Tokyo Sights



Mitsukoshi Review

Even if you don't plan to shop, this branch of Tokyo's first depato (department store), also called hyakkaten (hundred-kinds-of-goods emporium) merits a visit. Two bronze lions, modeled on those at London's Trafalgar Square, flank the main entrance and serve as one of Tokyo's best-known meeting places. Inside, a sublime statue of Magokoro, a Japanese goddess of sincerity, rises four stories through the store's central atrium.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1–4–1 Nihombashi-muromachi, Chūō-ku Nihombashi, Ginza, and Marunouchi, Tokyo, 103-0022 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/3241–3311
  • Hours: Daily 10–7, basements until 8
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  • Subway: Ginza and Hanzo-mon subway lines, Mitsukoshi-mae Station (Exits A3 and A5).
  • Location: Nihombashi, Ginza, and Yuraku-cho
Updated: 08-19-2013

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