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Yanaka District, Tokyo

#9 of 36 in Neighborhoods in Tokyo
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
A quaint neighborhood in the sprawling metropolis of Tokyo, Yanaka District 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 District and other attractions in Tokyo.
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  • oh how I love this area! this area is an easy walk to reach from JR Nippori Station. An area where many small shrines and traditional houses are easy to find. You can find many art/craft stores...  more »
  • An easy walk from the Nippori Station, this famous street is filled with many interesting crafts and art, restaurants and plenty shops to choose from. There are various minor temples along the...  more »

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