May 24, 2011
akachōchin 。。。 Izakaya 居酒屋
Some traditional lighting u can find in japan are called
it marks an Izakaya .
is a type of
which also serves food to accompany the drinks. They are popular, casual places for after-work drinking.
The name "izakaya" is a compound word consisting of "i" (to sit) and "sakaya" (
), showing that izakaya originate from sake shops that allowed customers to sit at the premises to drink.
Izakaya are sometimes called
(red lantern) in daily conversation, because these paper lanterns are traditionally found in front of an izakaya.
Here 's Some Pictures i took in japan .......and of course i bought one ^_^ in kappabashi Street .
Living in ToKyo and Traveling Around Japan
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