Traffic Information

Hours of pedestrian zone

Decisions of cancellation due to weather conditions or Year-end and New Year breaks shall be made by the police. Please contact the Traffic Section of the Tsukiji Police Station (03-3543-0110) for details
When Weekends and public holidays
Times Oct. to Mar.: noon to 5 p.m., Apr. to Sep.: noon to 6 p.m.Oct. to Mar.: noon to 5 p.m.
Apr. to Sep.: noon to 6 p.m.

Taxi stand

In the Ginza area, you cannot stop taxis outside taxi stands between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. the next day on weekdays (not including Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays). The taxi stands are as follows (general taxi stands).
Stands No.1, No.4 and No.11 are “Prime Taxi Stands”, where only taxis recognized for their safety and service quality are allowed to park.
Taxi stand
1 Ginza Stand No. 1 (Gomon Street) In front of Ginza9-1
2 Ginza Stand No. 2 (Nishi-Ginza Street) In front of D.K Building
3 Ginza Stand No. 3 (Nishi-Ginza Street) In front of Tokyu Plaza Ginza
4 Ginza Stand No. 4 (Harumi Street) In front of New Tokyo
5 Ginza Stand No. 5 (Ginza Corridor Street) Ginza Corridor Street
6 Ginza Stand No. 6 (Harumi Street) In front of Tenshodo
7 Ginza Stand No. 7 (Ginza Street) In front of Washington Shoe
8 Ginza Stand No. 8 (Ginza Street) In front of Yamaha Ginza
9 Ginza Stand No. 9 (Shimbashi Underpass Avenue) In front of Nomura Securities
10 Ginza Stand No. 10 (Shimbashi Underpass Avenue) In front of Konaka The Flag Shimbashi
11 Ginza Stand No. 11 (Nishi-Ginza Street) Ginza Nishi 6-chome Stand

Parking lot information

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Bicycle rules for Ginza

  1. Bicycles must generally be ridden on on the road.
    According to Article 17 of the Road Traffic Law, “As a general rule, on roads with separate sidewalks from the road, bicycles must be ridden on the road.”
    In Ginza, bicycles are prohibited from riding on the Ginza-dori (Chuo-dori) sidewalks or vehicle-free promenade (when open).
  2. However, bicycles can be ridden on sidewalks in the following cases:
    (1) There is a sign on the sidewalk that says bicycles may be ridden on that sidewalk.
    1. Showa-dori and other streets with designated bicycle lanes
    2. Harumi-dori, Nishi-Ginza-dori, and other streets with signs saying “priority to pedestrians” (bicycles may be ridden on those streets with the condition that they give pedestrians the right of way)
    (2) Bicycles being ridden by those under 13, 70 or over, or who are physically impaired.
    (3) Bicycles cannot be ridden on the left side of the road because of construction work, separately parked vehicles, or other obstacles.

In any of the above cases, priority is always given to pedestrians. We appreciate your cooperation in ensuring all people of any age or gender may safely enjoy visiting Ginza.