Blog – Where in the World? The answer
On Friday, we asked you Where in the World? the picture taken below is.
The answer is Tokyo Bay in Tokyo, Japan – and, yes, that is the Statue of Liberty.
Well, sort of. It is actually a smaller version of the Manhattan monument constructed in 2000.
Two replica statues can be found in Paris, one of which was sent to Tokyo in 1998 for ‘French Year in Japan’.
It was so popular that the pictured replica was erected after the original was sent back to Paris.
You can read more about Michelle Lewis’ surprise encounter with Lady Liberty and Tokyo Bay elsewhere on Naked Eye Travel.
It was a good day for Tokyo yesterday as the Japanese capital won the race to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
The city beat Istanbul by 60 votes to 36 after Madrid had been knocked out of the contest in a first round ballot.