This photograph is taken towards a direction of Meiji street from the Ōkubo passage facing to Shin-Ōkubo Station contiguous to Shinjuku. It is known as a Korean town in Tokyo this whole place, and many Korean shops stand in a row in the alley which goes as the both sides which faced as Ōkubo passage and the back alley connecting to syokuan street. The food supermarket, the clothes store, the cafe, entertainments goods, etc. are establishing eaves centering on nearly 200 Korean restaurants. It is a peculiar atmosphere. It is said for it to be the foundation of Shin-Ōkubo Korean town that the Korean resident in Japan and the migrant worker from South Korea who work for the factory of Lotte begun to live together in a concentrated community, since the factory of Lotte which is a korean company in Japan at the postwar period begun the business in this toen. Because it was a holiday on Saturday on that day, many people were coming to this place.
The food supermarket in korean town: workshop
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pajaran (56612) 2014-02-01 8:24
Interesantan tekst o naselju i ulici, sa opisom ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazano mesto i trenuta, lepe boje.
Dobar rad sa lepom fotografijom u radionici, lepo ulovljen trenutak i fasade sa reklamama.
An interesting article about the neighborhood and the street , with a description ...
Good picture, contrast and perspective , nice place and shown presently , beautiful colors .
Good work with beautiful photography workshop , nicely captured moments and facades with ads .
All the best .
mcmtanyel (18123) 2014-02-01 20:40
We have Chinatowns in big American cities, you have a "Koreatown" in Tokyo! You have a good quality photo, as usual, with an informative note. TFS.
fabbs99 (17129) 2014-02-01 22:30
This is a marvelous image of the Downtown Tokyo.Perfect composition and sharpness.Keep sharing. TFS
ikeharel (65241) 2014-02-02 1:13
To western eyes, like myself - I'd never guess the difference, Mikio.
Looks as a vivid and vibrant town scenery, colors and people around gave excelent texture. Fog on high level above buildings, but not to be a great disturbance to the whole.
Have a nice new week,
saxo042 (37730) 2014-02-02 6:43
A very interesting street view with a good glimpse of daily life in this big city. Many examples of the architecture and many fine and enjoyable details.
abmdsudi (48812) 2014-02-04 4:28
An excellent street shot full of activity and thks to your in-depth narratives - they are part of social fabric in Japan. Technically the image is of high-quality and well-timed besides being colourful. I think you've got good eye contact - she steals the show as being part of the scene This is hugely enjoyable that you've captured the diversity and expressive image. Well done shot, Congrats.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-02-01
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon IXY DIGITAL 910IS
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2014-02-01 7:36