The first day being a Sunday, and the crowds were there, although the place was by no means over-run - it only added to the atmosphere. The rented boots were a little over-used, although larger sizes were of limited availability. Lockers were limited, with baggage filling the corners and locker-tops. Vending machines were plentiful, although marginally over-priced as could be expected.
The crowds were definitely enjoying the mild, dry weather, and the restaurants offered good standard Japanese fare; oden,