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Great square on a very wet night

While in Tokyo for a few days we arranged to meet local friends for dinner and SL Square was the... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
roy v
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Traralgon, Australia
Locomotive

This square features an old Ichim mic locomotive front m Showa Era. Its style is beautiful in my... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
NYLON_nomad
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London, United Kingdom
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Jun 23, 2018
“great place to visit next to Japanese Steam Locomotive”
Oct 9, 2017
“Great square on a very wet night”
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2-7 Shimbashi, Minato 105-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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Reviewed March 13, 2016

it was nice just walking around the SL square. love just watch the world go by.The train was different .

2  Thank Natala1959
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

I would like to depict precise informtation on this.I visited this place more than 100-200 times and would insist this is not a sight seeing spot, rather a place where we would kill time. Shinbashi area is in the center of Tokyo, business disctrict, and...More

3  Thank NewYork5555
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

This square is located outside shimbashi station and is a great place to soak up a little of the local culture, plus the highlight is a full size Japanese Railways Steam Locomotive on a plinth at the back of the Square This is well worth...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

While in Tokyo for a few days we arranged to meet local friends for dinner and SL Square was the meeting place as we did not know that area at all. It was a very wet night , the rain was belting down and that...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

This square features an old Ichim mic locomotive front m Showa Era. Its style is beautiful in my opinion and indicates high tech of Japan then. Great spot to choose for a meet up.

Thank NYLON_nomad
Reviewed August 25, 2017

It does give you a perspective of how crazy busy but completely organised and structured Tokyo is but in the end it is just a big crossing!

Thank EFC0704
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

This square is the site of the first railroad in Tokyo and is a place where many locals congregate at the end of the workday. There are plenty of cheaper food places in this area as well as small shops. Short walk to Ginza shopping...More

Thank jmsgaz
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Convenient place to meet at Shimbashi. Some eateries around the area and shop that sell discounted train tickets.

Thank BertSG
Reviewed March 4, 2017

There is not a lot here other than a very well maintained old steam locomotive which has some history. The square itself is a typical Japanese train square with shops and a few restaurants.It is fairly typical of what you might fins around Shimbashi. An...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed August 3, 2016

There is not much to see except the steam locomotive. However, in the immediate area, there are a lot of discount shops and small restaurants. A bit of old Tokyo that has not been torn down for new construction.

1  Thank BigIsleFoodie
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

This place have SL train, that being used in former Japan transportation. There some convenient stores around here. Good place to meet up with someone. You can see typical Tokyo people working here.

2  Thank ruv3
Reviewed March 13, 2016

it was nice just walking around the SL square. love just watch the world go by.The train was different .

2  Thank Natala1959
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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
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