13 hauntingly beautiful photos of Tokyo in the snow

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For some cities in the world, snowfall isn’t really all that big a deal.

For Tokyo, though — particularly in November — it’s incredibly rare. On Thursday, the city was visited by its first November snowfall since 1962.

Here are some stunning photos of Japan’s capital city in the snow …

Kenchoji temple.

Kenchoji temple.

Image: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

Image: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

Image: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

The Hase temple.

The Hase temple.

Image: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

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