A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

A guide to touring Tokyo Chuo City

Introduction of Chuo City

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Recommended walking routes

We have selected three trip courses to help you to fully explore Chuo City, which offer the opportunity to enjoy the Edo period atmosphere, eat gourmet food, or visit a shopping area!

Top 10 Tourist Attractions

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    Bridge Niigata

  • Bridge Niigata
  • The Bridge Niigata managed by the Daishi Bank showcases the food products, skills, tourism, nature, traditional craftworks and other Niigata-brand items in 3- to 7-day short-term events. There are many rare products unique to local businesses. Please visit the event to experience “Niigata” when you go through the booth curtain to enjoy its charm.
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  • Tsukijiuogashi
  • Tsukijiuogashi is a food shopping complex with stores that sell a variety of fresh seafood, fruit and vegetables representing the gourmet town of Tsukiji to hand down the vigor and prosperity of Tsukiji as a base of food culture even after the relocation of Tsukiji Market. There are restaurants, kitchen studios and an event space in a food court style. Tsukijiuogashi will play the main role in promoting the attractive “Tsukiji brand” now and in the future.
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    Tokyo Kyukyodo

  • Tokyo Kyukyodo
  • Kyukydo has been operating for over 350 years since being founded in Kyoto as a druggist. With the philosophy "Protecting and nurturing Japan's traditions and culture", we have a number of great products with a sense of the season that suit the modern life of Japanese people as well as observing traditions and conventions. On the 1st floor there is letter paper, envelopes, postcards, greeting cards, money envelopes, seasonal products, etc., and on the 2nd floor there is incense, brushes, Chinese ink, ink stones, paper, materials for calligraphy, etc., and notebooks of Washi displayed for sale.
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    Ogannonji Temple

  • Ogannonji Temple
  • We are the third temple of "Edo 33 Kannon" with its Gohonzon of the head part of iron Kanzenon manufactured in the Kamakura era; it is famous for doll memorial service. In our site, Idaten-Mikoto, the god of running, is also worshipped by runners. When the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred, only Gohonzon changed its direction to the east. This is said to be a miracle of the Heisei era and anyone can visit on monthly fair days, the 11th and the 17th, when the doors are open.
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    Koami-jinja Shrine

  • Koami-jinja Shrine
  • The wooden carvings of two dragons on the porch roof of the main hall are worshipped as they symbolize luck. The main enshrined deity is Ukano Mitamano Kami. Ichikishimahiimenokami is worshipped as "Tokyo Zeni-arai Benten" and the well-named Zeni-arai-no-i is said to have the power to bestow the fortune of money upon people who purify money at the well and put it in a wallet. The god Fukurokuju is worshipped as one of the 7 Gods of Good Fortune in Nihonbashi.
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  • YAESU SHOPPING MALL, stretching in the basement of an area around the Yaesu exit of Tokyo Station, is one of the biggest underground shopping malls in Japan, with a variety of attractive shops ranging from gourmet and fashion to everyday sundries and services. Equipped with parking lots that can accommodate 774 cars, the mall is situated in a location with outstanding access by both train and car.
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  • Around Nihonbashi and Kyobashi

    Nihonbashi is a traditional town with countless long-established shops. Tokyo Chuo City Tourist Information Center is located in the Kyobashi area, which is currently a focus of attention.

  • Around Ginza

    Ginza is a leader of Japan's major downtown area, full of well-known department stores and overseas brand boutiques.

  • Around Tsukiji and Hatchobori

    The market for fish, vegetables, etc. is renowned for leading Tokyo's food culture for generations. Besides the market, there are many famous or historic sights.

  • Around Ningyocho

    The historic town is very popular for Edo period inspired automaton clocks and traditional Japanese confectionery shops.

  • Around Tsukishima and Harumi

    While the waterfront retains an urban atmosphere, the old town has a totally different vibe. If visiting the area, you will want to enjoy local gourmet food such as tsukudani and monjayaki.

Pre-travel information

Full of useful information that you should know before travelling to Japan, including etiquette, weather, exchange, and traffic information.