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

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Decorative ceiling paintings, which can be viewed while climbing the "Hyakudan Kaidan" stairway at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo, are seen in the capital's Meguro Ward on Jan. 6, 2021. The second painting from the top depicts lotuses, whose strong vitality is said to symbolize an abundant harvest. (Mainichi/Akihiro Ogomori)

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