Iwate Ginga Plaza
Higashi-Ginza: Antenna shop
Iwate Ginga Plaza (Higashi-Ginza: Antenna shop)
Iwate Ginga Plaza
Open 10:30am-7pm daily.
Sun: Open Sundays

This rather expansive prefectural specialty shop sells everything from crabmeat, uni and ikura bento boxes at the front entrance to mochi rice cakes, Iwate beef and dairy products. There's a respectable sake selection as well as craft beers from three different local breweries (Zumona, Baeren, and Iwate Kura). The shop closes at 5pm on the last day of the month.

Higashi-Ginza
Chuo-ku, Ginza 5-15-1.
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