Tokyo is known to be a shopper’s paradise. From electronics, fashion accessories to traditional kimono and cosmetics everything is available, you have a lot of choices. Shop at any “Tax-Free” shops, consumption tax will be waived for international tourists by presenting your passports if you purchase above JPY 5,000 (USD 46).
Ginza is an upmarket a hub for the world's most expensive international brands, showrooms and stylish department stores. Don’t forget to check the side streets for different types of speciality shops and cafes.
Harajuku’s Takeshita Dori street is the epicenter of the youth fashion with abundant of affordable cute or kawaii items, whereas nearby Aoyama and Omotesando are the high fashion streets with most of international fashion flagship shops.
Shinjuku is the largest downtown area of Tokyo with exciting shopping, dining and entertainment options. It has huge department stores, music stores and electronic stores. The streets are full of lively restaurants, cafes and speciality shops. Check out Sekaido, a huge store for art supplies. The ‘Don Quixote’ discount store is also quite popular among tourists.
If you are keen on electronic shopping this is the place you should head towards. It’s known for its electronics and anime stores. Referred as Tokyo’s electronic town, you can find a wide range of electronic goods, animations, vintage video games and rare collectable toys and figures to the latest cameras and computers, almost anything in Akihabara.
The center of cheap and youth fashion, Shibuya area is the place to head to for fashionable clothing and accessories. Check out the Loft and Tokyu Hands for souvenirs and homewares. There are numerous boutique shops and department stores selling a wide range of global brands.
Tokyo is known to be a shopper’s paradise. From electronics, fashion accessories to traditional kimono and cosmetics everything is available, you have a lot of choices. Shop at any “T...