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Lost in Translation + Travel

lost_in_translationLost in Translation takes place over the course of a few days in Japan and follows the unlikely friendship of an aging actor, Bill Murray, and a newly graduated, newly married girl, Scarlett Johansson. The film was nominated for four Oscars and won for best original screenplay. The locations used in the movie were all real and many you can go visit for yourself.
Park Hyatt Hotel
Park Hyatt Tokyo, 3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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This is where main characters Bob and Charlotte stay and where the famous opening sequence of Scarlett Johansson’s perfect derriere was shot. The bar where Bob sits and drinks the nights away, meets a lounge singer and eventually Charlotte is also in the hotel on the 52nd floor, The New York Bar.

Heian Shrine
97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan‎ – # 075-761-0221‎
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Charlotte goes here on one of her many days left alone while her husband works in the city.
Karaoke Kan
K&F Building, 30-8 Utagawacho, Shibuya-ku – # +3 3462 0785
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This chain karaoke joint is where Bob belts out a sad rendition of Roxy Music’s ‘More than this.’
Sun View Heights Daikanyama Bldg. 9-5 Daikanyama-chou, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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This is where Bob and Charlotte have dinner earlier in the movie.
10-8 Kamiyamacho, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 150-0047, Japan – #03-3485-0800
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Located in the basement of the Creston Hotel, this is where Bob and Charlotte have their final awkward lunch after Charlotte catches the lounge singer in Bob’s room.

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