Ebisu, located in the Shibuya area, is close to Daikanyama. This was a small, country area in the Edo Period. However, now it is the same size as Daikanyama, and like Meguro is primarily a business district. Near Ebisu station, you will find the Ebisu garden palace – this consists of roughly a dozen French style buildings, all of which are decorated with special lights that create a unique and romantic atmosphere.
The Yebisu Beer museum exhibits the history and science of beer brewing in Japan, and offers beer tastings!
If you take the west exit at Ebisu station, there are many stylish, local stores in the Ebisu market. These shops have adopted the traditional way of doing business, and are a change from traditional western shops. International foodies should also take the west exit of Ebisu station. There are many ramen stores, all part of a fierce competition for the best ramen. A competition that benefits all ramen lovers!