The Imperial Palace visiting tour

The Imperial Palace tour (18 06 2020) Tours are conducted twice a day (10:00am and 13:00 one-hour tour, admission free) except Sunday, Monday and national holidays. You can join after registration in advance or on the spot 30 min. before start. (currently numbers are limited 20 persons in advance and 30 persons on the spot … Continue reading The Imperial Palace visiting tour

Cherry blossom front (Sakura Zensen)

On March 14 2020, bloom of cherry blossom in Tokyo was declared by the Japan Meteorological Agency, based on 5-6 blossoms confirmed on the standard tree of Someiyoshino variety. It is the earliest record in Tokyo since 1953 when official observation started. It is said 300-600 varieties are cultivated in Japan form early blooming (such as … Continue reading Cherry blossom front (Sakura Zensen)

Zenpukuji park and Inokashira park, cherry blossoms

Zenpukuji park and Inokashira park (15 03 2020) As I heard a news that cherry blossom (in this case Someiyoshino) starts blossom, I visit Zenpukuji park first . This park is famous of calm ponds which water from a natural spring named Osoinoi (slow well). In the park many neighbors visit for relaxing. In the … Continue reading Zenpukuji park and Inokashira park, cherry blossoms

Training course for English guide

Tokyo-Narita-Tokyo  (Feb 15-16 2020) I attended a training course for an English guide. This is a five-day training course. Firstly, I had a lecture at the National Olympic Memorial Youth Center. Then we moved to Narita airport for practical training. On Sunday, the course for visiting the most popular places, start form Meiji shrine. Then … Continue reading Training course for English guide