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Toraya Ginza

Hats off

Toraya has been selling hats for more than a century. The Ginza branch channels this wealth of knowledge, with personalised service to help you navigate a space filled to the brim with European classics and seasonal styles.

2-6-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku
03-3535-5201
ginza-toraya.com
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Ginza Six

Retail therapy

Ginza Six brings together luxury maisons, retailers and cultural offerings under one roof. The retail complex also has some surprises, from a traditional Noh theatre to art installations and a tea-inspired cocktail bar.

6-10-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku
03-6891-3390
ginza6.tokyo
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3.

Kabuki-za theatre

Dramatic tension
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This Ginza landmark has been hosting kabuki for more than 130 years. The theatre combines tradition and modernity, retaining the classic tiled roof and other signature elements. Performances are held on most days.

4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku
03-3545-6800
kabukiweb.net

4.

Itoya

Paper trail

Itoya’s flagship shop is an essential stop for lovers of stationery. Spread across two buildings, themed floors are staffed by teams of specialists, while bespoke services allow you to add personal touches to selected items.

2-7-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku
03-3561-8311
ito-ya.co.jp
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5.

Café de L’ambre

Counter culture

A coffee at Café de L’ambre is a moment worth savouring. Founded in 1948, this backstreet kissaten serves a range of in-house specialty roasts. Soak up the atmosphere as your order is hand-dripped at the counter.

8-10-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku
03-3571-1551
cafedelambre.com
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