World Currency Shop

Tokyo Travel Guides / November 02, 2016
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World Currency Shop is the most famous foreign exchange network in Japan, operated by a subsidiary of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.

It has 29 branches in Tokyo, which are located in commercial districts, shopping malls, tourist attractions, and near train stations.

World Currency Shop accepts currencies from 19 countries. Note that they only buy traveler’s cheques of these 6 currencies: USD, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, and CHF.

Best rates for
– EUR
– USD
– CNY
– KRW
– GBP
– AUD
– CAD

Recommended branches
1. World Currency Shop @ Shibuya

– This branch is within walking distance from the Hachiko statue at Shibuya crossing
– Address: 7F Daigai Bldg., JR Shibuya Sta. Hachiko Exit or Subway Sta. Shibuya Exit5, 2-3-2 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5728-3781
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 09:00 – 19:00; Sats, Suns & PHs 11:00 – 17:00

2. World Currency Shop @ Shinjuku
– It is 5 minute walk from Shinjuku station to this branch
– Address: B2F Shinjuku Bldg., 1-8-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5325-6941
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 09:00 – 19:00; Sats, Suns & PHs 11:00 – 17:00

3. World Currency Shop @ Ginza
– Ginza Core is just 2 minutes by foot from Ginza station
– Address: 5F Ginza Core, 5-8-20 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-6254-6851
– Opening hours: Daily 11:00 – 20:00

4. World Currency Shop @ Roppongi Hills
– Roppongi Hills is next to Sakurada Shrine and Sakura-za Park
– It is within walking distance from Snoopy Museum and Azabu-juban station
– Address: 6F West Walk, Roppongi Hills, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5413-9722
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11:00 – 19:00; Sats, Suns & PHs 12:00 – 17:00

5. World Currency Shop @ Sky Tree Town
– This branch is recommended if you are planning to visit Tokyo Sky Tree
– Address: 1F Tower Yard, Tokyo Sky Tree Town, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan
– Phone: +81 3-5610-3167
– Opening hours: Daily 12:00 – 17:00

Check their daily rates at this link

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