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Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza

Entrance way
Tokyo

October 15th 2008
Spending the last few days here in Tokyo, been taking it easy my leg isn't improving much. Checked out Hibiya Park, a really nicely done up, "Western" Style park near the Imperial Palace. I really liked it last time, peaceful, but didn't have much of a chance to look, so I made sure to look this time! Although it was razed in the war it's about 100 years old I believe, shortly after Japan opene ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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