Department Store Spots in Japan

  • Takashimaya Nihombashi Store
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    4.0
    28 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashi 2-4-1
    This long-established department store founded in 1831 in Kyoto began by selling secondhand clothing and cotton goods, and opened its Tokyo store in 1900. After that it relocated to a new building in Nihombashi in 1933, which is the present location. The store features a full range of fashion, interior goods, gourmet foods, and restaurants. In particular, the Takashimaya Watch Maison timepiece corner spanning the first and second floors handles more than 80 brands and boasts the world’s largest assortment. The building which still retains its appearance from the early Showa period is the first department store that has been designated an Important Cultural Property. The closest station is Nihombashi Station.

    The bread is good. Not great but good enough. Tried literally all the offerings at this location to make sure I gave this place a fair chance as other local sites rate this bakery so highly. Even if...

  • Ginza Mitsukoshi
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza 4-6-16
    The Mitsukoshi department store 's roots extend back to the Echigoya draper's shop established in 1673. Mitsukoshi opened in Ginza in 1930. Consisting of four floors belowground and 12 above, the department store contains a diverse array of shops and merchandise, including over 200 women's clothing brands, one of the largest cosmetics floors in the Ginza area, men's items, and food and sweets specialty shops. The department store's restaurant floor is also popular, and here you can enjoy a broad array of cuisines, from Japanese, Western, and Chinese food to more exotic meals. The department store is directly connected to Tokyo Metro Ginza Station.

    お土産探しのおり、フカヒレの名店の出店を発見。以前頂き物で絶品だったのを思い出し、上海焼き小籠包を10個購入、家でホットプレートで暖めていただきました。カリカリ、ジュワー、あっちっち。美味しかったー! 小さめではありますが、120円はリーズナブルだと思います。

  • Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashimuromachi 1-4-1
    This venerable department store is located in Nihonbashi, Chuo City, Tokyo. It got its start in the Edo Period as Echigoya, a dry goods store that became popular with the common people for its revolutionary business methods. In 1904, it became Japan's first department store. Comprised of the Main Building and the New Building, the store offers a wide range of high-quality items including fashion, household goods, books, jewelry, and more. It is also famous as the originator of kid's menus in Japan. The entrance to the main building features a lion statue that serves as the store's symbol.

    we came here for toshi koshi soba, line was long but moved fast, the soba was great, we got a a window seat and were able to see the comings and goings of ginza too!

  • Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kakudachou 8-7
    Hankyu Umeda Main Store is one of Osaka’s longest-established department stores, having been founded as a station terminal department store in 1929 when Umeda Station was renovated. Hankyu Umeda Main Store has a total of 15 floors (13 floors above ground and two basement levels); the total floor space is larger than any other department store in Japan. With a concentration of the world’s leading brands in “International Boutiques” on the fifth floor, and another floor with a concentration of Japanese and international cosmetics brands, etc. Hankyu Umeda Main Store is renowned as the starting point for new fashion trends in the Kansai region.

    阪急は取り扱い商品が多いので嬉しいです。 1本、2本という単位で買うことも多いですが、開封すると味が落ちてしまうので、最近はキューブ型を買うことが多いです。キューブ型はパッケージもかわいく、季節感があるのでおススメです。

  • Daimaru Tokyo Store
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    3.5
    4 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1
    Occupying the space from the first basement floor to the thirteenth floor of the skyscraper Gran Tokyo North Tower at Tokyo Station’s Yaesu Exit, this is a long-established department store that originated in Japan’s Kinki region. It is a popular shopping spot for nearby office workers and tourists alike with a convenient location directly connected to the station. In addition to the diverse array of shops offering fashion and lifestyle goods, there are gourmet restaurants and even a Tokyu Hands branch. The sixth floor zone known as Lib Tokyo is particularly garnering attention for its fusion of merchandise, a cafe and books.

