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Japanese History

What does Kitami mean?

Today let’s look at Kitami, a place name closely related to Edo.

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Japanese History

Why is Shiodome called Shiodome?

What do you get when you mix a monorail with skyscapers, a stunning view of the bay, an old train station and edo period gardens? Shiodome! Let’s find out about the mysterious origins of the place name and dramatic history of the area.