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See Japan Through Elle Macpherson’s Eyes

BY TEAM JST

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Japan is on top of everyone’s bucket list all year round. Even for supermodel Elle Macpherson, who is currently traveling in the East Asia’s island nation, Japanese culture beams with the synthesis of culture, technology, spirituality and tradition. It’s been two weeks since the Australian businesswomen jetsetted from Tokyo to Kyoto, from her Instagram account, it’s clear that every corner oozes inspiration.

SEE ALSO: 20 Must-Do’s That Guarantee Your Best Tokyo Moments

In one post, Macpherson showed her meditative mode in the tranquil surroundings:

Feeling zen in Japan. Keeping it simple and efficient…

If you want to see the Tokyo and Kyoto Macpherson is currently experiencing, here’s quick list to navigate through:

Tokyo Skytree

1 Chome-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo 131-0045, Japon

The broadcasting, restaurant, and observation tower in Sumida. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010.

Sky tree Tokyo vertigo ! @cybu550n12 @stellamccartney trainers.

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Prada Aoyama

Japan, 〒107-0062 Tokyo, Minato, Minamiaoyama, 5−2−6

Designed by architect Herzog and de Meuron in 2003, this Prada flagship is six floors and the largest in Japan.

Prada Tokyo -architect Herzog and de Meuron – design inspiration.

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Arashio stable 荒汐部屋

2 Chome-47-2 Nihonbashihamacho, Chuo, Tokyo 103-0007, Japan

The sumo stable is where you can catch a glimpse of the daily grind that aspiring sumo wrestlers go through.

Let's go ..

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Gundam Front Tokyo

Japan 〒135-0064 Tokyo, Koto, Aomi, 1−1−10

Perfect for animation lovers. Located on the 7th floor of Diver City Tokyo is Gundam Front Tokyo with five different zones for the complete Gundam experience.

Only in Tokyo .. 🇯🇵

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Tsukiji Fish Market 築地市場

5 Chome-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan

It’s the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world and also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind.

Middle of the pack…

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Chrome Hearts Flagship Store

6-3-14 Minamiaoyama, Minato, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan

The two-story 7,000-square foot flagship in the Aoyama shopping district is the largest Chrome Hearts store in the world.

Start them young 😜 @chromeheartsofficial Tokyo @cybu550n12 @richardstarkchromehearts #beautifully crafted

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Robot restaurant

Japon, 〒160-0021 Tokyo, Shinjuku, Kabukicho, 1 Chome−7−1, 新宿ロボットビルB2

Jam-packed with gloss, mirrors, flourescent show at this basement restaurant. Only in Tokyo!

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Shinkansen to Kyoto 新幹線

Next stop -Shinkansen ( bullet train ) to Kyoto. ( 300 km ph ) @cybu550n12 @bushandocean

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Arashiyama, Kyoto 嵐山

Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

The bamboo forest in Sagano is one of the most famous sights in Kyoto.

Connect to nature -Bamboo forest – #peaceful #goodgreen #clean #welleco #worldwellnessday

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Real estate shopping

Real estate shopping Kyoto – "for sale Elle " 🇯🇵@chromeheartsofficial backpack @mslaurielynn @richardstarkchromehearts

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Todaiji 東大寺

406-1 Zoshicho, Nara, Nara Prefecture 630-8211, Japan

Aka: Eastern Great Temple is a Buddhist monument that houses the world’s largest bronze statue of Buddha.

Todaiji temple Nara japan.buddhist colors. Thankyou for welcoming us to your home.- Shoshu Hiraoka

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Kinkaku-ji 金閣寺

1 Kinkakujicho, Kita Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 603-8361, Japan

The Zen Buddhist Temple is not only one of the most recognizable sites in Kyoto, it also boasts an exquisite garden which exemplifies the Muromachi period (classical age of Japanese garden design.)

..Life's a reflection. #Kyoto #goldentemple

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Gion Corner

570-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Yasaka Hall, Kyoto 605-0074

As one of the easiest ways to see Geishas in Kyoto, the Gion Corner is a theater showcasing various types of Japanese performing arts including: tea ceremony, flower arrangement, koto (Japanese Harp) playing, gagaku (court dance), kyogen (comic play), Maiko dance and Bunraku (puppet play.)

Who's entertaining who ? @cybu550n12

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Fushimi Inari Taisha 伏見稲荷大社

68 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 612-0882, Japan

Located at the base of the mountain, Fushimi Inari Taisha is a shrine dedicated to Inari (god of rice) for prosperity and success. Each torii is donated by a Japanese business.

 

Fushimi inari taisha -Kyoto.

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Do you have any sites to add to Elle Macpherson’s Japan travels? Let us know in the comments.

 

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