The name given to this area, Yanaka(Middle of the Valley).
Yanaka has been known as ‘the town of temples and slopes` ever since, and was chosen as one of the ’Top 100 Historical Views in Beautiful Japan’ in 2007.Besides places of cultural and historical interest, a short walk from either Nippori Station or Sendagi Station will take you to a bustling shopping area called Yanaka Ginza .There are many other unique places to visit and we encourage everyone to explore .
Asakura Museum of Sculpture
Admissin fee : JPY500
Closed: Mon and Tue (The next day incase of holiday)
The museum , decorated with human and feline bronze figurines, pens to the public the former studio and residence of Fumio Asakura , who produced many traditional Japanese architectural stale attracts many visitors all year round with a beautiful inner garden which showcases seasonal changes.
It was originally founded in 1705 during Edo period , and it’s one of the oldest shrine in Japan. The site of the shrine is pretty spacey, rich in green and very pleasant to walk. While Kyoto’s Fushimi inari Temple is infamous for the red torii gates, it is quite a surprise to know we can see something similar here in Tokyo.
Japanese restaurant ‘okaeri’
Okaeri means welcome back in Japanese.
You can have an unique opportunity to experience Japanese style dishes at renovated old Japanese house.
Bento :JPY 756
Sado ( Japanese tea ceremony)
Sado policy is based on the idea of ‘Ichi-go-ichi-e’ This expression , which originated in Japanese tea ceremony , means a once in a lifetime encounter. This is the traditional way Japanese people think about how to provide guests with hospitality ‘Omotenashi’
Toyko Metropolitan Government Building Observatories
It might be shorter than the Toyko tower and Skytree but you will save a lot with a view that is just as good from 202meters above the ground.
Admission fee: free