Department Store Spots in Japan

  • Ginza Mitsukoshi
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    4.0
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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.

    出張帰りは健康的にいきたいので、たまに利用します。少しこぶりですが、味付けはしっかりしているものまるので、満足です。

  • Daimaru Tokyo Store
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    4.5
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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.

    浅草まで行かなくても手にはいるのが嬉しい反面、いくつも食べられてしまうのが怖いです。帰りの新幹線の中で美味しくいただきました。

  • Takashimaya Nihombashi Store
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    4.0
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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.

    オレンジピールのチョコレートを探してしばし日本橋高島屋のデパ地下探索。チョコレートを扱うショップが集められた一画で見つけたドゥバイヨル。試しに50グラムのものを買いましたがオレンジピールの苦みがアクセントになっていて気に入りました。次はレモンピールのもの、また珍しいグレープフルーツピールのものも試してみます。

  • Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store
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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。

  • Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    4.0
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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.

    Calling all foodies and gourmands - report to B1 (that’s first floor basement level)! You will thought you have died and have gone to heaven. Nuff said. (You will surely gain 10 pounds just by...

  • Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
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    3.5
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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.

    午後3時ごろ、三越デパート内にある天一さんにお邪魔しました。天丼の松3,200円を頂きました。ボリューム満点でとても美味しく頂きました。見晴らしも良い場所です。また寄りたいと思います。

  • Tokyu Department Store Shibuya Main Store
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    Tokyo Shibuya-ku Dougenzaka 2-24-1
    The flagship store of the chain of department stores operated by the Tokyu Group. The store is located at the 2 Chome Dogenzaka intersection. A free shuttle bus operates between the Shibuya Main Store and the Tokyu Department Store Toyoko Store located next to Shibuya Station. The store's customers are primarily local residents living in the surrounding exclusive residential areas. Because of this, the store is characterized by a more subdued atmosphere compared with the hustle and bustle near Shibuya Station. Bunkamura, a museum and commercial facility, was built next door in 1989. Since that time, the Shibuya Main Store has functioned together with Bunkamura as a large-scale commercial complex and shopping facility.

    A Shop-a-holics delight. If it is not in this store, it either doesnt exist or you dont need it. Food, apparel, home goods, office goods, electronics .... you name it and it is here. We only...

  • Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku
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    26 Reviews
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    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 1-1-3
    A long-standing department store located in the Shinjuku Nishiguchi area consisting of the main building and the HALC annex connected via walkways. Connected directly to Odakyu, JR, and Keio train lines, this easy-to-visit department store bustles with customers. The main building hosts shops dedicated to fashion, accessories, lifestyle goods, and food, as well as restaurants and cafes, while the HALC annex is home to sporting goods and outdoor equipment stores as well as a full selection of high class fashion brand shops. Café Troisgros, a fashionable establishment and winner of three Michelin stars, can be found on the eighth floor.

    お弁当の中身は、シウマイ5個、厚焼卵、鮪のつけ焼き、蒲鉾、 鶏唐揚、筍煮、杏の甘煮、切り昆布、千切り生姜、俵形ご飯です。 2003年(平成15年)11月1日に11回目のリニューアルを行われたそうです。 弁当として冷めても美味しいように干しホタテ貝柱を練り込んであったり、 揺れる列車内で一口で食べられるよう直径3cmと小ぶりにしたりと、 様々な工夫が凝らされています。 なんたって50年前に食べた時と...

  • Wako Honkan
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    4.0
    119 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...

  • Daimaru Umeda
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    4.5
    11 Reviews
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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.

    It is an exhibition located on the 15th floor of Diamaru Umeda. Not a very big place but some interesting exhibits. Good place to come during rainy days.

  • 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...

  • Shinjuku Marui Honkan
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    3.5
    56 Reviews
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    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-30-13
    The flagship location of the long-standing Marui department store chain. One of several Marui locations in Shinjuku, Shinjuku Marui Honkan is particularly targeted towards women customers and hosts a variety of shops dedicated to women’s fashion. The facility also has a café space which visitors can try by to take a break in between shopping. A lush and verdant English garden on the roof is a popular place for people to relax and enjoy seasonal flowers.

    This was a fun and trendy outpost of the large Marui Department Store chain in Tokyo. There are fashion and home goods, and fun little places to eat.

  • Meitetsu Department Store Main Building
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    3.5
    98 Reviews
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    Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Nakamura-ku Meieki 1-2-1
    This department store located above Meitetsu Nagoya Station is comprised of two buildings; the Main Building and the Men's Building. It is famous for being the home of Nana-chan, a giant mannequin that serves as a meeting place for many visitors to Nagoya Station. In addition to stores that carry a wide variety of trendy fashion items, there are also stores that carry everyday items. The gourmet food court on the 9th floor of the main building has a full selection of dining options including well-established Japanese, western-style, Chinese, and Italian restaurant, as well as well-known local restaurants.

    Located at the Meitetsu train station, the mall gives off an old feel. There is a supermarket where you can get something for the train ride. There are some good restaurants upstairs. Be there early...

  • Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro Store
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
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    Tokyo Toshima-ku Nishikebukuro 1-1-25
    This department store directly connected to JR Ikebukuro Station’s West Exit opened in 1962 as the Terminal Department Store and boasts the largest sales space in the Kanto region. With a total of 18 floors including two underground floors and 16 floors above ground, it features shops covering fashion, lifestyle accessories, and toys, and also includes gourmet food, restaurants, a Uniqlo and a fitness studio. One characteristic is that each floor is divided up into 11 avenues. The section from the 11th floor to the 15th floor is full of restaurants, and the five floors have an assortment of cuisines from all over the world.

    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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    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.
  • Daimaru (Kyoto Branch)
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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❗

  • JR Nagoya Takashimaya
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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.

    場所は ジェイアール名古屋タカシマヤに入ってます 今では色々なデパ地下に入ってます 種類豊富なお稲荷さんがあり美味しです

  • Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
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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
    55 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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