A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

Introduction of Chuo City

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Recommended walking routes

We have selected four trip courses to help you to fully explore Chuo City, which offer the opportunity to enjoy the Edo period atmosphere, eat gourmet food, or visit a shopping area!

Top 10 Tourist Attractions

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    Bridge Niigata

  • Bridge Niigata
  • The Bridge Niigata managed by the Daishi Bank showcases the food products, skills, tourism, nature, traditional craftworks and other Niigata-brand items in 3- to 7-day short-term events. There are many rare products unique to local businesses. Please visit the event to experience “Niigata” when you go through the booth curtain to enjoy its charm.
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  • An umbrella specialty store rarely seen in Japan. Its lineup includes versatile foreign-made umbrellas, but focuses on high-end Japanese umbrellas carefully hand made by veteran umbrellas craftsmen. Its rich variety features rain umbrellas, parasols, dual-use umbrellas, as well as 16 or 24-rib umbrellas, light-weight umbrellas, and automatic umbrellas.
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  • YAESU SHOPPING MALL, stretching in the basement of an area around the Yaesu exit of Tokyo Station, is one of the biggest underground shopping malls in Japan, with a variety of attractive shops ranging from gourmet and fashion to everyday sundries and services. Equipped with parking lots that can accommodate 774 cars, the mall is situated in a location with outstanding access by both train and car.
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  • Ginza Takumi was founded in 1933 to diffuse folk art suitable for modern life. Since then, we have been spreading high-class Japanese and world folk art for more than 80 years. We have many popular items with not only the Japanese, but also customers from abroad, such as original Tenugui towels, small items made of traditional paper, and Japanese ceramics. We are looking forward to your visit.
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  • Ever since our foundation in 1705 in Kyoto, we have created incense. We keep various types of incense such as incense for religious use, fragrant wood, Neriko (pastille), incense sticks for rooms, easy incense, etc. You can find traditional Japanese incense at Ningyocho. Come and find your incense souvenir for memories of your travels. There is also Ginza Store at 8-chome, Ginza.
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    Tokyo Kyukyodo

  • Tokyo Kyukyodo
  • Kyukydo has been operating for over 350 years since being founded in Kyoto as a druggist. With the philosophy "Protecting and nurturing Japan's traditions and culture", we have a number of great products with a sense of the season that suit the modern life of Japanese people as well as observing traditions and conventions. On the 1st floor there is letter paper, envelopes, postcards, greeting cards, money envelopes, seasonal products, etc., and on the 2nd floor there is incense, brushes, Chinese ink, ink stones, paper, materials for calligraphy, etc., and notebooks of Washi displayed for sale.
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  • Around Nihonbashi and Kyobashi

    Nihonbashi is a traditional town with countless long-established shops. Tokyo Chuo City Tourist Information Center is located in the Kyobashi area, which is currently a focus of attention.

  • Around Ginza

    Ginza is a leader of Japan's major downtown area, full of well-known department stores and overseas brand boutiques.

  • Around Tsukiji and Hatchobori

    The market for fish, vegetables, etc. is renowned for leading Tokyo's food culture for generations. Besides the market, there are many famous or historic sights.

  • Around Ningyocho

    The historic town is very popular for Edo period inspired automaton clocks and traditional Japanese confectionery shops.

  • Around Tsukishima and Harumi

    While the waterfront retains an urban atmosphere, the old town has a totally different vibe. If visiting the area, you will want to enjoy local gourmet food such as tsukudani and monjayaki.

Pre-travel information

Full of useful information that you should know before travelling to Japan, including etiquette, weather, and traffic information.