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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Address: Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
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Brand shopping for the wealthy

This is the quieter street a couple of blocks away and running in parallel to Chuo-dori (Ginza's main street), where the Japanese wealthy go to shop for their luxury brands... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
Michelle H
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is the quieter street a couple of blocks away and running in parallel to Chuo-dori (Ginza's main street), where the Japanese wealthy go to shop for their luxury brands. Chuo-dori has the big department stores and some larger flagship shops, and Namiki dori is considered more exclusive. Lined with trees and boutiques, it is a pleasant street for window... More 

Thank Michelle H
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon the area during our daily walk up and down The Ginza in the evening. Namiki-Dori is a street in the Ginza area which perhaps houses the most exclusive showrooms in Tokyo. What that actually means is that You and I are good enough for window shopping here😂. High end showrooms, expensive restaurants and the Glitz... Come here at... More 

Thank Bhawanipathania
Mackay, Queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

It's just a street but with every high end brand name here it is obviously for the well heeled and wealthy - had a browse and kept walking....

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Just another street in Ginza nothing to get excited about here we were told it wad the best street in ginza but we have to disagree and found it quite boring

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you are looking for high end shops and expensive restaurants .and enjoy a walk through this up scale area of Tokyo. The shops are well presented and you know what you get at street level but the restaurants are a different matter as most are either in the buildings and not well signed and check the pricing as it... More 

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Bonalbo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Namiki Dori is one of the best shopping streets in Ginza. It offers a large range of bars, cafes and restaurants as well as a couple of fabulous art stores and galleries, high end clothing and some of the best jewellery stores in Japan. It is not a place for the fainthearted or those looking for a bargain but does... More 

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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

If you find nice restaurant at Ginza.You can find any type dishes this street but price not reasonable.

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KL, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

The street is mostly just large buildings with large high-end shops, so while its entertaining enough to walk through, I can't say I felt there was very much to do apart from shopping very extravagantly.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Namiki Dori is one of the icons of The Ginza. It has been there long before the war and was rebuilt around 20 years ago with trees added on both sides of this one way street. The shops on Namiki Dori are quite upmarket with many watch shops, restaurants, Kimono shops, designer clothes and so on. Its a very pleasant... More 

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Bundall, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Namiki is an interesting enough walk. It can get a bit congested, and is cool if you like brands and fancy shopping. But generally the place does not have the cachet of some of the other great shopping streets around the globe.

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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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