Love Hotels: Where the Magic Happens

A couple walks through a love hotel area in the Shibuya district part of Tokyo on July 11, 2011. Love hotels are used for short stays which are commonly used by couples to conduct intimate activities. Love hotels are popular especially among young Japanese couples that still live with their parents and want to have a place to spend a private moment together with their partner. Many of these hotels are also known to be used for prostitution activities.