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Photo Journal: Sights of the season

New Year's decorations are seen at Nakamise shopping street in front of Sensoji temple in the Asakusa district of Tokyo's Taito Ward on Dec. 26, 2017. Decorations including a large picture of a dog, the zodiac sign for 2018, a red kite with "Happy New Year" written on it, Japanese playing cards with pictures of cranes and New Year's decorative pine trees adorn the approximately 250-meter approach from Kaminarimon gate to the temple grounds. The area is crowded with visitors taking photos of the decorations with their smartphones. (Mainichi)

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