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Yoshiwara Shrine; The Goddess for Women

Yoshiwara Shrine (吉原神社) is near Taito Hospital at the end of Nakacho Street. This shrine is for the girls from Yoshiwara Yukaku ...

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Jokanji Temple; Graves of Prostitutes

There is a temple called Jokanji (浄閑寺) near Minowa Station on the Hibiya Line. At Jokanji Temple, there are graves where prostit...

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Christmas in Japan; eat fried chicken and spend time with lovers

Most Japanese don’t believe in God deeply, but they have weddings in Christian churches and have funerals in Buddhist temples. T...

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The Hanazono Shrine; a sacred and quiet spot surrounded by modern buildings

The Hanazono Jinja(shrine) is located in the heart of Shinjuku Kabukicho, sandwiched between modern buildings and the bar distri...

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Kabukicho, the largest red light district in Japan

Shinjuku Kabukicho is the largest red light district in Japan. It is the most famous and notorious area with many bars, pubs, ta...

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Shanghai Xiaochi, a Chinese restaurant in a dingy street

Shinjuku Kabukicho is the largest red light district in Japan and there are many adult shops and host clubs. In the center of Ka...

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Imagawa Koji : Under the Elevated Railway Near Kanda Station

Between Kanda Station and Tokyo Station, there is an antiquated dining district which has escaped development. This food str...

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Yoshiwara (5) – Festival in Yoshiwara “Oiran Dochu” (Courtesan Parade)

Yoshiwara (吉原), located to the north of Asakusa, has about 300 years of history as a red light district. Its historical role...

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Ueno Ameyoko : Started from the Black Market after WWII

Ameya-yokocho shopping street, also known as Ameyoko, is a famous outdoor market, along the JR Yamanote Line between Okachim...

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Kagaya; Performance Art Izakaya in Shimbashi

I heard that foreign tourists often visit "Kagaya", the unique casual restaurant in Shimbashi(Shinbashi). The best way to ge...

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