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The main store of this five-store chain, BIC Camera claims to have the cheapest cameras in Japan. The store maintains a policy that they will refund the difference if one finds a cheaper deal on the same article elsewhere in Japan. They also have a good selection of video equipment, audio equipment, computers and other electrical and digital devices.
Sister store to iconic Mikimoto (also in Ginza), Mikimoto Ginza 2 is a surprisingly tall ten stories high, featuring an impossibly wide selection of casual fashion jewelry and other quirky accessories. The building itself is extremely distinctive - the rounded building has randomly shaped windows cut out in random places, giving it a fresh, funky feel. Another attraction in Mikimoto Ginza 2 is the 3rd floor lounge, where customers can try delicious pastries and sweets made by Hideo Yokota.
The opening of a huge store in Ginza solidified Bottega Veneta's position as a world-class designer. Jostling with the likes of Gucci, Armani and Bulgari, Bottega Veneta put their own unique stamp on the neighborhood with a beautifully designed store that screams of elegance and refinement. The color palette is Bottega's signature one - neutrals and earthy tones - and other luxurious touches include inported wool carpets from New Zealand. An excellent study in luxury and finesse.
This one-of-a-kind specialty shop can be found at Mandarin Oriental, it offers one the choicest and freshest baked breads and cakes. You also get the most delicious chocolates here, a bit pricey but definitely worth the standard of quality. Enter here and let the smell of freshly baked goodies assault your senses.
Kids quite often get over excited at the fancy stationery available all over Japan; however, Ito-Ya can prove that adults too can have a strange fascination with office supplies! There is so much cool adult "stuff" available here--personal desk stationery, graphic-design material and even drafting desks. Eight floors and one mezzanine level later, you could have refurbished the office, renewed your artist's supplies, bought enough stationery to last a decade and even printed out your own graphic design portfolio!
The Bulgari Ginza Tower is the Italian luxury brand's largest store in the world - it's 56 meters high and has nearly a square kilometer of retail space. It was designed to resemble a jewelry box and the tall, beautifully lit structure certainly speaks of wealth and elegance. This flagship tower also contains a restaurant / bar, the first of its kind to be opened by Bulgari.