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A July 2006 trip to Tokyo by viv viv

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Photo, Tokyo, Japan
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Keio Plaza Hotel has recently renovated and they have the best rooms at moderate price in the Shinjuku area apart from the other chain hotels. Breakfast is included. If you're a frequent traveller to Tokyo, join their hotel program, you can earn points that allows you to upgrade to luxury rooms if available. This hotel is great for business travellers as well, they offer broadband Internet at no charge and business services at the front desk. There is easy access to the Shinjuku JR station, and there are direct airport limousine bus services to the hotel. No hassle in travelling back and forth to the airport. Room equipments are brand new, stereo, plasma LCD TV, coffee maker, good view of th...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 8, 2006

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo
2-2-1 Nishi-Shin juku
Tokyo, Japan 160-8330
+81 (3) 3344-0111

Tsukiji Fish Market

Attraction

Tsukiji Fish Market Photo, Tokyo, Japan
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If you're a sushi/sashimi lover, this is the one place you cannot miss. They have the freshest fish in the world made into sushi and sashimi at low price! Delicious and cheap, what can be better! They do not let tourists go inside the fish market to watch their fish auctions anymore, I have only been there once to see the auction. It was very fascinating to see them drag the fishes in and out and bid for the price. There are huge fishes freshly loaded off boats, and a lot of other seafood! Too bad that they don't let people go inside anymore, however, you can still visit the outside of the fish market where there are restaurants and markets that you can buy and eat fresh sashi/sushi and seafood. ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 8, 2006

Tsukiji Fish Market
Tsukiji Station Stop (subway)
Tokyo, Japan

Studio Ghibli Museum Photo, Tokyo, Japan
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This is the only museum in the world dedicated to all the works for Miyazaki's animations. Daily entry is limited, and advanced reservation is needed. You can contact your travel agency if you want to visit this museum. If you are a fan for the works of Miyazaki, it's a great place to explore: there are a lot of manuscripts for his animations, characters models, props, spring of inspirations, storyboard, watercolor, etc. There's also a mini theater featuring special cuts for different animations such as Spirited Away. On the ground floor is a tiny spiral cage-like staircase leading up to the third floor, in the corridors linking from one showroom to the others have some colorful stained-glass ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 8, 2006

Studio Ghibli Museum
1-1-83, Shimo-renjaku, Mitaka City
Tokyo, Japan