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A cable car brings visitors up the mountain.

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One of the ancient temples nestled on Mount Takao.

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Insects which have undergone taxidermy in Takao 599 Museum.

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Tengu-shaped crispy waffles filled with thick black soya beans.

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Three-fortune dumpling made of rice flour.

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Sanrio Puroland is a candy-coloured land of life-size Sanrio characters.

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Hello Kitty (centre) flanked by her friends.

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Live interactive performance at Sanrio Puroland.

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Tsuyoshi Hisakado create a room-size installation combining film and sculptural installation.

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Seiichi Saito's dazzling multimedia installation tells a history of Japan's living spaces.

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The exhibition features numerous architectural models of important buildings in Japan.

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Jagannath Panda paints a utopian.

On A Cultural High In Tokyo

Everything from the kitschy to the transcendental co-exists happily in Japan's capital
Sep 21, 2018 5:50 AM

TOKYO IS A CITY OF TRIBES where nine million people carve out their own utopian societies side by side. Whether they're immersed in the obsessive otaku culture of manga, or steeped in the spiritual traditions of Shintoism and Buddhism, the world's largest megalopolis has spaces for everyone. The

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