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Last updated March 29, 2022

5. Tsukiji, Tsukishima

Walk around enjoying the cuisine in the small streets

5. Tsukiji, Tsukishima

Taste the local cuisine including Tsukishima monja and tsukuda cooking. This course lets you learn about the Edo period by visiting the historic Tukijihonganji Temple or the Ishikawajima lighthouse rebuilt in Tsukuda park while you enjoy the local cuisine.

  • Metropolitan center and sub-center
  • Downtown

Route

Select a spot to see details such as tourist information and barrier-free information.

  1. Start Tokyo MetroTsukiji Station [Exit 1, Exit 2]

    About 1 minute on foot foot About 60 meters

  2. Spot1 Tsukijihongwanji Temple

    About 5 minutes on foot foot About 270 meters Travel Tips

  3. Spot2 Tsukiji Fish Market

    About 10 minutes on foot foot About 600 meters

  4. Station Toei Subway Tsukijishijo Station [Exit A3]

    About 4 minutes by train Train 2nd stop

  5. Station Toei SubwayTsukishima Station [Exit 8b]

    About 3 minutes on foot foot About 170 meters

  6. Spot3 Tsukishima Monja Street

    About 6 minutes on foot foot About 350 meters Travel Tips

  7. Spot4 Tsukuda Park

    About 14 minutes on foot foot About 800 meters

  8. Goal Tokyo MetroTsukishima Station [Exit 6]
  • Information used in the creation of this website was current as of January 2022
  • Indicated route travel times are calculated based on a speed of about 60 meters/minute

Route Details

There is also useful information for when you actually visit a spot, such as the time required, details on restrooms, and travel time between spots.

Explanation of PictogramsNote Items are indicated in dark blue if applicable.

There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
Wheelchair-accessible restroom (located within the ticket gates at train and subway stations unless noted otherwise)
There are nursing areas
Nursing area (with diaper-changing table, unless noted otherwise)
Written communication possible through communication boards or paper
Written communication possible through communication boards or paper
Osotomate-friendly facility
Osotomate-friendly facility
Parking for the impaired
Parking for the impaired
Explanations, etc.  available through tactile maps or in Braille
Explanations, etc. available through tactile maps or in Braille
START!
  1. Start Tokyo Metro Tsukiji Station [Exit 1, Exit 2]

    Start at Tokyo Metro Tsukiji Station [Exit 1 or 2].
    For station details, refer to the Tokyo Metro website.

    Tokyo Metro website

  2. About 1 minute on foot foot About 60 meters Travel Tips There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet at the Exit 1 ticket gates on the Nakameguro side platform.

  3. Spot1 Tsukijihongwanji Temple About 30 minutes

    Tsukijihongwanji Temple

    Tsukijihongwanji Temple, a temple belonging to the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha school of Buddhism (head temple: Nishi Hongwanji in Kyoto), has around 400 years of history. The main temple was rebuilt in 1934 after being burnt down in the Great Kanto Earthquake. The design is by Ito Chuta, an architectural historian and lecturer at Tokyo Imperial University. The exterior imitates ancient Buddhist buildings of India and other Asian countries while the inside is built in the traditions of the Shinshu temple, and the striking design is popular among foreign visitors.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • Osotomate-friendly facility
    • There are nursing areas
    • Parking for the impaired
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出あり

    There is a restroom with ostomate facilities and nursing room in the information center. Take the elevator to the surface exit from the Hibiya line, Nakameguro side (Exit 1 ticket gate), and use the slope into the grounds. Use the slope or elevator to the 2nd floor temple for worship.

    Restroom
    Wheelchair-accessible restroom on the 2nd floor of the temple.

    Restroom Information

    The temple has toilets with wheelchair-accessible restrooms on the 1st and 2nd floors. There is a toilet with ostomate facilities in the information center.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    0120-792-048 (9:00 - 17:00)
    Address
    3-15-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Main temple worship hours
    6:00 - 16:00 (until after the end of evening service)
    Closed days
    None
    Official Website
    https://tsukijihongwanji.jp/

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  4. About 5 minutes on foot foot About 270 meters

  5. Spot2 Tsukiji Fish Market About 1 hour 10 minutes

    Tsukiji Fish Market

    The Tsukiji Fish Market was built to keep the vibrancy and bustle of Tsukiji into the future. Divided into the Odawara-Bashi wing and the Kaiko-Bashi wing, the 1st floor houses over 60 stores selling seafood and vegetables. The 2nd floor houses the offices and warehouse. The 3rd floor of the Odawara-Bashi wing satisfies hungry visitors with a food court-style cafeteria and kitchen studio. Information on food is given in the "Tsukiwaza Seminars" hosted here. You can receive training from professionals on preparing and handling food.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • Osotomate-friendly facility
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    There are no stairs and the routes are flat so wheelchair users can enjoy shopping here. Use the elevators to access the Odawara wing 3rd floor cafeteria and the market in each wing.

