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  • TOKYO DREAM
  • Alessandra Baker

TOKYO DREAM

Christmastime in Tokyo.  I strongly recommend it.  It was such a treat to visit this incredible city with my family and explore it together.  Despite the cold, the city was festive and buzzing with hopes for the New Year. 

The Japanese culture places emphasis on ritual and respect, which effectively made each experience special, no matter how small, and reminded me of what AM is all about.

I did my best to narrow down hundreds of images to the ones below to give you a taste of Tokyo and, hopefully, inspire you a bit.

Wishing you a wonderful start to the New Year! xx

Tokyo Skyline Day

Tokyo!

Hello Kitty Traffic Cones

Hello Kitty traffic "cones" - amazing

Sake Barrels

Collection of Sake Barrels for New Year's celebrations at the Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine

New Years wishes

New Year's wishes are written on these wooden plaques at the Meiji Shrine

Entrance to Imperial Palace Tokyo

Me and the fam in front of the first gate to the Imperial Palace

Tiny Bar Street

One of the only surviving streets from the Edo period, houses dozens of tiny bars

Sensō-ji

Sensō-ji (Asakusa Kannon) Temple entrance

Asakusa Temple Market

The market surrounding Sensō-ji

Kawaii Santas

Kawaii (cool) Santas in Shibuya

Murakami at Mori Art Museum

Taking in some Murakami at the Mori Art Museum

 

  • Alessandra Baker