Tokyo train viaduct shopping center

This item appears on page 31 of the December 2020 issue.

Located under a 100-year-old elevated train viaduct in Tokyo between Yura kucho and Shimbashi stations, near the Imperial Palace, visitors will find the Hibiya Okuroji (Hidden Alley) shopping center.

The 1,000-foot-long brick viaduct houses 44 stores and restaurants. There are shops selling leather and textiles crafts, gourmet chocolate and jewelry, while restaurants range from classic Japanese to halal. Visit (in Japanese only).