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How to Spend a Rainy Day, Local Style (Top 5 Recommendations)

In Japan, June is the Monsoon season. Many of the days are very
moist and humid. Therefore, it’s good to know ways to have fun in
Japan, even on a humid or rainy day. Here are my top 5
recommendations!

HANWAY(ハンウェイ)

1. Why not purchase a fancy Umbrella?

@Roppongi HANWAY

The umbrellas have a chic design and appeal to a more mature crowd. A perfect
store for when you want to buy yourself, or someone else, a quality umbrella.
They can also do custom-made umbrellas!

Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Roppongi Hills West Walk 4F
TEL: 03-5786-9600
Store Hours: 11:00~21:00

2. Enjoy a thoughtful day at the National Art Center, Tokyo (in Roppongi)

Address: 7-22-2 Roppongi Minato-ku, Tokyo
Holidays: Every Tuesday, New Years
Access: Connected to Tokyo Metro Nogizaka station
Contact: 03-5777-8600

3. Enjoy flowers that look especially beautiful on rainy days. (Only in June, Kamakura)

Meigetsu-in
Access: 10 min walk from Kita-Kamakura station on the Yokosuka line
Overview:
The hydrangea temple of Kamakura. Over 2,500 hydrangeas decorate the paths and temple grounds. Open 8:30am~5:00pm.
Adult: 500 Yen, Child: 300 Yen
Contact: 0467-22-3350

4. Feel Japan’s rain as you relax in a heated pool or hotspring @ Enoshima Island Spa

Address: 2-1-6 Enoshima, Fujisawa, Kanagawa
Service options: Natural hot spring, heated pools, sauna, aromatherapy, body massage, etc.
Access: 0466-29-0688

Enospa is one of the best spas in the Tokyo area, receiving the certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor.

5. Receive special discounts and services

Keio Department Store http://info.keionet.com/shinjuku/event/rainservice01.html

Takashimaya Department Store
http://www.takashimaya.co.jp/shinjuku/rain/

by Eddie

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