"Nihonbashi, Yaesu, Ginza, Tsukiji and more..." Chuo by taigaa001
Chuo Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 18 photos
Chuo-ku is the ward located east of Tokyo Station. When you get off at Tokyo Station Yaesu Gate then it is Chuo-ku. The most notable landmark in that ward is Bank of Japan head office. And Nihonbashi best known as the start of Old Tokaido Road is located nearby. Other notable touring spots include Ginza, Tsukiji, Ningyocho, Tsukishima and a part of Odaiba complex and Hamarikyu Garden.
**Webpages about Chuo-ku
Chuo City Tourist Association...Introducing Nihonbashi, Tsukiji, Ningyocho, Ginza and Tsukishima of Tokyo.
Next Chuo visit: Possibly visiting Hamarikyu Garden.
Nihonbashi is best known as the former start of Old Tokaido Road. Today the most notable landmark of Nihonbashi is The Bank of Japan Head Office. The central bank has a nice museum called Currency Museum.
Mitsukoshi is one of the oldest shops in Japan founded in 1673. When it was founded it mainly sold kimono rolls. The clothes retail store developed into one of the largest conglomerates in Japan, Mitsui Group. Current shop name Mitsukoshi has been used since 1904 combining kanjis of original store name "Echigoya" and "Mitsui" Conglomerate. Faced with low-priced chains such as UNIQLO and a number of discount chains the store seeks to survive by targeting upscale consumers.
Mihonbashi Mitsui Tower opened in 2005 is the highest building in Nihombashi district, 195m, 39-floor, which also houses... more travel advice
Otemachi in Chiyoda ward is one of the major business districts in Metropolitan Tokyo located north of Tokyo Station.... more travel advice
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