Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Tokyo

Village/Vanguard
This shop is full of all things strange and wonderful.
Uniqlo UT T-Shirt
A bargain hunter's idea of shopping.
Udon Maruka
Tsutaya
For all your entertainment needs.
Tower Records
The name might mislead you to think it's a music store, but this Tower contains the best of foreign literature.
Tora no Ana
Manga and anime sold at this five-storey emporium.
Tokyu Hands
Everything under one roof. And we mean everything.
Tokyo Wonder Site
An edgy art space that spills over into this modern cafe
Tokyo National Museum
The museum is located in the vast Uneo Park, perfect for a walk and a bit of post-exhibition reflection.
Tokyo Dome
Taisho
A small glimpse of the real Tokyo, far from the skyscrapers and sslarymen; try the delicious grilled meats and wash it all down with hearty draft beer.
Sun & Moon Yoga
For some much needed relaxation and calm, enter this zen-like yoga studio and gently breathe and stretch the stress away.
Spiral Records
This quaint little shop is bursting at the seams with its choice of records.
Sometaro
A family-run experience, feast on 'okonmiyaki' in a traditional setting...
Siige
Something out of the ordinary: specialty clothes from Finland.
Sensoji Temple
An atmospheric glimpse of really, really old Tokyo...
Seat Mania
There's a big choice of seats to relax in here, a place where the four-legged furniture is king.
SCAI the Bathhouse
Escape to this former bathhouse, now home to high-profile art exhibitions
Sakuratei
You can cook your own dinner at the cosy Sakuratei and share a glass of 'nama birru' with hippest young locals.
Ryokan Andon
A sleek industrial take on the traditional 'ryokan' inn.
RagTag
Designer goods at low prices.
Pop into Otonomad
New boutique music shop selling specialist records.
Oriental Bazaar
Cheap and cheerful souvenirs.
On Sundays at the Watari-um
Another great spot to immerse yourself in the creative side of the city.
Nakameguro Lounge
This kitsch café is famous for its 'sesame goma latte'.
NADiff a/p/a/r/t
The coolest gallery spaces are always the hardest to find. NADiff is worth the search.
Museum of Photography
You can discover work by a range of photographers in a gallery that hosts some of the country's best photography exhibitions.
Muji Yurakucho
Cycling is a great way to explore the city, and Tokyo, you cycle with style.
Muji
Hassle-free shopping at this minimalist inspired creation.
Mori Art Museum
Housed in a shiny skyscraper, Mori Art Museum draws in all the big names.
Mingeikan Folk Crafts Museum
Go back to the origins of modern design at this museum dedicated to the Japanese folk craft movement.
Maruzen
Thousands upon thousands of books - we guarantee you won't ever be bored.
Maisen
The hoards of locals queueing outside know that the 'tonkatsu' is worth waiting for.
Loft
Perfect for presents from the practical to the kitsch.
Le Chocolat de H
A chocolate lovers delight.
Kyukyodo
Washi paper and incense sold here.
Kissa Ginza
Granny-chic, Tokyo style; in Kissa Ginza, the only things on the younger side of 40 are the late-night clientele.
Kisara
'Asa' hemp products for every occasion.
Kinokuniya
With everything from books to newspapers, this is the perfect place to pick up a good read.
Kiddyland
Quirky children's clothes and kitsch toys for your little one.

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