The following cities are claimed as Tokyo, Japan’s “coolest neighborhoods” of 2016. Located on the east side of the metropolis, Kiyosumi-Shirakawa is home to the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, as well as home to the capital’s high quality coffee. On the northwest side of the capital, Tomigaya reinvents itself with talked-about restaurants, stores, and shops. Daikanyama, another hip spot amongst Tokyo, presents the Daikanyama T-Site, offering books, movies, and cafes. Tokyo is a metropolis full of exciting opportunities and marvels.
- Tucked away in Setagaya Ward, Shoin Jinja-mae is just starting to attract attention.
- Kiyosumi-Shirakawa, located on the metropolis’ east side, has become the destination for those craving high-quality coffee in the capital.
- Once overshadowed by neighboring downtown Shibuya, the quiet Tomigaya ‘hood has recently reinvented itself as a hipster hub
“Though they’re still worth your time, a new wave of talked-about neighborhoods filled with unique shops, cozy cafes and hip restaurants has emerged in Japan’s capital.”