Hihōkan: Japan's vanishing sex museums

Travel Nov 22, 2014

Hihōkan: Japan's vanishing sex museums

by Kayleigh Barr

The real world ends beyond a thick, black curtain. On the other side is one of Japan's last remaining hihōkan (sex museum, literally "treasure palace") in the faded resort town of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture — a strange, dimly lit space of questionable morals and ...