The best places to go in Japantown, by vibe
Finding yourself in Nihonmachi—Japantown in Japanese—is one of the most authentic experiences of San Francisco. Culture radiates from this vibrant 6-block neighborhood and its original character prevails, even in the face of historic challenges.
Locals and tourists alike are hard pressed to find a dull moment. Explore the streets, plazas, landmarks, and spiritual centers. Explore blocks of Victorian homes as an architecture buff, hidden dining experiences as a foodie, and satiate your fashionista vibes with a one-of-a-kind shopping spree. Whether renting a kimono at Asakichi, getting your ramen fix at Marufuku Ramen, celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival, or giving your mind and body a little TLC from Kabuki Springs and Spa, you’ll find your vibe in Japantown.
Your Vibe: Togetherness
These are for everyone, to help us get down to earth and folksy. Come for a warm and familiar feeling, where we “show the love”, share appreciation and form true connections. Search Vibemap for more Togetherness vibes in San Francisco.
Your Vibe: Quiet Energy
For when your mood is more introspective and calm. Take the time to enjoy experiences like these that are cozy, comforting, and serene. Search Vibemap for more Quiet Energy vibes in San Francisco.
Your Vibe: Buzzing
Let the good times roll! Do you have a fiery, vivacious spirit that needs to be met with popular, adventurous, spontaneous, and very social spots? These are for you. Search Vibemap for more Buzzing vibes in San Francisco.
Your Vibe: Old School
You’re down with retro and the classic, tried-and-true. You’d never miss sightseeing at a historical spot because you know the originals deserve their due.Search Vibemap for more Old School vibes in San Francisco.
Your Vibe: Playtime
For the passionate hobbyist, the content and confident, the curious and inquisitive. On the edge of sassy. All ages? Check! Here you can expect to be engaged, learn things, tinker, have adventurous distractions, or have whimsical relaxation. Search Vibemap for more Playtime vibes in San Francisco.
Your Vibe: Dreamy
Free spirited. You have a creative imagination. So feed it with artsy experiences. Spend time in magical places that seem fit for a fantasy world. Search Vibemap for more Dreamy Vibes in San Francisco.