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Shopping Spots in Saitama Area

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Iruma
    Saitama Pref. Irumashi Miyadera 3169-1
    An outlet mall with numerous children-oriented shops; on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays a miniature railroad for kids operates, and the mall bustles with families. Convenient non-stop busses connect the mall to JR Tachikawa Station and Hakonegasaki Station. There are also many limited time only shops, ensuring you’re sure to find something new each time you visit.
  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Fujimi
    Saitama Pref. Fujimishi Yamamuro 1-1313
    A shopping mall situated along National Route 254 in Yamamuro, Fujimi City. The three story mall is host to some 290 establishments, including fashionable apparel shops, lifestyle accessory stores, food shops, restaurants, a food court, and amusement facilities like a movie theater. There's also an outdoor dog park, running course, and park.
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Kishikichou 4-263-1
    Cocoon City is a large shopping area near the east exit of Saitama-Shintoshin Station in Omiya Ward,Saitama City. The prefecture's largest cinema complex, Cocoon 1, is directly connected to the station, while Cocoon 2 is a great place to spend some time and walk around, and Cocoon 3 is built around a Yodobashi Camera store. Altogether, the complex contains about 270 shops.
  • LakeTown OUTLET
    Lake Town, Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture 4-1-1
    Lake Town Outlet contains a large number of stores that carry products for children. At this outlet mall, customers can sense the sunlight, the breezes, and the sunset from the lake, giving them a sense of the natural world as they shop. The three zones within the mall are full of greenery and flowers, creating a relaxing atmosphere throughout. Customers can rent strollers, and there is even a feeding room, making it easy for them to bring their babies with them when they shop.
  • Stellar Town
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Kita-ku Miyaharachou 1-854-1
    Stellar Town, which opened in 2004, hosts about 110 shops and restaurants along its Stellar Mall shopping street, as well as block stores like Ito Yokado, Yellow Hat, and Daiso. It holds many events, including small concerts, product fairs, and handicraft workshops. It’s always crowded with families.
  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Shin Misato
    Misato City, Saitama Prefecture Shin Misato Lara City 3-1-1
    This shopping complex consists of a diverse array of some 180 establishments, including fashionable apparel shops, interior decoration stores, amusement facilities, and food shops. The complex is located three kilometers from Misato Interchange on the Joban Expressway and Tokyo-Gaikan Expressway, and it is also conveniently connected directly to the west exit of Shin-Misato Station on the JR Musashino Line. A part of the local community, this shopping center not only provides a place to shop but also adds value to living in the area.
  • Kakujo Gyorui Kawaguchi Store
    Saitama Pref. Kawaguchishi Yananechou 17-5
    The Kawaguchi branch of the Niigata Prefecture, Teradomari City-based Kakujo Gyorui fresh fish chain has set their sights on becoming Japan’s best fresh fish specialty store. It is famous for its preeminently fresh sashimi and sushi. It holds a boatload of fun events for the consumers, including a monthly raw tuna dissection sale, and 10% off sales on every fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding December.
  • LaLa Garden Kasukabe
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Minami 1-1-1
    The LaLa Garden Kasukabe has a plethora of services including a veterinary hospital, a dental office, a movie theater, and many other shops and restaurants. However, one cannot miss the Crayon Shinchan Game Center and the Arashioyobu Buriburi Cinema Studio upon any visit. This amusement studio is designed along the theme of Crayon Shinchan movies. You can find some Crayon Shinchan goods cannot be purchases anywhere else.
  • Aguresshu Genkimura
    7 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Horigane 2085-1
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 126 in Horigane, Sayama City. Here visitors can buy fresh, local vegetables; Sayama tea, a local specialty product; and fresh rice polished on-site. The market also sells side dishes, fresh-baked breads, and processed meats. In the adjoining food court, visitors can enjoy udon noodles made with flour produced in the prefecture, seasonal vegetable curries, a popular taro croquette set meal, Sayama tea soft serve ice cream, and more.

    You can find the local products, especially Sayama green teas. Many kinds of tea sell at lower price because farmers directly bring them. Here is the best place to look for green teas.

  • Oyasumidokoro Yamasemi
    4 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Shimonaguri 607-1
    A rest area and farm-fresh shop located in Shimonaguri, Hanno City. The facility sells Naguri manju buns, rubarb jam, seasonal farm-fresh produce grown in the area, ready to eat local foods and snacks, and crafts. And of course, the facility can also be used as a rest area.

