11 hauntingly beautiful photos of Tokyo in the snow

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For some cities in the world, snowfall isn't really all that big a deal.

For Tokyo, though — particularly in November — it's incredibly rare. On Thursday, the city was visited by its first November snowfall since 1962.

Here are some stunning photos of Japan's capital city in the snow:

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A photographer takes a picture in snowfall in Tokyo on November 24, 2016. Tokyo woke up on November 24 to its first November snowfall in more than half a century, leaving commuters to grapple with train disruptions and slick streets. / AFP / Kazuhiro NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
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