When you’re in Tsukishima, take your time. An island oasis that seems miles rather than minutes away from mainland Tokyo, Tsukishima’s slow pace and long-standing traditions endure. Creaking wooden houses and cramped window displays float alongside new waterfront high-rises capitalizing on Tsukishima’s uninterrupted city views. Take a seat at Tsukishima’s table, dine on its legendary monjayaki, and embrace this simple neighborhood’s placid attitude.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Floating Past: Traditions on Tokyo's Man-Made Island
There are many sightseeing spots around here for example, Tsukiji fish market, Ginza, Royal Palace."
The Birthplace of Tokyo's Beloved Dish: Monjayaki
Area was very safe - most nights the five of us would return from exploring Tokyo around 11 pm via the subway."
Visited in 2013
A Quiet Island Escape
A View Across the Water from the Shore of Tsukishima
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Masaru studied Photography at Parsons The New School for Design in NYC. He has 25 years experience photographing social and human rights issues in Asia and South America. After spending many years abroad, he has begun to focus on his own country of Japan. He established Reminders Photography Stronghold in Tokyo in 2013, a curated membership gallery making multi-photographic activities possible. His photographs have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek Japan, and many others.