    棒ノ折山に登るために、「やませみ」の広い駐車場に停めさせていただきました。 棒ノ折山から下りて来て、「やませみ」に寄り、買い物をしました。 目的の名栗饅頭は、売り切れていて買えませんでした。 棒ノ折山に登る前に、予約しておくのが正解でした。

  • Fureai no Sato Tamagawa
    Saitama Pref. Hikiguntokigawamachi Tamagawa 4359-2
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 171 in Tamagawa, Tokigawa Town, Hiki County, Saitama Prefecture. Here visitors can purchase crafts; Saitama green eggplants, an heirloom eggplant variety sold from mid-July to early October; and other fresh, local farm produce and foods. There's also a riverside barbecue ground a one-minute drive from the market; visitors with an advance reservation can drive right up to the ground.
  • Yamabu Mt. Hodo Shop
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 1827
    "A souvenir shop located on the grounds of Hodosan Shrine, one of the ""Three Shrines of Chichibu,"" in Nagatoro, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The shop sells local souvenirs and gifts such as Chichibu miso. The shop's famous charcoal broiled ""Ogon Dango"" mochi rice cake dumplings are slathered with a Chichibu miso sauce."
  • Eiseido
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Kamimachi 2-14-6
    "A Japanese confectionary shop situated along Prefectural Route 73 in 2-Chome Kami-machi, Chichibu City. The shop sells jelly made with mulberries pickled in syrup; the ""Chichi Dora,"" a combination of Chichibu fruit, dorayaki pancake sandwich, and whipped cream daifuku cake; and the ""Chichibu Yomatsuri Monaka,"" a wafer cake modeled after the floats which go on parade during the Chichibu Night Festival."
  • Kashi Kobo Oakwood
    Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture 8-966-51
    A Western confectionary shop located in 8-Chome, Kasukabe City. The shop makes and sells baked sweets and cakes designed to maximize the innate flavors of the select ingredients with which they are made. In the adjoining cafe, visitors can enjoy desserts as well as lunch menus including risotto, quiche, homemade bread plates, stewed pork hamburgers, and more.
  • Kawagoe Bakery Raku Raku
    19 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Motomachi 2-10-13
    "A bread bakery located in Kashiya Yokocho (Candy Alley) in Moto-machi, Kawagoe City. The bakery sells breads made by hand using flour from Hokkaido and natural yeast, and without the use of additives. Popular breads like the ""Premium Shokupan,"" designed to be eaten untoasted and made by fermenting the dough for 18 hours to maximize the flavor; and the ""Omiso no Pan"" bread made with glutinous rice flour and Chichibu miso added to the dough, ensure that the bakery frequently sees lines of waiting customers."


  • Fukuroya Seika
    2 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Honnokami 646
    "A Japanese confectionary shop situated along the Saikai Highway in Honnogami, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The shop's signature item is its ""Sumanju"" buns, a unique, Chichibu regional variation on manju buns made with anko bean jam wrapped in a dough made with fermented koji. A popular Nagatoro souvenir, these buns often sell out fast."

    ライン下りで有名な長瀞で、さらに有名な「すまんじゅう」です。国道140号沿いにあるので、すぐにわかります。 長瀞ライン下りは、そうとう昔からやっていて、自分が7-8歳の頃、ライン下りを楽しんでいるセピアカラーの写真が、色あせたアルバムにありました。50年以上前です。ちょうどその頃、この「ふくろや」さんも旅館から和菓子屋へ華麗なる転身を遂げました。そうでした、ここは和菓子屋さんなので、普通の美味しそ...

  • Chichibu Jibasan Center Bussankan
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Miyakawachou 1-7
    A facility selling local specialty products which adjoins Chichibu Station in Miyakawa-cho, Chichibu City. Here visitors can purchase local agricultural products and farm foods, sake, confections, Chichibu-Meisen silk, Chichibu tsumugi pongee, and other crafts and local products. The facility's restaurant serves gozen meals made with local vegetables and Chichibu pork; waraji katsudon pork cutlet rice bowls a local Chichibu favorite; soba noodles made with locally grown ingredients; original sweets; and more. The facility also has a training hall and meeting rooms.
  • Chichibu Pork Miso Pickles Honpo Sekai
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Motomachi 4-23
    "A long-standing butcher's shop established in 1915 which is located in 4-Chome Moto-machi, Chichibu City. The shop is famous for its ""Chichibu Butaniku Miso-zuke,"" tender pork marinated in a special blend of aged miso utilizing a method for preserving meat developed long ago by hunters in Chichibu."
  • Chichibu Farmers Market
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Terao 3236-2
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 72 in Terao, Chichibu City. Here visitors can purchase fresh, seasonal agricultural products supplied by the local agricultural cooperative such as vegetables, fruit, edible wild plants, mushrooms, and rice. There are also foods like Japanese pickles, soba and udon noodles, and kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly.
  • Asadore Farm Komago
    Saitama Pref. Hidakashi Musashidai 1-23-8
    A farmers market located in 1-Chome Musashidai, Hidaka City. The market sells fresh vegetables picked that very morning at local farms, seasonal fruits, flowers, and other agricultural products, as well as farm fresh foods. The market also sells homemade bento box lunches and side dishes made with local vegetables.

Saitama Main Areas


Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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