    職場の人の誕生日ケーキを購入しました。 見た目が可愛くて値段もお手頃です。 味も美味しくてさっぱりしています。

  • Wako Honkan
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    4.0
    118 Reviews
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    Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza 4-5-11
    A long-standing shopping mall as a landmark of Ginza standing on the Ginza 4-chome intersection. The mall’s seasonal window displays are so attractive, a not insignificant number of people come just to photograph them. Inside, shoppers can find watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s apparel, and interior decorations. Everything on offer has been uniquely created to meet customer needs or is a carefully selected item from venerable producers in Japan and around the world. Free exhibitions of ceramics, paintings, calligraphy, photography, and other art are held in the Wako Hall on the sixth floor.

    I had been here before just out of interest and returned to this iconic store that goes back to1881 where it started as a watch and jewelry store by K Hattori. Today it is famous for expensive...

  • Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    4.0
    30 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-13-13
    A department store connected directly to Hanshin-Umeda Station renowned locally for its selection of foodstuffs and groceries. The grocery section in the basement is filled with shops offering everything from Osaka favorites to the tastes of renowned shops from around the country, such as ikayaki fried squid, 551 Horai, and rusks by Gateau Festa Harada, well-known for its lines. The Hanshin Department Store also hosts fashionable apparel shops, cosmetics stores, and a Hanshin Tigers shop on the eighth floor where you can purchase a variety of team-themed goods. In summer, a beer garden, which has become a mecca for Tigers fans, is opened on the roof where patrons can enjoy watching live baseball.

    ランチに行きました。イカ焼きは何回か食べたことがあったので、アジア料理のお店を今回は試してみたところ、魯肉飯が大ヒットで、夜も同じ店に行き、昼に私のをつまみ食いしていた子供は魯肉飯をオーダー。私はガパオライスにしてこれもよかったのですが、やっぱり魯肉飯が一番でした。

  • Abeno Harukas Kintetsu Main Store
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    4.0
    22 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Abeno-ku Abenosuji 1-1-43
    One of Japan’s largest independent department stores, comprised of a Tower Building situated in floors B2 through 14 in the 300 meter tall Abeno Harukas skyscraper and an adjoining Wing Building. The facility is filled with a diverse variety of establishments, including leading overseas clothing brands, fashionable casual apparel brands, restaurants, and interior design shops. There is also the Abeno Harukas Dining restaurant area spanning three floors, Soraha specialty shop area, an electronics retail shop, large scale bookstore, and more, providing countless hours of fun shopping for locals and tourists alike. The closest stations are Tennoji Station and Osaka Abenobashi Station.

    よく行くのはなんば高島屋ですが、ハルカスが出来る前からあったので、髙島屋に出来る前はよく行ってました。やっぱ高島屋と違って店舗は広いのか品揃えは豊富にみえる。その中でハルカス限定の菓子パン2品と、オリジナル食パン3枚入り(写真なし)を買いました。食パンは髙島屋でもよく買うけど、限定品はその店舗によって違うのがいいですね。レモンクリームのパンは甘酸っぱくて美味しいし、フルーツ入のパンもケーキのようで...

  • Yokohama Takashimaya
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    4.0
    30 Reviews
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minamisaiwai 1-6-31
    A department store located a one minute walk from Yokohama Station. Takashimaya is both a convenient place to shop and for meeting up with friends. Takashimaya’s eight spacious floors aboveground and two below host popular men’s, women’s, and children’s fashion brand shops; cosmetics stores; interior goods shops; food stores; cafes; and restaurants. Family-oriented, the facility rents baby strollers and has amenities such as baby rest rooms. A variety of renowned establishments can be found in the eighth floor restaurant area. Meanwhile, you can appreciate paintings and other artistic works in the seventh floor art gallery.

    I love their unagi and try my best to go there once when I am back here. Last time when I went with my parents, we waited less than an hour. It was a weekday. This time, when my friend and I...

  • Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro Store
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
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    Tokyo Toshima-ku Nishikebukuro 1-1-25
    It is a department store built inside a train terminal, with one of the largest sales floors in the Kanto area, directly connected to the west exit of Ikebukuro Station on each line, and was opened in 1962. The feature is that each floor is divided into sections from No.1 to 11. Each floor offers a variety of daily necessities, including food from the food floors on the first and second basement floors and food product exhibitions held in the event halls, as well as cosmetics, fashion, household goods, toys, and living goods. In addition, the 11th to 15th floors are restaurant areas, where a variety of gourmet foods including cuisine from different countries are gathered on all these five floors.

