Edogawabashi

 

Edogawabashi Station is a station in the Edogawabashi district of Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo serving the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line. The station is a relatively small one with only one island platform – a single platform that lies between two tracks, both serving the same platform but running in opposite directions.

 

Chinzan-so Garden

 

Edogawabashi Station is best known as the access point of Chinzan-so Garden, one of the most beautiful and well-known Japanese gardens of Tokyo. Located a 10-minute walk from Edogawabashi Station, Chinzan-so Garden is a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of busy Tokyo.

 

This 6.8 hectare garden was previously the estate of Prince Aritomo Yamagata a statesman of the Meiji Era (1868-1912). He built a manor on the grounds, then called “Mansion on Camellia Mountain”, and used it for government meetings and conferences. The grounds were later developed into the beautiful gardens by Baron Heitaro Fujita. Ancient relics and a wide variety of stone monuments were imported from all over Japan, especially Kyoto and Toba, and placed throughout the garden. Although the whole of the beautifully landscaped garden is a gem in itself, the most beautiful spot is the Shiratama Inari Shrine in the center of the garden. This three-story pagoda is over 1000 years old and was built by the Chikurin-ji temple monks of Hiroshima without using a single nail.

 

Chinzan-so Garden is a must for all visitors to Tokyo. Four Seasons Chinzan-so Hotel is also located in the garden.

 

Printing Museum

Situated an 8 minutes' walk from Exit 4 of Edogawabashi Station is the Printing Museum of Tokyo. Its main aim is to bring awareness of the printing business to the general public and to explain its importance as a medium of communication.

 

The Printing Museum occupies the basement level and the first floor of the Toppan Printing Co, Ltd.'s new 21-floor office building. The museum covers a floor area of 4,150 m², of which 1,770 m² is used for exhibitions. The basement level is divided into six sections – the first is the General Exhibition Zone (exhibits here explain the relationship between printing and culture from many different perspectives); the second is the Temporary Exhibition Zone (temporary exhibitions on the printing theme are held here); the third is the Printing Workshop (actual printing can be discussed and experienced here); the fourth is the Prologue Exhibition Zone (with exhibits from the world of printing); the fifth is Theater (with virtual reality shows created by computers); and the sixth is the Study Room (used mainly for museum orientation). The ground floor of the museum has a Museum Shop with exclusive souvenirs and books; a Library with a rich collection of books and magazines on printing; and the P & P Gallery, a multi-purpose gallery used for exhibitions and events. Other facilities include a restaurant and a concert hall with all the latest acoustics used mainly for classical performances.

 

 

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Featured Hotels in the Edogawabashi area that we represent
Four Seasons Chinzan-so Crowne Plaza Metropolitan Metropolitan Edmont Hotel  
Four Seasons Chinzan-so Hotel  (Y-12)

This unique hotel with an innovative blend of European décor, Japanese art, and modern technology, is located on the grounds of the beautiful Chinzan-so Garden. Facilities include spacious guestrooms, an Italian restaurant, and a gym. The hotel is situated 10 minutes from Edogawabashi Station.

Crown Plaza Metropolitan (Y-12)

Located 7 minutes from Edogawabashi Station, Crowne Plaza Metropolitan is the perfect choice for the business or leisure traveler. Famous for its blend of technological advancements and world-renowned architecture, the hotel is conveniently located close to business and tourist attractions.

Metropolitan Edmont Hotel (Y-12)

Conveniently situated in the heart of Tokyo just 7 minutes on foot from Edogawabashi Station, Metropolitan Edmont is a favorite hotel for both the business and leisure traveler. Features include luxurious rooms, restaurants, and meeting rooms on a beautiful property.

 
 
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