Daikokuya

Tokyo Travel Guides / November 03, 2016
Daikokuya Image credit: Daikokuya

Daikokuya started its business in 1981 as a store that sells brand goods, tickets, and electronics. It later expanded to include currency exchange and money transfer services.

Daikokuya has 30 branches in Tokyo, which have handy locations in commercial and tourist spots.

They accept only 11 currencies including USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, CNY, KRW, SGD, HKD, TWD, and THB. Daikokuya exchange rates for these currencies are very competitive.

Make sure to bring a valid ID with you as it may be needed when making transactions.

Best rate for
– USD
– AUD
– HKD
– KRW
– SGD
– THB
– TWD

Recommended branches
1. Daikokuya @ Shibuya

– This branch is a quick 2-minute walk from Hachiko Statue at Shibuya Crossing
– Address: 2F REM Bldg., 23-11, Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-3464-2278
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11:00-20:30; Sats, Suns & PHs 11:00 – 19:30

2. Daikokuya @ Shinjuku
– You can walk to this branch from Golden Gai, Hanazono Shrine, Shinjuku Station, and Shinjuku-Sanchome Station
– Address: 1F Isshiki Bldg., 3-18-1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5363-1951
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11:00 – 20:30; Sats, Suns & PHs 11:00 – 19:30

3. Daikokuya @ Ginza
– You just need to walk 1 minute from Ginza Station to reach this branch
– Address: B1F, 5-7-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5537-7541
– Opening hours: Daily 11:00 – 20:00

4. Daikokuya @ Tokyo Station
– This branch is in the vicinity of Tokyo Station
– It is within walking distance from the Imperial Palace
– Address: 1-6-19, Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-3278-3081
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11:00-19:30; Sats, Suns & PHs 11:00 – 18:30

5. Daikokuya @ Akihabara
– This branch is located right within Akihabara Electric Town
– It is 4 minutes on foot from Akihabara Station
– Address: 1-11-7, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-3254-5351
– Opening hours: Daily 11:00 – 20:00

Note: The exchange rates vary among their branches. To check their daily (reference) rates, follow this link

The 5 Best Money Changers in Tokyo