Shopping Spots in Saitama Area

  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Fujimi
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    3.5
    93 Reviews
    Shopping
    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.

    First shopping mall in the area but most of the visitors are not locals. Convenient with all sorts of shops and restaurants. Makes you feel like repeating visits there whenever you have time.

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Iruma
    Shopping
    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.
  • Stellar Town
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    4.0
    21 Reviews
    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.

    This place is good for the family especially on the weekends. Convenient and affordable place. Everything you need is here.

  • Koedo Kurari (Kawagoe City Industry and Tourism Center)
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    4.0
    70 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Shintomichou 1-10-1
    A shopping facility located in 1-Chome Shintomi-cho, Kawagoe City. The facility is housed in three National Tangible Cultural Property-designated storehouses built in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods which once belonged to the Kagamiyama Shuzo sake brewery. Facilities include the Omiyagedokoro Meijigura storehouse, which hosts a cafe and shops selling local sakes and sweets; the Makanaidokoro Taishogura, which hosts a restaurant serving choice sake and meals designed around the concept of local production for local consumption; and the Kikizakedokoro Showagura storehouse, where visitors can purchase sake from 35 breweries located in the prefecture; plus the Tsudoidokoro building, which has a conference room and gallery.

    Stop here on your way back to the Kawagoe station for gifts. Also has a nice coffee shop to relax or meet up with friends.

  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Shin Misato
    Shopping
    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.
  • Aeon Mall Kawaguchi Maekawa
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Saitama Kawaguchi-shi Maekawa 1-1-11
    A shopping mall on a plot nearly 72,000 square meters in size offering nearly 133,000 square meters of floor space. They have a wide variety of shops to help you with your daily life activities including clothing, accessories, and miscellaneous goods stores as well as electrical appliances, games, books, health and beauty, groceries, and restaurants. They also hold a variety of popular special events and sales.

    すぐ近くに新しくできたイオンモール川口店もあります。川口前川店の方が小規模ですが、フードコートは充実しているし店舗数もまずまず。駐車料金が無料なので、車で行くのがおすすめです。土日は周辺道路が混雑していますが。

  • COCOON CITY
    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.
  • Maruhiro Department Store Kawagoe
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    4.0
    22 Reviews
    Shopping
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Shintomichou 2-6-1
    This department store is located in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. In the main building, there are clothing stores for women, men and kids and also restaurants. In the adjacent annex building, there is a glasses shop, handcraft shop and art gallery. In addition, there is a Kinokuniya bookstore and musical instrument store in Annex A closed to Kawagoe Station.

    川越に昔からあるデパート。 私が初めて川越を訪れた30年前には、既にあった。 都心のデパートより、小さめ。 だが、デパートらしい高級感が感じられる売り場もある。 庶民的なショッピングモールが人気の時代になったが、こういう店もまだまだ必要。

  • LakeTown OUTLET
    Shopping
    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.
  • Aeon LakeTown
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Koshigaya-shi Laketown
    Japan's largest Eco-Shopping Mall developed around the concept of harmony between people and nature. Situated on a take side plot covering 224,000 square meters the mall is split into two sections, Kaze and Mori, each with different styles. And with an outlet mall located just a seven-minute walk from LakeTown you can easily relax and spend an entire day shopping.
  • Kawaguchi Art Gallery Atlia
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    3.5
    27 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Kawaguchi-shi Namikimotomachi 1-76
    A small art gallery that first opened in 2006. The gallery is based on five tenements; 'Hold Special Exhibitions', 'Hands-on Creation with Workshops', 'Courses (Learning Fun Skills, Learning Appreciation for the Arts)', 'Cooperative Projects (Co-Sponsored Exhibitions, Community Projects, School Projects)', and 'Rental Gallery Space'. They hold a wide variety of exhibitions.

    If you live in Kawaguchi area, this gallery is the must to stop by. This gallery also offers you and kids workshops and talks all year round for a small fee. Though this facility is a limited...

  • Aguresshu Genkimura
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
    Shopping
    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.

  • Kakujo Gyorui Kawaguchi Store
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    4.5
    5 Reviews
    Shopping
    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.

