1 Date, Time and Meeting Place
2 Contact inf. in case of emergency
Concerns I recognized while considering the guide plan
- Seeing and trying are more effective to learn and enjoy Japan than my explanation
-- Guide is just a role of support
- Select good spots adjusting one's request considering the time
- Caring about the guest’s and my health condition, weather, the area's transportation INF.
Everything is OK, even if one hour course of Meiji-Jungu only, or all cancel due to one's schedule
Guide plan key word
is a Sinto shrine deeply rooted in the way of Japanese life
Shinto has no holy book, no founder
but values harmony with nature and respects sincere heart
unlimited number of Kami(Gods) can be seen in nature , mithology and human beings
This shrine is dedicated to the divine souls of Emperor Meiji who died in 1912
and Empress Shoken who died in 1914
People at the time wished to commemorate their virtues and respected(revered) them forever
Various People donated 100,000 trees from all over Japan and from oversees
People worked voluntary to create this forest and established in 1920
122nd emperor of Japan
contributed opening of the country to the world
took initiative to promote friendship with foreign countries
to introduce Western civilization and developed technology.
At the same time, he preserved Japanese identity.
Thus laid the foundations of modern Japan
His wife,Empress Shoken
not only supported the Emperor behind the scenes
but also promoted national welfare and women's education
★Torii gate(entrance to the sacred(hallowed) ground, Temizuya,Main shrine building,Taru sake（Barreled sake)
★How to rinse, How to pray
sub center of Tokyo
Yodobashi Water Purification Plant
shop name: Yodobashi Camera is a remnant from this plant
the bustle of the big city
the area was planned 50 years ago as the sub center of Tokyo
the first high-rise building is Keio Plaza hotel, following by Sumitomo BLDG. and Mitui BLDG
Tokyo Met. GOV office
consists of three Building, Main building , the second BILD and The gov. assembly
the height is about 250 m
the number employee is about 160,000 , including teachers 60,000 , police officer 46,000
fire fighters 16,000.
In this Shinjyuku, there are 23.000 civil servants working.
★geography of Tokyo using a map(point out YOkohama,Kichijo-ji, Shinjyuku Bunka Kaikan,
Narita, Tokyo Sta.