Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park (有栖川宮記念公園) is a park located near Hiroo station in Minato, Tokyo. It is named after the Arisugawa-no-Miya branch of the Japanese imperial family.

Below, the park in summer.

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park

Below, the park at the beginning of spring.

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Above, top of the Tokyo Mormon Temple.

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Above, plum tree in bloom.

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Spring @ Arisugawa-no-Miya Memorial Park @ Hiroo

Tokyo walk: Harajuku & Aoyama

The Harajuku/Aoyama area is a popular shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo. There are also shrines and a lot of high-end residences.

Above, torii of Togo Shrine.

Above, main hall of Togo Shrine. Although it is dedicated to Admiral Togo, it is also a popular wedding place, with a large wedding hall right next to it.

Above, garden of the wedding hall.

Above, entrance of Takeshita Dori.

Above, Roppongi Hills from afar.

Above, embassy of Brazil.

Above, Harajuku Church.

Above, offices of MTV Japan.

Above, in Sendagaya.

Above, NTT Docomo building in Shinjuku.

Above, Harajuku Police Station.

Above, shoe shop in Harajuku.

Above, H&M building in Harajuku.

Above, entrance of Yoyogi Garden.

Above, Yoyogi National Gymnasium.

Above, inside the Kiddyland toy store in Harajuku.

Above, looking back at Omotesando.

Above, Prada store.

Above, Nezu Museum.

Above, Saint-Grace Cathedral. It is a wedding hall, not an actual church.

Above, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, a (relatively) short walk away from Harajuku.

Hinokicho Park at Tokyo Midtown

Tokyo Midtown is a high-end complex in Roppongi, complete with a shopping mall, offices, apartments and a luxury hotel (Ritz-Carlton). Behind it, there is also a park, including a Japanese garden called Hinokicho Park.

Above, 21_21 Design Sight building.

Above, nearly blooming hydrangea.

Above, pond in Hinokicho Park.

Takeshiba Pier

Takeshiba Pier is a combination of ferry terminal and promenade. This is where the ferries to the Izu and Ogasawara islands depart from. It also has a great view on the Rainbow Bridge and the mouth of the Sumida River.

Above, Harumi Passenger Ship Terminal.

Above, Rainbow Bridge.

Above, Sumida River.

Above, jet ferry to the Izu islands.

Above, Tokyo Skytree.

Above, inside the ferry terminal.

Above, on the way to Hamamatsucho.