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Nihonbashi

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Address: Nihonbashi, Chuo 103-0027, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tokyo Small-Group Walking Tour: Ningyocho and Nihonbashi Districts
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Nihonbashi is today shops, restaurants, office buildings, a very pleasant walk from through the Ginza starting from the 4-chome crossing. The bridge was once the starting point... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nihonbashi is today shops, restaurants, office buildings, a very pleasant walk from through the Ginza starting from the 4-chome crossing. The bridge was once the starting point for travellers to Kyoto during the Edo Period. Sadly it is nearly an eyesore today due to the highway construction above. You may want to visit the Mitsui Museum here, enjoy an oyster... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

For those who love walking tour holiday this is the best place to be. I would have spent 2-3 days here if possible. It's full of tourist yet locals also shop here as they have shops and brands from a century ago! Handicrafts and lots of little eateries to explore... my favourite is checking out all the taiyaki stall/shop! There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Full of history, this charming place tells a lot of the Japanese culture along the time. Expensive shops and a high class atmosphere.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The road is super large and very clean just like 99% of Tokyo roads. There are a lot of different shops and restaurants

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Central, Historic neighbourhood with many fine shops. More of a business district (Tokyo Stock Exchange is near) however it's a neighbourhood with a less frenetic vibe than Ginza or Roppongi (both short cabs away). Many fine hotels and restos in the neighbourhood. Short run to Imperial Palace Gardens. Several museums in the neighbourhood as-well.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Typical downtown area of Tokyo city. Lots of bright lights and flashing signs, people everywhere and so many places to eat drink and just watch the city go about its hectic days and evenings

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nihombashi (Japan Bridge) was the centre of Edo/Tokyo in the past and there is a brass plate in the centre of the road on the old bridge, which was the starting point for all road measurements throughout the country. Unfortunately traffic forbids close inspection! The Bridge has attractive statuary on either side, but is now overshadowed by an elevated expressway... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nihonbashi..... Nihon means Japan in Japanese and Bashi means bridge. So nihonbashi means a popular bridge in Tokyo area. There's nothing really special about it, other than the fact that it's happens to be situated in the heart of Tokyo. It's right outside Tokyo railway station. It has wide roads, convenience stores, offices of reputed corporations of Japan. It will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a typical downtown Tokyo area with lots of traffic and people and at night all the bright lights you might expect with numerous restaurants,shops of all types.It is an interesting and safe place to visit.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My first visit was 20 yrs ago. I paid another visit because it's on the way to Mitsukoshi and Takashimaya dept. store . The site had made some changes with building a lift to get down to the riverside and floating pier. . Now the water taxi provided a stop at the site . It maybe the the first Japanese... More 

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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