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Tokyo Shopping Guide

Tokyo is a shopping paradise made up of smaller districts, each offering its own retail personality and style. From cool vintage to haute couture, T-shirts to kimonos, and street markets to upscale department stores, Tokyo has it all.


This district is arguably Tokyo’s busiest—it’s a major transport, commercial, entertainment, dining, and of course, shopping hub. There are a handful of malls, including the upmarket Isetan; and one of Japan’s largest electronics shops, Yodobashi Camera Shinjuku. Branches of popular national retailers like Don Quijote, Tokyu Hands and Muji are all within walking distance of Shinjuku Station.

Top Places to Shop in Tokyo
5 reviews
SEIBU SHIBUYA store is located near the world-famous Shibuya intersection. The glittering entrance "ART GATE" is a landmark. This a modern high-end department store which has most of the famous international brands. Inside you can find a wide range of items, including cosmetics of popular brands, women's dress, men's fashion, children‘s clothes and so on,many desirable brands are all here.
269 reviews
SEIBU IKEBUKURO Main Store is directly connected to the east exit of Ikebukuro Station. There's something for everyone can enjoy shopping with a wide host of global brands, almost 100 cosmetic brands, luxury fashion, accessories and household goods. Food and green sky garden are set on the roof. The roof is inspired by the impressionist Monet's creation. The flowers throughout the four seasons are attractive too. There are 26 restaurants where you can enjoy delicious Japanese, Western and Chinese dishes until 11pm.
Keio Department Store Shinjuku
123 reviews
This Shinjuku Station department store has a budget-oriented focus. Popular among middle-age and older women, the store has frequent sales on womenswear, menswear, and accessories.
Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
271 reviews
Nihombashi is a historic town which has flourished as a center of Japanese commerce, transportation, and culture for over 300 years.
Takashimaya Times Square
220 reviews
Takashimaya Times Square is right in the heart of Shinjuku, one of Tokyo’s most exciting districts. The hustle and bustle of Shinjuku Station can be confusing for visitors, but don’t worry—whether you come to Shinjuku by train, bus or taxi, Takashimaya Times Square is easy to find. The complex is next to the Busta Shinjuku highway bus and taxi terminal, and just a two-minute walk from the New South Exit of Shinjuku Station.
Isetan Shinjuku Store
1,134 reviews
This department store is one of the trendiest in Japan, and its flagship Shinjuku store houses the finest in clothing, accessories, and homeware. It is also known for its impressive variety of foods.
Ginza Mitsukoshi
497 reviews
This is the oldest surviving department store chain in Japan. Its floors offer menswear, womenswear, accessories, children's wear, toys, and household goods. It's also popular for its large food hall.
Nihombashi Takashimaya S.C.
153 reviews
Tokyo’s department stores are world-famous for attentive staff, stylish interiors and a wide variety of products and services, and the Nihombashi Takashimaya S.C. store offers a complete shopping experience for all ages. No matter whether you’re looking for quality Japanese gifts, top fashion brands and make up, a delicious dining experience, or something to do with children, you’re sure to find it here.
TOKYO Solamachi
1,391 reviews
This Tokyo-Skytree-adjacent mall has shops selling high-quality souvenirs, clothing, Japanese sweets, and toys. Tourist-friendly offerings include shipping, tax-free shopping, and language assistance.
Tokyu Plaza Ginza
192 reviews
The building’s exterior is based on a motif of Japanese traditional art of Edo kiriko cut glass. In the “FIND JAPAN MARKET” located on the 6th/ 7th floor, you can explore world-renowned genuine Japanese goods.
Loft Shibuya
64 reviews
Conveniently located in the heart of Shibuya, Loft is a popular place to buy stationery, seasonal souvenirs, variety goods, health and beauty products, and other Japanese items.
Roppongi Hills, Shop & Restaurant
1,875 reviews
This sprawling complex of hotels, restaurants, shops, museums and movie theaters is the new cultural heart of Tokyo.
Marunouchi Building
304 reviews
This skyscraper in one of Tokyo's main business district has a secret: some of the area's best shopping. Also known as Marubiru, the mall features a mix of local and international shops and eateries
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#1 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Overall I really recommend this experience to anyone interested in samurai or anyone wanting a unique set of souvenirs.
