【Things to Do in Ebisu】Visit Famous Place
Ebisu is very calm area than others in Tokyo, lined with small cafes, Izakaya and Bals.
10 Things to Do in Ebisu introduce must visit spots in beautiful Ebisu area having Japanese unique Museum and famous location of scene in drama.
Yebisu Garden Place
Opened in 1994, Yebisu Garden Place is a large commercial complex and a landmark of Ebisu area.
Yebisu Garden Place consists of promenade on a gentle slope, and spacious center plaza and Joel Robuchon’s Chateau restaurant.
Joel Robuchon’s Chateau restaurant is beautifully designed, used as location of the popular drama and selected one of 100 best townscapes by the Ministry of Land.
Yebish Garden Place is also popular date spot many couples visit to view X’mas illumination.
Connected to JR Ebisu station by moving “Sky Walk”, Yebisu Garden Place is accessible sight-seeing spot.
Location : around 5 min walk from JR Yamanote/Hibiya line Ebisu st.
Ebisu Shrine is well known as power spot where many prayers are answered for sound health, family’s safety and business luck.
On October 19 – 20 every year, the festival “Bettara market” is held, when many street stalls are opened and local life can be felt.
Location : around 5 min walk from JR Ebisu st., West Exit
Ebisu Yokocho is entertainment district located at the site of once flourished “Yamashita shopping center” where many small shops gather and visitors can feel at home.
Ebisu Yokocho having old good era atmosphere is popular as district where local uniqueness can be deeply experienced.
Lined are wide variety of food shops from bar Izakaya to unique meat sushi and mash room dishes.
Visitors are protected from rain at Ebisu Yokocho.
Location : around 2 min walk from JR Ebisu st. East exit
【Things to Do in Ebisu】Experience The Art
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum was founded in 1995 as the first museum of photo and moving images within Ebisu Garden Place, and was opened after renewal in 2016.
1F : Museum shop / Bakery
1BF, 2F and 3F : Each floor has exhibition gallery holding about twenty exhibitions each year. These exhibitions include thematic collection selected from more than 35,000 works.
4F : Library where collects materials related to photography and visual imaging. Collection includes photography books, exhibition catalogs and magazines related criticism / history of photography and moving images.
The library is available for free.
location : around 5 min walk from JR Yamanote / Hibiya line Ebisu st.
Yebisu Beer Museum
Opened in the 120th anniversary Yebisu Beer Museum offers “Ebisu tour” where you can learn about the history of Ebisu Beer.
Reservation is available on official HP or counter on that day.
“Ebisu tour” is 500yen for adults and cost effective, where you can enjoy the guided tour and tasting of Yebisu Beer.
Soft drink is served for minor.
The greatest appeal of Yebisu Beer Museum is that the visitor can taste many kinds of Ebisu beer.
Three kinds Ebisu tasting set is recommended for those who are at a loss of what to choose.
Location : around 5 min walk from JR Yamanote Line, Hibiya line Ebisu station
Yamatane Museum opened in 1966 as the first museum special for Japanese art and moved to the present place in 2009.
Yamanatane Museum has around 1800 collections of mainly early modern and modern Japanese paints, old paints, wooden block ukiyo-e and oil paints including 6 important cultural properties.
Yamatane Museum has 5 to 6 exhibitions all the year.
The underground exhibition room is 650 square meters including exhibition area, Yamatane collection hall, 92.5 m long wall capable of displaying large scale works.
Yamatane Museum has developed the lighting apparatus and the original lighting system so that a light source doesn’t disturb the appreciation.
Location : around 10 min walk from JR Ebisu West Exit.
【Things to Do in Ebisu】Cafe-Hopping
Cafe Gitane is a Japanesse branch of cafe restaurant born in 1994 in the Nolita area of NYC.
Created to enjoy Abogado toast and kusukusu in a beautiful early day brunches with pleasant sunshine entering from wide windows.
Cafe Gitane in the cozy dim lighted evenings with good quality food may be nice dating restaurnant.
Cafe Gitane bar area also welcomes you with the selection of natural wines, creative cocktails, pastas and steaks of grass-fed bee.
Location : around 4 min walk from JR Ebisu st.
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drip bar COFFEE AND CRAFTS
drip bar COFFEE AND CRAFTS is a café located in residential area between Ebisu and Daikanyama.
Renovated from old residence, Drip bar COFFEE AND CRAFTS is a café with calm atmosphere.
Using coffee beans mainly from Africa and South American garden, drip bar COFFEE AND CRAFTS’s recommendation is a combination of drip coffee and lemon cake.
Shop sells original post cards designed by potters, textile designer and bag designers. You can post the card from a mailbox in the shop.
Location : around 333m from Daikanyama st.
Sarutahiko coffee is well known as carefully processed special coffee from roast to extract.
“Honkan Bekkan, Mameya” is main shop near JR Yamanote line Ebisu st., where sells coffee beans and extract items.
Located at Atre west near west exit of Ebisu st., main shop of Sarutahiko coffee (opens from 11:30am – 2:30pm) serves coffee made in a brewer without waiting for dripping time.
To customers who don’t stick to freshly brewed coffee it is recommendable to enjoy at lower cost.
Location : around 2 min walk from JR Yamanote line Ebisu st.
Espresso D’Works is NY style Espresso café with wide open window where serves coffee and pan cake at lunch time, pizza, pasta, beer and wine at dinner.
The menu board in front of Espresso D’Works shows what kind of dishes you can enjoy.
Don’t miss the design art on the wall of Espresso D’Works using 250 thousands pcs of coffee beans.
Location : around 7 min walk from East exit of Ebisu station