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Bank of Japan, Chuo

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Learn about the country's economic history at Bank of Japan, a grand and photogenic building, apparently modeled on the National Bank of Belgium. From within these imposing walls, in 1871, the country's present currency was first produced and then circulated. Nowadays, the building houses a museum detailing the history of Japan's monetary system, from its feudal origins to its current state. The museum also offers many artifacts to observe and inspect, from historic coins to scales and counting apparatus. If you visit on a Tuesday you can join in a free English-language guided tour, but you'll have to reserve your place at least week in advance. To visit Bank of Japan and other attractions in Tokyo, use our Tokyo trip itinerary maker.
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  • This historical building is not a must-see but a fine example of Meiji era architecture in a neo-baroque style. It was built in 1896.  more »
  • Listen free tour, I went to book. Underground safes fit I was very impressive. Also you can see the current admission but also old is unique to visit. Gifts to the staff.
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  • Japan Japan to modern buildings of historical significance in the Bank of the main. Now I am a little renovation. Located near the currency Museum and weave look good.
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  • Rejects entry to guards and not advance to Central Bank trusted goods built in his lifetime and after, ❗ (lol) Japan Bank financial Institute of numismatics Museum, located next to take care to get that became! From ancient times until modern variety still collect painting on gold or money, tools, and research results are made ❗ role of counterfeiting technologies of Japan Bank and the Bank of Japan, Bank and banks of the Government understood well. Even thought I put my goods in the Bank for the Japan economy is better, but I don't know from ❗ (invest in personal bankruptcy does not like...)
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  • Is it a stately appearance.
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  • It is not made the stick in the shape of a circle, so when seen from above and looks into the circle of Chinese characters, buildings are built using old Chinese Yuan.
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  • Japan's Central Bank. Keep Japan economy worthy of stately buildings.
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