Amazake Yokocho

There is a street called ‘Ningyocho Amazake Yokocho (sweet drink corner)’ in Ningyocho Nihonbashi, Tokyo. Nihonbashi is next to Tokyo station.  Amazake is sweet fermented rice drink. Amazake Yokocho starts from A1 exit of Nihonbashi station to Meijiza(theater) for about 400 meters.

photo credit: 柳屋 via photopin (license)

photo credit: 柳屋 via photopin (license)

Along this shopping avenue having traditional old exotic atmosphere, you can of course find Amazake shops but also variety of other shops too. Tofu shops, Liquor shops, Japanese sweets shops and shamisen (musical instrument) are there. You can find Taiyaki (fish shaped sweet) of Yanagiya, Inarizushi (fried bean-curd stuffed with boiled rice) of Shinodazushi, Amazake of Futabaya, Gyoza (dumpling) of Ikumaken, Houjicha(roasted green tea) flavored ice cream of Morinoen.You can enjoy walking, eating and drinking at this an ancient square.

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