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Highlights of Japan Tour (Diamond Princess) 8/26/2017 – Day 4

  • Posted on September 18, 2017 at 6:00 pm

A beautiful day in Tokyo with just a few items on the agenda.  The hotel (New Otani Tokyo) had an absolutely amazing Japanese Garden.

New Otani Tokyo – Japanese Garden

New Otani Tokyo – Japanese Garden

New Otani Tokyo – Japanese Garden

New Otani Tokyo – Japanese Garden

New Otani Tokyo – Japanese Garden

Then our tour group gathered and went to the Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest tower at 634 meters.  The views were amazing.

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Lastly for the day, we visit the Meiji Shrine.  The Shrine was holding a dance festival with hundreds of dancers and groups of all age and types.

Meiji Shrine

There was also a lovely bride and groom taking pictures in the Shrine courtyard.

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine

After this, we drove through the Ginza (shopping district) and some of the tour members got off for more shopping, but we headed back to the hotel for a rest and a brief exploration of the restaurants and shops in the area of the hotel.  We found a yummy sushi dinner at a little local restaurant and had a very lovely evening.

Hugs and more to come!

Ellen