Higashiyama is a district within the central Tokyo Ward of Meguro, where shell mounds (remains of shells left by humans) have been found that date back to the paleolithic Read more [...]
Ebisu is a district of Shibuya which is home to many bars, izakaya style restaurants, boutiques and patisseries. All these lifestyle attractions make Ebisu one of the most expensive parts of Tokyo to live in. The name Ebisu comes from the name of one of the Japanese Seven Gods of Fortune. A statue of Ebisu is found outside of Ebisu Station. The famous Yebisu Beer obtained its name from the name of the district and was the former site of the Japan Beer Brewery Company (now part of Sapporo Breweries Ltd). The Sapporo Breweries head office and the Beer Museum Yebisu are located in the Yebisu Garden Place, which is a large shopping and entertainment centre in Ebisu.