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A quaint neighborhood in the sprawling metropolis of Tokyo, Yanaka features meandering alleys, small stores, and a vast traditional cemetery. A visit to this area allows you to discover the capital off the beaten track, as few tourists ever make it this far east. Follow cherry blossom-lined streets to the Yanaka ginza shopping street, full of traditional arts suppliers selling pigments and brushes, as well as unique artisan souvenirs. Use our Tokyo online trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Yanaka and other attractions in Tokyo.
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  • one of the few original areas of Tokyo, with nice galleries and old wooden houses, nice to walk through it
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  • It has quickly made the turn but good for a half-day, I expected maybe more but well even when
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  • Compared to other places in Tokyo, yet it's not an awful lot is known to tourists traveling to private, neighborhood Michael it was very good. Time to leave the alley to the caliber alley effortlessly!
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