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December 16, 2016

26 Color Photos Documented Everyday Life of Chitose, Japan in the 1950s

Chitose is a city located in Ishikari Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan, and home to the New Chitose Airport, the biggest international airport in Hokkaido and closest airport to Sapporo, as well as the neighboring Chitose Air Base.

The city is notable for having a Peace Pagoda, built by the Japanese Buddhist order Nipponzan Myohoji in 1978.

Here below is a collection of beautiful vintage photos that captured everyday life of Chitose during the 1950s.

(Photos from Phil Peters)


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