Shinagawa ward lies on Tokyo Bay, with Mount Fuji to the west. It is a traditional area, founded in 1947, and was the first area to be developed by the Japanese government. It is also home to the very beginning of Japan’s Keihin Industry. The Shinagawa ward combines business, living and traveling, and is home to many noted historical attractions.
It is also an important transportation hub and business area, and has been since the Edo Period. Shinagawa station is one of the city’s busiest stations and transportation centers. There are several great tourist attractions including the Tokoshi-ginzaeki shopping district where you can purchase traditional Japanese wares. The Shinagawa aquarium is wonderful for the whole family. Overall, a visit to Shinagawa is enjoyable in any season.
If you're looking for a unique experience, the Parasitological Museum will not disappoint, as it is dedicated entirely to parasites. Realistic life-sized and enlarged models of parasites are on display, including the world's largest known tapeworm. The first f
This Tendai Buddhist temple located in Meguro, Tokyo, is the 33rd temple of the Edo 33 temples pilgrimage. The temple is well known as the last resting place of the famous lovers Hirai Gonpachi and Komurasaki. Ryusen-ji features the black-eyed statue of Meguro
Just west of Meguro Station, Linus sells a wide array of goods including stationery, arts and crafts supplies, and toys.
Contemporary Sculpture Museum
The Watanabe Collection includes more than 200 pieces by 56 contemporary Japanese artists.
Specializing in fried chicken, or karaage in Japanese, this small restaurant is especially popular among locals for take-out, due to the limited seating available. Bravo Chicken is located on Yamate-dori street between the train stations Meguro and Nakameguro,
Rinshi No Mori Park
Previously a Park Experiment Station, Rinshinomori Park is vast and wooded, not unlike a forest. There are rare trees not native to the area for nature lovers to appreciate. If you have children with you, be sure to stop at the pond or the playground compris
Just a few paces from Fudomae station, this eel restaurant was opened in this very location in 1960. A local favorite, the grilled eel is available for take-out from 10:30 am until 7 pm. Sit-in customers are welcome from 11 am to 2 pm. The fish is grilled usin
A shared workshop space in Nakameguro where classes can be taken in all kinds of crafts.
Coffee shop in the Meguro area of Tokyo serving up a high quality range of coffees from around the world.
The first wedding complex to be built in Japan in 1935, this attraction is listed as a Registered Tangible Cultural Asset. Regularly featured in Michelin Guides, it comprises multi-cuisine restaurants as well as luxuriously ornate hotels and banquet halls. Meg
Kimono Photo Studio Wa
Kimono Photo Studio Wa offers photo sessions with beautiful kimonos. Visitors can also have an outdoor photo session at Meiji Jingu Shrine.
About a five-minute walk from Meguro station and en route to Meguro Gajoen, this Buddhist temple, built in 1662, is infamous as the starting point of a deliberately lit fire that destroyed most of Tokyo, then known as Edo, in 1772. The alleged arsonist, from a
Zauo is a "catch what you eat" fish restaurant with several locations in Tokyo and other regions in Japan.
Meguro Cinema is a cosy and delightful theatre experience, with friendly staff and a variety of double-feature films across various genres on show.
Compass Habitat is a fully-equipped co-working space near Meguro station. (Call/email in advance)
Sake Bar Kiraz
The unlikely combination of Spanish tapas and Japanese alcohol has become a quite successful one at this establishment. The sake bar and Spanish restaurant is located halfway between the JR stations Ebisu and Meguro. On evenings before a national holiday, Kira
This bathhouse is located only three minutes from Omotesando Station. The recently renovated Shimizu Yu offers complimentary body soap and shampoo, as well as towels to buy or rent.
Offering spacious designer rooms with a flat-screen TV, iPod dock and free wired internet, Claska is 2 km from Naka-Meguro Subway Station. It features a gallery, a Japanese restaurant and free on-site parking.
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Meguro Gajoen offers accommodation in Tokyo, 1.2 km from Ebisu Garden Place. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site.
Hotel Mid In Meguro Ekimae
A 3-minute walk from JR Meguro Train Station on the Yamanote Line, Hotel Mid In Meguro serves a Western breakfast buffet and offers massage services. Rooms include an LCD TV, a private bath and green tea.
Hotel Abest Meguro
Conveniently situated just a 1-minute from JR Meguro Station, Hotel Abest Meguro features simple rooms fitted with basic furnishings. Free WiFi access is available at the lobby and in all guestrooms.
Hotel Princess Garden
Located in a quiet neighborhood and a 10-minute walk from Meguro River, Hotel Princess Garden offers accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Guests can request relaxing massages for an extra cost or sit out and relax at the garden.
Tokyu Stay Meguro Yutenji
A 3-minute walk from Yutenji Station, Tokyu Stay Meguro Yutenji lies in a quiet area. Some room feature a kitchenette and a washing machine. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi at the entire property.
Kinza Nakameguro is located a 4-minute walk from Nakameguro Train Station, and offers rooms with free WiFi and a kitchen. Guests can take a stroll along the Meguro River, just a 5-minute walk away. Each room is equipped with a fl