During the Tokugawa reign, Kanei-ji was a powerful temple – its grounds once covered all of what is now Ueno-kōen (its pagoda is inside...
Part of the Tokyo National Museum, this building houses the Japanese Archaeological Gallery, full of pottery, talismans and articles of...
Tokyo National Museum
If you visit only one museum in Tokyo, make it this one. The Tokyo National Museum holds the world's largest collection of Japanese art,...
This vintage 1930s coffee shop (the building is actually from the '20s) in Yanaka is a hang-out for local students and artists. Come...
2-15-10 Negishi · interesting places nearby
Sasa-no-Yuki opened its doors in the Edo period, and continues to serve its signature dishes, with tofu made fresh every morning with water from the shop’s own well. Some treats to expect: ankake-dofu (tofu in a thick, sweet sauce) and goma-dofu (sesame tofu). The best seats overlook a tiny garden with a koi pond.
Vegetarians should not assume everything is purely veggie – ask before ordering. There is bamboo out front.