It was a sunny warm day, a perfect day to meet a friend. We met at an old train station and made our way into Chinatown or Chūkagai (中華街) as it’s known in Japan.

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Photo by Yoneko Shiraishi

People praying and leaving their prayers burning along incense to remind the Gods to see their pleads with benevolence.

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As time passed, we felt the urge of a snack and lucky us, Chinatown is not only known for its beautiful architecture but its cuisine as well. And even the simplest of meals is not only a treat for your palette but the eyes, too. A delightful piece of heaven wrapped in red — the colour of Chinatown.

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Yoneko Shiraishi is a writer, who loves sharing posts about life, and love. She also works as a consultant www.consult-culture.com/blog

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