Ginza – Top 10 Japanese Souvenirs

Japanese souvenirs are highly thought after by foreign travelers.
“Ranking no Paradise” on TBS (a Japanese TV station) went to Ginza, one of the biggest citys in Tokyo today. They asked 210 Foreigners, “What souvenir did you buy today?”.

Here is the Top 10…

No. 1 Tenshin Amaguri – sweet roasted chestnuts

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No. 2 Sony Earphones – Ginza has a big Sony Building

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No. 3 Big bag of Okaki – rice crackers
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No. 4 Keshouhin – Japanese made cosmetics

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No. 5 Ohashi – chopsticks (Click the image to find chopsticks at Amazon)

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No. 6 Washi Zaiku – Japanese paper craft

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No. 7 Cashmere muffler – Cashmere scarf

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No. 8 Anpan – bean paste bun

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No. 9 A stuffed Octo”pass” – Octopus helps to pass exams??

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No. 10 Nihonshu – Japanese sake

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3 Responses to “Ginza – Top 10 Japanese Souvenirs”

  1. Marie says:

    I don’t think I’ve ever bought any of these souvenirs… except maybe for the chopsticks.

  2. LIVEJAPAN says:

    next time you can.
    I’m thinking of taking the JLPT Level 2 exam this year, so I will purchase an octo “pass”.

  3. Marie says:

    Should get myself one of those, too, then. Want to pass the Kanji Kentei, too.

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