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Photo: Akamon Gate was constructed in 1827 by Nariyasu Maeda, 12th Lord of the Kaga, to welcome Lady Yasu, a daughter of the 11th shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate, as his bride and was registered as a National Treasure before World War II. At the end of the Meiji period, Akamon was dismantled and reconstructed in its current location of The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus.

Photo: Akamon Gate was constructed in 1827 by Nariyasu Maeda, 12th Lord of the Kaga, to welcome Lady Yasu, a daughter of the 11th shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate, as his bride and was registered as a National Treasure before World War II. At the end of the Meiji period, Akamon was dismantled and reconstructed in its current location of The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus.

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