Tokyo’s Meguro Ward is home to the hip Naka-meguro and Yutenji neighborhoods, as well as the laidback shopping area of Jiyugaoka. The Culture Trip has rounded up the top things to do and see in Meguro.
Naka-Meguro, with the Meguro River slicing through the main shopping area, is the most popular attraction in the ward. Naka-Meguro is full of trendy boutiques and craft restaurants, and is especially famous for its annual cherry blossom festival held each spring.
Jiyugaoka is a popular shopping district known for its zakka stores and cozy cafes. Although it’s far from central Tokyo, Jiyugaoka is a popular destination on weekend afternoons.
The Maeda House is a historic site in Komaba Park. It comprises two homes, a large Western style mansion and an Eastern Japanese home, both nearly one hundred years old. They once belonged to the Maeda family, rulers of what is now Ishikawa Prefecture.