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Tokyo Trip: Most Popular Spots in Ebisu / Naka-Meguro (October 2019 Ranking)

Tokyo Trip: Most Popular Spots in Ebisu / Naka-Meguro (October 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 15 November 2019

These are the top recommendations for Ebisu / Naka-Meguro, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category.

For instance, Musashi Koyama Shopping Street Palm, ART FRONT GALLERY, Rental Boutique ARK and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Ebisu / Naka-Meguro!

1.Musashi Koyama Shopping Street Palm

1.Musashi Koyama Shopping Street Palm

Musashi Koyama Palm Shopping Street is an all-weather shopping street with a retractable roof. It developed after the opening of the Mekama Line in 1923 but was lost during wartime air raids. In December 1947, the Musashi Koyama Shopping Street Cooperative was established to revive the area, and in1956, the first 470-meter-long arcade was completed.

Today, the street comprises four arcades and has a total length of 800 meters. It continues to grow and adopt new ideas while maintaining features that have been passed down over generations. The 250 shops include stores selling grocery, clothing, stationary, pharmaceuticals, furniture, interior decoration and electric appliances as well as restaurants, medical clinics, beauty salons, game centers and more. Many events are held throughout the year such as the noryo-ichi summer fair, samba parade, ryosha (two shrines) festival and early spring wadaiko drum performances. The closest access is from Musashikoyama Station on the Tokyu Meguro Line.

2.ART FRONT GALLERY

2.ART FRONT GALLERY

Art Front Gallery is commercial art gallery in Daikanyama, close by Shibuya and Ebisu.

Our gallery features contemporary artists, especially those active in Asia. In addition to monthly exhibitions by internationally active artists including Leandro Erlich, Tadashi Kawamata, and Shinji Ohmaki, there is a permanent collection of artwork evoking a delicate Japanese atmosphere.

They also offer works of art from popular artists whose pieces decorate some of the top hotels in Tokyo, from large pieces to small souvenir-size items, and from works on canvas to glass and ceramics. Art is also available through the café at the nearby T-SITE building.

Working alongside artists participating in the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and the Setouchi Triennale, our gallery space provides project information. Artworks which question the spirituality and social nature of the era portray the essence of the current art scene in Japan. If you give them a call before visiting, they can help you find artwork best suited to you!

3.Rental Boutique ARK

3.Rental Boutique ARK

Rental Boutique ARK is a rental shop offering rentals from formal dresses to kimono. If you want to go all out, hairstyling, makeup, and assistance dressing are also available.

A photo studio is available inside, so customers can pose for a photo shoot as well. This shop is often used for television shows and movies, as well as ambassadors and corporate representatives when attending official state functions, parties, and the like. Locals and tourists alike absolutely love their photography services.

What's Available?
Formal dresses, ladies formalwear, cocktail dresses, evening dresses, tuxedos, morning dress, dress suits, wedding dresses, color dresses, men's wedding suits, kid's formalwear, funeral formalwear, wedding ceremony kimono (colorful wedding kimono, pure white kimono, long-sleeved kimono, and modern Japanese formalwear), crested hakama, coming of age long-sleeved kimono, graduation kimono and hakama, kimono and garments with family crest (For 3, 7, and 5 years old 753 kimono),shichi-go-san kimono for shrine visits, and longlife celebration wear
Bags, accessories (earrings & necklaces), shoes, etc.

4.MOYURU DAIKANYAMA

4.MOYURU  DAIKANYAMA

Based on the constant themes of ”Earth,” ”Wind,” and ”Freedom,” the keyword is ”ARTMIX.” Their simple designs are emboldened with daring and unique cutting and finishing, paying serious attention to detail.

Every season, they develop ”Moyuru Weave” textiles focusing on their own original ”hand-drawn prints.”

Ever since presenting our brand at Paris Fashion Week in 2005, then in New York, Los Angeles, London, Dusseldorf, and Sydney, they have continued to strive to get the word of the ”Moyuru Brand” to reach every corner of the world.

5.Kotobukiyu

5.Kotobukiyu

Kotobuki-yu is a retro-style public bathhouse in Yuten-ji, Meguro Ward. The bright interior with coffered ceiling is designed like an undersea palace.

This is a bathhouse where you can enjoy a traditional atmosphere. Illustrations adorn the opaque glass of the changing room and the bathroom tiles. In addition to the tile illustrations that adorn the bathhouse, a tank filled with colorful, soothing carp sits beside the bathtub. The temperature of this hot spring is below 41℃ — slightly lower than in other bathhouses, but more comfortable for first-time visitors. The popular low-temperature jacuzzi really warms you up on cold winter nights.

The bathhouse is also equipped with sleeping baths, sitting baths, jet baths, ice packs and standing showers; a number of beverages are available after bathing. A nine-minute walk from Yutenji Station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line brings you to the bathhouse.

  • Kotobukiyu
    • Address 5-27-18, Kamimeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-0051
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    • Nearest Station Yutenji Station (Tokyu Toyoko Line)
      9 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3713-3019

6.Meguro River

6.Meguro River

About 800 cherry trees blossom along Megurogawa which stretches for about 3.8 kilometers from the Ikejiri-Ohashi area to Kamenokobashi under the Tokyu Meguro Line. There are no facilities such as parks but you can enjoy cherry blossom viewing while having drinks and meals in the cafes and restaurants along the river.

  • Meguro River
    • Address Meguro-ku, Tokyo Setagaya-ku, Shinagawa-ku, 153-0043
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    • Nearest Station Meguro Station (JR Yamanote Line / Tokyo Metro Namboku Line / Toei Mita Line / Tokyu Meguro Line)
      5 minutes on foot

7.Liquor Shop EBISU KIMIJIMAYA

7.Liquor Shop EBISU KIMIJIMAYA

These guys chose the stylish district of Ebisu for their third Kimijimaya branch, launching a store in Atré Ebisu West Wing in April 2016. The relaxed interior is inspired by Sake Cave in Paris and offers a large variety of Kimijimaya select items, especially wines, and Japanese sake and shochu! Enjoy a pleasant chat with our alcohol-loving staff while you choose drinks at your leisure.

They also have a standing bar in our store where you can try seasonal sakes and trending wines. Our original Kimijimaya Passion Series Three Sake Comparison Set  is proving very popular with customers who want to sample a little of several varieties of our sakes.

They've even collaborated with a popular restaurant in Ebisu to provide a special menu of bar snacks which can only be found at our Ebisu store! Our conveniently located store is directly accessible from JR Ebisu Station. Why not drop by while shopping or on your way home from work.

10.Yebisu Beer Memorial Hall

10.Yebisu Beer Memorial Hall

To reach the museum, take the moving sidewalk (Skywalk) and walk five minutes from JR Yamanote Line Ebisu station east exit. In the Yebisu Beer museum, you can learn about the history of Yebisu beer, which has been loved by people throughout the ages, and also ways to enjoy drinking beer more.

Anyone can come in to take a look at the treasured films and documents. It's also recommended to join the Yebisu tour that will tell you all about Yebisu from the secrets of its birth to obscure episodes.

A Yebisu expert - or brand communicator - will provide easy-to-understand explantions and up to two servings of beer tasting. Note that underage children cannot join the tour on their own. To join the tour, you need to make a reservation 10 minutes before the tour starts. There is also a tasting salon in the museum where you can try various Yebisu beers and beer cocktails.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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