-Tokyo

More rivers than you can shake a stick at!
You know, if you’re into that sort of thing…

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Japanese History

What does Tamachi mean?

It’s sounds inaka, but so does your mom.

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Japanese History

What does Suidōbashi mean?

Suidobashi mean “aqueduct bridge” because in the Edo Period there was a water pump here that allowed two rivers to cross without merging.