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Meiji Shrine is oasis of megacity Tokyo

Tokyo of Japanese capital city was called Edo formerly. The Tokugawa regime that was established by Ieyasu Tokugawa was located in Edo for 250 years from 1603 to 1868. It seems that population of Edo was more than 1 million in the beginning of 18 century. The representative city of Europe in the beginning of 19 century were London 860 thousand and Paris 540 thousand, so it is presumed that the population of Edo in the beginning of 18 century was the greatest in the world. After changing name from Edo to Tokyo, the city has grown, and now it was metamorphosed into the biggest megacity in the world. The … Read More

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The History which is graved on the floor of the Tokyo Station and Shinkansen as the Japanese pride

The skyscrapers form the modern townscape. The building has nostalgic appearance as if it resisted to the skyscrapers. Therefore the unobtrusive presence normally from speaking at the height of the building is the most conspicuous presence around. The elegant building made of red bricks which started operation in 1914 with name of the Tokyo Station has greeted 100th anniversary in 2014. By the way, if you would like to take a photo of the Tokyo Station, I recommend to go to the terrace of 6th floor of KITTE where is the front of south entrance of Marunouchi. ↑KITTE ↑The Tokyo Station from KITTE The large numbers of people have departed … Read More

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