3 Reasons to Check Out Little Tokyo in Makati

There's a slice of Japan in the bustling business district!

Japan is the “Land of the Rising Sun,” home to Pokemon and Hello Kitty, and a vibrant country where traditions and a modern lifestyle coexist. Pinoys seem to love it too: Ask any Filipino about the countries he wants to visit and Japan will surely be on the list.


But while you save up for that exciting Japan trip (it’s still one of the countries with highest costs of living), did you know that you can visit Tokyo here in the Philippines? Little Tokyo that is—a small compound in bustling Makati, where Filipinos can get a taste of authentic Japanese food without having to leave the country. To get you going, we’re giving you three reasons to visit Little Tokyo right now.



It's accessible.

Situated at the corner of Chino Roces Avenue and Amorsolo Street, Little Tokyo is just minutes away from the Central Business District and shopping malls. It is right beside the Makati Cinema Square, one of the pioneering shopping malls in Makati during the '80s.



From the MRT-3 Magallanes Station, a jeep ride to Little Tokyo takes about 20 minutes. If you’re coming from Greenbelt or Glorietta, you can either ride a cab or enjoy a 15-minute stroll.



The place looks and feels like you’re in Japan.

Though relatively small, Little Tokyo is tastefully designed to transport you to the streets of Kagurazaka in Tokyo, a place that the Japanese refer to as “Little Kyoto.” 




There are 13 Japanese restaurants in the area.

Get ready for a gastronomical adventure in Little Tokyo as there are 13 restaurants offering delicious servings of Japanese food that are close to the real thing. Each has an extensive menu and their own specialty.


Read the full article, "5 Reasons to Visit Little Tokyo in Makati," on TravelBook.ph. Minor edits have been made by the SPOT.ph editors.

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