Like others, we had a wonderful experience that is different from the standard kimono one, and it didnt omit children.
#2 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
I would very highly recommend this place when shopping for a gift, a personalised senjafuda makes a wonderful gift for close friends and loved ones.
I was really happy with the senjafudas that I received, and it was an added bonus to get to wear a nice yukata for a photo-shot in the shop, along with the staff being nice enough to give me a map showing tourist...
#3 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
But the shop is filled with a lot of very adorable souvenirs at affordable prices that makes you wanna bring every single one home!
The store is very cutesy and cozy, with a lot of super cute Maru stuff to buy :) it was very easy to find also, as it’s super close to the subway station
#4 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
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#5 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
We browsed the shop after and were able to snag a recent printing of The Great Wave, carved by Mr. Bull himself, who even insisted on repairing a minor flaw in the paper in front of us.
What started as a hastily organised activity to do on a rainy day in Tokyo turned into an unexpected highlight of our stay - and one I cannot recommend doing highly enough!
#6 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Cute little town with old huts that are now turned into little shops from locals selling different kinds of crafts.
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#7 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Shop around this areas offer different shopping experience for the non-budget conscious crowd.
I love showing this place to visitors.
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#8 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
... and ready made notebooks, fountain pens and like 18 different types of ink colours (couldn’t resist getting the purple and teal colours for myself) and even a dedicated section for travel related merchandise.
We picked out so many unique items which are made in Japan and would make such perfect gifts rather than the run-of-the-mill souvenirs at airports and tourist traps.
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#9 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Definitely worth a visit and a great change of pace from shopping and site-seeing in Tokyo.
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#10 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
I made my way past all the beautiful flowing artwork and headed toward the back left, look upwards for a glimpse of the lanterns, take the stairway up and wait in line, you will be very happy you went early.
... - the only negative is the location is a little challenging from some parts of Tokyo, but there are other activities nearby that should be combined to make sure this is in your to do list while visiting Tokyo
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#11 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
The basement (at the time of visit) was devoted to Peanut characters and had one of the largest and amazing array of Snoopy and Peanut characters toys and collections outside Knotts Berry Farm in the US so much so...
Wow, it's a wonderful place to shop toys for kids & adults, i found star war, Disney, snoopy and some Japanese cartoon toys, I go there during Christmas with huge of local & foreigner, it's fun with wide range of...
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#12 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
All cam stuff there for you to play around in open display without a single salesperson creeping over your shoulder (cell phone/gopros & accessories to 10k cam bodies and full lines of most brands of lenses) Leica...
Check out made in Japan hair dryers, home appliances etc! There’s tax refund if you spend above 5,400 yen plus additional discount if you use VISA.
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#13 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Cute shop with super friendly staff and so much merchandise from plushies to shoes, stickers and candy - a gift perfect for any Pokemon lover
They play music from the games in the store, the checkout line when I was there was long but very efficient and quick, and while it was extremely hot inside the store, it was hot in every single store I went into...
#14 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Just one of the many wonderful shopping venues in Ginza, but a true gem if looking for some prepared foods, either sweets or savory.
A great place to shop , an amazing array of goods and now just a few days before Christmas it is outstanding.
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Isetan Shinjuku Store

Shinjuku 3 Chome
#15 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
... the first level with beautiful and reasonable prices in silk scarves and the bottom floor with various types of Asian and French foods- perfect to take home for supper - interesting, overwhelming and a must see.
The highlight for me was the desert section - maybe 20+ stalls of the finest European chocolate, pastries, cakes and desserts and you are treated like royalty when you buy something- the first class staff will exq...
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#16 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
There’s everything you can dream of: action figures, anime, manga, local food, 100¥ shops, goodies and merch, watches shops... Really nice if you’re passing by!
This is a brilliant centre with lots of shops It has about 4 floors plus a basement Floor It had arcades, figure shops, video game shop, music shops, clothes shops, food etc etc The nearest station is Nakano stati...
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#17 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Where else can you get wonderful Soba/Udon, Sushi on 9-11th floor restaurants and then Dominique Ansel (yes the Cronut creator) on the Food Hall Floor (Level B1).
Beside the multiple fashion brand, both local and international, the depachika food hall at the basement worth the visit.
