Dogenzaka is a small district in Shibuya, accomodating heaps and heaps of so called love hotels, which couples seek to get some privacy. You can rent a room just for a couple of hours, and it’s actually really cheap. Rooms are said to be quite filthy though… Anyway, I went for a stroll to the ‘Love Hotel Hill’ on my last trip to Shibuya, and I found the atmosphere sort of fascinating. All those bright, colorful and often kind of broken neon signs give the district a weird aura, like a dystopian amusement park in a Science Fiction / Horror movie. Going there at five in the evening, when it’s completely deserted, just nurtures this impression…

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