The Mystery of Double Staircases
In older parts of Tokyo one often sees cool double staircases. Side by side they lie, completely misaligned and redundant.
To this day their purpose completely eludes me.
They’re obviously a relic of bygone times, but it’s really difficult to imagine what originally existed there to justify such an arrangement.
the old and the new
These and the ones at the top of this post can be found in Shibuya:
the old and the old
And these are in Nippori:
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Such examples can be found all across Tokyo. They’re really cool, but why do do you think they exist?
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