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The 2016-2017 Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination Marks 150 Years of Diplomatic Relations

The Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination is a big hit every year. In 2016-17, it is the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and Japan. This year the new attractions will amaze anyone.

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The Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination is every year and loved by many people, the event is in collaboration with Italy. The year 2016 marks the 150th Anniversary of Japan-Italy diplomatic relations. This year there are new things to see because of the anniversary. This is a great thing to do for couples and families.

 

Leaning Tower of Pisa

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There is a one-third scale model of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, inside the monument there is another recreation of it. A skilled craftsmen from Italy created the monument using rocks mined in  Alabastro, Volterra, Italy.

 

The house of Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous works from William Shakespeare. The house of Juliet is known as a place for love. At this location, you can write a letter declaring your love, it gets sent to the actual house in Italy, and your love is supposed to come true.

 

Befana’s Christmas Tree

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Befana is a traditional Italian witch, who gives presents to good children on Christmas day. This Christmas tree was designed for her. The tree is 7 meters high and it feels just like you are in Italy.

 

Venetian’s river

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This river in Venetiare was reproduced, it is on one of the fantastic water towns in Italy. There is a bridge called “Sighing bridge” across the river. It is said that if you kiss your lover under the bridge during sunset, you two will have everlasting love.
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Tokyo Dome City Winter Illumination 2016-17

Address: 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo

Access: 5 minute walk from Suidobashi Station

Illumination Period: November 10, 2016 – February 19, 2017

Hours: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM

Website: Tokyo Dome City (Japanese)

 

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