Feet Don't Touch the Ground in Tokyo's Relaxing Hammock Cafe

Mahiko Mano Tokyo Hammock cafeMahika Mano /Promo image

Tokyo is a city full of surprises. From a treehouse tucked away in a corner of Harajuku, to beekeeping in Ginza, it's a metropolis that manages to impress, mind-boggle and soothe -- all at the same time. For those who wish to swing and relax rather than sit, in the downtempo district of Kichijoji comes this awesomely chilled-out cafe that has hammocks instead of seats.

Mahiko Mano Tokyo Hammock cafeMahika Mano /Promo image
Nothing's quite as TreeHugger-y as treehouses and hammocks -- especially when it's pulled off in a urban setting -- and Mahika Mano manages to do the hammock thing in one of the biggest cities in the world.

Mahiko Mano Tokyo Hammock cafeMahika Mano/Promo image

Mahiko Mano Tokyo Hammock cafeMahika Mano /Promo image

Patrons come in and are welcomed by a plethora of hammocks, and a selection of food and drink. Depending on how busy the cafe is, Oddity Central reports that lounging around is limited to 90 to 120 minutes only -- which is too bad but understandable if one is running a business.

Mahiko Mano Tokyo Hammock cafeMahika Mano /Promo image

And of course there's a bit of a catch: the cafe also doubles as a showroom for Hammock 2000, a company that specializes in -- you guessed it -- hammocks. Sure, it's an ingenious marketing scheme, but there's no obligation to buy if you just want to sit in a hammock, relax and enjoy your drink.

Feet Don't Touch the Ground in Tokyo's Relaxing Hammock Cafe
This is an ingenious combination of hammock with food, drink and relaxation in one of the world's biggest metropolises.

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