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Ginza area, Tokyo
Ginza, a district of the Chuo special ward of Tokyo, is known as an upmarket area of the city, with many department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and coffeehouses.
Ginza is recognized as one of the most luxurious shopping destinations in the world, with many upscale and designer flagship stores.
Among them are the Wako and Mitsukoshi luxury department stores, Hakuhinkan Toy Park, one of the oldest and largest toy stores in Japan, Sony building, Apple Store Ginza, Tenshodo Jeweler and maker of luxury watches, whose upper floors are devoted to model trains, many of which match the watches in intricacy and price, Mikimoto, the world famous pearl jewler, Shiseido Parlour (cosmetics), and world famous designer boutiques, including the Hermes and Gucci flagship stores.
SOURCE: Y. Shimizu, courtesy of Japan National Tourism Organization, used with permission.
NOTE: The information regarding Japan on this page is re-published from Japan National Tourism Organization. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Japan information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Japan should be addressed to Japan National Tourism Organization.
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