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1-Day Tokyo Garden Tour including Breakfast and Lunch
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A trip down old Edo

A fun little place that brings you in touch with old Edo. I have lived in Japan for two decades and today was the first time I had been there. From the Tora-san museum... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
Matthew M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A fun little place that brings you in touch with old Edo. I have lived in Japan for two decades and today was the first time I had been there. From the Tora-san museum, Yamamatotei restaurant, the Temple, and shops along the road there are a delight. A bit tough to get there as I'm opposite side in Nerima-Ku.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went to Shibamata in mid-October and I regret not setting aside more time for it. The walk from Shibamata Station to Taishakuten temple was fairly short but enjoyable. Cute old-school toy shops and the skewers/yakitori shop at the corner (near-ish the station) is a must-try! I had the momo (chicken leg) and tsukune (Japanese meatball) - both were really good.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Take it as a day trip from Tokyo if you intend to visit this laid-back and nostalgic town, as it takes at least 3 hours to appreciate it well. We took the metro from Asakusa 浅草 to takasago station. Here it is a direct route on Keisei Kanamachi line [金町線] to Shibamata station (KS50 I think…). Starting at Shibamata Station... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

It is not easy to access as u need to changed trains after train and the last part of the train is NOT cover even the day pass (include subway and train cost 1590 yen) and u need to pay extra 380 yen one way. The narrow street is not really 'lively' as compare to "Nakamise Shopping Street " which... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This is an old Japanese town about 1 hour far from the city. It is a nice town I don't think it is worth going if you are in Tokyo for a week visit. But it may be something to see if you have finished other parts in central Tokyo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Shibamata and its temple is one of my best souvenir of Tokyo, it's a bit far away from the town center, but this is the "true" tokyo, the temple is very very beautiful, the street and its traditionnal shops is a must see. I recommend this place !

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Ayutthaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Just love this city and people thery have everthing for u to shop and the food really fresh cant wAit to be back again arigato kosaimus japan 👍😘😍🎉😁😁😁

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Shibamata is a long way from shinjuku even by four train rides but worth it when you get there. Mini shopping arcades selling tourist goods and plenty of traditional Japanese foods or snacks to trial. At the end of the shopping track is the traditional carved temple which is beautiful. You can walk around the garden area or view the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

lovely street but narrow, don't go in holiday, it is crowded. normal day should be much better i believe

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

I like the small street lined with old shops, located near Shibamata station. Believed I spent most of my time here inside the retro sweet store that sells many sweets/snacks which reminds me of my childhood days. :) If you've already been to Tokyo a couple of times and have been to most of the other touristy spots in the... More 

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