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Feel Like You’re In The Army At This Self Defense Force Center Just Outside Tokyo

The Ground Self Defense Force Nerima Garrison (10 minutes walk from Tobu Nerima Station on the Tobu Tojo Line) is a place I used to regularly cycle past about eight years ago on the way to one of my workplaces and, as someone … Continue reading

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Japan’s 3rd Largest Buddha Statue Is Actually In Tokyo!

When it comes to buddha statues, the ones in Kamakura and Nara are the most likely to be at the forefront of most peoples minds (and rightly so!) but there is an impressive one tucked away far from a station … Continue reading

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This Shrine Is A Big Hit With Baseball Fans!

  There are thousands of shrines and temples in Japan and the vast majority of them don’t really register with me but I’m always eager to visit those which have featured on screen in some way (movies, music videos, animation … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: For Fox Sake! Not Another Trip To Kawagoe!

This blog is called Tokyo Fox and that is my username on twitter too but there are very few references to Leicester City (whose nickname is the Foxes and is where my name obviously derives from) on here these days apart … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Gan Kutsu Cliff Face Hotel

On Friday I took a train an hour away from where I live to Higashi Matsuyama as I wanted to see some WWII caves and tunnels which I found out about recently on a couple of excellent sites that can be … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Shinrin Koen Park

My girlfriend and I used the recent Golden Week holiday to finally spend a couple of days together which is a rarity in such a workaholic country. On May 1st we went to Shinrin Koen which is a huge park … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Aquatic Park Kawagoe 川越水上公園

Was a beautiful day last Sunday so my girlfriend and I went to Aquatic Park Kawagoe which is about 45 minutes away from where we live by train and bus. This was an unusually cheap place at only 700 yen … Continue reading

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