TUJ is off to a special tour to the Imperial Palace organized by TUJ Student Activities.
Lauren with the iconic Fuji-mi Yagura 富士見櫓 (Mt Fuji View Watchtower)
Temple flag held in front of the Fujimi-yagura
Of course I had to get one. Photo Credit: Lauren Hummel
TUJ students follow the Temple flag during the special Imperial Palace Tour
One of Japans brilliant strategies during the war was the steep wall protecting the watchtower, castles, and royal buildings.
Simon Ishibashi bridge overlooking the city
Old with the new
TUJ students in front of the National Diet Building. Thanks to the passerby who offered to take a photo of our group.
The great thing about Japan is that these “slow-soft” experiences of visiting traditional Japan simultaneously happens with the rushed, overly dense city.
Svetlana making her way to Takeshita Street
Takeshita Street in the morning
Takeshita Street same day during the night. Looks like nothing changed but the sky.
Hope you enjoyed the juxtaposition of s l o w and fast experience that define Japan.