Tokyo Bay Cruise
For a unique perspective on Tokyo hop aboard one of the daily river cruises offered by Tokyo Bay Cruise. Lasting either 45 minutes or an...
There are 300 or so kites in this small but fascinating museum, located above the restaurant Taimeiken, including brilliantly painted...
Mitsui Memorial Museum
Stately wood panelling surrounds a small collection of traditional Japanese art and artefacts, including ceramics, paintings, and nō ...
Craft Beer Market Mitsukoshimae
If trawling Nihombashi's shops has given you a thirst, this craft-beer pub has some 30 kinds of ales and Japanese snacks. There are...
Yoshoku, Western dishes adpated to Japanese tastes, has been the draw here since 1931, in particular their borsch and coleslaw (a...
Nihombashi (Nihonbashi) information
Guarded by bronze lions and dragons this handsome 1911-vintage granite bridge over Nihombashi-gawa is sadly obscured by the overhead expressway. It's notable as the point from which all distances were measured during the Edo period and as the beginning of the great trunk roads (the Tōkaidō, the Nikkō Kaidō, etc) that took daimyō (feudal lords) between Edo and their home provinces.