Tokyo Travel Guide

Tony is off to Tokyo in search of the relationship between a perfect piece of sushi and a perfect knife blade.


Activities
NipponBudokan
Tony Bourdain visits a Buddokan where he is treated to a demonstration of Kendo, a Japanese fighting art taught by masters.
  • 2-3 Kitanomarukoen
  • Chiyoda, Tokyo Japan

NipponBudokan

Tony Bourdain visits a Buddokan where he is treated to a demonstration of Kendo, a Japanese fighting art taught by masters.
2-3 Kitanomarukoen Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Rokkakudo Temple
Tony Bourdain travels to Rokkakudo Temple to learn the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, known as ikebana, from master teacher Manabu Noda.
  • 248 Donomae
  • Kyoto, Honshu Japan

Rokkakudo Temple

Tony Bourdain travels to Rokkakudo Temple to learn the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, known as ikebana, from master teacher Manabu Noda.
248 Donomae Kyoto, Honshu, Japan
INOTADA, Knife productions
In Sakai, Tony Bourdain visits a knife maker, known for making exquisite knives includng those used by chef Morimoto.
  • 1-3-10 Kitashoumachi, Sakai-city, Osaka prefecture
  • Sakai, Osaka Prefecture Japan

INOTADA, Knife productions

In Sakai, Tony Bourdain visits a knife maker, known for making exquisite knives includng those used by chef Morimoto.
1-3-10 Kitashoumachi, Sakai-city, Osaka prefecture Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Hotels
Hiiragiya Ryokan
  • Nakahakusancho, Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto-fu, 604-8094, Japan
  • Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8094 Japan

Hiiragiya Ryokan

Nakahakusancho, Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto-fu, 604-8094, Japan Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Hotel Seiyo Ginza, A Rosewood Hotel
  • 1-11-2 Ginza
  • Chuo, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan

Hotel Seiyo Ginza, A Rosewood Hotel

1-11-2 Ginza Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
The Westin Osaka
  • 1-1-20 Oyodonaka
  • Kita Ward, Osaka Prefecture 531-0076 Japan

The Westin Osaka

1-1-20 Oyodonaka Kita Ward, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Restaurants & Bars
Sarashina Horii
Tony Bourdain and Japanese chef, Masaharu Morimoto, enjoy a meal of traditional Japanese soba noodles.
  • 3-11-4 Moto Azabu
  • Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan

Sarashina Horii

Tony Bourdain and Japanese chef, Masaharu Morimoto, enjoy a meal of traditional Japanese soba noodles.
3-11-4 Moto Azabu Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Piano Bar
Tony and his friend Hiroshi enjoy some drinks at Piano Bar, a popular Tokyo late-night haunt.
  • 1-25-10 Shibuya
  • Shibuya, Tokyo Japan

Piano Bar

Tony and his friend Hiroshi enjoy some drinks at Piano Bar, a popular Tokyo late-night haunt.
1-25-10 Shibuya Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Toriki
Tony Bourdain loves yakitori and Toriki is the perfect place to go. Their specialty is creating yakitori from all parts of a chicken -- skin, hearts and liver included.
  • 3-11-13 Hatanodai
  • Shinagawa, Tokyo Japan

Toriki

Tony Bourdain loves yakitori and Toriki is the perfect place to go. Their specialty is creating yakitori from all parts of a chicken -- skin, hearts and liver included.
3-11-13 Hatanodai Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
XEX Morimoto
At XEX, chef Morimoto prepares a delicious meal for Tony Bourdain, including unagi, and several different preparations of monkfish.
  • 7-21-19 Roppongi
  • Minato, Tokyo Japan

XEX Morimoto

At XEX, chef Morimoto prepares a delicious meal for Tony Bourdain, including unagi, and several different preparations of monkfish.
7-21-19 Roppongi Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Sukiyabashi Jiro
Rumored to have the best sushi in the world, Sukiyabashi Jiro (Japanese is spoken only, no English) is where Tony tastes some of the best sushi he has ever had. He enjoys a 15-course meal in under 20 minutes.
  • 2-15, Ginza 4-chome
  • Chuo, Tokyo Japan

Sukiyabashi Jiro

Rumored to have the best sushi in the world, Sukiyabashi Jiro (Japanese is spoken only, no English) is where Tony tastes some of the best sushi he has ever had. He enjoys a 15-course meal in under 20 minutes.
2-15, Ginza 4-chome Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
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