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Meiji Seimeikan

Open Now: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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2-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This building was made from materials secured in Japan , unusual at the time and was completed in 1934. It survived the Tokyo bombing in WW2 and went on to become the General HQ for Supreme Command after the war. It was given back to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

This building was the former GHQ with McArthur right across the street from the Emperor, as they worked together to restore Japan. Now it is a business center but the entry and lobby areas have a free historical tour, with interactive electronic displays about the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

It was built in 1934 in the Showa period (when Emperor Hirohito assumed the throne) and survived the bombings at the end of WW2 and became the HQ for the US occupation of Japan after the war. if you are in the Marunouchi, Ginza or...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
...More
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