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Shinjuku Station is Enormous! Daily Passengers Equivalent to Population of Yokohama

More than 3.5 million passengers pass through Shinjuku Station every day. It has been recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s busiest station.

Tori no Ichi Market Offers Auspicious Rakes (Japan in Photos)

Displays at the Tori no Ichi Market at Hanazono Shrine in Shinjku, Tokyo. The market is known for its lucky kumade rakes for “raking in” good fortune.

Three New Pop Culture Tourist Spots in Tokyo (360˚ Panorama)Somese Naoto (Photographer)

Tourists from around the world are flocking to Tokyo. Along with the city’s established tourist sites are many pop culture destinations. Here we take a 360° panoramic look at three spots that have captivated many foreign visitors.

Tokyo’s Multiplying Ethnic Enclaves

South Korean soccer fans drew people and attention to Tokyo's Koreatown in Shin-Ōkubo during the 2002 FIFA World Cup. In the years since then, Japan's capital has seen a proliferation of foreign communities.

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