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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Tokyo - Western Tokyo
Yebisu Garden Place
# 29   of 73 most visited
sights in Tokyo

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Yebisu Garden Place (恵比寿ガーデンプレイス) is one of Tokyo's most pleasant cities within the city. Consisting of roughly a dozen buildings and skyscrapers, it features a large array of restaurants and shops including a Mitsukoshi department store, the Westin Tokyo hotel, the Michelin 3-star Chateau Restaurant Taillvent-Robuchon, offices, residential space and a photography museum.

Yebisu Garden Place is built on the former site of a beer brewery, where the still existing Yebisu Beer brand had been brewed since 1890. Interestingly, it was the beer brand which gave the later developing town and railway station of Ebisu* its name, and not the other way around.

Central Square with Christmas lights
Chateau Restaurant Taillvent-Robuchon

The Museum of Yebisu Beer commemorates the original brewery, displays exhibits about the history and science of beer brewing in Japan and the world and offers beer tasting. After a visit to the beer museum, you may want to consider a meal and drink at the beer restaurant "Beer Station".

* "Ebisu" is the modern way to write "Yebisu", as the syllable "ye" and corresponding kana characters have almost completely disappeared from the modern Japanese language and been replaced by the "e".

Museum of Yebisu Beer

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How to get there
Yebisu Garden Place is a five minute walk from Ebisu Station, one station south of Shibuya Station on the JR Yamanote Line. It is connected with the station by the well marked "Yebisu Skywalk".

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Hours and Fees
Museum of Yebisu Beer
Hours:11:00 to 19:00 (tours until 17:10; last tasting order at 18:30)
Closed:Mondays (following day if Monday is a national holiday), New Year holidays
Admission:Free (a fee applies for beer tasting), 500 yen (guided tour and tasting)

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