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Yanaka

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As you may know, Tokyo is an endlessly fascinating city, with things of interest and photo subjects at every turn. Not much of it is old at all - certainly not like Kyoto is old - as it really was very badly damaged during the war and pretty much rebuilt with little or no town planning input. One of the few areas of Central Tokyo that survived mostly intact at the end of the war is situated around Nippori Station on the Yamanote Line - and is called Yanaka. …

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