|Above, Ginza's Mitsukoshi department store. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Ginza is known as Tokyo's high-end shopping district (it also includes a big Apple store) in which
goods tend to be in the pricey range. This, of course, has been dented by the current foreign exchange rate between the dollar and yen (currently at around ¥118 per dollar exchanged) and the introduction of duty-free shopping in the district.
However, Time Out Tokyo has "101 Things To Do In Ginza" that won't break the bank or burn a major hole into your wallet.
Before going into their 101 things, they wrote:
Tokyo’s centre of luxury can be a little intimidating – not so with our behind-the-scenes guide to Ginza's symbols and secrets.Besides the list of 101 things to do in Ginza, kaiju fans can also photograph landmarks demolished by Godzilla in 1954 (such as the Wako Department Store) while there.
To read Time Out Tokyo's guide, go here.