Ginza

Ginza: Address, Ginza Reviews: 4.5/5

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This large neighborhood is home to many stores and restaurants and is a favorite destination for the youth of Tokyo.
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Neighborhood: Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
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milcah889
Quezon City, Philippines883 contributions
I'm not a fan of having shopping days while traveling abroad; but I'd definitely make an exception when it's Ginza. It's true that the streets are lined up with high-end fashion boutiques I wouldn't even dream of stepping into; but it's also home to reasonably-priced brands such as Uniqlo and GU. In contrast to having mega shopping establishments littered with endless lists of shops; Ginza boasts of boutique shops and brands which come in a building of their own. It's a wide shopping area; but it allows for efficient shopping, especially when you're armed with a trusty shopping map. As you're strolling from store to store, you're guaranteed to have quality sight-seeing as each building boasts of its own architectural style and personality.
Written March 31, 2020
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RobertChew-MY
Shah Alam, Malaysia316 contributions
Family
The 'go to' place for shopaholic in Tokyo.

Don't forget to bring your passport for Tax Refunds

All the luxury brands (International and Japanese) is here. Departmental stores such as Misukoshi, G Six and more offers unique Japanese brands too

If you have time, strongly suggest you explore the stores behind the main street. You may find some Japanese Unqiueness souvenirs

you can get the shops to send your purchases to your hotel if your hotel is in the Ginza area.

Restaurants and Cafe are plenty, especially behind the main Ginza Street.

Written January 27, 2020
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SteveS1970
Coventry, UK7,124 contributions
This is were the high end retailers are along with some large department stores and the Nissan showcase car showroom. You can’t walk ten minutes without hearing the road from some super car. Very close to the Shimbashi train station so was very easy for us to navigate around. We did manage to find a German beer house so that rounded it all of.
My favourite district in Tokyo.
Written March 26, 2020
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Kizomama
Cotabato City, Philippines5,113 contributions
Family
I love the neon lights flickering...
I love modern city life, but I refrain from shopping.
I observe and sense what ultra city can offer except buying & shopping.
The shopping outside views are all awesome, a result of hard work and affluent.
Good to visit.
Written January 12, 2020
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Eric F
Fort Myers, FL139 contributions
Family
I went to the Kabuki show in Ginza without any advance booking, but we had no issue getting tickets. We had to stand in the theater, but it was unique experience. The show was fun and impressive. After the show, my family and I had sushi for lunch. Everything we got was great. Unfortunately, rainy weather followed our lunch. However, it is still a must-do in Tokyo.
Written May 11, 2020
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mintchocolatecake
Jakarta, Indonesia64 contributions
Ginza is the high end shopping area in Tokyo. Department stores, restaurants, high end boutique and everything. Try to visit this place even though your're not into shopping especially after dawn when all the lights are on. Sightseeing in Ginza is as enjoyable as the shopping itself. Enjoy the surroundings and watch the world goes by around you.
Written March 24, 2020
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Geoff B
Sydney, Australia203 contributions
Well worth the local walk (stroll) and preferably at dusk as lights are great. Great to people watch and see the high-class shops (all are immaculate). Check out the department stores food area on lower floors. Try a back street restaurant, behind same - cheap/cheerful (a total delight, Tokyo live-style).
Written March 27, 2020
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Glenn Djangkar
Jakarta, Indonesia189 contributions
Family
Ginza is another shopping district and it’s one of those places shoppers inevitably gravitate to when visiting Tokyo.

It has a different ‘personality’ to Harajuku. Where visitors could see shopfronts at Harajuku, over at Ginza the shops and the shopping centers seem to be so well-hidden away that they may look at office buildings.

Walking along Ginza with a child in a stroller is less of a challenge than at Shibuya. The crowd is sizeable but not as big as in Shibuya.
Written January 5, 2020
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Fearless34083
31 contributions
Just the same old upscale stores on the Ginza that you have in any upscale mall in the USA, just at double or even triple the price. Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Coach, etc. Yawn. If you want Japanese shopping, even for fashion, then there's other better areas in Tokyo to do it (Shibuya for example).
Written June 20, 2005
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REDMAN
Egaleo, Greece4,196 contributions
Friends
Big street with many chain famous shops of big brands. The amazing thing for me, as a European, is that in certain times they close that huge street for cars, to prioritize the people who buy, to ease them!
Written April 6, 2019
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