Wednesday, March 04, 2009

[Tokyo Fall 2008] Tokyo Tower

We walked in the fairly quite streets toward Tokyo Tower. The people and cars of Tokyo were still all around, but for some reason the area seemed a lot quieter than anywhere else in Tokyo.

We saw the tiny little tip of Tokyo Tower got bigger and broader as we got closer. (dah!) We saw a large wooden gate with giant metal doors, and walked upward on the path next to it. There were a lot of trees and little shrines along the way. Very peaceful.

And then I saw this:

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Tokyo Tower was so graceful and pretty at night. I just couldn't get my eyes off it.

I couldn't quite capture the beauty of the tower, but I still tried to take pictures of it with different camera settings. I also took a lot of "mental pictures!"

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Tokyo Tower with a reddish tint.

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Tokyo Tower with a purple-y tint.

You can go up the tower to the Observatory and see the Tokyo night view, but we didn't go. It was super romantic at the bottom of the tower already!

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The two levels of observatories.

Note to myself and all who's visiting Tokyo Tower: bring a good camera!

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