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Tokyo At Sunset

Tokyo Japan Sunset

After gazing at this photo, you might be tempted to say that Tokyo is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Though in saying that, you’d also be objectively wrong. Converted in the 1870s, Tokyo is not a city but rather a prefecture, which is a fancy way of saying that it maintains governmental bodies larger than cities, towns and villages. FYI: Tokyo is the Japanese-dubbed “metropolis” prefecture, whereas other highly-populated places like Kyoto and Osaka are deemed urban prefectures.

The Rush Of Tokyo

While a good portion of the capital city’s 13.2 million denizens is aging, the exhilarating pace and vibrant settings in this video would lead you to think otherwise.

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Five Architectural Marvels Of Japan


Reversible Destiny Lofts

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Located in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka, the Reversible Destiny Lofts were invented by architects Arakawa and Madeleine Gins. The nine-apartment rainbow complex was created to help keep people active and remain young – even live forever – with its innovative design. This innovative design includes a sunken kitchen, eccentric walls, multiple levels, power sockets in the ceilings, weirdly angled windows, and a lack of interior doors.

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