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  Haiku Stones in Aoyama
Aoyama is one of Tokyo's upscale residential and shopping districts - the latest addition to its fame is the bright, polyhedral glass structure of Prada by architects Herzog and De Meuron - and not an area where one would expect to find any haiku stones.
The temples are tucked away but lead their own quiet life behind the glossy facade of Aoyama's boutiques.
The temple moved in 1705 to Aoyama, but fell prey to repeated fires so that the present halls are all of recent date.
www.xs4all.nl /~daikoku/haiku/meguri/kuhi-26.htm   (1032 words)

 Tokyo Food Page Restaurant Listings - Omotesando
One of Tokyo's older French wine bars (now relocated to newer quarters), with a decent selection of French dishes to go with your chosen bottle.
This particular branch is one of Tokyo's better bakeries, with many varieties of fresh bread and pastries, baked on the premises.
Tokyo's second-most-famous tonkatsu restaurant, located in an unusually decorated former bathhouse.
www.bento.com /ra-omote.html   (1438 words)

 Aoyama, Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aoyama (青山; lit: blue mountain) is a neighborhood of Tokyo, located in the northeastern Minato Ward.
During the Edo Period, Aoyama was home to various temples, shrines, and samurai residences.
Aoyama is also the location of Japan's first municipal cemetery, Aoyama Reien, which was opened in 1872.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aoyama,_Tokyo   (243 words)

 Help: UNU Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The United Nations University is located on Aoyama Dori in Shibuya-ku.
It is a big, pyramid shaped granite building, between the Oval Building and the Children's Castle Building (Kodomo-no-shiro) and opposite to the Aoyama Gakuin (Aoyama University).
From the Hotel Okura Tokyo, the hotel is about 10 minutes ride (5 stops) by subway from Toranomon Station on Ginza line to the nearest subway station to the UNU Headquarters, Omotesando.
www.unu.edu /hq/ginfo/contact.html   (331 words)

 Tokyo/Shibuya - Wikitravel
Hachikō, an Akita dog, was born in 1923 and sold to a well to do family in Tokyo while still a puppy.
The father of this family, Eisaburo Ueno, a Tokyo University professor in his 50's, loved Hachiko very much and doted on him constantly, taking him for long walks, always brushing him, and even taking baths with him inside the home.
Womb[20] in Dogenzaka is one of Tokyo's newest, hottest and largest clubs, designed by the people behind New York's Twilo.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Shibuya   (2071 words)

 Tokyo/Harajuku - Wikitravel
The broad, tree-lined avenue leading downhill from the southern end of the JR station is Omote-sandō (表参道), which leads to the upscale Aoyama district.
Omote-sando has occasionally been dubbed the Champs-Elysées of Tokyo, which is true at least for the general price level of the trendy cafes and eateries along the road.
Whereas most doner kebabs in Tokyo are served out of a van, Kebab Box J's store is firmly attached to the ground.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Harajuku   (1293 words)

 Oakwood Residence Aoyama Hotel - Tokyo
Located in the most prestigious and cosmopolitan part of Tokyo Metropolis in the Shibuya-Ku ward the Oakwood Residence Aoyama delivers superior services and facilities with a unique sense of privacy and individuality for both the business executive or the leisure traveler who makes Tokyo their temporary home.
Fine shopping, a plethora of restaurants and cafes and a Japanese scene to be seen is practically at your doorstep in the adjacent area of Omotesando where unparallel sophistication linkers daily and on the weekends.
Description: Located in the most prestigious and cosmopolitan part of Tokyo Metropolis in the Shibuya-Ku ward the Oakwood Residence Aoyama delivers superior services and facilities with a unique sense of privacy and individuality for both the business executive or the leisure traveler who makes Tokyo their temporary home.
www.thehotelsite.com /Oakwood_Residence_Aoyama-Tokyo-Japan-JP-hotel_details.html   (1261 words)

 Oakwood Residence Aoyama Tokyo : Tokyo Hotels
Oakwood Residence Aoyama Tokyo is an elegant accommodation choice in Aoyama/Omote-sando, the fashionable heart of Tokyo.
The Oakwood Residence Aoyama Tokyo offers a wide range of studio, one-, two- and three- bedroom floorplans, including several residences with lofts.
Oakwood Residence Aoyama Tokyo is located in Aoyama-Jingumae, the fashionable heart of Tokyo.
www.holidaycityjapan.com /oakwood-aoyama-tokyo   (146 words)

