06 May 2012
Tags: architecture, Japan, Sakura, sumida, Tokyo, Tokyo Sky Tree Tower, Tokyo Tower, يرج طوكيو سكاي تري, 東京, 東京スカイツリ, سوميدا, طوكيو
Finally, it’s my “Part II” post about my latest trip to Japan!
Here I’m talking about Tokyo Sky Tree Tower “東京スカイツリ”! In my earlier entries I’ve already posted something about Tokyo Sky Tree Tower and about its establishment & the overall construction, but this time it’s different! I’ve experienced seeing Tokyo Sky Tree Tower in real! YES I DID!! It’s off the Sumida river. More
27 Oct 2009
Tags: 2003, 2007, Adachi, Arakawa, Asakusa, bridges, Cherry blossom, Chuo, 隅田川, Japan, Kanda, Kita, Koto, March, Sakura, Shakuji, Sumida River, Sumida-gawa, Taito, Tokyo
” The Sumida River (隅田川, Sumida-gawa) is a river which flows through Tokyo, Japan. It branches from the Arakawa River at Iwabuchi and flows into Tokyo Bay. Its tributaries include the Kanda and Shakujii rivers. What is now known as the “Sumida River” was previously the path of the Arakawa, however towards the end of the Meiji era work was carried out to divert the main flow of the Arakawa to prevent flooding. More
25 Jun 2009
in Japan, Tech.
Tags: 2003, Bullet Train, Fast, Japan, Mt. Fuji, Sakura, Shinkansen, Tokyo
“Shinkansen is a network of high speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies. Starting with the 210 km/h (130 mph) Tokaido Shinkansen in 1964, the now expanded network is linking to more major cities of Japan at speeds up to 300km/h (186 mph). More
17 Jun 2009
Tags: Honshu, Japan, Morioka, Sakura, Shinkansen, Tokyo
Yesterday while watching NHK, I had the chance to watch a documentary program about Morioka City in Japan. Morioka is the capital city of Iwate perfecture in Japan. It’s located on the north-east side of Honshu. Morioka has an estimated population of 300,740. The total area is 489.15 km2. More