One of my favorite streets in Tokyo is Chūō-dori, especially the part from Keisei Ueno Station to Ueno-Hirokōji.
Why? Maybe just because I stayed nearby for some time… It’s a typical Japanese commercial street, filled with stores, restaurants, hotels and pachinko parlors, with many narrow buildings, covered in vividly colored billboards. For me, born in a mostly gray city, it’s delighting to stroll on such a street…
Here’s a somewhat aerial view, from the height of the Ueno Park southern entrance:
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: