In Japanese, ‘Ningyo’ means puppet or doll. With a definite downtown ‘shitamachi’ feel, Ningyocho is, as the name suggests, the place where puppet and doll makers traditionally plied their craft. Although there are still a few of these shops around, Ningyocho is predominantly an office district these days.
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On a recent lunchtime stroll down the marvelously cheap Sakae Dori – a narrow street of small restaurants, bars and cafes that atarts just outside Takadanobaba Station – the newly opened Takadanobaba branch of Ginhachi-don caught my eye with banners offering seafood […]