CYCLING & WALKING 03


This very cool area is located across Sumida-river from Asakusa Sta. You will feel the craftsmanship spirit at all kinds of shops & spots here!

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1. CHOMEI-JI SAKURA-MOCHI/Confectionery
長命寺桜もち/和菓子
Established in 1717, Mr. Shinroku Yamamoto founded the Kanto region style sakura-mochi.
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2. MUKOJIMA-SHICHI-FUKU“SUZUME-NO-OYADO”
/Edo-soba noodle shop

向島七福すずめの御宿/石臼挽き手打ち江戸蕎麦
You can have the original Edo-soba noodle here.
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3. OHTORI-HYAKKATEN/
Daily necessities, Carpenter’s tools, Stationery, etc.

大鳥百貨店/日用雑貨、大工用品、文房具、婦人用バッグ
Established in 1889, “Hyakkaten” means a “department store” in Japan.
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4. KANEGAFUCHI-EKIMAE-SHOTENGAI
鐘ケ淵駅前商店街
At this narrow street with some small shops, the time has stopped in the mid-1960s in Tokyo.
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5. MUKOJIMA-HYAKKAEN/
National Historic Garden established in the Edo period

向島百花園
“Hyakkaen” means garden with hundred flowers in bloom.
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6. IROHA-SHOKUHIN/Specially made “natto” factory & shop
いろは食品/大谷石室(おおやいしむろ)納豆
One of the great Japanese foods “natto”, is fermented soybeans.
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7. MATSUMURA/Inari-zushi shop
稲荷寿し松むら/稲荷寿司、巻き寿司
Inari-zushi is made of sushi rice put into boiled “abura-age” (fried sliced Tofu) with special soy sauce.
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8. The small museum EDO-KOMON MUSEUM/
Edo-style pattern dyeing museum & shop

小さな博物館「江戸小紋博物館」
In Edo period, kimono and goods of Edo-komon pattern dyeing were very popular.
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9. COFFEE-NO-KI”LAT36°N”/Coffee shop
珈琲の樹LAT36°N / カフェ
This coffee shop’s interior decoration is from the end of 1960 the early 1970s in Japan.
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10. KIRAKIRA-TACHIBANA-SHOTEN-GAI/Shopping street
キラキラ橘商店街
A number of various and low price dishes are at many deli on this narrow street!
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11. PEROKE/Coffee shop
ペロケ/ラーメン各種・定食・甘味・手作り菓子
Established in 1975, all various foods and cakes are handmade from healthy and high quality materials as possible.
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12. The small museum ”WASHU-YA”BYOBU MUSEUM/Folding screen Museum & shop
小さな博物館「”和集屋”屏風博物館」
I have got to know that Japanese folding screens “byobu” are connected to each screen by paper!
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13. RENTAL-YOSHI/Rent a kimono shop
れんたる淑yoshi/着物レンタル
Why don’t you go out wearing a beautiful kimono from Asakusa?
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14. FROM MUKOJIMA→ASAKUSA by bicycle
自転車で向島から浅草へ