JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Last additions - Nihonbashi Bridge 日本橋
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On the Nihonbashi Bridge replica at the Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku. It's not as arched as the one you see in ukiyoe prints.Mar 24, 2016
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About the replica of Nihonbashi Bridge at the Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku, Tokyo.Apr 21, 2015
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Replica of Nihonbashi Bridge at the Edo-Tokyo Museum in Ryogoku, Tokyo.Apr 21, 2015
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Lion statue wearing a coat inside Mitsukoshi Dept. Store in Nihonbashi in autumn.Apr 15, 2014
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Hiroshige's woodblock print of Nihonbashi from his "Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido Road" series.Apr 24, 2011
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Eisen's woodblock print of Nihonbashi from his Kisokaido series.Apr 23, 2011
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Crowd enter Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi for the closeout sale on Jan. 31, 1999.Jun 01, 2009
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Thank you banners in Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999, last day.Jun 01, 2009
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Crowd in Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999. There were bargains to be had.Jun 01, 2009
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Crowd in Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999.Jun 01, 2009
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Crowd line up to enter Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999.Jun 01, 2009
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Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999, its last day before the store closed. This store used to be Shirokiya.Jun 01, 2009
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Crowd line up to enter Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999.Jun 01, 2009
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Crowd in Tokyu Dept. Store in Nihonbashi on Jan. 31, 1999.Jun 01, 2009
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Coredo complex which replaced the Tokyu Dept. Store.Jun 01, 2009
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Mitsukoshi Dept. Store in Nihonbashi 三越デパート 日本橋Jun 01, 2009
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Inside CoredoJun 01, 2009
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Monument marking Tokyo's fish market during the Edo Period before it was destroyed by the 1923 earthquake and moved to Tsukiji in 1935.Jun 01, 2009
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Inside Takashimaya Dept. Store, NihonbashiJun 01, 2009
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Takashimaya Dept. Store 高島屋Jun 01, 2009
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Mitsukoshi Dept. Store annexJun 01, 2009
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Chuo-dori toward Mitsukoshi Dept. StoreJun 01, 2009
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Chuo-dori boulevard in Nihonbashi 日本橋 中央通りJun 01, 2009
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Eitai-dori 永代通りJun 01, 2009
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Chuo-dori boulevard in Nihonbashi 日本橋 中央通りJun 01, 2009
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Takashimaya Dept. Store in Nihonbashi 高島屋 日本橋Jun 01, 2009
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Way to Takashimaya Dept. StoreJun 01, 2009
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Nihombashi subway station where the Tozai and Ginza Line pass through. 日本橋駅Jun 01, 2009
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View of Nihonbashi from the overpass above Nihonbashi bridge. That's Mitsukoshi Dept. Store on the left.Jun 01, 2009
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Nihombashi subway station 日本橋駅Jun 01, 2009
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Chuo-dori avenue looking toward Nihonbashi Bridge.Jan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi Bridge ahead, with the expressway over it.Jan 27, 2007
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Distances from the Zero Milestone to major cities such as Chiba, Mito, and Sapporo.Jan 27, 2007
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Distances from the Zero Milestone to major cities such as Yokohama, Kyoto, and Kagoshima.Jan 27, 2007
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Japan's Zero Milestone 日本国道路元標Jan 27, 2007
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Memorial square for the Zero Milestone for the Five Major RoadsJan 27, 2007
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Japan's Zero Milestone for Roads 日本国道路元標Jan 27, 2007
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Looking toward Nihonbashi on Chuo-doriJan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi as seen from Mitsukoshi Dept. Store.Jan 27, 2007
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Bridge lampsJan 27, 2007
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Expressway above the bridge.Jan 27, 2007
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Sky roofJan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi RiverJan 27, 2007
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Gargoyles on bridgeJan 27, 2007
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One of the worse urban-planning decisions of the 1960s.Jan 27, 2007
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The double-arched bridge was built in 1911, made of granite.Jan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi Bridge side viewJan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi Bridge monumentJan 27, 2007
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The local neighborhood association wants this expressway to go underground.Jan 27, 2007
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Bridge ornamentsJan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi Bridge today is the 19th reconstructed Nihonbashi Bridge since 1603. 日本橋Jan 27, 2007
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The original Nihonbashi Bridge was built in 1603, out of wood.Jan 27, 2007
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Nihonbashi Bridge and the ugly expressway above.Jan 27, 2007
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