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Address:
Just north of JR/Tokyo Metro Ogikubo Station
Distance from Station:
2 minutes from JR/Tokyo Metro Ogikubo Station, North Exit
Website:
http://www.kyokai-dori.com/

KYOKAI DORI

The Ogikubo “Church Street” Is a Unique Shopping Street

Located a short walk north from JR Ogikubo Station and the Town Seven shopping mall, Kyokai Dori (“Church Street”) awaits inconspicuously for the locals who make this their regular stop on the way home and the travelers who appreciate finding travel gems off the beaten path. On this “shotengai” the old mixes with the new effortlessly. Walk from end to end and you’ll bump into traditional ramen shops, rice cracker shops, and a “wagashi” (Japanese sweets) shop all tucked among a honey atelier, a hip gallery, an anime café, and a French patisserie among other must-visit locations. Kyokai Dori is also host to a street bazaar and to the Ogikubo Music Festival running in November. This is one those places in Tokyo where you want to walk slowly and peak through the windows because you’ll be sure to find a good souvenir.

 

ACCESS & SHOPS
Please see the map below for shops on Kyokai Dori reviewed on this website. Koyokai Dori shopping street is the blue line, symbolizing the shotengai shopping street.