Heavy snowfall surprised everyone one morning.Tokyo is a sight worth admiring.
On a snowy morning, there are fewer than cars and pedestrians than usual on the main
street, where tour buses, postal carriers and taxis pass slowly by.
Tokyo Station, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo station on the JR or Marunouchi subway lines
On a snowy day,Here and there about town, children were shouting and throwing snowballs,
their umbrellas thrown aside.
IN FRONT OF GEIHINKAN
2-1-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
7-minute walk from Yotsuya subway station on the Marunouchi line
Yotsya-mitsuke Bridge was built at the turn of the 20th Century. The verdigris
rails of the 100-year-old bridge create a contrast against the pale white snow.
Yotsuya 1-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Near Yotsuya station by JR or subway
Around NIKORAI-DO, just before risshun on February 3rd—the start of spring according to the lunisolar calendar—the line of gingko trees
hinted at sprouting new buds on the tips of their wintered branches.
4-1 Surugadai, Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
2-minute walk from Ochanomizu station on the JR Line, or by subway on the Chiyoda Line
NIKORAI-DO is designed by British architect Josiah Conder during the Meiji Period under the auspices Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Japan.
This information was written in July 2015.
paintings copyright ©Rumiko Hotta