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Enjoy the hospitality of the city’s downtown heart: a bustling mix of street markets, shrines and shopping arcades, where the locals work and play

The gateway to Northern Japan, Tokyo’s North is a lively collection of unpretentious residential areas with many historic areas. Meander through the old houses and artisan workshops around Yanaka or discover Ikebukuro’s busy shopping and subculture scene.

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  • Visiting Ueno’s beloved pandas at Ueno Zoo
  • Taking matcha tea at Shibamata’s Yamamoto Tei
  • Buying red pants with Tokyo’s fearless grannies in Sugamo

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