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#18 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Both have amazing basement food halls, beautiful roof gardens, excellent restaurants, and a great selection of concession stores - but Takashimaya really seems to have everything, including large Tokyu Hands and U...
Definitely take a meal break there as it’s filled with all kinds of street food, bentons, snacks, sushi, candies, pastries, cakes and desserts presented in immaculately Japanese packaging they were really pleasing...
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#19 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
My wife was truly thrilled to visit this store and she went bonkers with her shopping be it the japanese tradition dress (kimono), official wear and a few other domestic items.The positive side to this large shopp...
And as a tourist, i exceeded more than 5,000 Japanese Yen so it was a Tax Free! :) So, shop more!!
#20 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Located right near subway station but we walked from our hotel at the Grand Hyatt, it was just a 10 minute walk....had a lot of shops and food stores on the ground floor is definitely worth a visit.
Especially at night, street with full of cherry trees are lighted up and quite enjoyable to stroll around.
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#21 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
You can spend the entire day here, first with Sky Tree and the fabulous views, followed by lots of fun shopping with many many stores, both international as well as Japanese local.
Tokyo Solamachi is a great mall to hang out after visiting the Tokyo Skytree & the Sumida Aquariam as there’s a lot out of shop to visit and restaurant to dine in.
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#22 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Just off bustling Omotesando Road with its high end international fashion stores, Cat St provides a variety of quirky and cool boutiques, vintage and repurposed clothing stores and icafes.
It has a nice relaxed atmosphere compared to the hustle and bustle of other shopping areas in Tokyo.
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#23 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Japan, 〒100-0005 Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda City, Marunouchi, 1-chōme−9−1, 東京駅一番街, B1 Best place to look for ramen shops side by side.
Different Ramen shops to choose from with queues but luckily we managed to get seats from one of the newly opened Ramen store - a tonkatsu Ramen.
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#24 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
With lots of shops and varied restaurant selection and as always the Gundam out front greeting you, Diver City is an amazing place to pass the time or do some shopping, my highlight was the Tower Mini, which is a...
Out of all the malls in Odaiba, Diver City Tokyo Plaza is the most exciting and lively with an awesome collection of diverse shops, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment for everyone in the family.
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#25 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
... restaurant and manage to walk to character street with the help of the staffs.which is good to shop, pokemons, hello kitty.....anime lovers will love it.We certainly enjoyed buying the toys capsules there.
... Movie, & TV Characters (like Pokemon, Hello Kitty, Totoro, One-Piece, Kureyonshinchan, Rilakkuma, Star Wars...), and toy shops (Lego, Tomica), and Japanese traditional souvenirs (like kabuki, origami items).
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#26 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
best place to end a Tokyo visit as it's super close to the airport and has almost everything you need -- taxfree shopping, yummy street food, good Japanese restos as well as thrift shops galore!
Best time to visit is on October, where the weather is wonderful, the place is filled up with restaurants and shops (you will find so many shops with cheap prices and the people are so wonderful there
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#27 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
A very interesting structure , a shopping mall , with a nice roof garden with beautiful panoramic views of the area around , and changing exhibitions on the graound floor .
Great food (seriously good sushi restaurant), interesting shops, a good supermarket (B1) and a fabulous and free natural science museum.
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#28 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Easy access to Midtown via Roppongi station - can walk around - lots of eateries around & 3 star Michelin Kanda restaurant is nearby - excellent Jap cuisine well worth trying
Plenty of bars and restaurants Roppongi is a nice area to hang out and get some drinks or good dinner, from specialty restaurants to themed bars, here anyone can find a spot according their interests.
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#29 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Different floors for various products : Food and wine (Enoteca wine shop) , fashion and beauty , a lovely library , restaurants , and above all - a stunning roof top garden and observatory .
Ginza area is shoppers paradise and a must visit in Tokyo , the new Ginza6 ads a new dimension where all luxury Brand’s are under one roof including dining and super easy Taxfree process
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#30 of 1,915 Shopping in Tokyo
Our shopping experience was very pleasant, and we found some great buys, in clothing, home decorations, and the Starbucks there is out of this world.
One of the most beautiful building and department store of Tokyo Old and full of charm, this place is a must.
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