    Restroom
    Wheelchair-accessible restroom on the 1st floor of the Kaiko-Bashi wing.

    Restroom Information

    There is a wheelchair-accessible restroom (with ostomate facilities) in each of the Odawara-bashi wing and the Kaiko-Bashi wing.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    Varies by shop
    Address
    6-26-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku (Odawara-bashi wing)
    6-27-1, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku (Kaiko-bashi wing)
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    5:00 - 15:00 (opening times), 7:00 - 14:00 (All stores business hours)
    Closed days
    The market is closed on Sundays, national holidays, and designated Wednesdays.
    Official Website
    http://www.tsukiji.or.jp/english/index.html

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  6. About 10 minutes on foot foot About 600 meters

    Toei Subway Tsukijishijo Station [Exit A3]

    About 4 minutes by train Bus 2nd stop

    Toei Subway Tsukishima Station [Exit 8b]

    About 3 minutes on foot foot About 170 meters

  7. Spot3 Tsukishima Monja Street About 15 minutes

    Tsukishima Monja Street

    Even with around 80 monja-yaki stores in Tsukishima, the main street has particularly many stores. The pre-war mom-and-pop candy stores had a hot plate at the back on which a thin flour paste was cooked with soy sauce or honey and given to the local children as a snack. This snack became the modern day monja-yaki. Upon entering the street, you will be greeted by a fragrant aroma. Be sure to try the popular menu items in each store.

    Accessibility Information

    • 車いすのまま入れるトイレなし
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    Be careful of the crowded sidewalks during weekdays, however weekends are a pedestrian heaven for enjoying eating and shopping.

    Restroom Information

    There is a wheelchair-accessible public restroom at Nishinaka Bridge or in Tsukishima 3-chome Children's Park.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3532-1990 (Tsukishima Monja Promotion Cooperative Association)
    Address
    Tsukishima, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Varies by shop
    Hours
    Varies by shop
    Closed days
    Varies by shop
    Official Website
    http://www.monja.gr.jp/

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  8. About 6 minutes on foot foot About 350 meters Travel Tips Be careful as there is a section between Tsukishima Station and Tsukuda Park without a sidewalk.

  9. Spot4 Tsukuda Park About 20 minutes

    Tsukuda Park

    This park is between the Tsukuda-ohashi Bridge and Chuo-ohashi Bridge on the Sumida River. The Tsukuda-bori in the park is a remnant of the local atmosphere yet the contrasting backdrop of high-rise buildings creates a mysterious charm to the view. We recommend relaxing on the riverside terrace. Patrons walk their dogs, go jogging or simply enjoy a walk.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • Osotomate-friendly facility
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    There are places in the park that have stairs replaced with slopes for accessibility.

    Restroom
    Tsukuda-ohashi east public toilet with wheelchair-accessible restroom.

    Restroom Information

    There are 3 wheelchair-accessible restrooms in the park. The Tsukuda-ohashi east public restroom has ostomate facilities.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3546-5435
    Address
    1-11-4 Tsukuda, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Free
    Closed days
    Free

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  10. About 14 minutes on foot foot About 800 meters Travel Tips Be careful as there is a section between Tsukuda Park and Tsukishima Station without a sidewalk.

  11. Goal Tokyo Metro Tsukishima Station [Exit 6]

    Tokyo Metro Tsukishima Station [Exit 6] is the goal.
    For station details, refer to the Tokyo Metro website.

    Tokyo Metro website

Sightseeing spots around the area
Tsukiji and Tsukishima

  1. Spot5 Kachidoki Bridge Museum

    Kachidoki Bridge Museum

    A museum in a refurbished electric substation that used to be used to open and close the Kachidoki Bridge.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    There is a slope for entering the museum. There are no steps and it is flat so wheelchair users can view the exhibits, but access to the 2nd floor exhibition is only via stairs.

    Restroom
    1st floor women’s toilet with wheelchair-accessible restroom

    Restroom Information

    There is a women’s restroom on the 1st floor that has a wheelchair-accessible toilet (men in wheelchairs can also use this toilet). Men and women can use the public toilet at the west of Kachidoki Bridge.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3543-5672
    Address
    6-20-11, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
    9:30 - 16:30 (Dec. 1st - Feb. 28th is 9:00 - 16:00)
    Closed days
    Mondays, Wednesdays, Sundays
    Official Website
    http://www.kensetsu.metro.tokyo.jp/english/index.html

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  2. Spot6 Tsukuda Machikado Museum

    Tsukuda Machikado Museum

    The Sengan-Mikoshi, that injured many people in succession due to its weight, and other cultural items from Tsukuda are on display.

    Accessibility Information

    • 車いすのまま入れるトイレなし
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    The exhibition can be viewed freely through the glass from the street (the museum cannot be entered).

