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Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

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#12 of 34 in Neighborhoods in Tokyo
Neighborhood Tourist Spot
Once a prominent hanamachi (geisha district) in the Edo Period (1603-1867), today Kagurazaka draws visitors with cobblestone streets, a broad selection of French restaurants, and an elegant atmosphere. Throughout history, the neighborhood has preserved a spirit of gathering for entertainment and leisure; today, it's Tokyo's hub of traditional fine dining. Try luxurious dishes with a European touch, or immerse yourself in the local urban culture in tucked-away cafes and trendy bookstores. Depending on the season of your visit, you might even get to witness the picturesque cherry blossoms in the streets. Using our online itinerary creator, Tokyo attractions like Kagurazaka can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I want to go and shop, so I went to the kagurazaka while watching a Smartphone map from Jr iidabashi station. It was a nostalgic feeling remains a sweet little town.
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  •  It is a hill JR iidabashi station near the ushigome bridge slowly rises. There are many shops on both sides of the street, is very bright. Around noon on Sunday I visited, tourists were. Glamorous one disappointing thing is parking bicycles, cars and walk to the place where there were.
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  • Beautiful shops, cafes and bars in streets and alleyways lined (mostly) with old-style Japanese architecture, paving stones, and intimate restaurants. Great in mid-July with lanterns bejewelling the s...  more »

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