A bustling craft market infused with Edo-era charm
Opening Hours Varies by shop; 10am,– 7pm
Just a block away from Asakusa Nakamise-dori, this historic shopping district offers everything from old-fashioned billboards and elaborate street lanterns to Edo-style faceted glass and Japanese ornamental hairpins. And if you have the munchies, you can also enjoy some sugared beans or tsukudani (seafood or seaweed flavoured with soy sauce), as well as other traditional foods.
Transport 5-minute walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
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8-16-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
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