A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

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Here are the latest top 10 tourist attractions in Chuo City that have been searched the most. Be the first to find out what’s hot in Chuo City!

Top 10 Tourist Attractions

Here are the latest top 10 tourist attractions in Chuo City that have been searched the most. Be the first to find out what’s hot in Chuo City!

KOMIYA SHOTEN CO.LTD

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  • KOMIYA SHOTEN CO.LTD
  • 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.

Bridge Niigata

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  • Bridge Niigata
  • The renovated Bridge Niigata reopened as a permanent retail store specializing in local Niigata products on October 1, 2019. With a wide range of appealing Niigata products, including seasonal foods from the rich local nature, such as rice and sake, and handcrafts that shine with the skills of craftsmen, the store communicates the appeal of the still unknown Niigata.

Tsukishima Monja Street

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  • Tsukishima Monja Street
  • Monjayaki is the origin of Japanese cheap sweets. It is widely known as the representative taste of downtown Tokyo. You can enjoy the fun cooking and eating methods. Please visit Tsukishima where there are a lot of good restaurants, delicious aromas in the air and smiling faces. Monjayaki Souvenir Sets and local maps are available at the Office of the Tsukishima Monja Promotional Cooperative Society.

YAMAMOTO SYOTEN

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  • YAMAMOTO SYOTEN
  • A cheap sweets shop with a Shitamachi vibe. Local kids enjoy the old-fashioned sweets crammed in the store. Foreign tourists come to buy various Japanese sweets at a reasonable price.

Tokyo Kyukyodo

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  • 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.

Pokémon Center TOKYO DX & Pokémon Cafe

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  • Pokémon Center TOKYO DX & Pokémon Cafe
  • A "Pokémon Center" is an official Pokémon store that not only sells game software, card games and a full and varied range of original merchandise, but also offers services and promotional campaigns that any Pokémon fan is sure to love.

Tsukuda Park

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  • Tsukuda Park
  • Tsukuda Park was created on top of the super embankments that resulted from the River City 21 development. Inside the park you can find a recreation of a lighthouse built during the Bakumatsu period, and a cherry tree transplanted from Higashine in Yamagata. There is also a moat in the park, and the surrounding streets of Tsukuda still foster the atmopshre of the old-time downtown.

IWAI TSUDURAYA

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  • IWAI TSUDURAYA
  • Edo merchants created tsuzura boxes as a wedding tool, which commoners also became fond of. From the Meiji to the Taisho era, there were many tsuzura box craftsmen in Nihonbashi, renowned as a town for dried goods. Only the Iwai Tsuzura Store remains. Tsuzura stay beautiful for life. We invite you to buy them as overseas souvenirs and gifts for important life events like child birth, finding employment, and weddings.

NIHONBASHI Bridge

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  • NIHONBASHI Bridge
  • The bridge is said to have been built in 1603 at the order of Tokugawa Ieyasu. The next year, it was made the starting point of the Gokaido, or five major roads and became the symbol of the prosperous city of Edo, the center of Japan. The current twin arch bridge made of stone was completed in 1911. The kirin statue under the bridge light in the center of the bridge depicts the prosperity of the city of Tokyo when it was made, and the shishi statues at the four corners depict protection. The Nihonbashi was designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan.

KOJU GINZA

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  • KOJU GINZA
  • Our staff give customers suggestions on incense (Oko) and incense sticks (Osenko) and also products with Western scents according to each purpose. The popular product Kunoeko, made by special blending of scents, makes the traditional culture of transmitting a scent to clothes available in the modern lifestyle. We have also Ginza-Gasuto-dori St. Shop and Tokyo Shop (in Yaesu).

Introduction of local specialty shops in Chuo City—you can experience foods and items collected from around Japan.

Introduction of local specialty shops in Chuo City—you can experience foods and items collected from around Japan.