Senso-ji Temple, Japan

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Senso-ji Temple is Tokyo’s oldest temple. It is a Buddhist temple founded in 628 AD in Asakusa after two fishermen fishing in Sumida River found a statue of Boddhisatva Kannon. The village headman then remade his home into a temple which was also rebuilt after destruction by the Second World War.

Senso-ji Temple, Tokyo, Japan
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Meiji Shrine, Japan

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These small wooden tablets are called Ema in Japanese. People write their wishes on these cards with the belief that the gods will receive them. These are sold around the shrine for various wishes including success, good health, and happiness.

Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, Japan
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Yoyogi Park, Japan

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Located near Harajuku and Meiji Shrine, Yoyogi Park is one of the biggest parks in Tokyo, and can be frequented with people for group activities and small events. It features an athletic field, gardens, cycling course, bird sanctuary, and small facilities such as toilets and a small shop near the entrance.

Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo City View, Japan

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Nighttime view of Tokyo, taken at Halloween. Located at the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills, this observation deck is one of the most exciting way to view the spectacular cityscape of the metropolis. Even Mount Fuji can also be seen at clear days. This one is my personal favourite night shot.

Tokyo City View, Tokyo, Japan
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