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Walk the Streets to See the Marunouchi/Ginza Winter Illumination 2016-2017

The Marunouchi/Ginza Winter Illumination 2016-2017 is considered to be a more classy illumination. This illumination can only be enjoy while walking outside. On the weekends, certain streets in Ginza are pedestrian only.

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The Ginza illumination is considered to be a more classy illumination. Lights line the cobblestone streets, 200 roadside trees, and sculptures. This is a pretty close comparison to European-style Christmas lights. Lights that use 65% less power are going to be used so it can be called an “eco-illumination”. Over by the Chuo Dori, it has an even more Christmas-y feel with the Mikimoto Christmas tree.

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Marunouchi in the Chiyoda Ward is between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. It is a financial district and three of the largest banks in Japan have their headquarters here. This illumination has been using low-energy bulbs for the past few years. It’s environmentally friendly and stylish at the same time. The lights will be on until midnight during December so it is a nice place to stroll around with family or that someone special.
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Marunouchi/Ginza Winter Illumination 2016-2017

Address: 2-2-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

Access: Few minute walk from Tokyo Station

Illumination Period: November 10, 2016 – February 19, 2017

Hours: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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