 A Crystalline, Kaleidoscopic Universe - Prada Aoyama, Tokyo by Herzog & de Meuron
The latest addition to the programme was Prada Aoyama in Tokyo designed by the Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning duo, Herzog and de Meuron.
Freeing part of the land, they created an intimate plaza which serves as a meeting point and a precious relief in the totally built-up area in the surrounding.
The whole orchestra is completed by the presence of the snorkel-like elements that are used to transport images, sound and light.
www.studio-international.co.uk /architecture/prada_10_2_04.asp   (806 words)

 Japanese Guest Houses: Chizuko's "Tokyo Cultural Experience"
If you are interested in experiencing the real Tokyo, let Chizuko Waller show you the heart of the city and learn what makes Tokyo one of the most fascinating cities in Asia.
Chizuko is an experienced cultural liaison who has worked with some of the leading travel agencies in the United States, and her customized tours will provide you with first-hand experience of Tokyo's traditional and modern history, culture, and cuisine.
Starting from Tokyo’s famous Tsukiji Fish Market early in the morning, you will experience some lively market activity and see a wide variety of seafood including big tunas in the “inner market” and other fish in the fish shops of the “outer market”.
japaneseguesthouses.com /chizuko   (848 words)

 Nobuyuki Honna's Information
Professor Honna's academic home is at Aoyama Gakuin University where he is a professor of Sociolinguistics and International Communication at the School of International Politics, Economics, and Business.
Honna serves as the Editor in Chief of a new journal, Asian Englishes published in Tokyo by ALC Press.
Aoyama Gakuin University was founded in 1874 and has grown into a major internaitonal university with three campuses: the Atsugi Campus (Undergraduate Education), Setagaya Campus (Science and Engineering), and the Aoyama Campus (Humaniteis and Social Sciences).
www.trinity.edu /org/ics/nobuyukihonna.htm   (423 words)

 Aoyama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aoyama Gakuin University (青山学院大学), A famous university located in Aoyama, Tokyo
Aoyama, formerly a town in Naga District, but now part of the city of Iga, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Masaya Aoyama (Mark) of Tokyo Mew Mew (Mew Mew Power)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aoyama   (146 words)

 Aoyama Reien, Japan. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
Turning left at the end of Omotesando, the road leads round into Tokyo's most important graveyard, officially entitled Aoyama Reien, but generally known as Aoyama Botchi.
That such an extensive slice of prime central Tokyo real estate, graveyard or not, has survived the developers' clutches for so long is nothing short of a miracle – perhaps it is because of the fantastic avenues of cherry trees, which many locals enjoy partying under during the hanami season.
Returning to Aoyama-dori from the main entrance to the graveyard, walk west for five minutes to the Japan Traditional Crafts Centre (daily except Thurs 10am–6pm; free), in the Plaza 246 building on the corner of Gaien-nishi-dori.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/japan/aoyama_reien   (307 words)

 Herzog & de Meuron: Prada Aoyama Tokyo
In the Aoyama district of Tokyo, a mixed-use neighborhood of low-rise buildings where not a square meter of land has been left unoccupied, the Swiss architecture team of Herzog & de Meuron has built a new store for Prada.
In this chunky, silvery book, they meticulously illustrate the creative process that led to the realization of “a house and a plaza,” a tall and narrow kaleidoscope-like structure that houses a two-story retail space and multiple levels of offices, backed by an outdoor space for the public--a rarity in crowded Tokyo.
The finished structure, encased in a visually porous shell or skin, is as decorative as it is architectural--or as architectural as it is decorative--and is both metaphorically and literally linked to its surrounding environment, and to the idea of the garment.
www.artbook.com /8887029261.html   (232 words)

 Tokyo, Japan Serviced Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Tokyo, Japan by Oakwood
Tokyo, Japan Serviced Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Tokyo, Japan by Oakwood
Oakwood Residence Aoyama is an elegant accommodation choice in the Aoyama/Omotesando district, the fashionable heart of Tokyo.
Oakwood Residence Aoyama offers a wide range of Studio, One, Two and Three bedroom floorplans, including several residences with lofts.
www.oakwood.com /serviced-apartments/furnished/JP/Tokyo/prop133.html   (507 words)

