Exciting Japanese art and culture in Tokyo near Jimbocho and Takebashi subway stations! Traditional paper, prints and paintings, artworks from diverse artists, an imperial spot for green tourism, and delicious raw fish! In autumn and winter 2014, Yes in Japan‘s travel manager recommends you:
- Yamagataya-kamiten, shop selling traditional paper Washi since 1879!
- Ebisudo Gallery, specialist store with ukiyo-e woodblock prints.
- Toyokuni Atelier, art gallery and shop where you can practice sumi-e ink wash painting.
- National Museum of Modern Art, with 13 pieces designated as “Important Cultural Properties” by the Japanese government.
- East gardens of the imperial palace, with diverse vegetation, well-preserved old buildings and lively carps 🙂
- Nishiki, Japanese restaurant serving sushi (raw fish on rice)…
Visit these unique shops and cultural spots if you study/work in Jimbocho, stay at a hotel in Chiyoda ward, attend a tournament at the nearby Martial Arts Hall of Japan or go to Yasukuni Shrine!