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    The Asakusa Shrine in Tokyo.
    Paying respect to the gods. The pursuit of true happiness. Pitching coins for good luck. These are the main elements that come into place at the Asakusa Shrine and Complex in Tokyo, Japan.The Asakusa Shrine pays homage to the three men who established the Senso-ji temple nearby ...

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  • 2 Meiji Jingu

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    The Myojin Torii arch of the Meiji Jingu shrine.
    A national treasure ensconced in a picturesque garden and hectares upon hectares of shady trees, the Meiji Jingu Shrine is Tokyo's largest. This shrine is also among the country's most sacred shrines and is one of three Imperial Shrines (or jingu). It is built in the middle of the Yoyogi Park, making it a tranquil oasis amidst the urban sprawl that is Tokyo.

    The shrine was built in 1920 to honor the lives of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken ...

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  • 3 Ueno Park

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    Cherry Blossoms in Ueno Park.
    Museums and cherry trees galore! These are what await you at Ueno Park. It offers a veritable smorgasbord of visual delights – art, architecture, nature – all rolled into one. Ueno Park is a large park found at the Ueno section of Taito-ku in Tokyo. The park's official name is Ueno Onshi Koen, which means 'Ueno Imperial Gift Park' ...

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  • 4 Tokyo Tower

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    Looking up at the Tokyo Tower.
    The Tokyo Tower is Japan's answer to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It soars above the Tokyo metropolis, a symbol of Japan's reemergence as a major economic power after the devastation of World War II. The Tokyo Tower is located at Minato-ku, Tokyo, and serves two purposes – landmark and broadcasting antenna. Thus, it is painted white and international orange in compliance with aviation safety regulations ...

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    The Tokyo Skytree broadcast tower.
    Located in the Sumida neighborhood of Tokyo, the Tokyo Skytree is the highest broadcasting tower in Asia. It also ranks as #2 for the tallest building in the world. Initially planned to measure 610 meters, the Tokyo Skytree finally peaks at 634 meters, almost twice the height of the Tokyo Tower. It has three legs for maximum stability and better resistance to earthquakes ...

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