Known as an upscale area of Tokyo with numerous department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses. Ginza is recognized as one of the most luxurious shopping districts in the world.
Many people welcome Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics medalists on October 7, 2016.
View from Tokyu Plaza Ginza
2:46PM on March 11, 2016
The M9.0 earthquake occurred at the same time 5 years ago.
Ginza Pedestrian Paradise *Taken by Isao Tokuhashi
Taken by Jelena Jeremic
Yakitori bar called “Take-chan”
*Comment from photographer: “95 year old Take-san has been making yakitori in this restaurant for over half of a century. A piece of old Edo in the middle of luxurious Ginza. Undoubtedly the best yakitori I’ve had so far.”
*Taken by Jelena Jeremic
A new tea ceremony room, especially designed for foreign tourists who wish to experience traditional Japanese culture. See http://chazen-us.com/ for more details.
A London Bus in Ginza!
Owned by an English school in Chiba Pref called “English Master”. Taken by Yutaka Ijichi (Founder of English Master)
Taken by Kiku Chi Fire breakout on the subway rail track near Ginza Station around 10:30pm on August 9. *Taken by Hiromi Suzuki Wako Building. Current one was built in 1932. Originally it was founded in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori as a watch and jewelry shop called K. Hattori (now Seiko Holdings Corporation). *Taken by Koichiro Abe Kabukiza, the principal theater for the traditional kabuki drama form. *Taken by Fumiko Nozawa Taken by Candy Sakai Pedestrian “paradise” on weekend *Taken by Megumi Honzawa Apple Store Ginza *Taken by Isao Tokuhashi Taken by Shigeki Kakutani
Right after the earthquake/nuclear plant crisis
Ginza was dark at 7PM, as the Save Electricity movement was taking over Japan after the crisis in the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant caused an energy shortage. Sad to see dimmed lights in the usually blinding Ginza but conserving energy was priority at that time. (April 2, 2011) *Taken by My Eyes Tokyo