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Ginza / Yurakucho / Shinbashi

Family Fun in Ginza / Yurakucho / Shinbashi Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

Your free curated guide for Expats living in Tokyo, Japan and families traveling to Japan. Mom created, curated and made! We are sharing our favorite family friendly attractions by area, including the latest events, best restaurants, exciting Tokyo cooking and craft classes, Japanese antiques and gift shopping, early open breakfast spots, indoor play centers, playgrounds and more! Don`t forget our popular Tokyo One Day Itineraries with Kids, Moving to Japan Guides. We provide all this information for free since we want you to enjoy your life and time in Tokyo and Japan as much as we do! .

Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Ginza / Yurakucho / Shinbashi area of Tokyo with your Family.

 

Takumi Craft Store, Ginza – 80 years of history!

I have been a customer of Takumi craft store (たくみ)for over 25 years! Seemed like a long time, but when I recently went in to visit and asked how long they have been in business the answer was 80 years. Takumi may be the longest surviving Japanese craft store in …

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Hamarikyu Garden Park Chuo-Ku, Tokyo) – Picnic by the Bay

Hamarikyu Garden and Park

Hamarikyu Garden Park (浜離宮恩賜庭園 Hama-rikyū Onshi Teien) is one of the largest and most diverse Japanese Garden Parks in central Tokyo. It is also one of the nine Metropolitan Cultural Heritage Gardens. Hamarikyu Garden Park is located on the original edge of Tokyo Bay in Chuo-ku (near Hamatsucho, Shinbashi, and Shiodome). …

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Mes Cafe and Kitchen – Eat Positive, METoA Ginza

Mes Cafe Kitchen

Mes Cafe and Kitchen, an Australian cafe located on the first floor corner of the new Tokyu Plaza Ginza, is a great spot to stop-in after a morning of shopping and touring. We dropped in for sweets after browsing the upper floors of the recently opened Tokyu Plaza Ginza. The cafe is spacious and modern with …

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Tamiya Plamodel Factory (Shinbashi, Tokyo)

Tamiya Plamodel Factory (Shinbashi, Tokyo)

If you have a small or big child who loves building cars, battlefield displays or general construction models the Tamiya Plamodel Factory is one stop you should not miss while in Tokyo. The store has the entire line of Tamiya products (over 6,000 SKUs). The first floor and basement are …

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Granny Smiths Apple Pie (Setagaya, Aoyama, Ginza & Yokohama)

granny smiths

Granny Smiths Apple Pie & Coffee (グラニースミス アップルパイ&コーヒー) offers takeaway counter specializes in four delicious varieties of apple pie; Japan Dutch Crumble, Classic Rum Raisin, French D’mandes and England Custard (around 400 yen per slice). They also offer delicious seasonal pies, teas, espresso and coffee drinks. The small shop doesn`t provide seating however …

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Kyubey Sushi (Shinbashi, Tokyo)

Kyubey Sushi Tokyo is classic sushi dining in the heart of Ginza. The service is warm and welcoming, the quality is unsurpassed, and the sushi is extremely fresh and delicious. Kyubey has multiple locations throughout Tokyo, the chefs speak a good amount of english and are quick to show a …

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Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace (Hibiya, Tokyo)

*** BIKE RENTAL CLOSED MARCH 2019 *** Biking at the Imperial Palace is an enjoyable and economical way to spend your Sunday. You do not need to own a bike, nor be an expert biker. Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace The Japan Bicycle Promotion Institute (JBPI), a non-profit organisation …

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The Science Museum Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku

The Science Museum Tokyo

The Science Museum Tokyo is ideal for tweens and teens with hands-on learning covering topics from mechanics, CO2, and global warming to robotics. Younger kids can enjoy some of the exhibits, but most of the concepts they will not understand. Although much of the exhibits signage is in Japanese, you can ask …

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Eggs n Things Breakfast (Harajuku/Ginza/Odaiba)

Eggs n Things offers a variety of breakfast items from 8:00 – 22:30 on weekends and from 9:00 during the week. Light and fluffy pancakes, waffles, and crepes with your choice of toppings; omelets, meat & eggs, fruit cups and mouth-watering specials like the Hawaiin loco moco or Eggs Benedict with Canadian Bacon. …

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Bills Okura House (Ginza, Tokyo) – Date Night

bills ginza

Bills, our favorite Australian restaurant known for their delicious food and bright and spacious dining, opened their newest location on the top floor of the brand new Okura House building in Ginza. Located across from Blvgari and Louis Vuitton, and next to Cartier, Bills Ginza has a warm and inviting interior with an …

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MUJI Flagship Store and Organic Marketplace, Yurakucho

MUJI Flagship Store reopened their flagship store in Yurakucho over the summer and it`s awesome! The 3-story complex now holds an organic foods marketplace which offers fruits and vegetables direct from farms that use little to no chemical pesticides and fertilizers, packaged soups, condiments and so much more. They also …

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Itoya Ginza Flagship Store – Tokyo Must Shop

Itoya Ginza Flagship Store, Japanese paper

The Itoya Ginza Flagship Store is not just one of the Tokyo Must Shop places to spend hours shopping for Japanese paper (washi) and stationary and home accessories, but also has a great restaurant and in-house veritable garden. The Ginza Flagship Store (located on Ginza Dori) and second building directly behind …

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Familiar – Ginza Baby Clothings, Goods Store and Chano-Mama Pop-up Café

Familiar Ginza

The Japanese high quality baby and children`s clothing and goods store, Familiar (ファミリア) has partnered with the popular baby-friendly cafe, Chano-mama at their Main store in Ginza (ファミリア 銀座). Open till July 28, Familiar Ginza will host a baby-friendly cafe and a number of mother and baby-friendly classes (by reservation …

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Hakuhinkan Toy Store, Ginza – Best in Tokyo

Hakuhinkan Toy Store

Hakuhinkan Toy Store is the best toy store in Tokyo to shop for your kids or any kid in your life. Hakuhinkan has four floors jammed packed with wacky Japanese toys, gag and costume items. From traditional and educational toys to the world famous brands from Brio to Barbie. Highly …

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