This peculiar institution owes its existence to Japan's peculiar government monopoly on these two substances. The website advises that 'dangerous substances are not permitted within the museum'.
1 Chome-16-3 Yokokawa, Sumida-ku, Tōkyō-to 130-0003, Japan
Nearest Transit: Shibuya (Line: (G))
Tobacco and Salt Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
Meiji Jingū(1.1 km)
Built in commemoration of Emperor Meiji in 1920, the Meiji Jingu is Tokyo's grandest shrine.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden(2.8 km)
A large public garden, and one of the most popular places for viewing cherry blossoms in the spring.
Togo Jinja(1.3 km)
This shrine was given the name of 'Togo Hehachiro', who was general in Taisyo age.
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum(2.6 km)
A must for fans of photography, with multiple floors of constantly changing exhibitions of the best photography from around Japan and the world.
Harajuku is Tokyo's fashion destination for youth, offering a glimpse of the quirky and unique styles prevalent in Japanese culture.
Yoyogi Park(0.9 km)
In springtime, Yoyogi Park is full of cherry blossoms and people partying under the trees.
A diminutive statue of a dog tucked away in one corner of the big plaza outside the station, best known as a meeting place and for the story (see box).
Yamatane Museum of Art(1.7 km)
Specializes in modern Japanese-style paintings and has a notable collection though only a handful are on display at one time due to preservation issues.
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