WELCOME TO KATSUSHIKA
Place to visit in Katsushika
Katsushika Traditional Craftwork Museum
Katsushika Traditional Craftwork Museum (Katsushika-Ku Dento-Sangyo Kan) is a museum of craftworks in Katsushika run by the members of the Association of Traditional Craftsmen. Various craftworks are displayed and sold.
Shibamata Taishakuten is a historic Buddhist temple in the heart of Shibamata. The original temple was established in 1629 and the current structure was built in 1929. See the magnificent carvings of the temple and the beautiful garden enclosed.
Taishakuten Sando is the main street to Shibamata Taishakuten. You'll find many small shops and restaurants along the path. Try some dango (a sweet rice dumpling) at a cafe. It's also famous for the filming location of Tora-san movie series.
Yamamoto-tei is a beautiful residence, registered as a Tangible Cultural Property by the city of Katsushika, a unique blend of shoin-zukuri and Western-style architecture, and the elegant surrounding garden.
Adjacent to Yamamoto-tei, Tora-san Museum is a museum dedicated to a series of Tora-san movies filmed in Shibamata. It displays costumes, sets, screenplays, and videos. Across the street, you can learn about the director at the Yoji Yamada Museum.
Tateishi is an area surrounding Keisei Tateishi station. It has many bars and restaurant serving workers in the area, mainly for blue-colors. Tateishi has rare remainings of the old shitamachi atmosphere, where you can experience the deep side of Tokyo.
Events & Programs
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