Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

by Coelho - GoWithGuide travel specialist

1- Akihabara (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Akihabara is continuously abuzz with tourists from all over the world. Akihabara is a pop culture mecca representing anime and manga and is popular as a tourist sightseeing spot largely due to the concentration of stores specializing in Japanese electronics.

Website
akiba.or.jp

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2- Harajuku (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Harajuku’s Takeshita Street has recently been ranked as the most desired place to visit by visitors to Japan. Harajuku continues to broadcast its distinct fashion responsible for the ‘kawaii’ (cute) sub-culture.

Website
www.takeshita-street.com

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3- VenusFort (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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A shopping mall with the air of a theme park, VenusFort is a hybrid mall that can be enjoyed by the whole family. With many duty-free shops, even foreign tourists can enjoy plenty of shopping here.

Business hours
- Everyday (11:00 AM ~ 9:00 PM )
Shopping 11:00am-9:00pm Dining 11:00am-11:00pm
(however, this will vary depending on the establishment)

Phone
03-3599-0700
Price
- Free
Website
www.venusfort.co.jp

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4- Umeda (Osaka)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Umeda is the perfect place for shopping, bringing together department stores, malls and household appliance shops. You can walk around the area so you can smoothly enjoy the shopping.

Phone
06-6282-5900
Website
www.osaka-info.jp

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5- Shinsaibashi (Osaka)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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One block east of Mido-suji Street, it is a shopping area centering on Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street with department stores and expensive brand-name goods shops. Naturally, it’s attractive for the latest trends and traditional goods.

Phone
06-6211-1114
Website
www.shinsaibashi.or.jp

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6- Ami Premium Outlets (Ibaraki)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Close to Narita Airport, it’s a prominent outlet mall in the northern Kanto region which also has plenty of tourist sites in the surrounding area. There are high-quality products, a lot of them centering on US brands.

Business hours
- Everyday (10:00 AM ~ 8:00 PM )
Phone
029-829-5770
Price
Differs depending on the store
Website
www.premiumoutlets.co.jp

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7- Komachi-dori (Kamakura)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Komachi-dori is a popular street attracting everyone from local residents to tourists. Going past the landmark of the red torii gate, you will find the street filled with attractive shops and cafes. You will have no trouble choosing souvenirs from the many famous local products.

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8- Roppongi Hills (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Roppongi Hills is now the face of Roppongi. It is a place connected directly to subway stations where you can enjoy an entire day with family and children.

Business hours
- Everyday (11:00 AM ~ 9:00 PM )
Phone
03-6406-6000
Price
- Free
Website
www.roppongihills.com.e.nt.hp.transer.com

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9- Don Quijote Akihabara (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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Don Quijote is a discount store with a wide lineup of products including daily goods, food, medical items and brand-name products. It is also famous for selling products which can only be found at the Akihabara branch.

Business hours
- Everyday (10:00 AM ~ 5:00 AM )
Phone
03-5298-5411
Price
- Free
Website
www.donki.com

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10- Tokyo Solamachi (Tokyo)

Top 10 Places for Shopping in Japan

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The commercial complex of Tokyo Solamachi opened in May 2012 together with Tokyo Sky Tree. Its 312 shops always provide the latest information while retaining the traditional culture of shitamachi (downtown).

Business hours
- Everyday (10:00 AM ~ 9:00 PM )
Dining AM11:00~PM11:00
Phone
0570-55-0102
Website
www.tokyo-solamachi.jp

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