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man spends 18 years building perfect miniture castle Himeji
June 28, 2007, 9:02 am
Filed under: art, Hiroyasu Imura, Japan, life, model, people

Hiroyasu Imura spent 19 years pursuing his boyhood dream of faithfully producing a replica of Himeji Castle in Hyogo Prefecture in 1:23 scale, after being given a book containing photographs of the castle on his 47th Birthday, although it wasn’t until retiring at age 60, Imura devoted his life to building the replica.

miniture castle Himeji

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