Train grade crossing markers make so much more sense. In addition to crossing bars and the red warning lights, there are also arrows to indicate where the train is coming from. In this case, both directions.
Train crossing direction indicator
So you know which direction the train is coming from.
I'm not quite sure what this does, but we certainly don't have this at grade crossings in the US.
Tokyo fire station
Meji Shrine torii gate
At the north entrance to the park.
Note that despite all the flora, the path itself is spotless.
A staff worker was actually sweeping up all of the leaves on this path. It must be a continuous job.
Meji Shrine main torii gate
The last torii gate one passes through before reaching Meji Shrine.
Another torii gate
Okay, I lied -- here's another gate. Just out of shot on the left is the clensing station to be used before entering the shrine.
Meji Shrine (panorama)
Meji shrine wishing tree
Place your wish at the base of this tree to have it come true.
Meji shrine inner gardens
While the shrine itself is free to visit, this area cost 500 yen/person to see.