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A Visit in the Great Edo  

A close-up on Edo castle / Cultural enlightenment' spots   

'Cultural enlightenment' spots

“If you pat a cropped head, the sound of cultural enlightenment is heard.” As this poem suggests, the Meiji restoration brought about the a sudden influx of Western civilization into Japanese society and this altered the city of Edo and the people's culture dramatically.