There’s no need to wear a watch in Bunkyo District—the time of day tells itself. Its tidy mix of small offices, middle-class residences, top-tier universities, and world-renowned entertainment centers march to the rhythm of rush hours, dinner times, cram sessions, and game days. Despite the district’s many appeals, Tokyo Dome City remains its main attraction. Home base to Tokyo’s Yomiuri Giants baseball team, the stadium sports a roof-splitting roller coaster that knocks fun out of the park.See 24 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Bunkyo District: Balancing Work and Play
[Bunkyo is] a residential neighborhood with various shops, restaurants, sports clubs, pubs and supermarkets only a short walk away."
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Raymond is a Travel, Lifestyle and Portrait photographer originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Growing up, his family lived in many places including Hokkaido, Japan. Influenced by his father, he took his first photography class at age fourteen. Later Raymond moved to New York and assisted the legendary photographer Steven Klein. Raymond splits his time between New York and Tokyo. His work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, Travel + Leisure and many others. Over the span of his career he has shot thirty four countries.
Masaru studied Photography at Parsons The New School for Design in NYC. He has 25 years experience photographing social and human rights issues in Asia and South America. After spending many years abroad, he has begun to focus on his own country of Japan. He established Reminders Photography Stronghold in Tokyo in 2013, a curated membership gallery making multi-photographic activities possible. His photographs have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek Japan, and many others.