    いつの頃だろうか、角上を知ったのは。美味しい魚が食べたくなったときは、車を飛ばして数分で到着。 駐車場は、お店の前と道路をはさんだ向かい側、あと、橋の近くにもあります。 店内に入ると新鮮な魚介類がたくさんあります。 とにかく刺身、寿司は抜群に旨い。ここの寿司は何でこんなに旨いんだろうか。ここの寿司を食べちゃうと、普通のスーパーで買った寿司は食べる気にならないんですよね。 本日は3000円の...

  • Saitama Specialties Sightseeing Center Sopia
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    4.0
    23 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Saitama-shi Omiya-ku Sakuragicho 1-7-5 Sonic City Building 2F
    A local goods tourist shop that was reopened on the second floor of Sonic City in 2013. They usually have more than 950 different products representing the stand out Saitama souvenirs available for purchase. They offer a wide variety of popular top-quality Sai-no-Kuni brand goods including the standard Soka Senbei rice crackers, Ko-Edo Kawagoe Potato Treats, Sayama tea, and local sake as well as traditional handicrafts and merchandise for Saitama Prefecture's mascot character, Kobaton.

    ソニックシティの中にあるので快適です。埼玉のおみやげが数多くあるので時間潰しにも、おみやげをまとめて買いたいという人にもとても便利だと思います。

  • Isetan Urawa Branch
    Shopping
    Saitama Saitama-shi Urawa-ku Takasago 1-15-1
    A department store located just a one-minute walk from the west exit of JR Urawa Station. It stands from a basement second floor all the way to the 7th floor and an open rooftop above that. The basement second floor is a parking level and the rooftop has a golf school. Events are held on the various floors especially on the weekends. There is also an art hall and art galleries on the 7th floor where works from a variety of artists are displayed and sold.
  • 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.
  • Umesono Ume no Eki (Natural Rest Village Center)
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
    Shopping
    Saitama Iruma-gun Ogosemachi Kosugi 308-1 Ogose Natural Kyuyo Mura Center
    This product shop is located along Prefectural Route 61 in Kosugi, Ogose Town, Iruma County. The store sells fresh agricultural produce farmed locally as well as processed goods. They are also stocked with products made with yuzu citrus and Japanese plums from Ogose, which is famous for these fruits. The shop is also used as a rest stop for hikers.

    ・地元の特産である梅や柚子の加工食品や、農産物の販売をされている「うめその梅の駅」さん。ハイキングの休憩所としても利用されるようです。 ・観葉植物や素敵な食器も販売されているので旅の思い出に購入するのもお勧めです。 ・「上谷(かみたに)の大クス」という観光スポットからも近いので、こちらに立ち寄ってから、または後でこちらに立ち寄る、もお勧めです。 ・特に、梅や柚子の加工品が沢山あるので、お好き...

  • Fine China Store YAMAWA
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Shopping
    Saitama Kawagoe-shi Saiwaicho 7-1
    Inside the black painted walls of this warehouse facing Ichibangai Dori Road you'll find works by local potters on display making dynamic use of the thick pillars and beams holding up the shop. Along with their works you'll also find displays introducing you to the individual careers of the different artists. Enjoy considering the various characteristics of the artists and the overall form and texture of their works as you make a decision.

    The front of the shop sells pottery/chinaware, and slightly towards the back is where Cafe Torocco is located. Got to know about this place from a Japanese variety show, Shabekuri 007, and it was...

  • Kakujoe Gyorui Tokorozawa Store
    Shopping
    Saitama Pref. Tokorozawashi Kitanaka 2-272-1
    The Tokorozawa store of Kakujoe Gyorui based in Teradomari, Niigata Prefecture, an area known as the “Ameyoko of fish”, this store has sashimi assortments and sushi of superb freshness as well as side dishes. The store bustles with even more activity during demonstration sales where raw tuna is filleted and on “Kakujoe Day”, the fourth Wednesday of every month except December.
  • Hanazono Forest
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Fukayashi Omaeda 417
    Approximately two minutes by car from Hanazono Interchange, visitors love Hanazono Forest’s beautiful rose garden and succulent sweets. Enjoy their weekday sweets buffet while looking out over the blooming garden with its roses and herbs. There’s no time limit and it’s highly popular. You can also purchase freshly baked bread, rose motif sweets, and cakes.

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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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