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◪​Tokyo's Retro Area Filled with Unique Food – Ningyocho◪​



Ningyocho meaning "Doll Town", and is one of the most prosperous, traditional areas since the Edo period. It is home to the first kabuki theater, Satsuma Kiriko cut glass (a traditional Japanese glass cutting art), and a traditional Japanese puppet theater "bunraku" (文楽) which made it a big center for doll productions (puppeteers, doll making, selling, etc.). Aside from being an interesting, less touristy side of Tokyo, there are so many different foods and drinks to explore in Ningyocho. Lots of cafes and food stands making it great for grabbing something and eating on the go, as well as old unique and traditional Japanese restaurants, international food, and craft beer bars. The food/drink selection in Ningyocho is something to look forward to. 

This time JAPANKURU wants to recommend a newly opened hotel in the Ningyocho area, S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki (エスペリアイン日本橋箱崎). It is only a 5min walk from Tokyo City Air Terminal, and close to popular spots like the Edo Tokyo Museum and the Japanese Imperial Palace. Not only that, it is convenient to get to and from the airport which is often a concern.  

S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki (エスペリアイン日本橋箱崎)





If you want to experience the fast and fulfilling life of the international city of Tokyo but don't want to stay in a hectic and crowded area, then S PERIA INN HOTEL which is in a quiet place is suitable for you. It's a newly built building with a lot of new and convenient facilities for making your stay comfortable and stressfree.

 

🏨S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki
⏰ Check-in 3pm / Check-out 11am
💻Official website

◪​Good Location, Convenient Transportation◪​



Tokyo City Air Terminal (T-CAT)

Tokyo City Air Terminal (T-CAT) is a bus transfer station near the highway that takes you to and from both Haneda or Narita Airport. If you take the Airport Limousine it will take you 5mins from S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki. For those coming in from Narita Airport, there is a special deal for foreigners that will save you money on transportation.

One way – 1900yen
One way (without foreign passport) – 2800yen 
"Super Saver 4" (4 tickets) – 7200yen (1800yen/ticket) 
TCAT Special (buses after 7pm from TCAT) 1000yen



Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, Suitengumae Station

Just a 5min walk from the hotel is the Tokyo Metro Suitengumae Station which has the Hanzomon Line. If you want to go to Tokyo Skytree, Omotesando, Shibuya, and other places, you can go straight there without a transfer!



Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Ningyocho Station

A little further away, you will reach the Tokyo Metro Ningyocho Station which has both the Hibiya and Asakusa Line. The Hibiya Line is more convenient, and you can go directly to Roppongi, Akihabara, Ueno, and Tokyo Tower (Kamiyacho Station). Hatchobori Station is connected to the Keiyo Line which will take you to Tokyo Disney!

Great Services for Guests



A stylish, open spaced lobby. 



After you check in, you can get a free drink of your choice!



Of course, basic utilities like a washing machine is at your dispense!

Different Rooms for Each Travelers' Needs



Corner Single Room (コーナーシングル)

Good for those who are traveling alone.
The room is well light and has plenty of room for your luggage.



Standard Single Room (スーペリアシングル)

This room has a bigger bed giving you tons of room to relax
and comes with a unit bath. 



Double Room (ダブル)



Hollywood Twin Room (ハリウッドツイン)

Both of these rooms come with a non-unit bathroom.

Hotel Room Amenities



Multiple USB sockets near the beds.



Bedside reading light.



Necessary bath products also available.

Breakfast at S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki



S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki's breakfast is a combination of Western and Japanese food. Among some of the Japanese dishes are two things that are special to the area. One of those dishes is the bowl of "rice! in the picture above which as a local traditional dish from the Edo era "Fukagawa bukkake meshi" (深川ぶっかけめし). Containing Manila clams (あさり), Japanese honewort (みつば), and ginger, it is said its origin is being an everyday meal for fishermen during the Edo era. This was our first time trying let alone seeing Fukagawa bukkake meshi served, and was impressed with its unique yet not overbearing taste. Then when it comes to drinking Japanese milk, most people aim for milk from Hokkaido. But at the hotel, they serve a rare milk that is from Tokyo! Another first for us, we didn't even know milk was produced in Tokyo! So if you stay at the hotel be sure to give this a try as well!

The dining space itself is well lit and the counters have sockets for you use allowing you to just take your time, relax or work if you need to during breakfast. 

Things to Do near Ningyocho



Suitengu Shrine (水天宮)



Oyakodon (親子丼), a chicken and egg over rice dish at Tamahide (玉ひで)



Taiyaki (たい焼き), a fish-shaped cake with a red bean paste filling at Yanagiya Taiyaki (柳屋)



An old, popular yakitori (焼き鳥) restaurant, Ikkyuu (一久)



Being a place with an Edo-style vibe and entertainment, there are a ton of great and famous food places in the area. Here are a few recommendations if you decide to stay at S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki.

Suitengu Shrine – A shrine that is famous among hopeful couples and expecting mothers in Tokyo that are hoping for a safe and easy childbirth.

🍱Oyakodon at Tamahide – More than 250 years old, one of the most popular places to sit down and eat. 

🐟Taiyaki at Yanagiya –  It is one of the major taiyaki places in Tokyo and is often featured on Japanese TV. Commonly filled with sweet bean paste, but you can choose other flavors like custard. 

🍶Yakitori at Ikkyuu – Yakitori (chicken skewers) is always a popular food in Japan. This particular store that has been around for years is located near Suitengu. 



