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Day 5: There is sleep in Tokyo

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Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku. Tokyo, Japan
Day 5:
Now that we were in the new hotel, with real beds, I finally got a good night's sleep! We got up, and just kind of relaxed for a little, watched some TV, hung out in the room and eventually got out, walked around Akihabara, had lunch at KFC (also not as good as it is in the USA, but it was decent). Didn't really have a plan for the day, so we went back to the hotel to look up sights. Decided on going to Ryogoku which is known for sumo wrestling dojos and sumo wrestlers. And lucky enough, some got off the subway with us, and i followed them to the street and they had bikes parked, and rode off. So apparently they're like celebrities, but act just like normal citizens, it's pretty neat. Then we walked to the Edo-Tokyo Museum, it was a very cool museum, however, virtually everything in it is fake, like replicas, but still has a lot of cool things to see and checkout.
Tokyo City View in Rippongi Hills. Tokyo, Japan
  We then went to Rippongi and wow, Rippongi is CRAZY. it's kind of like the Las Vegas of Tokyo, i guess, lots of foreigners, lots of drinking, lots of bars, strip clubs, etc. But one thing that neither of us knew about, and just happened to stumble upon, was Tokyo City View. It's a cool building several blocks from the train station. First off, there is a very cool museum called "Rippongi Crossing",  this place is really cool if you have an appreciation for different types of modern art (and I don't mean a black square on a white canvas), there's lots of cool photography and random artwork, I would DEFINITELY recommend it, unfortunately, they don't allow photos... but i can understand why. Also at this Tokyo City View, it has a city view of Tokyo, and it's pretty amazing, super high up and a great view of Tokyo, beautiful at night, and it has tables for couples to sit at, and they serve champaign and beer and wine. Great place to take a date! After this, we went to an "Izakaya" (an all-you-can-drink bar). Got drunk, went home, passed out.
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