The 800-meter (2,624ft) stretch of street between Ginza 1-chome and Ginza 8-chome is referred to as Ginza Boulevard, a famous Tokyo district for visitors and locals.
The upscale shops and malls offer the very best from world-renowned and Japanese brands as well as shopping for the “faster fashion” fans!
The intersection at Ginza 4-chome is home to two famous landmarks, symbolizing the Ginza district: Ginza Mitsukoshi and the Wako Main Building.
Ginza Boulevard is also registered in "Japan's Top 100 Streets." A list that has been created to commemorate Japan’s ‘Road Day.’ This comprehensive list of unique streets and districts is a brilliant overview of 104 streets across Japan with exceptional characteristics.
This stone monument installed in Ginza 3-chome commemorates the street's selection as one of "Japan's Top 100 Streets." The front plate of the monument was designed by renowned Japanese graphic designer: Yusaku Kamekura.
Exclusive to Ginza Boulevard, the free Wi-Fi service: "G Free" offers Internet access to all visitors. Based on the concept, "anytime, anyone, free of charge," G Free is a wonderful socially focused service that doesn’t require a user ID or password to sign up.
It is encouraged that visitors to Ginza enjoy taking strolls around the neighborhood, an activity known locally as "Ginza strolling." Browse the many high-end stores across the boulevard, or simply take in the wonders of some of the side streets and local shrines, there is always something new to enjoy!
So come and stroll around Ginza Boulevard, and experience firsthand the beauty of Tokyo’s most exclusive and high-end district. With a rich history mixed with some high-end shopping you will definitely not be disappointed.