    東武百貨店本館地下二階にあります。 青果はありませんが少しの精肉や豆腐類などを除けば乾物がメインです。

  • Takashimaya Kyoto Store
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto Shirokyo-ku Shijyodo Kawaramachi Nishinomicho 52
    Takashimaya Kyoto Store is a department store located in the Kawara-machi area of the city. In addition to the usual fashions and food, it contains an art gallery and an arts and crafts salon. It was reopened after remodeling in 2006. The so-called dining garden, Kyo Kairo, located on the seventh floor, offers a wide selection of eating and drinking establishments, built in the modern Japanese style typical of Kyoto.

    「アトリエうかい」は、飲食店・うかいグループの、菓子物販店です。クッキーが特に人気で、プレゼントしても好評を博しています。 阪急うめだ本店限定のフールセック・フルール缶がとても美味しかったので、11/1に京都に支店ができ、さらに限定商品があると知って、とても楽しみにしていました。阪急・京都河原町駅を利用するたびに、高島屋の様子を工事段階から確認していました。先日夕方に時間が出来、ダメ元で売り場を...

  • Osaka Takashimaya
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    4.5
    5 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Namba 5-1-5
    The Osaka branch of one of Japan's longest-established department store chains, Takashimaya Osaka Store is a major landmark in Minami district in Osaka. Besides the leading Japanese and international fashion brands, Takashimaya Osaka Store also has an impressive total of around 80 boutiques selling cosmetics, sundries, etc. The “Namba Dining Maison” restaurant zone on the seventh to ninth floors is open until 11:00 at night, and is a popular place to get together for a meal or a drink. The rooftop illuminations are a must-see.

    今回の関西旅行で初めて知ったお店、中島大祥堂。もともと丹波のお菓子屋さんのようですが...

  • Daimaru Umeda
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-1
    Daimaru Umeda is a department store located close to Osaka Station and Umeda Station. Representing a whole new kind of department store, Daimaru Umeda has a total of 17 floors (15 floors above ground and two basement levels). Besides fashion boutiques, there is also the “Ufufu Girls” floor for young women, and large branches of the Uniqlo and Tokyu Hands retail chains. The Pokemon Center Osaka and Tomica Shop are located on the 13th floor, with restaurants and cafes on the 14th floor.
  • JR Nagoya Takashimaya
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    3.5
    12 Reviews
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    Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Nakamura-ku Meieki 1-1-4
    Ever since this department store located within the JR Central Towers connected directly to JR Nagoya Station opened in 2000, it has attracted customers with its excellent access and extensive merchandise. In the shopping floors which span from the second underground basement floor to the eleventh floor above ground are a wide range of fashion shops from top tier brands to casual fashion, as well as Tokyu Hands. In the restaurant section of floors 12 and 13 visitors can try Nagoya’s famous dishes as well as beautiful cuisine from around the world. The view from the Panorama Salon on the 51st floor is also a must-see.

    JR NAGOYA TAKASHIMAYA JR Nagoya Takashimaya opened in 2000. As a new landmark in Chubu region, it is a commercial facility that integrates the department store JR Nagoya Takashimaya and the urban...

  • Daimaru (Kyoto Branch)
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Shijyodong Takakura Nishi Into Shichisho-cho 79
    This veteran department store is located one minute on foot from Karasuma Station on Hankyu Railway's Kyoto Line in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City. It has an array of shops, including those lining the Special Fashion Floor and the Dining Paradise area. Their Daimaru Museum holds exhibits and other events. They also have a popular wedding plan done in collaboration with a famous hotel.

