(9) Slopes 坂 (zaka)

In my imagination there are two types of slopes (zaka) 坂 in Tokyo:

  • gentle slopes leading up from a train station; these are lined with shops.
  • steep slopes home to quiet residential area

I will add some pictures later. In the meantime, consider this:

And here is a map that someone created that appears to have mapped them onto Google maps:

Slope map of Tokyo 坂道マップ:

Slope zaka map of Tokyo

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