These red gates are called torii, and they can be found at the entrance, or within, a Shinto shrine. Their purpose is to mark the space as pure and sacred. 24 more words
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Not far from Tokyo’s downtown Nezu subway station you will find the tiny and remarkably charming gallery Maruhi. If you look really well that is. It is almost hidden away in a tiny nearly 100 year old house inside a tiny alley not wide enough for even two people to walk down. 136 more words
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Ameyoko market, här fanns allt möjligt att handla utmed en lång gata vid Ueno station. Under andra världskriget fungerade den som en svart marknad. 460 more words