• Tokyo Podcast 11: Walking Japanese History

    November 20th, 2011

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    Tokyo Podcast 11: Walking Japanese History

    Japan is a country that is steeped in history and culture and among the high tech skyscrapers and the neon lit shopping areas are remnants of a glorious past. On this episode we take a walk through the majestic Imperial Palace located in the heart of Tokyo with Paul Christie from Walk Japan. Paul leads us on a fascinating walking tour of the historical significance of the Imperial Palace and the role it played in establishing Tokyo as the economic centre of Japan.

    Anthony also talks to Juju Kurihara from Iromegane about the Shichigosan Festival, which translates into English as 7-5-3, this festival celebrates the coming of age of young children.

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    1. Feb 12th
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      You know, I still haven’t been to the interior of the Imperial Palace. Every time I go the gates are closed! :/

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