Furukawacho Shopping Street, Kyoto

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  • Here wandered by chance, walking through the evening Kyoto. In general, nothing special, but there is some shrill, sorry for the pathos, Japanese flavor! It is this Japan - real, not skyscrapers and multi-storey transport interchanges. It is here that the Japanese go for the soul, and skyscrapers and interchanges they have set up only because civilization has won their soul and they have built it to an excellent degree, so that this civilization disconnected from them and did not climb into such nooks and crannies of the soul) In my opinion, of course)) The furukawa-cho shopping street in Kyoto Higashiyama (the city area) is known here as the "Nisiki of the East". Three centuries ago, the street served as homemade refrigerators for the city. Deep pits were dug here, which were filled with ice. This saved fish and other perishable products. These "fridges" and formed a shopping street and...
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  • It was a small shopping street, and it seemed to be a local type without doing business for tourists so much. It looked like it was decorating balloons in the distance, but it was a pastel-colored lantern.
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