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​​Toei Arakawa Line

8 minutes on foot

The Toden Arakawa Line is the only streetcar remaining in Tokyo, and operates between Minowabashi and Waseda (12.2km, 30 stops). It has been popular as a familiar means of transportation for the region for many years, and along the line is full of diverse and attractive spots such as cherry blossoms, roses and other flowers, famous historic sites where you can experience history and culture, and old-fashioned shopping streets full of life.


Joyful San no Wa

10 minutes on foot

The Minowa Ginza shopping arcade, commonly known as "Joyful Sannowa," runs parallel to the north side of the Toden tracks from near the Minowabashi stop, the last stop on the Toden Arakawa Line.
It is a shopping street that was greatly influenced by the opening of the Oji Electric Tramway, the predecessor of the Toden Arakawa Line.

A Showa retro shopping street that is often used as a filming location for movies and dramas.

There are many good shops and it is a good shopping street to eat while walking.


reward willow

10 minutes on foot

The name of the willow growing near the entrance of the Yoshiwara red-light district. The name Yanagi comes from the fact that a man who played in a brothel looked back at the Yanagi on his way home, reluctant to leave behind it.
It also appears in the beginning of Takekurabe by Senryu and Ichiyo Higuchi, as well as in the rakugo story Akegarasu.
Every time it withered, it was replanted and now it is the 6th generation.


Dagashiya Tada Shoten

3 minutes on foot

Around Minowa, there are many wholesale shops selling cheap sweets, and you can buy old-fashioned sweets from toy stores.


Owashi Shrine

10 minutes on foot

Eagle Shrine enshrines Yamato Takeru, who is worshiped as the god of long lasting military luck, good fortune, and prosperous business.

The birthplace of the Tori no Ichi held every November.

At Tori no Ichi, many stalls are bustling with people 24 hours a day, selling rakes and rakes.


Iseya on the embankment

8 minutes on foot

A long-established tempura restaurant founded in 1889.
It has been over 90 years since it was completely destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake and rebuilt.
Certified as a registered tangible cultural property in 2010.
In the Minowa area, wooden buildings that survived the Great Tokyo Air Raids are rare.
It is a famous store that always has a line on business days.


Yudonburi Sakaeyu

5 minutes on foot

On May 15, 2017, this popular public bath was reopened after renovations and newly certified as a hot spring.

Open-air baths and Himalayan rock salt saunas are newly installed for both men and women.

The painting of Mt.Fuji was drawn by Mizuki Tanaka, a female painter.

It is loved by everyone as a public bath with hot springs, which is rare in Tokyo.



15 minutes on foot

It is a long-established public bath founded in 1949.
The tiled roof and shrine-style building have inherited Edo culture, and there is a wisteria trellis designated as a protected tree in Taito Ward.


Higuchi Ichiyo Memorial Museum

8 minutes on foot

A memorial hall in Ryusen, where Higuchi Ichiyo's masterpiece Takekurabe was set.

This is a memorial hall where you can experience the history of Ichiyo Higuchi.


Sanja Festival

20 minutes on foot

It is held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting from the third Saturday of May, centering on the 44 districts of parishioners of Asakusa Shrine. It is one of Japan's leading festivals, attracting 1.8 million people.
Shitamachi Asakusa, which still retains the atmosphere of the Edo period, is said to be the most lively of the year, and is one of the typical features of early summer in Tokyo.


Nakamise Street

20 minutes on foot

In the early Edo period, local residents were required to clean the grounds and approach to Senso-ji Temple, and as a privilege they were given the privilege of doing business along the approach. From Kaminarimon to Hozomon. There are about 90 shops along the 250m approach to the shrine.


Flying Fudoson

8 minutes on foot

It is a famous place where people involved in the aviation industry and many people who use airplanes for overseas travel come to pray for aviation safety, safe travels, and safe travels.

There are many people who visit the shrine to pray for passing exams because aviation safety means "not falling".


Local Cuisine Sakura Nabe "Nakae"

8 minutes on foot

A famous restaurant serving Sakuranabe, a local Tokyo dish that originated in Yoshiwara.

Founded in 1903, the 100-year-old store is designated as a registered tangible cultural property and is still in operation today.



​​ 5 minutes on foot

Based on the concept of "lower town luxury public bath," both men's and women's baths are newly equipped with high-concentration carbonated springs, silky baths, saunas, water baths, and sleeping baths. You can relax in the carbonated spring in a wide bathtub. The men's open-air space has a sauna, water bath, and silky bath. You can easily enjoy the feeling of a petite luxury resort in downtown Minowa.

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