Tokyo: A shopper’s paradise
When it comes to the most populated metropolitan area in the world, Tokyo is no slouch in the shopping department. Need to keep all those people satisfied, after all! And it just so happens that we know the spots to make you a happy customer indeed. Let us guide you on your exploration of the Japanese fashion world and the birthplace of the world's hottest trends!
The towering pride of Shibuya Station’s east exit
The one that started it all
The Shinjuku landmark everyone knows
Ikebukuro’s biggest entertainment complex
The bargain hunter’s mecca
The pinnacle of celebrity, Roppongi Hills boasts a line-up of…
This low-rise shopping mall, a rarity for Tokyo, is reminiscent…
If only the best will do, go to Mitsukoshi Ginza
When all those bright-eyed youngsters prepare to join the workforce,…
When it comes to the most populated metropolitan area in the world, Tokyo is no slouch in the shopping department. Need to keep all those people satisfied, after all! And it just so happens that we know the spots to make you a happy customer indeed.
Shibuya Hikarie (渋谷ヒカリエ)
The reconstruction of Shibuya Station brought with it the birth of a brand-new landmark. Introducing ShinQs, a Shibuya-exclusive mall featuring over five floors and 200 shops with a breathtaking variety of merchandise sure to satisfy even the most insatiable of spenders.
Address: 2-21-1 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-8510
Tel: +81 3 5468 5892
Tokyu Hands Shibuya (東急ハンズ渋谷店)
Billing itself as a “one-stop shop” for all your shopping needs, the layout of Tokyu Hands is structured in a way that allows its customers to make pleasant discoveries that enhance their lifestyles. The Shibuya store is the one that started it all. Lose yourself in this labyrinth of wonders and emerge with a brand-new perspective!
Address: 12-18 Udagawacho, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0042
Tel: +81 3 5489 5111
Recently erected in the Miraina Tower near the South Exit of JR Shinjuku Station, this sophisticated urban shop promises an experience that lets women’s true splendour shine through.
Address: 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0022
Tel: +81 3 3352 1120
Takashimaya Times Square (高島屋タイムズスクエア)
A huge shopping complex right in front of Shinjuku Station, Takashimaya Times Square is one of those places that garners instant recognition. Despite its close proximity to the station, its expansive views of the city ensure you’ll never feel cramped.
Address: 5-24-2 Sendagaya, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8580
Tel: +81 3 5361 1111
Tokyu Plaza Ginza (東急プラザ銀座)
Newly constructed in Ginza’s Sukiyabashi Crossing, this enormous facility boasts a traditional Tokyo-style cut-glass motif and sprawling open spaces that offer a luxurious haven from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Address: 5-2-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Tel: +81 3 3571 0109
Sunshine City (サンシャインシティ)
The towering Sunshine 60 landmark has been around for nearly 40 years, and its staying power is a testament to its popularity. In addition to a massive mall, the complex boasts an aquarium, museum, theatre, hotel and even an observatory.
Address: 3-1-1 Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-6045
Tel: +81 3 3989 3331
Don Quijote, Ikebukuro Station East Exit (ドン・キホーテ池袋東口駅前店)
The Don Quijote chain of stores is famous for its ridiculously low prices, and this is the biggest one in the whole city. The shelves are so jam-packed with merchandise that you’ll feel like you’re in a vault overflowing with treasure.
Address: 1-22-5 Minami-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-0022
Tel: +81 3 5957 3311
Roppongi Hills (六本木ヒルズ)
The pinnacle of celebrity, Roppongi Hills boasts a line-up of shops and restaurants fit for the classiest of visitors. There’s also a gorgeous Japanese garden and rooftop observatory if you need a break from all the shopping.
Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-6108
Tel: +81 3 6406 6000
Tokyo Dome City LaQua (東京ドームシティ LaQua)
Tokyo Dome is a city within a city, with a massive shopping complex that features a spa, an amusement park and tons of other attractions. You could spend a whole day here and barely scratch the surface.
Address: 1-1-1 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0003
Tel: +81 3 5800 9999
Omotesando Hills (表参道ヒルズ)
This low-rise shopping mall, a rarity for Tokyo, is reminiscent of the reinforced concrete apartments that formerly dotted the area. The calm, chic atmosphere manages to breathe new life into this little piece of Omotesando history.
Address: 4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
Tel: +81 3 3497 0310
Ginza Mitsukoshi (銀座三越)
Founded in 1673, the famed department chain store has the longest history in Japan. This Ginza branch offers high-quality womenswear and menswear, luxury accessories, chic household goods, the latest toys and children’s clothing.
Address: 4-6-16 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8212
Tel: +81 3 3562 1111
When all those bright-eyed youngsters prepare to join the workforce, MARUI is the first stop on their journey to success. Known for its instantly recognisable “0101” symbol, this Shinjuku-based department store specialises in a wide variety of fashions aimed at those who are making the all-important transition into adult life.
Address: 3-30-13, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022
Tel: +81 3 3354 0101
Hankyu Men's Tokyo (阪急メンズ東京)
The successor to the Yūrakucho Hankyu department store that reigned over the illustrious Ginza district for years, Hankyu MEN’S is aimed at global-minded gentlemen who wish to look the part no matter where their travels might lead them.
Address: 2-5-1 Yuraku-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8488
Tel: +81 3 6252 1381