Despite the title of our series “Visiting Ginza’s Inari Shrines,” our destination this time is not an Inari shrine. However, it is an important place of prayer for Ginza and is located in its center. ...
Adjacent to Nihonbashi and Tsukiji, important areas in the food network, Ginza flourished as a merchants’ town from the Edo period. The vibrance of the market and gallantry of the tradesmen seems to h...
Many stories are told in Ginza, where stories can begin and end. So, what story does today’s Inari shrine have to tell?
“Standing like a Chinese peony.” Sometimes we relate beautiful people to flowers. Despite its masculine name, Mankin Ryujin Seiko Inari Shrine may teach us how to be as beautiful as a flower.
People come from all over Japan to visit Ginza. Different “antenna shops,” or prefectural satellite shops, also feature various local specialties. This may be one of the reasons why we feel such diver...