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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quiet neighbourhood town with a short shopping street leading to a shrine. It is at least half an hour of train away from the city. We noticed visitors were mostly Japanese probably due to the movie Tora San. Shopping street sells mostly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LSiJie
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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank P8466BTmatthewm
Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: May 2016
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