Two neighborhoods, Ningyocho and Shinbashi beloved by the common people.

The Nihonbashi district was without doubt the largest downtown of the Edo period; large brand stores, the fish market, and Kabuki theaters which were the biggest entertainment for the common people at Ningyocho, lined the main street. This area still retains the vestiges of Edo of that time.
Entering the Meiji era, Shinbashi was in the spotlight as Japan's first railway stop, as a symbol of civilization. Today, Shinbashi is a center of office workers working in this area, and there are many restaurants of various foods and shops. Shinbashi has been beloved by the ordinary people since Meiji.
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  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo1

    Tiny shrine inside of building

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo2

    Private house

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo3

    Japanese sweets shop

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo4

    Cozy back alley

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo5

    Shinohashi-dori avenue

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo6

    Waiting at the pedestrian crossing

    Shinbashi

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo7

    Commuting scenery in the morning

    Shinbashi

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo8

    End of work

    Shinbashi

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo9

    Job hunting in progress

    Shinbashi

  • Ningyocho and Shinbashi photo10

    Relax after work

    Shinbashi

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