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Nakamise street in Asakusa Tokyo Japan. For touristy Japanese knickknacks, the best places to shop are Nakamise in Asakusa and the Oriental Bazaar in Omotesando, which stock all the kitschy things like kanji-emblazoned T-shirts, foreigner-sized kimonos, ninja outfits for kids and ersatz samurai swords that can be surprisingly difficult to find elsewhere.

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Alice in Wonderland Restaurant in Tokyo, Japan. I need to go there if I ever go to Japan!

Blooming cherry blossom – sakura – and traditional lanterns in Hirano Shrine, Kyoto, Japan; photograph by Frantisek Staud