7 Must see Spots in Yurakucho, Next to Ginza!

Although Ginza is well known for it’s high-end fashion shops and boutiques, Yurakucho is only a quick walk away and offers a more reasonably priced atmosphere with its many shops, restaurants, and boutiques that keep people coming back!

Yurakucho Marui

Yurakucho Marui

Although the sign reads 0101, this branch of department stores is read as “Marui”. It is a department store that focuses on fashion and accessories for both men and women. The department store holds 8 floors of designer goods, as well as cafes and restaurants to enjoy lunch after a good afternoon of shopping.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Yurakucho Marui
  • Street address: 2-7-1 Yurakucho-ku, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: 1 minute by foot via the JR Yurakucho Station, Yamanote Line

Bic Camera Yurakucho

Bic Camera is a popular electronics retail chain in Japan with 40 stores all across Japan. The Bic Camera Yurakucho store is one of the largest stores within the chain and offers all sorts of electronic goods such as computers, cameras, toys, and games.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Bic Camera Yurakucho
  • Street address: 1-11-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: 1 minute by foot via the JR Yurakucho Station, Yamanote Line

Mujirushi Ryohin (MUJI) Yurakucho

The Mujirushi Ryohin (MUJI) Yurakucho has been closed. The newly opened MUJI Ginza Store consists of "MUJI Diner" and "MUJI Hotel Ginza". 

Yurakucho Gado Shita

Yurakucho Gado Shita

Literally meaning “beneath the girder”, Yurakucho Gado Shita is a unique area close to the station that offers an almost nostalgic atmosphere of old Tokyo. Filled with many restaurants, izakaya, and bars, it’s a popular place to see businessmen and women relax after a hard day’s work.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Yurakucho Gado Shita
  • Street address: 2-3 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: 6 minutes by foot via the JR Yurakucho Station, Yamanote Line

Yurakucho Yakitori

Yurakucho Yakitori

If you are looking to eat some delicious yakitori, then you have to head under the tracks near Yurakucho Gado Shita. If the sight of smoke doesn’t give it away, the mouth watering smell of yakitori will lead you to several small restaurants that serve a variety of skewered meat and veggies.

Also known as Yakitori Alley, there are many restaurants to choose from. Though many shops do not open until late afternoon, the yakitori shops get really packed in the evening, so we recommend visiting early to guarantee a table at these popular restaurants.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Yurakucho Yakitori Alley
  • Street address: 2-3 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: 4 minutes by foot via the JR Yurakucho Station, Yamanote Line

Yurakucho Izakaya

Yurakucho Izakaya

Yurakucho is popular for its many izakaya and bars in the area. The bulk of the izakaya can be found simply by following the alleys adjacent to the train tracks above. Many of the izakaya’s all offer a great selection of alcohol and beer, with many of them focusing on seafood, yakitori, or western finger foods.

Many izakaya are only open in the evening and can get crowded after 6:00pm, but with so many izakaya’s to choose from in Yurakucho, you are sure to find the perfect one to have a great evening!

Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai

Known as the place where you can find many restaurants under the train tracks, Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai takes you back to the past with its Showa era atmosphere. Here many restaurants offer a cosy seating arrangement, and each specializes in different types of dishes like: fish, pork, chicken, shellfish, dumplings, and more!

The Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai has finished its construction to reinforce the structure. You can enjoy fish, horse, pork, and chicken specialty restaurants there!

Spot information

  • Spot name: Yurakucho Sanchoku Inshokugai
  • Street address: 2-1-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: 10 minutes by foot via the JR Yurakucho Station, Yamanote Line

Yurakucho Station

Yurakucho Station is conveniently located between Hibiya and Ginza. Here you can find access to the JR East Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tohoku Line, as well as the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line. This makes it convenient to get to from other popular tourist spots in Tokyo.

In the underground area of the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho station, you can find walkways that can lead you all the way to Ginza station, with a direct underground access to popular buildings, such as the Tokyu Plaza Ginza.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Yurakucho Station
  • Street address: 1-11-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006
  • Access: Serviced by the JR Yamanote Line and Keihin-Tohoku Line, and the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line

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