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Tokyobike yanaka

Getting around

Tokyobike’s flagship presents a line-up of bicycles tailored to the needs of city cyclists. The shop is also stocked with riding accessories and apparel, along with lifestyle goods and some charming local finds.

4-2-39 Yanaka, Taito-ku
03-5809-0980
tokyobike.com
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Kayaba Coffee

Caffeine fix

Marked by a glowing golden sign, Kayaba Coffee is one of Yanaka’s much-loved landmarks. Venture inside the 104-year-old townhouse and you’ll find a kissaten with old-fashioned charm and an ever-evolving menu.

6-1-29 Yanaka, Taito-ku 
03-5832-9896
facebook.com/kayabacoffee
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Vaner

Tuck in

The scent of freshly baked bread is a sign that Vaner is near. Located inside the Ueno Sakuragi Atari complex, the Scandinavian-style bakery has attracted a following for its sourdough bread and cinnamon and cardamom rolls.

2-15-6 Ueno Sakuragi, Taito-ku
03-5834-8137  
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SCAI the Bathhouse

Art scene

Scai the Bathhouse is a one-of-a-kind venue for contemporary art. Formerly a public bathhouse, the minimalist space hosts a range of exhibitions by leading artists, such as Lee Ufan, Kohei Nawa and Mariko Mori.

6-1-23 Yanaka, Taito-ku
03-3821-1144
scaithebathhouse.com
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Yanaka Cemetery

A moment to reflect

Covering about 10 hectares, this scenic cemetery is the resting place of important cultural figures, including writers, painters and other luminaries. The sakura-lined avenue makes for a peaceful stroll through Yanaka.

7-5-24 Yanaka, Taito-ku 
03-3821-4456
tokyo-park.or.jp
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