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Yamanote Line

Cycling around the Yamanote Line, and blogging a post outside each station

Yamanote Line Circuit

Today’s excursion around the Yamanote Line reinforced that Tokyo is a great city to get around by bicycle.  Phil and I had been thinking about doing this ride for a long time, and finally put the plan into implementation today.  We met at the Marunouchi entrance to Tokyo Station this morning, and set out clockwise.  (more…)

Marunouchi

No 30, Back to Tokyo Station. Departed at 10.15am. Returned 4.40pm. 40.93km ridden. Riding time 2.50. Rest of the time dodging cars, pedestrians and stopped at red lights. (more…)

Kanda

No 29, Last stop on the Yamanote Line circuit ride!  Kanda Station.  (more…)

Akihabara

No 28, Akihabara Station, in front of the Tsukuba Xpress line entrance. Our Yamanote Line circuit ride is nearly complete. (more…)

Okachimachi

No 27, Okachimachi Station.  Another of the obscure Yamanote Line stations on our circuit ride. (more…)

Ueno

No 26, and back to one of the more major stations, Ueno Station.  Our Yamanote Line circuit ride is nearly all the way around now. (more…)

Uguisudani

No 25, one of the more obscure Yamanote Line stations, Uguisudani – which translates as Nightingale Valley.  The Yamanote Line circuit ride keeps on. (more…)

Nippori

No 24, Nippori Station is up the stairs behind us somewhere, on the Yamanote Line circuit ride.   (more…)

Nishi Nippori

No 23, Nishi Nippori!  The Yamanote Line circuit ride is most of the way around the circle. (more…)

Tabata

No 22 on the Yamanote Line circuit ride, Tabata Station. (more…)