Let the good times stroll in old financial hubs
the-japan-news.com -- May 18
For those looking to improve their fortune, why not take a walk in the Kabutocho and Kayabacho financial districts of Tokyo where many lucky charms await?

University students have recently created a booklet titled "Kabuto Sanpo" (Kabuto walk), which introduces famous shops, tourist spots and other must-see places in the neighboring districts in Chuo Ward.

While gathering information in these districts, where the Tokyo Stock Exchange and many stock- and securities-related companies are located, the students discovered that there were a number of shops and sites that have products and items related to good luck.

"It is worth visiting the area even for people who are not interested in finance," the students said.

Four university students belonging to Are.Bra, a student organization that supports the vitalization of local communities, played a leading role in making the booklet.

The project started with a simple question: What kinds of places are Kabutocho and Kayabacho, dubbed the nerve centers of Japan's financial sector?

The students began gathering information about the areas starting in autumn last year. They found many shops boasting a long history - restaurants serving eel, soba and tempura, for example - that have been loved by securities employees.

News source: the-japan-news.com
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