Highway through a Building Story ★ ONLY in JAPAN

Osaka’s Gate Tower Building is an amazing sight to see because … well, how should I put this? A highway goes through the building. It literally does, and there is a story behind it. In this episode, John not only goes inside to see where the elevator takes him, he also drives through it — in a Lotus Seven. We’ll also go up the Umeda Sky Building and catch some fantastic angles of the city, skyline and Gate Tower Building. THE STORY: Here it is from the building owner. It’s basically a land rights dispute with a sort of happy ending. The property was owned by a business (coal and wood company) since the early Meiji era but when business declined, so did the buildings in the 1970s. The area was approved to be redeveloped in 1983 but the property holder refused to give up the land

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Tokyo’s Secret Island Paradise | AOGASHIMA ★ ONLY in JAPAN

Jurassic Park may be the first thing that comes to mind when you see Aogashima Island from the air – but yes, THIS IS TOKYO! It’s famous for having a volcano inside a volcano surrounded by dense jungle. It’s also considered the smallest town in Japan and the hardest place in Japan to get to. There is no direct transportation to Aogashima. These facts are what make Aogashima the best kept secret in Tokyo! ★ The Ogasawara video is out! https:// Travel 1000km further for Tokyo’s distant island paradise! The island is unspoiled. The pristine jungles and beautiful ocean views are like scenes from the movies. HOW TO GET TO AOGASHIMA Air â-¶ï¸Ž Haneda Airport (Tokyo) to Hachijojima / 50 minutes â-¶ï¸Ž Helicopter to Aogashima – 20 minutes / 11,530 Y

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