Tokyo Neighborhoods • Nezu


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 14     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District



Nezu Pictures

by Parent on Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:02 pm


Nezu is a small neighborhood in Bunkyo-ku nearby the University of Tokyo. It is most famous for its Nezu Jinja, a ~300 year-old shrine which is still in its original form.

Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) The main commercial street in the Nezu neighborhood. From  left to right: a cigarette machine, a clothing store, a real-estate agency,  a bookstore, and a bakery shop. (478.03 KB) Photo viewed 762 times
Pic. 1. The main commercial street in the Nezu neighborhood. From left to right: a cigarette machine, a clothing store, a real-estate agency, a bookstore, and a bakery shop. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Kids playing with a [[sushi]] box :D (373.46 KB) Photo viewed 609 times
Pic. 2. Kids playing with a sushi box :D View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) More shops: fresh [[soba]] shop, a sweets shops, and an [[izakaya]]. (186.21 KB) Photo viewed 912 times
Pic. 3. More shops: fresh soba shop, a sweets shops, and an izakaya. View photo in original size (922x611 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District)  (274.38 KB) Photo viewed 663 times
Pic. 4. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Yogurt delivery lady (small size drinkable yogurt). (156.77 KB) Photo viewed 777 times
Pic. 5. Yogurt delivery lady (small size drinkable yogurt). View photo in original size (648x684 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Bicycles can use the sidewalk, no law against it AFAIK. (205.35 KB) Photo viewed 834 times
Pic. 6. Bicycles can use the sidewalk, no law against it AFAIK. View photo in original size (826x682 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) A traditional style coffee/sweets shop. (157.51 KB) Photo viewed 764 times
Pic. 7. A traditional style coffee/sweets shop. View photo in original size (1024x511 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) The entrance to the Nezu shrine (the Torii gate), built in 1705 AD. Such gates are typical of the [[shinto]] religion, a religion unique to Japan. (222.35 KB) Photo viewed 600 times
Pic. 8. The entrance to the Nezu shrine (the Torii gate), built in 1705 AD. Such gates are typical of the shinto religion, a religion unique to Japan. View photo in original size (845x559 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Nezu shrine.. Karamon gate. You can see the Shaden building behind the Karamon. The Shaden is the main place where to pray. (189.77 KB) Photo viewed 610 times
Pic. 9. Nezu shrine.. Karamon gate. You can see the Shaden building behind the Karamon. The Shaden is the main place where to pray. View photo in original size (920x683 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Haiden, henden, and honden buildings.. Hmm, I hope I got this right.. (426.75 KB) Photo viewed 619 times
Pic. 10. Haiden, henden, and honden buildings.. Hmm, I hope I got this right.. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Nezu shrine.. The Omon building. (490.25 KB) Photo viewed 660 times
Pic. 11. Nezu shrine.. The Omon building. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District) Very nice residences.. Some owned by professors of the {{University of Tokyo}}. (456.26 KB) Photo viewed 620 times
Pic. 12. Very nice residences.. Some owned by professors of the University of Tokyo(pics). View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District). Top of the Haiden building - note the [[shamanism]] symbol. (56.52 KB) Photo viewed 2575 times
Pic. 13. Top of the Haiden building - note the shamanism symbol.


Picture of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Above Average (Rich) Residential Neighborhood, Shrine, Historical District)  (473.6 KB) Photo viewed 597 times
Pic. 14. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Map of Nezu. Satellite photograph of Nezu neighborhood, Tokyo(pics) city.


How to get to Nezu Neighborhood


Get off at Nezu Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.
Last edited by Parent on Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:10 am, edited 10 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Nezu. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Nezu Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Nezu - Pictures by Parent



Sendagi Neighborhood by Parent. Part of Bunkyo-ku, Sendagi is a mostly residential.. Distance from Nezu: 0.5km NWW, 3 pictures.

Yanaka Neighborhood by Parent. Yanaka is located in Taito-ku in-between Nezu and Nippori Station. It is most famous for its Aizomegawa river and its Yanakareien (Yanaka cemetery), one of the three most popular cemeteries in Tokyo (the other two being Aoyama.. Distance from Nezu: 0.6km N, 23 pictures.

University of Tokyo Neighborhood by Parent. The University of Tokyo is one of the most highly ranked universities in.. Distance from Nezu: 0.8km S, 10 pictures.

Ueno Park Neighborhood by Parent. While not too large in area, Ueno Park is nicely manicured and offers a beautiful pond. The residential areas around the park are not too expensive to live with the rent being the Tokyo average (typically 80000 yens/month for a.. Distance from Nezu: 1km SEE, 5 pictures.

Yanaka Ginza Neighborhood by Parent. Old shopping street in Yanaka. Many shopping districts in Japan are named Ginza - in reference to the famous Ginza shopping district in Chuo-ku. Yanaka Ginza can be reached through the Nippori station on the JR yamanote.. Distance from Nezu: 1.1km NNE, 6 pictures.

Hongo Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Bunkyo-ku, Hongo is a neighborhood nearby the University of Tokyo and.. Distance from Nezu: 1.3km SSW, 14 pictures.

Ueno Neighborhood by Parent. During the 60s or 70s, the Ueno station area used to have somewhat of a bad reputation due to the people living there being generally unsophisticated blue-collars. The Ueno residents most often came from the northern prefectures.. Distance from Nezu: 1.5km SEE, 22 pictures.

Okachimachi Neighborhood by Parent. Okachimachi is the biggest and most famous permanent open-air market in Tokyo. From Louis Vuitton bags and Gucci belts to Yakitori meals on the street, anything can be.. Distance from Nezu: 1.6km SE, 20 pictures.




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