    京都駅周辺はデパートも混雑していますが、河原町周辺は観光客をすこーし目引いて混雑予想できます。昼なら混雑少なく購入しました‼焼き菓子は手土産に最高❗

  • Sogo Yokohama
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Takashima 2-18-1
    A department store connected directly to the east entrance of Yokohama Station via the central corridor running through the Porta underground shopping center. Sogo is also connected to the Yokohama Sky Building and Yokohama Bay Quarter via a pedestrian deck; since you never have to go outside, you can complete your shopping in the area even if it’s raining without ever getting wet. A wide variety of clothing and accessories can be found in Sogo, as well as an array of repair and maintenance services. There’s also the Sogo Museum of Art on the sixth floor, and fairs and bargain events are held periodically on the eighth floor.

    そごうの地下2階フロアにあるお惣菜屋さんが経営する食事どころです。 お惣菜屋さん併設のイートインコーナーと言った感じです。 価格もリーズナブルで満腹になれました。

  • Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Shinsaibashisuji 1-7-1
    The Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store is a department store that has become an iconic symbol of the Shinsaibashi district of Osaka. It is a large department store complex that comprises a Main Building, South Building, and also a North Building that was formerly the Sogo Shinsaibashi department store. Besides Japanese and international luxury goods brands, the Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store also sells high-end fashion, jewelry, household goods, etc. The Main Building is a gorgeous edifice with internal and external decoration in the Art Deco and Gothic styles; the Main Building is currently closed for refurbishment, but is scheduled to reopen in the autumn of 2019. There is direct access to the Store by an underground passage from Shinsaibashi Station.
  • Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 4-30-3
    A shopping mall with an attention-grabbing entrance located a four-minute walk from Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line. Here shoppers can find fashionable apparel, interior decorating goods, cosmetics, restaurants, cafés, and more, as well as a variety of shops making their Japan or Tokyo debut. Popular online women’s fashion shop Rady and bills, a casual Sydney restaurant renowned for offering the “best breakfasts in the world,” are just two of the establishments who are the first location in Tokyo for their respective brands. Visitors are also encouraged to check out the sky-high Starbucks on the top floor, which offers a superb view of the picturesque Omohara no Mori rooftop garden.

    東急プラザ6階にあるおしゃれな庭です。 スターバックスが併設されているので、コーヒーを飲みながら、休憩するのにぴったりです。

  • Daimaru Kobe Department Store
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    4.0
    14 Reviews
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    Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Akashimachi 40
    This department store is about three minutes on foot from JR Motomachi Station and Hanshin Motomachi Station. It was built on a former settlement so has been left with a retro look, and is laid out with surrounding corridors and gas lights reminiscent of the street corners of Europe. About 70 boutiques have also developed in the Former Foreign Settlement around the main department store building and you can do your shopping while enjoying the cityscape. There is also an abundant assortment of shops and products in the main building. In addition, there is a baby restaurant, an area where children can play, and a day nursery room, so even families coming with children can do their shopping with ease.

    ハームクーヘンで有名なお店ですが、パイは本店のみで取り扱っています。ミートパイやアップルパイは、本店に思い行ってみると昔同様に水曜日がマジ定休日。諦めていたが、大丸にコーナー?が出来ていたので、ミートパイ2個とアップルパイ1個買いました。ちょっと脂っこいけど、温めてからオーブントースターで焼くと、さらに美味しいですね。大阪の店舗にはないので、神戸に行ったときは買うようにしてます。

  • Daiwa (Kohrinbo)
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    4.0
    56 Reviews
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Kourimbou 1-1-1
    "A long-standing department store located right in front of the ""Korinbo"" bus stop a 10 minute ride from the east exit of JR Kanazawa Station on the city bus. The department store is the main tenant of Kohrinbo Atrio, a top shopping zone in the Hokuriku area which hosts fashionable apparel and department stores. The department store carries high quality goods such as international brands, international and domestic cosmetics brands, and the latest fashions, and is a particularly popular destination for young women. The facility is also a convenient place to look for souvenirs, and on floor B1 you'll find various shops selling renowned Ishikawa sweets and local specialty products. A good old-fashioned children's play land is located on the roof."

    We stayed in Trusty Hotel next door of this departmental store and came for breakfast every morning. This place opens late in the morning but the bakery on the ground floor opens much earlier for...

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