It’s about a 5 minute walk using a speed walkway from Ebisu Station on JR or Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Yebisu Garden Place was built on the old site of the Sapporo Beer factory, and it is a complex facility that houses office buildings, a department store, a movie theater, museums and restaurants. There are many cultural facilities in the area, and it is also the town where people with refined senses often visit as it is next to Daikanyama, the birthplace of trends. The place can be considered as a large scale culture town for adults who want a slight break from daily life.
The town name Ebisu is named after Yebisu Beer. You can learn about the history of Yebisu Beer, and its relationship with the town through the precious products and pictures of those days exhibited in the museum. Anyone can look around the museum for free, and the museum tour with the cost of 500 JPY is extremely popular. You can learn the three-steps to pouring the perfect beer, and taste it as well. They offer soft drinks as well so you can enjoy the place even if you don't drink beers. A tasting set of various types of German style sausages to compare the taste is recommended which is available at the adjacent Tasting Salon.
Japanese Ice OUCA is an ice cream store that specializes in flavors with a Japanese touch. The ice cream is made with ingredients from all over Japan that express the four seasons and is very popular. The shop offers a wide selection of ice creams that include flavors that make full use of Japanese ingredients and the vegetables of the season. All of them look delicious so you may have a hard time deciding, but you can choose as many as three types of ice cream for regular size and four for large size! If you share with your companion, you can even try more types of ice creams.
Japanese Ice OUCA
NADiff A/P/A/R/T is a four-story building in Ebisu. On the first floor and the first basement floor, Japanese and Western books, picture books and art goods are available. There is a gallery space on the basement floor, where talks and performances are regularly held. Many adults often gather here for the various events.
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.