Ningyocho is a really neat place in Tokyo that is still unknown to a lot of foreign tourists, which in our opinion is more the reason to stay here. You get the same Japanese cultural experience you came here for but at a more non-touristy, local place. We really enjoyed staying the night at this hotel mainly because it allowed us to take advantage of some unknown sides of Tokyo. So if that is something you are looking for, we highly recommend staying at S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki.

🏨S-Peria Inn Nihombashi Hakozaki
⏰Check-in 3pm / Check-out 11am
🛏️Book a room here!
💻Official website

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4-9 Nihonbashi Nakasu, Tokyo, 103-0008

東京都中央区日本橋箱崎町中洲4-9

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    • Kyoto flourished as the capital of Japan between the years 794 and 1100, becoming a center for poilitics and culture, and to this day it's a great place for close encounters with Japanese history. The cobbled streets of Gion, the atmospheric road to Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkakuji's golden walls and countless historic attractions, even Arashiyama's Togetsukyo Bridge―Kyoto is a place of many attractions. With new charms to experience throughout the seasons, travelers can't stop themselves from returning again and again.

    • Nara Prefecture's important history reaches back to 710, a time now called the Nara era, when it was once capital of Japan. Called "Heijo-kyo" during its time as a capital, it's said that nara was once the end of the silk road, leading it to flourish as a uniquely international region and produce important cultural properties of all kinds. To make the most of each season, travelers head to Nara Park, where the Nara deer who wander freely, or climb Mount Yoshino, a famous cherry blossom spot.

    • Osaka is known for friendly (and funny) people, but its history is nothing to laugh at, playing a major part in Toyotomi Hideyoshi's 16th century unification of Japan. Thanks to long years of economic activity, it's one of Japan's biggest cities, and Osaka's popular food culture earned it the nickname "The Kitchen of the Nation." To this day Osaka is the model of western Japan, and alongside historic structures like Osaka Castle, it also has major shopping malls like Umeda's Grand Front Osaka and Tennoji's Abeno Harukas. Osaka is a place to eat, eat, eat, with local specialties like takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and kushi-katsu, and for extra fun, it's home to Universal Studios Japan.

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      The Chugoku Region (中国地方) consists of five prefectures: Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori, and Yamaguchi. In Chugoku you’ll find the sand dunes of Tottori, and Hiroshima’s atomic bomb site, plus centers of ancient history like Grand Shrine of Izumo.

    • HIROSHIMA

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      Hiroshima Prefecture has everything, from world heritage sites to beautiful nature and delicious local cuisine, and it's either an hour and a half from Tokyo by plane, or four hours by train. Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island and the Atomic Bomb Dome, two Hiroshima UNESCO sites, are famous around the world, but in Japan it's also famous for food. Seafood from the Seto Inland Sea, especially oysters, Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, and Setouchi lemons are all popular, and the natural scenery alone is worth seeing.

    • SHIKOKU

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      On the other side of the Seto Inland Sea opposite Japan’s main island, Shikoku (四国) is a region made up of four prefectures: Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi, and Tokushima. The area is famous for its udon (in Kagawa), and the beautiful Dogo Onsen hot springs (in Ehime).

    • Kagawa Prefecture is on the northern part of the island of Shikoku, facing Japan's main island and the Seto Inland Sea. It's known for being the smallest prefecture in Japan, by area, but at the same time Kagawa is called the "Udon Prefecture" thanks to its famous sanuki udon. Aside from Kotohiragu Shrine and Ritsurin Garden, the prefecture's small islands are popular, and Kagawa is full of unique destinations, like Angel Road. They say that if you lay eyes on Zenigata Sunae, a huge Kagawa sand painting, you'll never have money troubles ever again.

    • Located in the most southwestern part of Japan, Kyushu (九州) is an island of 7 prefectures: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, and Kagoshima. The island's unique culture has been influenced by Chinese and Dutch trade, along with missionaries coming in through Nagasaki's port. Modern-day travelers love the lush natural scenery and fresh food, plus the natural hot springs found all throughout the area (thanks to volcanic activity)!

    • FUKUOKA

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      Fukuoka Prefecture has the highest population on the southern island of Kyushu, with two major cities: Fukuoka and Kitakyushu. Thanks to growing transportation networks, Fukuoka is more accessible than ever, and so are the many local attractions. On top of historical spots like Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, travelers shouldn't miss Fukuoka's food scene, with motsu nabe (offal hotpot), mentaiko (spicy cod roe), and famous Hakata ramen―best eaten from a food stall in the Nakasu area of Hakata. Plus, it's full of all sorts of destinations for travelers, like trendy shopping centers, and the beautiful nature of Itoshima and Yanagawa.

    • KAGOSHIMA

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      Kagoshima Prefecture played a major role in Japan's modernization as a backdrop for famous historical figures like samurais Saigo Takamori and Okubo Toshimichi, who pushed Japan out of the Edo era and into the Meiji. Because of that, Sengan-en Garden is just one of many historical destinations, and when it comes to attractions Kagoshima has plenty: the active volcano of Sakurajima, popular hot springs Ibusuki Onsen and Kirishima Onsen, World Heritage Site Yakushima Island, even what Japan calls the "island closest to heaven," Amami Oshima. Kagoshima might be found on the very southernmost tip of the southern island of Kyushu, but there's plenty to see.

    • OKINAWA

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      The island chain of Okinawa (沖縄) makes up the southernmost tip of Japan, which is why it's also the most tropical area in the country. Thanks to a history of independence and totally distinct political and cultural events, Okinawa has a unique culture, and remnants of the Ryukyu Kingdom are still visible all over the islands. Food, language, traditional dress, it's all a little different! It's also said to be the birthplace of karate.

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