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Yanaka, Taito

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Yanaka by using our Tokyo tourist route planner.
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  • Love egg store front as usual from the yoshidaya liquor store before the Yanaka 1000谷根 walks down to Nezu, walking into a temple. Temples will just want to stop and explore relatively slow except for Saturday and Sunday. Saturday and Sunday, though many yanesen around 1000 people. Under the big Cedars Mikado bread the Baker in the early Showa era painting.
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  • It's ok if you like kitsch and tchotkes. Basically, you climb up the stairs from the train halt and make your way downhill past some cute Japanese houses to the shopping street. Maybe it will appeal t...  more »
  • Yanesen 1000 walking is recently popular in the quiet downtown area. Many stores Japan traditional and contemporary sensibility that blends well, wonderful.
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