ベトナム人インフルエンサーのYurin in Japanさんが、下町人情キラキラ橘商店街を紹介してくれました。
Everybody loves traditional downtown areas! Sumida City is a great option if you want to be explore Tokyoite daily life. Here're some ideas for a mini-tour in this adorable city.
> Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens
Scroll back to my yesterday post to read more about it.
> Kirakira Tachibana Shopping Street
🚌Catch the bus 里２２
This retro shopping street is all you need to experience the usuall daily life of locals
>Okonomiyaki restaurant: Hatchan (6 min walk from Hikifune station)
🚉From Omurai station, catch a train to Hikifune Station
Meet the lovely grandma owner! And her food are top-notch, too!
> Ushijima Shrine and Saitamaya Koume wagashi workshop
🚌 Bus 草３９will bring you back to Sumida Park area
Next to the unique shrine I have introduced before lie a hidden gem, Saitamaya Koume offers Wagashi workshop (need prior reservation) and various handmade traditional Japanese sweets.
🚌 Bus 業１０
End your day with a bath at this compact Sento bathhouse. Mikoku-yu is loved for its natural black-spring water baths and medicine baths in 3 levels of temperature
You only need ¥500 for this one-of-a-kind experience. And the place is tattoo-friendly too!
Now you have finished your first Sumida mini-tour. Follow @yurininjapan for more ideas to add to your next Tokyo itinerary.
Yurin in Japan