Tag Archives: Zenpuku-ji Temple

TF Top 10……Alternative Temples And Shrines In Tokyo

“I’m not really a temple or shrine kind of person” is a phrase I’ve heard a fair few times over the years I’ve been living in Japan. No doubt I’ve occasionally uttered those words myself but over time I’ve racked … Continue reading

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On The Trail Of John Rain (雨) Part VIII – Tokyo

The Tokyo trail of Barry Eisler’s fictional assassin continues (* Spoilers are included below, you have been warned!) and next up is the Nakagin Capsule Tower (page 125 & 130) in Ginza. This architectural wonder has featured a few times on Tokyo … Continue reading

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Townsend Harris & Zenpuku-ji Temple

Back in June last year I reviewed the rather poor 1958 film ‘The Barbarian & The Geisha‘ as part of the Films Set In Japan feature on this site. The main man in that film was Townsend Harris played by a … Continue reading

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