Your Postcard from
Japan Center opened in 1968 in the Western Addition neighborhood of The City. The shopping center offers Japanese-style goods and food. In the large plaza of the center stands the five-tiered concrete Peace Pagoda. This was a gift to San Francisco from the people of Osaka, Japan.
And if you like to experience culture through food, here is one visitor’s experience on a “Gourmet Food Walk” through Japantown: