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Yurakucho

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Address: Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour

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Hokkaido Ice Cream and Bic Camera!

The Hokkaido milk soft serve ice cream is to die for! You can find it in the Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza, just before crossing over to the Yurakucho station. This Hokkaido prefecture... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love Yurakucho - tons of restaurants and shopping. I especially enjoy the O1O1 department store. Fantastic dining with many different types of cuisine in bottom level. Great accessories shops on main level (passage minion is my favorite). JR line runs right there, great place to wander around. Easy walk to Ginza or even Tokyo Station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The Hokkaido milk soft serve ice cream is to die for! You can find it in the Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza, just before crossing over to the Yurakucho station. This Hokkaido prefecture store has just about everything in Hokkaido such as cookies, milk, etc., so you will not have to trek all the way to Sapporo for those. They have lots... More 

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Calgary, AB
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Where else in the world could you wander around, at night, UNDER the elevated railroad tracks in a seemingly sketchy underworld, yet be totally safe and have a plethora of microscopic, atmospheric yakitori joints to choose from? Nowhere else other than Tokyo! Hop off the JR Yamanote Circular Line at Yurakucho Station, drop down UNDER the railroad tracks and start... More 

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North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Walk along the train tracks to find numerous small restaurants full of business people. We went into Andy's and were lucky to get a table. Having both retired from large corporations we enjoyed watching a large table of British and Japanese business people having dinner! Fish was fresh from Tsukiji - we tried the Sea Bream and Swordfish. Any vacated... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went there for dinner after reading about in online, it didn't disappoint. We had great yakitori in a medium sized itzakaya and loved the way the restaurants were packed under the tracks. The northwestern part is a bit more upscale.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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200 attraction reviews
396 helpful votes 396 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just next to the glitzy shopping temples of Ginza, under the train tracks of Yurakucho one can find what I guess old style Tokyo must have looked like. Turn into the lesser bright alley ways and marvel at the selection of restaurants and food stalls that time apparently forgot. There is still a lot of modern shopping, i.e. there is... More 

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Cebu
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

You can actually walk from Tokyo Station to Yurakucho station...i did. It has lots of cheap but good restaurants/food stalls. Shopping at Ginza starts here in my opinion. Mo's Cafe (Mo's burger) is also just round the corner from the station.

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California
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64 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Just along the train tracks of the station, you will never want for anything to eat, day or night. All around you will find wonderful shops (Loft, Muji, Tokyu Hands, Printemps, IOIO, Hankyu Men's, and many others). Spend a whole day here!

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Chicago, Illinois
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156 reviews 156 reviews
40 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Under the JR Yurakucho train tracks are a long stretch of yakitori restaurants, ramen spots, and bars from the northern to southern sections of the tracks. On weekdays especially, it is a popular spot for salarymen after work before catching the train home as part of their everyday commute. Establishments are found on the outer side of the tracks facing... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The whole area had an old japan feel to it, with interesting little shops and bars under the train tracks. Each ramen shop had a distinct personality (and specialty), which made for fun exploration.

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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