Traveling combine shopping is one of the current trends of young people because you can hunt for unique items at good prices, and choose your favorite items by yourself. And of course, for those who are travel lovers and shopping cannot ignore Japan with the famous city of Tokyo as a shopping paradise. What to buy in Tokyo? Please rest assured, you will no longer have to worry about not knowing what to buy in Tokyo because Living Nomads will help you. Joining Living Nomads discover some paradise shopping places that you must definitely go in Tokyo. So, where to shop in Tokyo? Here we will suggest the 5 best shopping places in Tokyo that including best shopping area in Tokyo, best shopping district in Tokyo and best shopping street in Tokyo to find out the answer!
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Best shopping area in Tokyo: Ginza
Ginza is the most famous shopping, dining and entertainment area in Tokyo. It has many shopping malls, fashion stores, art galleries, restaurants, clubs and cafes always crowded with tourists.
What to buy in Ginza in Tokyo? Coming to Ginza, you must visit Ginza Six (Address: 6 Chome-10-1 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan / Hours: 10:30AM–8:30PM) to buy cosmetics and fashion accessories, visit Tokyu Plaza Ginza to buy duty-free products for tourists, and absolutely cannot miss Uniqlo store, this is one of the largest Uniqlo stores spreads on 12 floors with the all most latest designs in the world. Shopping at Uniqlo is considered a must for fashionistas. Those believers who have lost their way here probably don’t want to go back. Please prepare a thick wallet to be able to conquer here.
Getting there: The most convenient subway stations to getting to Ginza district are Ginza Station at Hibiya, Marunouchi with the Ginza subway; Yurakucho Station with JR Yamanote Line, JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
Best shopping district in Tokyo: Harajuku
Harajuku is the area located between Shinjuku and Shibuya. This is an area where young Japanese people often go to shop for their unique outfits from cute (kawai) to bold gothic style. If you’re past your teens, this is still the recommended shopping area for you because it still has its shopping malls for adults. Coming here to be “washed eyes” with the image of young Japanese with extremely unique fashion style and also extreme interesting.
Coming to Harajuku, of course, you must go to Takeshita Dori street, this is the cradle of many Japanese fashion trends. Remember to try the extremely famous crepe cake, walking around the small streets with many trendy fashion shops located close together and extreme crowded and bustling. Don’t miss the Daiso Harajuku store, the largest 100 yen store in Tokyo, selling a variety of goods from clothes, food, office supplies, kitchen household appliances for 105 yen each item. Remember to bring your suitcase to shop at the 100 yen store, haha.
Getting there: Take the JR subway, the JR Yamanote line, has two stops at the south of Shinjuku and one station at the north of Shibuya, get off at Harajuku Station.
Best shopping places in Tokyo: Shibuya
Shibuya is definitely very famous, isn’t it? This is one of the most colorful and crowded districts of Tokyo, attracting both locals and tourists. Shibuya concentrates a lot of large shopping centers serving a variety of shopping objects from young to the elderly with a variety of items.