Thursday, February 20, 2020

Mikado Coffee – Pioneering Coffee Connoisseur –

Mikado can be said to be a pioneer in the third wave coffee movement, roasting imported coffee beans in house to suit the local tastes since 1948. They take pride in good acidity in...

COREDO: Explore Japanese Culture

Located in the center of Nihonbashi, COREDO – referring to the “core of Edo” – is a modern shopping complex with traditional and modern Japanese products and services that convey the essence of Japan. The...

Nihombashi Takashimaya

Marking the Passage of Time: Classic Takashimaya When you visit the Nihombashi branch of Takashimaya, you are entering more than just a store. You are stepping afoot onto an Important Cultural Property of Japan. Built...

Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store

Mitsukoshi: Accessible & Authentic Japanese Culture Mitsukoshi Department Store in Nihombashi may be proud of a grandiose Renaissance-style façade, but Japan’s first department store dating back to the 17th century is actually very accessible, with...

Nihombashi Walkabout

Nihombashi is best explored on foot, and preferably in traditional Japanese garments for a taste of the heart of Edo. Take a virtual tour around Nihombashi with the 26th Chuo City Tourism Ambassador, Ms....

Nihonbashi or Nihombashi? Why we used two different spellings

In the articles within our website, you will see two different spellings for Nihonbashi. Typically, Japanese words are spelled out phonetically, but the letter “ ん” is spelled with either an “n” or “m”, depending...

The Nostalgic Charm of Nihombashi

Heart of Edo The phrase “hi sen ryo,” or a thousand gold pieces a day, was used to describe the streets of Nihombashi – or the amount of money that changed hands each day in...