Tokyo Neighborhoods • Yanaka Ginza


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 6     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood



Yanaka Ginza Pictures

by Parent on Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:44 pm


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 line.

Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) After getting off the Nippori station. Notice on the left side of the picture a shop called "Ojisan" on the left of the "LIVE DOG". The Ojisan is a Shitiya shop where one can sell used clothes or watches. (461.66 KB) Photo viewed 670 times
Pic. 1. After getting off the Nippori station. Notice on the left side of the picture a shop called "Ojisan" on the left of the "LIVE DOG". The Ojisan is a Shitiya shop where one can sell used clothes or watches. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Yanaka Ginza Gate. (515.08 KB) Photo viewed 809 times
Pic. 2. Yanaka Ginza Gate. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) The Yanaka Ginza street. A charming old shopping district. A soba restaurant, a bookstore, liquor stores, clothing - anything can be found. Not expensive generally, and some good quality goods can be found. (486.93 KB) Photo viewed 1174 times
Pic. 3. The Yanaka Ginza street. A charming old shopping district. A soba restaurant, a bookstore, liquor stores, clothing - anything can be found. Not expensive generally, and some good quality goods can be found. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Further down the Yanaka Ginza street. Mostly locals come here - this is the japanese equivalent of the american supermarket. Provides a more intimate environment between the store and the customer. (510.77 KB) Photo viewed 1180 times
Pic. 4. Further down the Yanaka Ginza street. Mostly locals come here - this is the japanese equivalent of the american supermarket. Provides a more intimate environment between the store and the customer. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood) Another gate: this one being the entrance to the Yomise dori street. A good Oden restaurant on the left. Oden is a Japanese stew made with a variety of ingredients (potatoes, radish, tofu, eggs) boiled together in a pot of seasoned fish broth. (442.85 KB) Photo viewed 1340 times
Pic. 5. Another gate: this one being the entrance to the Yomise dori street. A good Oden restaurant on the left. Oden is a Japanese stew made with a variety of ingredients (potatoes, radish, tofu, eggs) boiled together in a pot of seasoned fish broth. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Yanaka Ginza neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Shopping District, Market, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood)  (423.14 KB) Photo viewed 922 times
Pic. 6. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Map of Yanaka Ginza. Satellite photograph of neighborhood, Tokyo city.


How to get to Yanaka Ginza Neighborhood


Get off at Nippori Station on the JR Yamanote Line.
Last edited by Parent on Sun Nov 25, 2007 5:02 am, edited 3 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Yanaka Ginza. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Yanaka Ginza Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Yanaka Ginza - Pictures by Parent



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 Yanaka Ginza: 0.6km SW, 23 pictures.

Nezu Neighborhood by Parent. 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.. Distance from Yanaka Ginza: 1.1km SSW, 14 pictures.

Sendagi Neighborhood by Parent. Part of Bunkyo-ku, Sendagi is a mostly residential.. Distance from Yanaka Ginza: 1.3km SW, 3 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 Yanaka Ginza: 1.3km SSE, 5 pictures.

University of Tokyo Neighborhood by Parent. The University of Tokyo is one of the most highly ranked universities in.. Distance from Yanaka Ginza: 1.9km SSW, 10 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 Yanaka Ginza: 1.9km SSE, 22 pictures.

Minowa Neighborhood by Parent. Located north of Asakusa, Minowa is a residential district a bit below the Tokyo average in Taito-ku and Arakawa-ku. It is famous for the red-light area known as Senzoku Yonchome. The latter used to be the famous Yoshiwara in.. Distance from Yanaka Ginza: 1.9km E, 21 pictures.




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