 Oakwood Residence Aoyama - Tokyo - Oakwood Residence Aoyama
Oakwood Residence Aoyama - Tokyo - Oakwood Residence Aoyama
All data and pictures are displayed for Oakwood Residence Aoyama, Tokyo as a courtesy for Exploitz.com visitors.
Pictures, rooms, and other hotel, location and/or Tokyo information listed on these pages is subject to change.
www.exploitz.com /Oakwood-Residence-Aoyama-h-Tokyo-hotel-jp   (170 words)

 Tokyo: Shopping : Shopping A-Z : Fashion | Frommers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For inexpensive, basic clothing (think Japanese version of Gap), look for one of the 40 Uniqlo shops in Tokyo selling T-shirts, jeans, socks, shirts, and other clothing for the whole family.
Designer Boutiques -- The block between Omotesando Crossing and the Nezu Museum in Aoyama (station: Omotesando, 2 min.) has become the Rodeo Drive of Japan, the showcase of top designers.
On the other side of Aoyama Dori, on Omotesando Dori, is Hanae Mori (tel.
www.frommers.com /destinations/tokyo/0085031489.html   (834 words)

 Go East Young Fest: L.A. Indie Fest Announces Slate For LAIFF Tokyo
Sponsored by Fab Films, Aoyama Spiral Hall and Tokyo FM radio station, J-Wave, the mini-fest will feature both the opening night film from April's LAIFF, Susanna Styron's pastoral "Shadrach," starring Harvey Keitel and Andie MacDowell, and the closer, Noah Baumbach's "Mr.
When the idea of the Tokyo fest was first presented, Faust jumped on the chance, seeing the possibility to make good on a long-standing plan of the LAIFF.
Adding that they would like to expand the Tokyo section, and eventually travel to other locations in the world with the LAIFF.
www.indiewire.com /onthescene/fes_98LAIFF_980730_TokyoFe.html   (559 words)

 The President Hotel Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan
Centrally located in downtown Tokyo, Japan, The President Hotel Aoyama sits one kilometer from Jingu Baseball Stadium.
Shibuya, a district famous for its intersection, said to be the busiest in the world, stirs with activity three kilometers from the hotel.
Guests of The President Hotel Aoyama can enjoy organic cuisine at Orto or lounge at the Arietta café and bar.
www.hotel-rates.com /japan/tokyo/the-president-hotel-aoyama.html   (334 words)

 Aoyama Tokyo Shopping Guide: StyleMaven Your Guide to Shopping Inspiration (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Close by, Hanae Mori, the grande dame of Japanese design, offers slightly easier to wear clothes, traditional, elegant and patrician—so much so that Mori is a favorite of the Japanese royal family.
For jet-setters in society’s upper strata, Aoyama and Omotesando beckon.
These days, the single-designer matchy-matchy look is about as popular in Tokyo as Betamax.
stylemaven.com.cob-web.org:8888 /tokyo/neighborhood_tokyo_aoyama.htm   (405 words)

 rob hall, dj set recorded live at aoyama club, tokyo.
ROB HALL - DJ Set recorded live at Aoyama club, Tokyo.
Recorded live in Tokyo - July 2000, and originally (and incorrectly) released as a Gescom liveset on tape, and only availible from rough trade in tokyo, this is an epic dancefloor set that extends from electro through to house to techno to electronica and back...classic Rob Hall.
For those of you fortunate enough to have caught the Gescom DJ in action, you’ll know just how tight his mixes are, this being a classic set from one of the most inspired, meticulous and well respected DJ’s anywhere in the world today.
www.boomkat.com /item.cfm?id=11236   (383 words)

 :: fusionbureau design studio, tokyo ::
With our design studio based in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, fusionbureau has the expertise to provide our clients and their customers with professional, design centred solutions in the graphics (branding & identity), web, interior and architecture fields.
We deliver design centred projects that are a powerful synthesis of global perspectives applied with local sensitivity.
We are currently developing a gallery space in Minami Aoyama, Tokyo...
www.tokyodesignersblog.com   (79 words)

