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Iconic Tokyo hotel to be replaced with skyscraper

Tokyo’s Okura hotel was built in 1962 and has played host to politicians, film stars and even James Bond.Its owners now want to replace it with a modern skyscraper.Campaigners from around the world are now trying to save it, arguing it is an important piece of the Japanese capital’s cultural heritage.Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Tokyo.

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