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A Morning at the Embassy

On Friday, I visited the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. I blogged about this on my other blog, as this has more to do with Canada than Japan. Please check it out.

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On Friday the 19th, I went to the Canadian Embassy with my daughter.  The Embassy is in Akasaka in Tokyo, which is an area that has many embassies, shopping areas, and is just plain rich-looking.  The Canadian Embassy is across the street from the Crown Prince’s residence.  You can’t see the house from the Embassy, just trees.  It’s surrounded by a wall with cameras and police officers patrolling the perimeter.

I posted these pictures last night, hoping you could guess what they were.

The front of the Canadian Embassy. The front of the Canadian Embassy.

The west side of the Embassy. The west side of the Embassy.

The southwest corner of the Embassy. The southwest corner of the Embassy.

It’s a pretty modern building and quite massive for an embassy.  There are other buildings on the embassy lands, including one that looks like it’s a hall for events.  In the main building, the first floor is a library, but to get inside, you have to take an escalator…

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