Get a Taste of “Downtown Brooklyn” by Visiting 4 Unique Artsy Cafes in Kuramae
Around a 10-minute walk from Asakusa, the Kuramae area has been famous for its gorgeous coastal views and its preservation of arts and crafts from the Edo era. Recently, roasted coffee has been on the rise in Japan, and this area has jumped on the trend in style, transforming into a unique downtown coffee spot. New cafes mixed with the preserved handicraft shops give off a rich artsy vibe, so the area has been dubbed “the downtown Brooklyn” by the Japanese media, attracting locals and overseas tourists alike to visit. Now let’s take a coffee tour of the charming Kuramae!