Tokyo Skytree appears well on the way to becoming the latest gathering place for dog lovers, not to mention people who want to explore the capital’s traditional “shitamachi” old downtown district.

Net Work Co. has its Dog Dept brand apparel store and a dog-friendly Dog Dept cafe in a prime location at the foot of the tower.

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