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Yanaka, Taito

(4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Yanaka by using our Tokyo tourist route planner.
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  • They say it's one of the best places to enjoy the cherry blossoms without the crowds. I confirm: it's beautiful. At first it seemed inappropriate to walk through the cemetery but they have a concept completely different from ours and for them it is an integral part of the city Benefit
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  • A great place to visit, I'm looking for a ceramic shop on Cat street. It sold Japanese ceramics and tea. The shop is lovely and we bought some things from it and would like to purchase more on line. H...  more »
  • 這裡很多可愛的小店,賣很多貓咪相關的商品,可以慢慢逛。街上也有一些很便宜的小吃,可以邊走邊吃。整條小街古色古香,可以體驗當地的悠閒氣氛及生活步調。  more »