Starbucks Opens Traditional Japanese ‘Edo’-Style Coffee Shop Near Tokyo
Image via Starbucks Japan
Following the launch
of its rustic, tatami-style location
in Kyoto, Starbucks Japan has announced the opening of another traditionally-themed coffeehouse nearby Tokyo.
Set in Kawagoe,
a city still brimming with historic architecture, the outlet—inspired by the Edo period (1603 to 1868)—blends into its surroundings with its cedar wood exterior.
interior, on the other hand, maintains a modern and chic design, so visitors will still feel at home as they sip a cup of coffee.
According to SoraNews24,
the city is a 30-minute train ride from Tokyo. The outlet itself is a stone’s throw away from Kawagoe’s highlight, the 350-year-old ‘Bell of Time’, and you’ll be able to hear its calming chimes four times a day.
location opens on 19 March 2018, so you’ll know where to go on your next visit to rest your feet in after a long day of sightseeing.
, cover image via Starbucks Japan