The train platform is elevated, so we took the stairs down. Looking over my shoulder, there’s a gate with Japanese characters leading to the platform.
The streets aren’t rectilinear around Nippori. Walking out a little from the station and looking east, there’s a commercial area … but not textile stores.
Looking south, there were also storefronts, but the rag trade is a little farther on.
We headed south in the direction we thought correct. Apartment towers reveal the area to be mixed commercial and residential. Continue reading “2009/02/27 Nippori Textile Town, Tokyo“