Tsukiji Market Information Centre
The Tsukiji Market information centre has historic images of the market including reproductions of ukiyo-e (wood-block prints), and...
Nakagin Capsule Tower
In the 1960s architects such as Shinohara Kazuo, Kurokawa Kisho, Maki Fumihiko and Kikutake Kiyonori began a movement known as...
Tsukiji Fish Market
Tsukiji Fish Market has the distinct honour of being the world's biggest seafood market. 'Japan's kitchen' moves at a frenetic pace as...
Shimbashi Embujō Theatre
While Ginza’s storied Kabuki-za Theatre is being rebuilt until 2013, corporate owner Shōchiku will mainly stage the plays at its Embujō...
Waits of over one hour are commonplace at Tsukiji’s most famous sushi bar, but it’s all worth it once you’re past the noren (curtains)...
4-5-1 Tsukiji · interesting places nearby
Fat pieces of superfresh sashimi and sushi draw the crowds at this little hole-in-the-wall spot just up the way from Tsukiji Central Fish Market. The lunchtime teishoku (定食; set meal) is a steal at ¥1000, especially since the fish comes from up the street. Though there’s nothing in the way of atmosphere, the locals who come here to eat provide the colour you need.