 Aoyama Book Center - Gridskipper
Books have been the topic of cover features for quite a few Japanese style magazines over the past month or so, and it puts me in the mind to point out one of the better bookstores in Tokyo: the Aoyama Book Center.
Although some serious financial difficulties last year saw it closing all branches throughout the city, the flagship store in Aoyama (near the United Nations University) managed to survive.
It's not the most stylish of bookstores -- see Cow Books or Hacknet if that's what you're looking for -- but the selection at ABC is second to none.
www.gridskipper.com /travel/tokyo/aoyama-book-center-156306.php   (263 words)

 Aoyama Cafes - Gridskipper
Sometime last year I wrote a sidebar for Budget Travel magazine that covered a few of my favorite cafes in Aoyama, and it's only recently that I found out that the piece was online as well.
Even though it was written last year, it still stands as some of my favorite spots in the area, to which I would of course add the AtoZ Cafe, which I continue to visit regularly.
For even more cafe picks, and if the sight of Japanese characters doesn't scare you off, then head on over to Tokyo Cafe Mania -- confession time: it's where I often go to find new cafes.
www.gridskipper.com /travel/tokyo/aoyama-cafes-188358.php   (252 words)

 Oakwood Residence Aoyama Tokyo - online hotel reservations
The phone number listed is that of the 24-hour client support center for Oakwood corporate housing, you can also contact us by email at travel@oakwood.com.Oakwood Residence Aoyama is located in Aoyama-Jingumae, the fashionable heart of Tokyo.
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Our goal is to offer you the widest possible choice of accommodation, with the best deals and discount rates for your next vacation, city break or business travel.
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 Oakwood Residence Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan
Hotel-Rates.com >> Japan >> Tokyo >> Oakwood Residence Aoyama
3 1 29 Jingumae Shibuya Ku, Tokyo, JP 150 0001
www.hotel-rates.com /japan/tokyo/oakwood-residence-aoyama.html   (600 words)

 MoCo Tokyo: Prada Aoyama 03.6418.0400
One of the big Omotesando store openings last year that garnered a lot of attention (among many others) is the Prada store in Aoyama, designed by Jacques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron.
For a closer look, you could do worse than ordering the gorgeous Prada Aoyama Tokyo book, edited by Herzog & De Meuron themselves.
Prada Aoyama Tokyo, edited by Herzog & De Meuron
mocoloco.com /tokyo/archives/000628.php   (124 words)

 Sakura Fleur Aoyama | Tokyo | WCities Destination Guide
A five-minute walk from Shibuya's main intersection, the Sakura Fleur Aoyama offers affordable lodgings in a good location.
The simple, no-frills rooms are decent and clean and are self-contained with basic facilities.
Three meals a day are served in the restaurant, although the lunch and dinner menus are suspended on weekends and national holidays.
www.wcities.com /en/record/32,27805/80/record.html   (90 words)

 Oakwood Residence Tokyo Hotel: Oakwood Residence Aoyama Hotel Tokyo (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Tokyo, Japan, Asia Pacific Hotels from travelsmart-hotels.com - Hotel Deals and Cheap Rates in Tokyo, Japan, Asia Pacific.
When calling to reserve a hotel room at the Oakwood Residence Aoyama Hotel Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan, Asia Pacific, please quote discount code: [92507] to ensure the lowest possible cheap hotel rate.
Located In The Most Prestigious And Cosmopolitan Part Of Tokyo Metropolis In The Minato-ku Ward The Oakwood Residence Aoyama Delivers Superior Services And Facilities With A Unique Sense Of Privacy And Individuality For Both The Business Executive Or The Leisure Traveler Who Makes Tokyo Their Temporary Home.
www.travelsmart-hotels.com.cob-web.org:8888 /pages/asia_pacific/japan/tokyo/211240.html   (378 words)

 YouWorkForThem | Architecture: Herzog and de Meuron: Prada Aoyama Tokyo
Architecture: Herzog and de Meuron: Prada Aoyama Tokyo
Description: Here is the story of a theoretically and structurally complex building told lovingly and simply by its architects, through words, models, sketches, photographs, and architectural renderings.
Details: In the Aoyama district of Tokyo, a mixed-use neighborhood of low-rise buildings where not a square meter of land has been left unoccupied, the Swiss architecture team of Herzog & de Meuron has built a new store for Prada.
youworkforthem.com /product.php?sku=P0502   (429 words)

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