• 03/06/2011
  • 02/25/2021

Tour to Bank of Japan

The Bank of Japan is located in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.? Currently, the new wing, which is a modern building, is used for?most the operations.? The old wing, designated as important cultural property, can be visited as a guided tour.? The tour includes an introductory video about the Bank and a visit to exhibits of historical interest and the underground vault of the Old Building, which is registered as an important cultural property. The old wing of the Bank of Japan was completed in 1896.? In the Edo period, there was a gold mint in the site. The building was very modern for that age.? It was the first building in Japan to install a flush toilet, and the 2nd elevator made in Japan was used. In the basement is a vault, which was used for more than a hundred years from 1896 to 2004.? Expansion work was made in the early Showa period, which?expanded the width of the?vault to about 1426 sqm.? The door is 90cm thick, and weighs 25t.? It takes 2 men to open the door.? Inside the?vault are rails, which were used for lorries. English guided tours of the Bank of Japan are available free of charge.? Reservations […]

  • 12/05/2010
  • 02/27/2021

Coredo Muromachi, Department Store in Nihonbashi

October 28, a brand new department store opened in Nihonbashi.? The name is Coredo Muromachi. Coredo Muromachi focuses on gourmet.??There are many restaurants, and shops concerning food. The highlight of Coredo Muromachi must be Ninben (???????鴻??).? This is a store which sells Dashi (?????? ,Japanese soup stock), and its ingredients, mainly dried bonito fish.??There are various instant bouillons, but Ninben offers you the true taste of Dashi.? In the shop is a Dashi Bar, where you can try Dashi. Another interesting shop is Hakuza Nihombashi (膊?綺ф?ユ????). This is a shop of Haku (膊?, foil), especially leaf gold.? There are food, accessories, cosmetics, etc.? You can even get body arts made of leaf gold! The design of the shop itself is interesting, too.? The wall of the entrance is covered with gold and platinum foil.? It is a rare experience to be surrounded with real gold, isn’t it? Coredo Muromachi Location: Nihonbashi Open Hours: Differ by tenants Website: http://mi-mo.jp/pc/coredo/muromachi/ (Jap) — Higherground Co.,Ltd. 2-8-3 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan TEL:03-6459-2230 HP:http://www.higherground.co.jp/ TOP PAGE:?https://livingtokyo.net/

  • 10/13/2010
  • 03/03/2021

Apartment near Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Riverside Yomiuri Heights??????Finished/腟?篋???? Agent commission 50% OFF! No Key Money! Address:? 1-36, Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Access:?3 minutes walk?to?Suitengu-mae Station /?Hanzomon Line 10?minutes walk to?Ningyocho Station /?Hibiya Line 12?minutes walk to?Kayabacho Station /?Hibiya Line Completion: Feb. 1994 Structure: Steel-reinforced Concrete Key Money: 1 month Deposit:?2 months Parking: Available Pets: Not Allowed Riverside Yomiuri Heights?is an apartment located in Ningyocho, near Nihonbashi. Ningyocho is an old downtown, similar to Asakusa.? The area was named Ningyocho (篋阪就???), literally ‘doll town’, because there were many marionette performance theaters in the Edo period. Entrance and lobby. #N-801??????Finished/腟?篋???? Bed Rooms: 2 Floor Area: 192.8 sqm / 2075.3 sqft Rent: JPY770,000/month Management Fee: JPY25,000/month #N-704??????Finished/腟?篋???? Bed Room: 1 Floor Area: 76.1 sqm / 819.2 sqft Rent: JPY230,000/month Management Fee: JPY15,000/month Entrance. Rest room, powder room, and bath room. Bath room walls are?covered with tiles 🙂 Closets (one is a walk-in) on the corridor. Bed room, connected to the living dining room and the corridor. Living dining room. Very roomy balcony! May be a good idea to have BBQ, looking down on?a relaxing view of Sumida river (?????医??). Kitchen with 3 cooking stoves.? The design is pretty old, since this apartment is not so new, but is clean. […]

  • 10/11/2010
  • 03/03/2021

Apartment near Nihonbashi, Tokyo

River?& Tower #1802??????Finished/腟?篋???? Agent commission 50% OFF! Bed Rooms: 2 Floor Area: 109.32 sqm / 1176.75 sqft Address:? 7-19, Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo Access:?6 minutes walk?to?Suitengu-mae Station /?Hanzomon Line 8?minutes walk to?Kayabacho Station /?Hibiya Line Completion: Mar. 1989 Structure: Steel-reinforced Concrete Rent: JPY300,000/month Management Fee: JPY20,000/month Key Money: 1 month Deposit:?2 months Parking: Occupied Pets: Not Allowed River & Tower?is an apartment located in Ningyocho, near Nihonbashi. Ningyocho is an old downtown, similar to Asakusa.?In the neighbor is Suitengu (羂翫ぉ絎?), a Shinto Shrine. Entrance and lobby. Elevator hall. You can see inside the elevator on the screen. View of Tokyo Sky Tree from the elevator hall on the 18th floor. Entrance. Corridor with a closet. Living dining room. Japanese room, with closets and a display space. Roomy balcony, suitable for dining and BBQing. The view of Sumida river is very beautiful 🙂 Kitchen with 3 induction cookers. Rest room. Powder room and bath room. There is a defogger switch for the mirror in the powder room. Bed rooms, one with a walk-in closet. The sound of the river flowing comes into the rooms even when the windows are closed.? It may be bothering for some?people… Balcony connected to the bed rooms. […]