Yasukuni street stretches from Shinjuku all the way to Ryogoku. The space between Kudanshita and Awaji-cho consists of historically long established shopping areas catering to certain subjects such as books, sports, and music. This combination of nostalgia, urban landscape, and history creates a welcoming atmosphere for all those curious enough to explore. Please enjoy a leisurely trip through these unique shopping areas.
The Jimbocho neighborhood is globally known as “The Book Town” with a sense of unspoken fame. This sense also applies to the other face of Jimbocho, “The Town of Curry”
Ogawamachi is famous for a large number of musical instrument stores and sporting goods shops. Because of its location close to universities, there is an atmosphere of youth created by the student presence and fashionable cafes.
In this area, there are many hidden yet popular eating establishments with well earned reputations from years of commitment and attention to flavor. Why not try many from the list of prestigious shops and find your favorite.