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Good Luck Cranes

You remember all about these bundles of one thousand origami cranes (called senbazuru / 千羽鶴), right? If not, why not go read all about them here. They are considered good luck, and a free ticket for a wish. They are common to see at both temples and shrines.

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Lots of Cranes

Origami has become pretty popular all over the world, so I’m sure you all know how to make folding cranes, or have at least seen them before. Have you seen strings of a thousand before, though? It is relatively common in Japan. Called senbazuru (千羽鶴) you are likely to see them in all kinds of places.

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