Tag: Ginza

Tokyo, the Ginza shopping street of Yanaka
By: Date: October 24, 2011 Categories: Ginza,Guide Tags: , , , ,

Yanaka is an old shopping street in Ginza, Tokyo, not much frequented by the tourists and this is may be the reason why it is still surrounded by a charming and unique atmosphere. Along this street you can find several different stores, where you can buy everyday goods such as fish, meat, vegetables, flowers, stationery, books, appliances and…

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By: Date: March 23, 2011 Categories: Ginza,Guide Tags: , , , ,

Ginza is named after the silver-coin mint established there in 1612 during the Edo period : today, it is one of the major downtown areas of Tokyo. From major department stores to specialty stores, various types can be found in Ginza. Even counting only the department stores, a wide variety of them are gathered here from…

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