This area used to be called "Higurashi no sato" meaning you never get bored if you spend a day in this area since mid Edo era. The Chinese characters which would correspond to "Higurashi no sato" are the same as those of Nippori. In Meiji era, the area was officially named Nippori because of that.
Nippori station is connected to JR, Keisei, Nippori Toneri liner, and in 2010, Narita Sky Access which connects to Narita only for 36 min. It is conveniently accessed not only by downtown Tokyo but also by world. It has been modernized by redevelopment but still has the good old scinery such as Yanaka shopping street, Nippori fabric town, and so on once you get off the train.
1 minutes from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse, 4 different lines are available.
5 minutes from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse, 5 different lines are available.
There are 4 branch offices of Arakawa, one exists in Nippori area, We provide following services. Nearest branch office from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse is Arakawa City Nippori Branch Office and Arakawa City Machiya Branch Office.
Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse is close not only to Arakawa library but also to Bunkyo library. Both require some documents which proves your residence to become a member. You can reserve a book and request a place to pick up a book on line.
Nearest post office from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse
There is a Koban in front of both Nippri and Nishi-Nippori station. There is no phone number at those Koban. You can call 03-3801-0110 if you need any help.
Nearest supermarket from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse
Nearest hospital from Nippori Backpackers Guesthouse.
Both north side and south side of Nippori staion has unique feature, such as Nippori fabric street, the biggest fabric market in Tokyo, at north of the station, and the nostalgic old town area called 'Yanesen' at south of the station.
Born in 1970, Hiroaki Iino started his journey all over the world after quitting his job at an editorial company. After 5 years of his wandering the world, he suddenly wanted to become a Thangka artist and returned to his country to make some money to start with. From 2001, he started his apprenticeship under a Tibetan artist in Katmandu,Nepal. Now he works as an professional Thangka artist and in Katmandu, Dharamsala in India, and Japan. His art exhibits are held irregularly.