Yanaka (谷中), one of the nostalgic places in Tokyo is north of Ueno Park (上野公園). The damages in Great Kantō earthquake and World War II were relatively minor, so ancient landscape of Tokyo still exists. Also Yanaka is known as “temple and shrine town.”
To the central place of Yanaka, from the nearest station Nippori (日暮里).
Yanaka-Ginza, the central place of Yanaka, still has the mood of the old days.
Japanese sweets shop, Waguriya (和栗や) is one of the popular spots in the town.
3-9-14 Yanaka Taito-ku Tokyo 110-0001 JAPAN
Official Website: waguriya.com/tokyo.html (Japanese only)
Found a very small coffee shop in residential street.
A fancy green tea shop, Maruni-Tea (茶処 まるに).
Maruni-Tea (茶処 まるに)
3-10-21 Yanaka Taito-ku Tokyo 110-0001 JAPAN
Official Website: www.maruni-tea.com (Japanese only)