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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Shibamata is on the eastern end of Tokyo, So many shops selling Japanese sweets and craft. One of the main attractions to see is the Shibamata Taishakuten Temple not far from the station. Located just in front of Shibamata Station. Take the Keisei Main Line...More

Thank Andreas H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I travelled from the west of Tokyo to shibamata. It is a long journey with a number train change. Getting there is easy and follow the directions on google map. The architecture is traditional with shops selling sweets and snacks. The Shinto temple us at...More

Thank Jimmy Y
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place is a hidden gem in the middle of the concrete jungle. There are many stores selling japanese sweets and crafts, and the temple is quite beautiful and relaxing. Near the train station there's a really cool store that sells toys and sweets from...More

Thank Rod_Stark
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We came to this place after visiting Tokyo Skytree. It was Golden Week, so even this quiet place was packed. There are a lot of street food to try along the street. At the end of the walking street is the temple. Pay a fee...More

Thank medsp3c
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small village, famous for a Japanese film series called Tora-San, which will be unfamiliar to foreign visitors. However, the shopping centre has Edo period buildings, which are very attractive and house some quite good restaurants. There is also the Daikjoji temple complex,...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A fun little place that brings you in touch with old Edo. I have lived in Japan for two decades and today was the first time I had been there. From the Tora-san museum, Yamamatotei restaurant, the Temple, and shops along the road there are...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Went to Shibamata in mid-October and I regret not setting aside more time for it. The walk from Shibamata Station to Taishakuten temple was fairly short but enjoyable. Cute old-school toy shops and the skewers/yakitori shop at the corner (near-ish the station) is a must-try!...More

2  Thank KC930
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Take it as a day trip from Tokyo if you intend to visit this laid-back and nostalgic town, as it takes at least 3 hours to appreciate it well. We took the metro from Asakusa 浅草 to takasago station. Here it is a direct route...More

5  Thank Camper803123
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It is not easy to access as u need to changed trains after train and the last part of the train is NOT cover even the day pass (include subway and train cost 1590 yen) and u need to pay extra 380 yen one way....More

Thank ElbertPoh
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This is an old Japanese town about 1 hour far from the city. It is a nice town I don't think it is worth going if you are in Tokyo for a week visit. But it may be something to see if you have finished...More

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