Things to do in Nihonbashi

Sightseeing in Tokyo・Nihonbashi

STAY

Take a journey through modern Tokyo and traditional Edo.

Nihonbashi was established by the shogunate as the starting point for the Five Routes during the Edo period.
Since then, Nihonbashi has become the center of prosperity and history in Japan. Walk around and experience the rich history and culture, alongside the more contemporary aspects of the city.

Day 1: How to Spend Your Day

DAY.1

AM10:00

Arrive at Tokyo Station!

Start your journey through Tokyo! Leave your luggage at the hotel.

Tokyo station, the entrance to the big city. Take the subway to Kayabacho station (Hibiya line/Tozai line) or Suitengumae station (Hanzomon line). From there, Almont Inn Nihonbashi is located 5 minutes by walk. Leave your luggage at the hotel to facilitate your travels.

AM11:00

Amazake Yokocho

Experience the nostalgic side of Tokyo

Along the streets you’ll find a variety of vendors selling traditional snacks, and a wide range of traditional Japanese restaurants. The area is especially famous for its “Amazake Yokocho Sakura Festival” which takes place in March of every year.

Information

Address
2-chome, Nihonbashi Ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL
03-3666-7662 (Amazake Yokocho Shop Association)
Distance from hotel
Approx. 6min by walk

PM12:00

Tamahide

Enjoy the true taste of Oyakadon!

First established in 1760, the restaurant is a popular spot for trying authentic oyakodon (bowl of rice topped with chicken and egg). Try their most famous oyakodon, prepared with soy sauce and mirin.

Information

Address
1-17-10, Nihonbashi Ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL
03-3668-7651
Distance from hotel
Approx. 6min by walk

PM1:00

Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan

Learn the history of money from ancient times to modern times

The museum displays a large collection of information related to money and Japanese currency. See what it’s like to carry a bag equivalent to the weight of 100 million yen.
Entrance is free.

Information

Address
1-3-1, Nihonbashi Hongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 〒103-0021 (Bank of Japan)
TEL
03-3277-3037
Distance from hotel
Approx. 14min by walk

PM2:00

Nihonbashi – Japanese Paper “Haibara”

Feel the high quality texture of Japanese paper

With a history of more than 200 years, the product is loved by famous writers such as Mori Ogai, and Kuniko Mukuda. You will find a selection of both modern and traditional accessories.

Information

Address
2-7-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Nihonbashi Tower, Tokyo
TEL
03-3272-3801
Distance from hotel
Approx. 12min by walk

PM3:30

Coredo Muromachi

An exciting shopping experience!

Large complex consisting of 3 separate buildings. You will find many contemporary shops alongside more traditional shops. Enjoy the selection of foods, and high quality fashion and cosmetics. The architectural beauty of the building is also worth seeing.

Information

Address
2-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Coredo Muromachi 1
2-3-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Coredo Muromachi 2
1-5-5 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Coredo Muromachi 3

TEL
Please contact the respective branch
Distance from hotel
Approx. 15min by walk

PM5:30

Check-in

Almont Inn Nihonbashi Welcomes You!

PM6:30

Nigyocho Imahan (Ningyocho branch)

Enjoy the finest Kuroge Wagyu beef.
One of the best sukiyaki and shabu-shabu restaurants in Japan.
Only serving carefully selected beef obtained from various parts of Japan. Enjoy the taste of high quality beef as it melts in your mouth.

Information

Address
2-9-12, Nihonbashi Ningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL
03-3666-7006
Distance from hotel
Approx. 7min by walk

PM7:30

Fukutoku Shrine

Make a prayer!

Fukutoku Shrine is famous for its frequent visits by Tokugawa Ieyasu and Tokugawa Hidetada during the Jogan years (859~876). Over the years the location has become a popular place for worship.

Information

Address
2-4-14, Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Distance from hotel
Approx. 13min by walk

Relax Inside the Hotel

PM8:00

Relax

Get rid of your day’s fatigue
Reinvigorate yourself for tomorrow’s journey

SLEEP TIME

Have a rest
Get ready to enjoy your second day!

Day 2: How to Spend Your Day

DAY.2

AM7:30

Sumida River Terrace

Enjoy a morning stroll・jog
Sumida River Terrace is a popular location for walking and jogging. Various events are sometimes held along the banks throughout the year.

