This may be the closest you get to experiencing a real daimyo garden in Edo. Continue reading What does Koishikawa mean?
This place name is a hot mess. All aboard the Tangent Express!!! Continue reading What does Myogadani mean?
Kichijōji, one of the coolest towns in Tokyo looks like a temple name. But if you go to Kichijōji, you won’t find any temples by that name. Today, we’ll find out why there is not temple in Kichijōji called Kichijō-ji. Are you ready to rock? Continue reading What does Kichijoji mean?
Suidobashi mean “aqueduct bridge” because in the Edo Period there was a water pump here that allowed two rivers to cross without merging. Continue reading What does Suidōbashi mean?