The Opening of GINZA SIX
This news video is titled "[GINZA SIX] Opening｜2,500 People Lined Up!" Produced by "TOKYO MIX," it shows the new spot "GINZA SIX" in Ginza, Tokyo at its opening on April 20, 2017.
GINZA SIX is a commercial facility with a site area of approximately 9,080 square meters that incorporates the former site of the Matsuzakaya Ginza store in Ginza, Chuo-Ward (中央区, Chuo-Ku), Tokyo, and the surrounding area.
On the opening day, 2,500 people lined up before the store opened, making it an exciting event
You can see people waiting in like at 0:25 in the video.
In this article, we'll introduce the facilities of GINZA SIX, as well as transportation access to the facility.
Be sure to follow along with the video to see the store interior!
What is GINZA SIX?
GINZA SIX is the largest commercial facility in Ginza, with 13 floors above ground and 6 floors below, at approximately 150,000 square meters.
It opened in April 2017.
There are 241 stores inside of the facility, including overseas luxury brand shops, 12 of which are the first of their kind in Japan.
In addition to fashion brands, there is also a full range of gourmet restaurants.
At 1:40 in the video, you can see Ginza Grand Premium Food Hall "Ginza Daishokudo," a premium food court on the 6th floor where you can enjoy luxurious meals from all over Japan.
At the Ginza Daishokudo, you can eat cuisine from all over Japan, including sushi, steak, eel and teppan-yaki, to your hearts content.
In the video, you can see customers enjoying lunch and afternoon tea at the restaurants.
GINZA SIX also serves as a tourist hub, with the Tourist Service Center being established for foreign tourists.
In addition to providing tourist information in multiple languages, the center also offers currency exchange and temporary baggage storage.
This can be seen in the video at 2:29.
Enjoy this site for gift shopping or purchasing Japanese souvenirs to commemorate your trip.
In addition, a Noh theatre featuring the largest Noh school, Kanze-Ryu (Kanze School), is located on the third basement floor of GINZA SIX, and is dedicated to the promotion of traditional Japanese culture.
One of the features of GINZA SIX is the works of art by famous artists on display throughout the building. At the time of opening, an artwork by Yayoi Kusama adorned the central atrium.
You can see the artworks of famous artists at 2:58 in the video.
In addition, the rooftop garden (the largest in Ginza), the Tsutaya bookstore, and the Starbucks on the 6th floor are also popular places at GINZA SIX.
There flagship stores of popular fashion brands, a variety of restaurants, a beauty floor with a variety of cosmetic brands, and food shops with cafes and sweets.
Summary of GINZA SIX
Access to GINZA SIX is a 2-minute walk from Ginza Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, and Hibiya Line. It is also a 10-minute walk from Yurakucho Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, JR Yamanote Line, and Keihin-Tohoku Line.
There is a parking lot and discounts are available based on your in-store purchases.
Shops and cafes are open from 10:30 to 20:30 and restaurants are open from 11:00 to 23:00.
Visit GINZA SIX, and experience a new hub of commerce and tourism!
◆GINZA SIX Facility Information◆
【Address】10-1, Ginza 6-Chome, Chuo-Ward, Tokyo 104-0061
【Access】A 2-minute walk from Ginza Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, and Hibiya Line. It is also a 10-minute walk from Yurakucho Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line, JR Yamanote Line, and Keihin-Tohoku Line.
【Hours】10:30-20:30 for shops and cafes, and 11:00-23:00 for restaurants
【Closures】Open all year round
【Parking】Available (Discounts based on in-store purchases)
【Official Website】GINZA SIX | GSIX