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Old January 12th, 2010, 11:07 AM   #81
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The Tokyo Tower was completed in 1958. At 333 meters (1,093 feet), it is the world’s tallest self-supporting steel tower, higher than the Eiffel Tower (320m), on which it is based.




Despite being taller than Eiffel, it weighs much lighter at 4,000 tons compared to Eiffel’s 7,000 tons, hence the impression that Eiffel Tower looks more massive and bigger than Tokyo Tower.




Near the tower’s entrance are these wolves(?) on guard.




At night, the tower is on fire.



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Old January 12th, 2010, 11:11 AM   #82
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Tokyo Tower has two viewing decks, the main one at 150 meters and a higher one at 250 meters, with more spectacular view of the metropolis.




Moving farther away, the tower is still a sight to behold.





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Old January 12th, 2010, 11:14 AM   #83
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Amazing photos, can't wait to see your BJ SH GZ ones!!
Thanks a lot Scion.
Maybe a couple more pages of Tokyo pics and Beijing's next
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Old January 13th, 2010, 05:11 AM   #84
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Tokyo is really amazingly modernized
Thank you a lot for sharing!
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METROPOLITAN TOKYO… VIEWED FROM 250 METERS ABOVE GROUND


From Tokyo Tower’s observation deck at 250 meter high is a spectacular view of Tokyo’s metropolitan area. They say that on a clear day, Mount Fuji is visible. Unfortunately, it’s not on a show-off mood at the time of visit.













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At night, the city lights are amazing. Hail nuclear energy .







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simple amazing tokyo
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TOKYO RAIL NETWORK

The Tokyo metropolitan rail system is the most complex. Subway and above ground train lines is an intricate network that looking at a consolidated route map will give you a head ache at first instance.

The Shinjuku station is the world’s busiest train station with over 2 million people passing through each day. As well as being the major stop to both the JR and metropolitan subway systems, Shinjuku station is also the starting point for trains and buses into the suburbs.



Finding a particular line or exit during rush hour can be intimidating and exhausting for newcomers, especially with heavy baggage. Transferring from one line to another is also a long distance walk in a maze of hallways and corridors.







Long corridors such as this is common to large stations, where exits can me a hundred kilometers or more from the platform.




The Shimbashi station




The Shimbashi station has this prominent stained glass display off the staircase.

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Some snap shots of the fairly new Yurikamome line







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Yurikamome’s Odaiba station












Impressive station design…

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The Oedo line








A typical JR line station




A typical subway train






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Very nice updated photos from Tokyo
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RANDOM SHOTS

An early morning garbage collector at Shinjuku




Starbucks… they speak little English but the service is excellent!




Vending machines are every where






Food court at the Aqua City Mall in Odaiba




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Restaurant at Ueno




The food on display are actually artificial... but they look real and dainty.




Loved this!




A hi-tech toilet control at the Tokyo National Museum toilet. As soon as you enter the cubicle, the seat cover automatically opens, in slow moton. Bidet control modes, such as this one pictured here, is common in Tokyo. There are temperature and pressure controls, and options as to which type of spray you want, the “straight to the point”, shower type or the one specially intended for feminine care.




My dinner from 7-11. Surprisingly, it’s delicious.




Bus to Mt Fuji

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