Tokyo: The Imperial Palace and Marunouchi

Here, ladies and gentlemen, we have Tokyo’s Imperial Palace complex. In the late 1980s some (very optimistic) calculations made this 3.5km² patch of land worth more than all the property in California:

Imperial Palace complex

It is said that from this castle’s windows the emperor likes to shout obscenities at passers-by. It is also believed that he is fond of throwing milk bottles at geese:

People walking towards Marunouchi from Yurakucho. The woman in the bottom right corner seems to have spotted me. She must have hawk-like eyesight:

Marunouchi by day. The elliptical structure in the centre-right is the Tokyo International Forum:

The same view by night:

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