INFORMATION basics information
- Address Kandajinbocho neighborhood
- From Access Toei Shinjuku Line, Toei Mita Line "Jimbocho Station" a 0-minute walk
From Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Jimbocho Station" a 0-minute walk
From JR Ochanomizu Station a 6-minute walk
Secondhand bookstore and new book bookstore link the eaves when we go from Suruga Her Excellency intersection to the west in Yasukuni Dori. As shop is built northward so that book is not discolored, we concentrate on the south side of street. There is large general bookstore, and there is small specialty store, and it features secondhand bookstore particularly that there are many specialty stores. Including ancient map of the Edo era, prints such as ukiyoe prints, valuable book of Meiji, the Taisho era, Showa in the store specializing in comics. This town is clogged up with history of Japanese book.
Around Kanda, a lot of private universities were located and caused increase of student to this area, and demand to book increased, too. There was such a background, and one of the best bookstores street in the world developed in the whole area around Jinbocho intersection. "Secondhand book Festival" is held from the end of October through early November every year.