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Wako Ginza

4-5-11 Ginza, Chuo 104-8105, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3562-2111
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Iconic luxury department store

The Wako department store is a truly iconic building with a string history. Located at the main... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
SurfingWild
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Bandung, Indonesia
Classy tea salon

Wonderful ambience and service quality. Great choice of desserts of the highest qualities. No... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
faasleader
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Singapore
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4-5-11 Ginza, Chuo 104-8105, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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+81 3-3562-2111
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Wako department store is a truly iconic building with a string history. Located at the main intersection in Ginza and directly opposite the Mitsukoshi department store the Wako building is a truly beautiful architectural structure especially with it's famous Seiko clock on it's roof...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ambience and service quality. Great choice of desserts of the highest qualities. No reservations allowed but worth the wait

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

A very elegant building with a tremendous lot of history. For instance it served as the US forces HQ shortly after the war. But now it is a high-end department store, meaning the prices are far above average. The then again the quality of the...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

WAKO department store is in an iconic building at the main intersection in the 4 Chome Ginza district. This store has tea room in the annex building that seems to be the place to go for afternoon tea for the well heeled locals. We stumbled...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I took a little wonder inside and have learned that if I want a £30,000 watch then this is the place to go. Ginza plaza opposite is much more interesting with the Nissan and Sony centre.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Wako sits in the heart of Ginza and symbolizes expensive watches, jewellry, chocolates. It was founded in 1881 by Kintao Hattori as a watch retailer. The current clock was installed in 1932 and if you want to see a classy store with very expensive stuff,...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This department store is in an iconic building at the main intersection of the Ginza district. The store has an amazing range of products. The section with arts and traditional crafts is amazing with some prices ranging into the equivalent of tens of thousands --...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
...More
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