Information

Address
Taito ward・Sumida ward, Sumida river bank
Distance from hotel
Approx. 12min by walk

AM8:30

Breakfast

Enjoy a light breakfast at the hotel.
Our facotry made bread has received many positive reviews!
At Almont Inn Nihonbashi, we provide guests with a light breakfast, free of charge. Try our selection of drinks and breads.

Information

Place
1F Lobby
Price
Free
Hours
6:30~9:30

AM10:30

Check-out

Enjoy the Rest of Tokyo

AM10:30

Edo Kiriko Shop “Hanasho”

Create your own unique glass!
Edo kiriko, or cut glass, is a manufacturing method in which vibrant colors and delicate patterns are cut into glass. A popular activity which quickly gets filled with bookings.

Information

Address
3-6-5, Nihonbashi Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL
03-6661-2781
Distance from hotel
Approx. 12min by walk

AM11:30

Ueno Ameyoko Shopping Street

See if you can find any bargains!
The shopping district around JR Ueno station consists of over 400 shops. You will find variety of foods and items, both domestic and international. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere as you walk around and try different foods.

Information

Address
6-10-7 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo (Ameyoko Plaza)
TEL
03-3832-5053 (Ameyoko Shopping Street Association)
Distance from hotel
Approx. 15min by train

PM12:30

Ueno Daibutsu (Great Buddha)

Popular with students who come to pray for success in their examinations.
After its construction in 1631, the statue was damaged due to numerous earthquakes and fires. Although it was initially repaired, the statue was damaged again due to the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, and was stored inside Kaneiji Temple without being reparied. However, in 1972, just the face was returned to its original location. Students come to pray for success in their examinations because the statue overcame many difficulties and has nothing left to lose.

Information

Address
4-8, Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
TEL
03-3821-4440 (Kaneiji Temple)
Distance from hotel
Approx. 20min by train

SIGHTSEEING

Amazake Yokocho

Experience the nostalgic side of Tokyo
Along the streets you’ll find a variety of vendors selling traditional snacks, and a wide range of traditional Japanese restaurants. The area is especially famous for its “Amazake Yokocho Sakura Festival” which takes place in March of every year.

■Approx. 6min by walk from hotel

Tamahide

First established in 1760, the restaurant is a popular spot for trying authentic oyakodon (bowl of rice topped with chicken and egg). Try their most famous oyakodon, prepared with soy sauce and mirin.

■Approx. 6min by walk from hotel

Nigyocho Imahan (Ningyocho branch)

One of the best sukiyaki and shabu-shabu restaurants in Japan.
Only serving carefully selected beef obtained from various parts of Japan. Enjoy the taste of high quality beef as it melts in your mouth.

■Approx. 7min by walk from hotel

Mitsui Memorial Museum

With a history of more than 350 years, the Mitsui Memorial Museum is home to many cultural artifacts that have been collected by the Mitsui family over centuries. The museum consists of over 4000 family treasures, including tea ceremony utensils, paintings, writings, swords, stamps etc. Although it is not a permanent exhibition, planned exhibitions are held throughout the year.

■Approx. 12min by walk from hotel

Sumida River Terrace

Sumida River Terrace is a popular location for walking and jogging. Various events are sometimes held along the banks throughout the year.

■Approx. 12min by walk from hotel

Nihonbashi – Japanese Paper “Haibara”

With a history of more than 200 years, the product is loved by famous writers such as Mori Ogai, and Kuniko Mukuda. You will find a selection of both modern and traditional accessories.

■Approx. 12min by walk from hotel

Edo Kiriko Shop “Hanasho”

Edo kiriko, or cut glass, is a manufacturing method in which vibrant colors and delicate patterns are cut into glass. A popular activity which quickly gets filled with bookings.

■Approx. 12min by walk from hotel

Fukutoku Shrine

Fukutoku Shrine is famous for its frequent visits by Tokugawa Ieyasu and Tokugawa Hidetada during the Jogan years (859~876). Over the years the location has become a popular place for worship.

■Approx. 13min by walk from hotel

Currency Museum of the Bank of Japan

The museum displays a large collection of information related to money and Japanese currency. See what it’s like to carry a bag equivalent to the weight of 100 million yen.
Entrance is free.

■Approx. 14min by walk from hotel