Hachioji Castle Ruins

Different from the existence castles, this is the castle ruins in Hachioji. Beautiful stonewalls help you to know how this castle was built.

Edo-Tokyo Open Architectural Museum

Tokyo Tatemono en

The Edo-Tokyo Open air Architectural Museum (Tatemono-en) is filled with beautifully restored historic buildings, showcasing a variety of traditional Japanese architectural styles.

Higanbana

HIganbana: Various meanings of the red spider lily. Do you know why this flower is prohibited to decorate in a house?

Time for Remembering

The original meaning of “bu”(武) was a depiction of worrier boldly marching (足) into battle with halberd(戈) in hand. But later, its interpreation was changed as meaning …

Tanabata Festival

Tanabata Festival is held on 7th July every year. The tear jerk story is behind the date.