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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Address: Nihonbashi, Chuo 103-0027, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tokyo Small-Group Walking Tour: Ningyocho and Nihonbashi Districts
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Area with traditional F&B shops and worth to take a walk from there to Tokyo Station

Nihonbashi is an area with new shopping malls and also with old traditional restaurants. It is worthy for some walking and food hunting if you have some spare time other than just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Supposed to be an important landmark of Tokyo ie the very centre of Tokyo and Japan. No English signs. Nothing much to see except a marker on the road which you need to stand in the middle of the road to see.

Thank MikeCMelbourne
Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nihonbashi is an area with new shopping malls and also with old traditional restaurants. It is worthy for some walking and food hunting if you have some spare time other than just shopping in Ginza.

Thank Shinfua
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can visit this bridge once in your life due to its symbol to Japan. Actually it is a very typical street view in downtown, but its historical symbol makes it famous. The highway goes on top of Nihone bashi (Japanese bridge) so it looks a bit gloomy. Within 10- 15 minutes, you can walk to main store of Mitsukoshi... More 

Thank sophiegracewu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nihonbashi is today shops, restaurants, office buildings, a very pleasant walk from through the Ginza starting from the 4-chome crossing. The bridge was once the starting point for travellers to Kyoto during the Edo Period. Sadly it is nearly an eyesore today due to the highway construction above. You may want to visit the Mitsui Museum here, enjoy an oyster... More 

Thank warren D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

For those who love walking tour holiday this is the best place to be. I would have spent 2-3 days here if possible. It's full of tourist yet locals also shop here as they have shops and brands from a century ago! Handicrafts and lots of little eateries to explore... my favourite is checking out all the taiyaki stall/shop! There... More 

Thank MinaLim_KUL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Full of history, this charming place tells a lot of the Japanese culture along the time. Expensive shops and a high class atmosphere.

Thank Chic-backpacker
Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The road is super large and very clean just like 99% of Tokyo roads. There are a lot of different shops and restaurants

Thank Guilljea
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Central, Historic neighbourhood with many fine shops. More of a business district (Tokyo Stock Exchange is near) however it's a neighbourhood with a less frenetic vibe than Ginza or Roppongi (both short cabs away). Many fine hotels and restos in the neighbourhood. Short run to Imperial Palace Gardens. Several museums in the neighbourhood as-well.

Thank KaiserBrit
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Typical downtown area of Tokyo city. Lots of bright lights and flashing signs, people everywhere and so many places to eat drink and just watch the city go about its hectic days and evenings

Thank peppermint
Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nihombashi (Japan Bridge) was the centre of Edo/Tokyo in the past and there is a brass plate in the centre of the road on the old bridge, which was the starting point for all road measurements throughout the country. Unfortunately traffic forbids close inspection! The Bridge has attractive statuary on either side, but is now overshadowed by an elevated expressway... More 

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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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