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Retro Japan in Photos: Art along historic hotel stairway in Tokyo leaves visitors in awe

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"The Jippo Room" along the "Hyakudan Kaidan" stairway at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo is seen in the capital's Meguro Ward on Jan. 6, 2021. On the ceiling are traditional Japanese paintings by "nihonga" artist Araki Jippo (1872-1944), which depict flowers and birds in the four seasons. (Mainichi/Akihiro Ogomori)

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