Districts as nowhere else (Tokyo)

Ginza

Ginza, hotspot of luxury in Tokyo, hosts many shop and showrooms. However, the last 20 years, cheaper brands have settled down as Uniqlo, Gap or Zara.

Ginza, Tokyo

Main street of Ginza (photo by B. Hervé)

Ginza, Tokyo

Illuminated commercial signs (photo by B. Hervé)

Shibuya is one of the 23 special districts in Tokyo. That area is mostly known for its crossing nearby the station where thousands of inhabitants commute every day.

Shibuya district

Street heading to Shibuya crossing (photo by B. Hervé)

Shibuya district

A needed verticality in Tokyo’s constructions (photo by B. Hervé)

Businessmen, working nearby the station, and teenagers, hanging out in fashion shop, mix up themselves in Shibuya district.

Shibuya crossing

Shibuya crossing (photo by B. Hervé)

Shibuya crossing from the station

Shibuya crossing from the station (photo by B. Hervé)

Shibuya crossing from the station

Shibuya crossing from the station (photo by B. Hervé)

Commercial signs overrun the streets encouraging consumption.

Shibuya district

watchword : Consumption (photo by B. Hervé)

Commercial signs

Commercial signs (photo by B. Hervé)

Shop, Shibuya

Everything is good to attract (photo by B. Hervé)

More known under the name of Akihabara Electric Town, that district is famous for the many electronic retailers, video games and mangas shop and its specific bars.

Akihabara district

An imaginary world comes to you (photo by B. Hervé)

Akihabara district

Ad for gamers (photo by B. Hervé)

Celine Dion at the heart of Akihabara district

Celine Dion at the heart of Akihabara district (photo by B. Hervé)

Attracted by the brightening facades, gamers spend there a lof of time playing video games.

Akihabara district

Brightening facades (photo by B. Hervé)

Akihabara district

(Photo by B. Hervé)

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