Friday, October 18, 2019

The 'urine alley' in Tokyo

Omoide Yokocho, also known as "urine alley", is one of the many old-fashioned pubs in Japan.

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The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
Omoide Yokocho Alley, located in Shinjuku district, is locally called "urine alley" because when it was first established, no pub here had a toilet. Therefore, after drinking, men can "discharge" right in the alley. Today, it is one of the famous destinations of the capital. Photo Izakaya
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
At the end of World War II, more than 300 shops opened, but now only about 80 bars are in operation, serving grilled dishes, meat stew soup, ramen ... 17h-22h is a reasonable time for visiting the alley because the lanterns hanging in front of the shop light up in a narrow alley like bringing you back to the Showa period (1926-1989) of Japan. Photo: wonguy974
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
In 1999, the alley experienced a major fire, destroying nearly the entire restaurant. Subsequently, the government restored it to preserve the culture of old Tokyo. The street was cleaned, built more toilets. Although not growing trees, but each season, the store decorated a different style such as spring attached to the cherry branches, the autumn hung fake maple leaves everywhere. Photo swedishnomad
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
As a result, it increasingly attracts foreign visitors to check-in. Choose a deserted corner, or go out late at night, stop by when the food restaurant is almost closed, you can take hundreds of types of beautiful virtual living images. Especially on the rainy day, the scenery is even more magical. Photo anniesbucketlist
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
The typical restaurant here is a very small space, including long rows of tables for guests to sit together. So it is suitable for those who drink alone or a small group of people. The cooking counter is right in front, the cooker is both processing and chatting with customers. Photo thepoorichgirl.
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
Omoide Yokocho doesn't have luxury restaurants or bars that have been around for hundreds of years. However, many people comment, this is one of the top places selling barbecue skewers Tokyo. And you have to enjoy the cool beer with it. Food costs are about 400 yen/skewer (about 90,000 VND) depending on the restaurant.
The 'urine alley' in Tokyo
Most of the shops are closed during the day so it's quite empty, you can pose all kinds, take pictures right in the middle of the road. It is so popular that it has its own website, complete instructions on how to find the way from Shinjuku Station to Omoide Yokocho. Address: 1 Chome-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo. Photo discovernihon

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