Alternative Tokyo: Nakameguro Neighborhood Guide

Japan, Tokyo Guide (B): Alternative Tokyo: Nakameguro Neighborhood Guide

Situated on the banks of the Meguro River and a popular place to view the cherry blossoms in spring, Nakameguro is one of Tokyo’s trendiest neighborhoods. While it’s close to busy Shibuya, strolling along the banks of the river with a mix of hip locals and celebs alike, will have you feeling like you’re in an entirely different city. If you’re keen on exploring off-the-beaten-path areas in Tokyo with great coffee, eateries and shops, this Nakameguro guide is for you.

Nakameguro is walking distance from the busy Shibuya and two of Tokyo’s other trendy neighborhoods, Daikanyama and Ebisu. When you stroll along the Meguro canal, you are joined by locals walking their well-groomed dogs, joggers and a new type of sophisticated hipster sipping on the best artisanal coffee. This feels like a neighborhood I could live in comfortably with everything I need – from bars to bookstores.

By far the most popular thing to do is strolling along the banks of the river. It’s one of the best spots in Tokyo to watch the cherry blossoms. The overarching trees across the river is pretty in every season. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: Alternative Tokyo: Nakameguro Neighborhood Guide
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lia Nell
Read it on Author's Website: http://thenomadicpanda.com/2019/07/03/alternative-tokyo-nakameguro-neighborhood-guide/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Meguro Sky Garden
  • The Museum of Contemporary Sculpture
  • MDP Gallery
  • Sugekari
  • Saigoyama
  • Shokakuji Temple
  • Yutenki Temple
  • Kyu Asakura House
  • Nakameguto Koukashita
  • LIFE
  • EEL
  • SML
  • Irma Records
  • Waltz
  • Cow Books
  • 1LDK
  • Don Quijote Nakameguro
  • Onibus coffee
  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery
  • Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro branch
  • Streamer Coffee Company
  • Amazing Coffee
  • Sidewalk Stand
  • Green bean to Bar Chocolate
  • Flippers
  • The City Bakery
  • Lotus Baguette
  • Soup Stock
  • Loncafe
  • Afuri Ramen
  • Kushiwakamaru
  • Taco Fanatico
  • Wagyu Mafia
  • Marzac7
  • Pavillion

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip


Tokyo Souvenirs: 18 Authentic Japanese Products to Buy in Tokyo

Tokyo Souvenirs: 18 Authentic Japanese Products to Buy in Tokyo

The list of the delights of Tokyo is long and being exposed to just some of them, at some point, can make one addicted (just as the Charles Winchester III character from the M.A.S.H. series). Still, you can always "prolong" the experience and enjoy the effects of it more, if bring home...
Authentic Japanese Dining in Tokyo

Authentic Japanese Dining in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to literally a million eating places, so finding a truly authentic Japanese style restaurant with an English language menu can be rather tricky. We have compiled a list of easy to find Japanese style restaurants covering a range of culinary specialties to make your taste-buds tingle...
12 Must-Try Traditional Japanese Foods in Tokyo

12 Must-Try Traditional Japanese Foods in Tokyo

Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Tokyo is complete without tasting the authentic, Tokyo-made Japanese food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Tokyo to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make...
Eclectic Bars of Tokyo

Eclectic Bars of Tokyo

Time to tap glasses and share laughs in Tokyo, a city of wondrous variety! In this app is an insider's guide to attractive drinking bars, and places nearby that are worthy experiences (theatres, shrines, shopping districts, etc). Each bar has been carefully chosen throughout this endless...