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The Sophisticated, KITTE


This is KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan.
Here is located in front of Tokyo Station Marunouchi South Entrance.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Here is former Tokyo Central Post Office.
It had renovated and opened as department store in 2013.
Here can see modern design and historical design.

From side.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

KITTE is directly linked to JP Tower.
B1 to 6th floor is KITTE.
The name “KITTE” comes from Japanese word “切手(means stamp)”.
KITTE is managed by Japan Post.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Opposite side of KITTE is starting point of HATO bus tour.
It is famous Tokyo sightseeing tour from over 50 years ago.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

I like to visit traveler’s destination by myself. But to see many famous places in a day, HATO bus is good.

HATO Bus(English and other languages)

Here is interior of KITTE.
Open space makes me open mind!

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Shops are located as grid.
Here are various shops,for example food,fashion,cafe,restaurant.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

KITTE’s concept is “Feel JAPAN”. So each shop is unique.
Here is gathering characteristic of goods and foods from all over the Japan.
I like to look around shops.

Beautiful ceiling. Interior design is by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

All photos become interesting if photographer cut everywhere.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

During November to December,large white Christmas tree is exhibited at KITTE.
This is so beautiful! In 2015,exhibition period is from November19 to December 25.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Snow design on the ceiling.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

I tried double exposure. It made fantastic atmosphere.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Size of bokeh makes different atmosphere. It’s like snowing…

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

From 5:10PM, 3 minutes’s light up program is held every 30 minutes.
It is difficult to recognize by photo. But it’s beautiful.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Double exposure during light up program.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Many people visit here.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Here can make various angle. But I like  corner’s perspective.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Double exposure.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Double exposure at the top pf the tree.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

KITTE’s sixth floor is open roof top garden.
There can see Tokyo Station well. Tokyo station Marunouchi side’s front square is now under construction.
Construction is going to be finished in Spring 2017.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Marunouchi building(left) and Shin-Marunouchi building(right).

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Platform of Tokyo Station.
Purple ceiling over the platform is “Granroof” of Yaesu Entrance.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Shinkansens are stopping. Tokyo Station is the largest terminal station in Japan!

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

Daytime.

KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan
KITTE,Chiyoda-Ku,Tokyo,Japan

I always can be relax when I visit KITTE.
Here is sophisticated, but left warm atmosphere.
One of my favorite place around Tokyo station.

Information
Tripod is exhibited both interior and roof top garden.
When taking interior photos, please do not put out your hand or camera from fence.

Basic information is fully described at Official site. Please check it.

KITTE Official Site (English,Chinese,Korean)

Cool Photo Japan Map