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Ginza

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Ginza

Ginza is the most famous shopping district in Tokyo. Known for the high-end department stores with comprehensive luxurious brands all over the world, Ginza is composed of 215 acres in the heart Tokyo. Among the many shopping complexes, Ginza Six should be on the bucket list for anyone who visits Ginza. As the largest commercial facility, Ginza Six is newly opened in 2017 and has 18 floors. If the endless goods displayed on the counter cannot fully occupy your mind, you may wish to head up the highest floor, which is constructed into a garden with an elevated view of the city. Matsuya Ginza is another shopping complex worth mentioning. In Matsuya, travelers can not only find the trendiest fashion from international brand such as Hermes, Prada and Gucci, but also Japanese designs by local producers. From fine jewelry, to clothing, to stationary, to artworks, travelers can find a wide range of mechanizes. Thus, Ginza is the optimal destination whether you are hunting for souvenirs for friends and family or looking for gifts to reward yourself.


In additional to shopping heaven, Ginza is also famed for fine dining paradise. Sukiyabashi Jiro located in Ginza is best sushi restaurant in the world, and it has received 3 michelin stars. Whether you prefer traditional Japanese food like ramen, shabu shabu, or other cuisine, you will find one of the many renowned restaurants appealing to your tongue.

For a break from the energetic downtown, you may escape to the Yurakucho district. Similar to the Golden Gai in Shinjuku, Yrakucho has many traditional bars and restaurants. Kabuki-za Theatre is another popular activity in Ginza. With different performances throughout the day, this theatre offers one of the best Kabuki, a classical Japanese dance-drama, in Tokyo.


Ginza also offers supreme hotel staying experience to travelers that many 5 stars hotel are available. Located a new steps away from the busy shopping district, The Peninsula Tokyo, Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo, Four Seasons Hotel at Marunouchi, Conrad Tokyo, and Aman Tokyo are all world class hotels. Though many of these hotels are starting at over $1000 per night, the price and high-quality service guarantee an unforgettable memory in Tokyo.

Opening Hours: whole day
Entrance Ticket: free
Address: Tokyo
Duration: 3 hours

Most Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Ginza known for?
    Ginza district is famous for upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment. It features numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs, and cafes.
  • What is there to do in Ginza?
    Ginza offers many interesting attractions and activities to do like shopping, visiting the Police Museum or the Hamarikyu Gardens, enjoying a night of kabuki or trying their world-class food and drinks.
  • How expensive is Ginza?
    Ginza is considered the most expensive area in Tokyo. One square meter of land in the center of the district is worth over ten million yen. In front of the Kyukyodo stationery store in the shopping district, one square meter is a high land price of around 40 million yen. Every leading brand name in fashion and cosmetics is located in the district, along with $10 cups of coffee.
  • Do you offer half-day tours in Ginza?
    Yes, we offer half-day tours in Ginza. There are two options you can choose from: an English tour guide + public transportation or an English tour guide + chartered vehicle.
  • Do you offer private transfers from Yokohama Cruise Port to Hotel Ginza?
    Yes, we offer private transfer to Hotel Ginza from Yokohama Cruise Port and from Yokohama Cruise Port to Hotel Ginza. You can refer to the price of Yokohama to Tokyo downtown on our website in the Yokohama Transfer tab. Prices may vary depending on which vehicle you require with the number of people in your party.
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