Scenes around Tokyo

Tokyo has no shortage of great visuals to keep one busy during a visit. Pick any neighborhood and just wander around a bit and you’ll come across awesome sights. With nothing particularly special on my itinerary this past visit it was rather easy to roam the streets, looking for scenes that caught my eye. Here are some of the results.

Waiting for a train on the subway platform.


A quick visit to the shrine outside Tsukiji market.


There is something very meta and entertaining to me about this image.


Getting over the heat by playing in the water in one of the local parks near Roppongi.


Young girls enjoying the spoils of their shopping adventures.


Looking down on the amphitheater at Roppongi Hills. 


A strange (and quite large) spider statue at Roppongi Hills.


Local hipsters on the train to Narita.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


  1. Were you here before the typhoon?
    Starting Wednesday the temperatures cooled off quite a bit, and it has been almost Autumn like here.

    1. I was there the 9th-10th of July. It was incredibly hot. On par with Bangkok this week.

      Glad to hear that things have cooled off; Tokyo isn’t really built to handle such heat.

  2. Seth,
    did you get anything when you were at Roppongi Hills?
    next time you are in Tokyo, there are closet apartments that costs a little more that you can try…

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