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5:05 pm: At the back of the lineSince 1999, the Tokyo Millenario has been mounted over a small street in Marunouchi called Marunouchi Naka-dori during the last week of the year. It lights up from 5:30 pm to 9 pm and on Jan. 1 (the last day), from midnight to 3 am. It has since become a major winter attraction, with over 2 million visitors in 2004.

It's worth seeing, but be prepared for horrendous crowds. It may take 40 min. or longer just to get in.

Unfortunately, due to a large-scale construction project around Tokyo Station that will commence, Dec. 2005 will be the last time the Tokyo Millenario will be held. It might be restarted after 2011 after the construction work is completed.
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5:16 pm: Our line merges with another one coming from Tokyo Station
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Behind us
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"Red light ahead, please stop..."
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5:34 pm: Entrance in sight
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Title of work: "Corolle Liberty" by Valerio FestiThe artist is Italian.
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EntranceThe entrance gate is 22 meters tall and 19 meters wide.
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5:40 pm: Entered Tokyo Millenario street
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Back of entrance
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"No stopping please..."
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Less crowded at the endAfter you pass through the main street, there are more decoration on the side street. You can also backtrack on the main street along the sidewalk only. So if you want to see the Millenario really quickly and don't mind not being in the middle of the street, go on the sidewalk.
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"Quadrifogli " (Clovers of Light) at Tokyo Station
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Tokyo Station
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