G.Itoya is a stationery specialty store founded in 1904 in Tokyo Ginza. There is abundant selection of stationery items so that it is said that there are no stationery items that can not be obtained with G.Itoya. There is a theme on each floor. In the first floor “SENSE”, greeting cards gathered from all over the world are placed, and in the second floor “SHARE” letters, envelopes, postcards, etc. are sold.
Stationery with a name that is an original item is an item that is also pleasing as a souvenir of Ginza. Recently it has dealt with globes and bags and it is the perfect place to find a nice present.
Original goods that make use of the experience and knowledge of stationery specialty shops are developed in Itoya. In addition to letter paper, leather accessories, notebooks, writing instruments etc. are sold. The reprinted version of Itoya original “ROMEO Fountain Pen” that was released in 1914 is well-balanced with its weight, grip and writing comfort, and is popular among businessmen.
There is a section of greeting card on the first floor, and under marionette clock is famous as a meeting point.
The second floor is a floor such as letter paper and postcards. Here is a space and a post to write a letter. Since Itoya original design stamps are also sold, it may be good to write a letter to someone who is important.
The third floor is a pen and stationery floor. The attraction here is a fountain pen boasting a collection of 2000 items. Fountain pens are something that cost hundreds of thousands of yen high. However, since beautiful items matching the value are lined up, you can enjoy it as if you look at jewelry. Also not only high things but also easy to use and familiar things are available, so it may be fun to search for a buddy for a lifetime in commemoration.
G.Itoya is full of many other charms as well. Please try to enjoy the world of stationery slowly once by all means.
“Ginza, Itoya” of the store specializing in stationery founded in 1904. The store name was changed into “G. Itoya” and it has been reborn to the store which not only buys a thing, but also can have various experiences in 2015. As well as ready-made stationery, it has a lot of products such as travel goods, original brand-name products and home goods. In the building with 12 stories above ground from the first basement level, every floor has the each theme.
The second-floor section called “SHARE” has the communication-related items including a letter paper, a postcard a envelope.
Many tourists seem to come to G.Itoya, which about 1,200 kinds of compact and high-quality pens and pencils gather, for a souvenir every day.
For a visitor’s request such as “want to choose ‘the thing which not only a design is good, but also the utility had’”, in “DESK” section of the third floor, you can try to use all of 1,200 or more sorts of pens and pencils.
“Takeo Mihoncho at Itoya” of the seventh floor is a specialty store of the paper that “Takeo”, which is the specialized trading company of the paper started in 1899, and Itoya collaborated.
Here, the paper exceeding 1,000 kinds is dealt with and the paper concierge gives advice.
Furthermore, the wrapping paper and craft paper of the various kind are dealt with by “CRAFT” section of the eighth floor. Among them, “Washi” (the Japanese paper) is extreme popularity for a visit to Japan tourist. It will be nice If you use it for packing of a souvenir.
Moreover, hydroponics of the vegetables is carried out on the 11th floor. In the cafe restaurant on the 12th floor, you can also eat the harvested vegetables.
|Name:||G.Itoya (Stationary shop)|
|Address:||Ginza 2-7-15 Chuo, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan|
|Access:||Tokyo Metro Yurakucho-sen Line “Ginza Icchome-eki Station” (1 minute walk)|