    Restroom Information

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3546-5346 (District Culture and Lifelong Learning, Division Chuo City)
    Address
    1-2-10, Tsukuda, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Unrestricted
    Closed days
    None
    Official Website
    https://chuoku-machikadotenjikan.jp/pdf/english.pdf

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  3. Spot7 Sumida River Terrace

    Sumida River Terrace

    The waterside terrace on both banks of the Sumida River is a popular riverside photo spot.

    Accessibility Information

    • 車いすのまま入れるトイレなし
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    The well-maintained terrace allows wheelchair users to enjoy a stroll along the river.

    Restroom Information

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-5320-5413 (Low-lying Land Measures Team, Planning Section, River Division, Bureau of Construction, Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
    Address
    None
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Free
    Closed days
    Free

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  4. Spot8 TIMEDOME AKASHI

    TIMEDOME AKASHI

    Enjoy a realistic experience of the starry sky in the full-sky digital planetarium.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • Parking for the impaired
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    The floor is flat and the exhibits are at a height that wheelchair users can easily view them. Spaces for 3 wheelchairs are provided so wheelchair users can enjoy the powerful images and music in the planetarium. Contact the facility in advance if you need to use the parking lot.

    Restroom
    Wheelchair-accessible restroom on 6th floor

    Restroom Information

    There is a toilet with wheelchair-accessible restroom on the 6th floor.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3546-5537
    Address
    12-1 Akashicho, Chuo-ku, Chuo City Public Health Center Facilities 6F
    Fee
    ¥100 (permanent exhibits), ¥300 (Planetarium general shows)
    Hours
    10:00 - 19:00 (Tuesday - Friday)
    *admission until 18:30
    10:00 - 17:00 (Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays)
    *admission until 16:30
    Closed days
    Mondays (the following weekday if the Monday is a national holiday)
    Official Website
    http://www.city.chuo.lg.jp/bunka/timedomeakashi/index.html

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  5. Spot9 Ishikawajima Museum

    Ishikawajima Museum

    Tells of the history of Ishikawajima, the birthplace of modern shipbuilding, and the transition to heavy industry.

    Accessibility Information

    • 車いすのまま入れるトイレなし
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    The floor is flat and the exhibits are at a height that wheelchair users can easily view them.

    Restroom Information

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-5548-2571
    Address
    1-11-8 Tsukuda, Chuo-ku, Pier West Square 1F
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 17:00 (admission until 16:30)
    Closed days
    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
    Official Website
    https://www.ihi.co.jp/shiryoukan/index.html

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

  6. Spot10 Ishikawajima Park

    Ishikawajima Park

    This park is on the Sumida River next to the Chuo-ohashi Bridge. You can also see the Tokyo Skytree®.

    Accessibility Information

    • There are restrooms that can be accessed with wheelchairs
    • オストメイトの対応設備なし
    • 授乳スペースなし
    • 障がい者等用駐車スペースなし
    • 筆談ボード、もしくは紙などで筆談対応不可
    • 触地図、点字による解説等なし
    • 車いす貸出なし

    There are long slopes on paths in the park, so wheelchair users must be accompanied.

    Restroom
    Wheelchair-accessible restroom in Ishikawajima park and public restroom.

    Restroom Information

    The Sumida River Park public toilets and the Aioi Bridge public toilets have wheelchair-accessible restrooms.

    Facility Information

    Telephone number
    03-3546-5435
    Address
    2-1-5, Tsukuda, Chuo-ku
    Fee
    Free
    Hours
    Unrestricted
    Closed days
    None

    *This information was current as of January 2022. Contact individual facilities to confirm details.

Note 1:
This document has been created based on information as of January 2022.
Note 2:
The travelling time for the routes is estimated at 60 meters per minute.
Note 3:
It is recommended that you make preliminary confirmations of the information listed here by phone before your outing as there may be changes in the data.
Note 4:
Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any loss or injury that may be incurred due to this information.
Note 5:
Consumption tax is included in all listed fees as a general rule. Fees such as admission fees are those for adults unless stated otherwise.
Note 6:
It is recommended that visitors with physical impairments make preliminary inquiries at facilities that they wish to visit such as through their websites. They might be offered discounts or exemptions from fees for the disabled, although the conditions for the presentation of physical impairment certificates may differ.
Note 7:
As a general rule, holiday seasons such as the year-end and New Year's holidays, the Obon holiday break, and Golden Week are not listed.
Note 8:
As a general rule, the hours listed here are the opening and closing hours. Please note that the final time for admission listed here is generally from 30 minutes to 1 hour before closing time.
Note 9:
Please make confirmations with the transit agency you are travelling with before your outing as traffic information may change due to natural disasters or depending on the season.
Note 10:
Map information is the result of investigation from September 2021 to January 2022.
Note 11:
Due to the effects of COVID-19, business hours and closed days may differ from those listed. Please check with each facility and store for details.