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Photo Journal: Cool sight

A five-story pagoda made with ice, iron pipes and other materials is seen with Mount Fuji in the background at the tourist facility "Saiko Iyashi no Sato Nenba" in the town of Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi Prefecture, in this recent photo. The pagoda is about 8 meters high and can be enjoyed for a limited time until the end of February. The idea of the ice pagoda was inspired by an ice festival at a nearby park and another five-story pagoda at Arakurayama Sengen Park in the city of Fujiyoshida, which is popular with foreign tourists as a traditional tower that can be seen together with Japan's highest peak. (Mainichi)

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