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Yanaka, Taito 110-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3827-6581
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

You will be able to see more local stuff and experience the relax atmosphere. It will be great to visit during the weekday and explore the place. You will get to see what the local do during the day. A different look of Tokyo...... Take...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Serenetan
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It's a pedestrianised street in a residential neighbourhood that has somehow acquired tourist appeal. So now, in addition to basic stuff like clothes and kitchenware which I assume are to serve residents' needs, the shops also sell arty items that seem to have more souvenir...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F8714PNalexw
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Yanaka Ginza is a lovely small shopping street with a relaxed atmosphere and lots of interesting shops and great food to try. The main shopping street is not very long, but then take the time to wander the back streets to get e feel of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Smiddys
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is in an interesting section of town near the cemetery. It's a touristy shopping street with shops and cafes. Spend as long as you'd like depending on your interest. It is nothing out of the ordinary.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is an old town of Tokyo, supposedly to have many cats.(We did not see any while we were there.) They have many lovely cats figurines on sale if you are keen on cats. There are takeaways food stores for brunch or lunch. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Molly_Cheong
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a fantastic time at Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street - this was definitely one of the highlights of our time in Tokyo. The street isn't very long, however there are plenty of small food stands to purchase cheap and tasty authentic Japanese street food....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CoalCoast
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I read about the area and I was exited to go but did not want to make it a trip just for that. I decided to go while I was in the area and using the same train line. The best part of the experience...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank filetmignon96
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This shopping street is quite small but has a good range of shops selling a variety of goods to suit a whole range of budgets. Often nicknamed “Cat Street” (though I didn’t see any cats) a lot of the shops sell cat themed goods so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aoife C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I got some good things here, a tea set and some japanese art. we are talking only 2 blocks of stores, nothing major with some good little restaurants and mom and pops shops, Which I was proud to support.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sethmichaels2017
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This street is just packed with great things to see, snack on and buy. It's off-the-beaten-track for tourists, which makes it all the more fun. Sit down at the small bar at the side of the street with a cup of sake and a few...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Joyce N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the stores are open during regular business hours