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Two Stairways

Apr 6, 2018

Next to Tokyo''s famed neon nightclub district is Golden Gai, which we're told is the old nightlife neighborhood, packed with tiny dive bars, many of them up steep stairs from the street.

Somehow, Golden Gai escaped the urban renewal boom that destroyed almost all of old-timey Tokyo. These two staircases lead to two different bars. A patron with a furled umbrella descends from one of them.

night   streetscape   Tokyo   Golden Gai   doorways   nightlife   (Image credit: Trey Ratcliff via Stuck in Customs)