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Nihonbashi

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Address: Nihonbashi, Chuo 103-0027, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tokyo Small-Group Walking Tour: Ningyocho and Nihonbashi Districts
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Nihonbashi

Nihonbashi..... Nihon means Japan in Japanese and Bashi means bridge. So nihonbashi means a popular bridge in Tokyo area. There's nothing really special about it, other than... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2016
Vishal N
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Nihonbashi..... Nihon means Japan in Japanese and Bashi means bridge. So nihonbashi means a popular bridge in Tokyo area. There's nothing really special about it, other than the fact that it's happens to be situated in the heart of Tokyo. It's right outside Tokyo railway station. It has wide roads, convenience stores, offices of reputed corporations of Japan. It will... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 636 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a typical downtown Tokyo area with lots of traffic and people and at night all the bright lights you might expect with numerous restaurants,shops of all types.It is an interesting and safe place to visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My first visit was 20 yrs ago. I paid another visit because it's on the way to Mitsukoshi and Takashimaya dept. store . The site had made some changes with building a lift to get down to the riverside and floating pier. . Now the water taxi provided a stop at the site . It maybe the the first Japanese... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,378 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

A colleague recommended that we visit this as it is a great contrast to places such as Ginza and Shibuya. While they are a few Metro stops apart on the same line, this place is more genteel, without the teeming masses of locals and tourists that you find elsewhere. There are delightful old world charms and shops selling traditional kimonos,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016

I don't know whether or not it's because when I first stayed in Tokyo, I stayed in this area, I have special feelings about this area. The Nihombashi area overall is quieter than its other places such as Ginza, Ikebukuro, or Shinjuku. We went to this area for dinner. When we came out, it was night fall. Beautiful nightfall lights... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The shopping is grade A. The department stores are amazing. I also enjoyed visiting the Bank of Jpan Currency Museum and the Tokyo Stock Exchange and walking the historic Nihonbashi Bridge.

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San Bruno, California
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Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the city of Chuo in Nihonbashi. Nice little town near the Bus terminal where you can catch the bus to and from the airport and near the subway trains. Many small shops and restaurants nearby. Also many historical spots along the way as well as temples. Close to major department store which is one subway stop away as... More 

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Reviewed May 2, 2016

the area of Nihonbashi offers peace and quiet for everyone, no crowded streets and thousands of tourists

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed April 19, 2016

Shopping without all the neon and noise in this historic district that has been updated tastefully. Coredo Nihonbashi (traditional shops with a modern twist) and Mitsukoshi (Japan's first department store)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

It was not on our list, but when we happened to enter, we realised the reverence the devotees reserve for the place and have high hopes for their well being and future.

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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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