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Top Choice Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Intermediatheque

Dedicated to interdisciplinary experimentation, Intermediatheque cherry picks from the vast collection of the University of Tokyo (Tōdai) to craft a fascinating, contemporary museum experience. Go from viewing the b…
Top Choice Department Store in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Mitsukoshi

Mitsukoshi's venerable Nihombashi branch was Japan’s first department store. It's a grand affair with an entrance guarded by bronze lions and a magnificent statue of Magokoro, the Goddess of Sincerity, rising up fro…
Top Choice Mall in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Coredo Muromachi

Spread over three buildings, this stylish development houses many shops from famous gourmet food purveyors. There are also elegant fashion and homewares boutiques here, as well as reliable places to eat.
Top Choice Sushi in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Kizushi

While sushi has moved in the direction of faster and fresher, Kizushi, in business since 1923, is keeping it old-school. Third generation chef Yui Ryuichi uses traditional techniques, such as marinating the fish in …
Top Choice Homewares in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Muji

The flagship store of the famously understated brand sells elegant, simple clothing, accessories and homewares. There are scores of outlets across Tokyo, but the Yūrakuchō store, renovated in 2017, is the largest wi…
Top Choice Palace in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Imperial Palace

The Imperial Palace occupies the site of the original Edo-jō, the Tokugawa shogunate's castle. In its heyday this was the largest fortress in the world, though little remains of it today apart from the moat and ston…
Top Choice Museum in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT)

Regularly changing displays from the museum's superb collection of more than 12,000 works, by both local and international artists, are shown over floors two to four; special exhibitions are mounted on the ground fl…
Top Choice South Indian in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Dhaba India

Indian meals in Tokyo don't come much better than those served at this long-established restaurant with deep-indigo plaster walls. The food is very authentic, particularly the curries served with basmati rice, naan …
Gardens in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Imperial Palace East Garden

Crafted from part of the original castle compound, these lovely free gardens allow you to get close-up views of the massive stones used to build the castle walls, and even climb the ruins of one of the keeps, off th…
Landmark in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station celebrated its centenary in 2014 with a major renovation and expansion. Kingo Tatsuno's original elegant brick building on the Marunouchi side has been expertly restored to include domes faithful to th…