TUJ Imperial Palace Tour

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TUJ is off to a special tour to the Imperial Palace organized by TUJ Student Activities.

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Lauren with the iconic Fuji-mi Yagura 富士見櫓 (Mt Fuji View Watchtower)

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Temple flag held in front of the Fujimi-yagura

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Of course I had to get one. Photo Credit: Lauren Hummel

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TUJ students follow the Temple flag during the special Imperial Palace Tour

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One of Japans brilliant strategies during the war was the steep wall protecting the watchtower, castles, and royal buildings.

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Simon Ishibashi bridge overlooking the city

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Old with the new

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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. 

Harajuku

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Svetlana making her way to Takeshita Street

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Takeshita Street in the morning

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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.

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